WHAT IS WELBECK?
Welbeck is the MoD’s very modern residential sixth form college, which offers a two-year A-level education combined with personal development and physical training.
It is fee paying, but means tested, and is ranked amongst the top sixth form colleges in the country.
Students study three A-levels: compulsory maths; physics highly recommended; and the last chosen from 11 further subjects.
WHAT DO I NEED?
To apply for Welbeck, you need to be predicted:
- A/7 and B/6 in GCSE maths and physics / dual science awards (or equivalent)
- Or A/7 and B/6 in GCSE physics / dual science and maths (or equivalent)
- Predicted a C/4 or above in English language
Scottish students need to have or be predicted:
- Intermediate 2 or SNQ Level 5
- Grade A in both Mathematics and Physics,
- At least Intermediate 2 or SNQ Level 5, Grade C in English Language.
HOW TO APPLY?
You need to apply online for Welbeck. You should apply when you're in year 11 (S5 in Scotland). You must apply by December to join the College the following September.
Ready to apply?
Step 1: Register for an account
Step 2: Fill out the online application form - this should only take a few minutes.
Once you've applied, you'll be interviewed by your local Recruiter, and then when you're ready you'll be booked in to officer selection at Westbury.
WHAT HAPPENS AFTER A LEVELS?
Once you've finished at Welbeck, you'll move on to the Defence Technical Undergraduate Scheme (DTUS). This provides a bursary of up to £16,000 whilst you study for a technical degree at one of the 11 universities in the scheme. You'll also be enrolled in a DTUS squadron while you're at university, which is allows you to enjoy adventure training and develop your leadership skills while you study (and earn extra money while you're there).
Once you've graduated, you're ready to take up your place at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst to begin your training to become an Army officer in one of the four Technical Corps.