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- Design Draughtsman is a Specialist role in the Royal Engineers. All the Royal Engineer soldier job roles are divided into 5 groups. When you apply to the Engineers, you will apply to the trade group rather than the specific trade. 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 50kg
- Medicine Ball Throw 3m
- 2km run 11m
- MSFT (beep test) level 7.5
Qualifications You Could Get After Training
- Level 3 Award in 2D Computer Aided Design (City & Guilds)
- Level 3 Diploma for Construction Draughtsman (Military Engineering)