Engineer IT Systems Operator
THE BRITISH ARMY
London, United Kingdom
2d ago

Key Responsibilities

  • Operate radios and communications equipment
  • Communication engineering
  • Computing / IT
  • Driving military vehicles
  • Having the responsibility of dealing with classified information
  • PART TIME)

    Training For The Role

    Step 1

    You'll start with your initial military training which will teach you how to be a soldier - this will cover everything from fieldcraft to how to handle a rifle.

    If you join as a Junior Soldier (under 17 years 5 months), you’ll do a 23-week basic military training course at Harrogate.

    If you join as a Regular Soldier (over 17 years 1 month), you’ll do the regular 14-week adult basic training.

    Step 2

    Then it’s off to the Royal School of Military Engineering Regiment near Camberley for nine weeks. Here, you learn military engineering skills such as knots and lashings, demolition, mine warfare and bridge building.

    Then it’s 10 weeks’ technical training, where you’ll learn communication skills and how to operate the digital Bowman Radio System.

    Entry Requirements

    Age : 16 years 6 months - 35 years 6 months Qualifications : No formal qualifications needed Fitness :

  • Mid Thigh Pull 118kg
  • Medicine Ball Throw 3.1m
  • 2km run 10m 45s (11m 30s for Junior Entry)
  • More information about the fitness test

    Qualifications You Could Get After Training

  • Cat B and C+E driving licence
  • Level 2 and 3 Apprenticeship (NVQ Technical Certificate and Functional Skills) in Communication Technologies and Telecoms (EdExcel)
  • Rank Progression

    Learn about rank progression here.

    Pay and Benefits

    Earn £15,985 during training.

    When your Initial training is finished, and you join your unit as a Sapper, your pay will rise to £20,400

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