WHAT IS A JUNIOR SOLDIER?

If you’re 16 or 17 you'll train at AFC Harrogate as a junior soldier. You'll learn all the skills you need, from map reading to how to handle a weapon. 
Once you've finished the course at Harrogate, you'll be old enough,  trained and ready to join your unit, as a soldier in the Regular Army. 

ABOUT THE ARMY FOUNDATION COLLEGE

Travel, sports and adventurous training are big parts of AFC life. Having so many experiences together means classmates soon become friends. Education is also important and you’ll leave with qualifications as well as a trade. Courses last 20 or 40 weeks.

 

AFC HARROGATE

DID YOU KNOW?

There are leisure facilities, an I.T. centre and a strong welfare network at Army Foundation College, Harrogate, so everyone has someone to turn to if they need.

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