BE VITAL TO BUILDING PROJECTS WORLDWIDE
I’VE HAD A FANTASTIC JOURNEY IN THE ARMY AND ENJOYED LEARNING MY TRADE.
- This is a specialist role. More about types of roles in the Royal Engineers.
Training For The Role
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. This is the regular 14-week adult basic training.
Then it’s off to the Royal School of Military Engineering Regiment near Camberley for ten weeks. Here, you learn military engineering skills such as knots and lashings, demolition, mine warfare and bridge building. Finally, you go the Royal School of Military Engineering in Chatham for 41 weeks. Here, you learn to create detailed architectural and structural drawings.
- Mid Thigh Pull 118kg
- Medicine Ball Throw 3.1m
- 2km run 10m 45s (11m 30s for Junior Entry)
Qualifications You Could Get After Training
- Level 3 Award in 2D Computer Aided Design (City & Guilds)
- Level 3 Diploma for Construction Draughtsman (Military Engineering)