Royal Logistic Corps Officer
THE BRITISH ARMY
London, United Kingdom
21h ago

Key Responsibilities

  • Command a troop of highly motivated Royal Logistic Corps soldiers in a huge variety of roles.
  • Deploy on operations and exercises, providing essential support to the Army.
  • Enjoy a constantly varied and rewarding career, including support to humanitarian relief operations and military deployments.
  • Become a logistics generalist or specialise as an Ammunition Technical Officer, Petroleum Operator, Port and Maritime Operations Officer or Contracts Officer.
  • Experience professional development throughout your career - gain accreditation while you serve.
  • PART TIME)

    Training For The Role

    Step 1

    You’ll start your career on the 44-week Commissioning Course at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. This is for all officer cadets, regardless of the Corps that they’re hoping to join.

    Step 2

    Next it’s the 19-week Royal Logistic Corps Troop Commander's Course, where you will learn about military logistics at the Defence School of Logistics, Policing and Administration.

    This prepares you for your first posting as a Royal Logistic Corps Troop Commander, where you could deploy as a Battle Groups’ only RLC officer, providing fuel, supply, ammunition, movements and distribution expertise.

  • Apply your operational decision making or strategic planning skills and later you could choose to specialise as an Ammunition Technical Officer;
  • Petroleum Operator; Port and Maritime Officer or Contracts Officer.

    Entry Requirements

    Age : 17 years 9 months - 28 years 11 months Qualifications : 72 UCAS Points from at least two A-level passes and 35 ALIS points at GCSE (34 for SCEs) from seven GCSE / SCE subjects (including Grade C in English, Maths and a science or a foreign language). Fitness :

  • Mid Thigh Pull 76kg
  • Medicine Ball Throw 3.1m
  • 2km run 10m 15s (multistage fitness test)
  • More information about the fitness test

    Qualifications You Could Get After Training

  • Post Graduate Certificate in Conflict and Leadership studies
  • Membership of Chartered Management Institute
  • BSc (Hons) in Logistics Management
  • Opportunity to gain higher qualifications as your career progresses
  • Rank Progression

    Learn about rank progression here.

    Pay and Benefits

    You'll earn £27,181 during your year of training at the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst, before commissioning and becoming a Second Lieutenant, on £33,436 a year.

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