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“Embarking on a military career within one of the armed forces”

The HM Forces apprenticeship offers a work-based learning route into the Royal Navy, Royal Marines, Army or Royal Air Force, and adds rigour to the initial military training, and in turn enhances an individual’s career prospects and academic skill set. Depending on the service you join, you’ll undertake roles such as warfare rating, general duties rifleman, infantryman or woman, or regiment gunner. In all roles, you’ll carry out general or more specialised duties that could be in aggressive, peacekeeping or humanitarian roles. Other activities could include preparatory and upgrade training as well as ceremonial duties. Apprentices must have successfully completed the recruitment process for Royal Navy/Royal Marines, Army or Royal Air Force and must be have been accepted to undertake initial military training, and have been attested as a member of HM Forces.

Duration: 12 months

Relevant school subjects: PE

Entry requirements: Number of entry restrictions relating to age, nationality, residency, gender, medical and physical fitness

Achievement upon completion: Level 2 (Intermediate)—equivalent to GCSEs

Potential salary upon completion: £14,000 per annum

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