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YOU COVER A WIDE RANGE OF SUBJECTS THAT ALLOW YOU TO BE PROFICIENT WITH BOTH CIVILIAN AND MILITARY ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT.
- Electrician is a Technical 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. If you join as a Junior Soldier (under 17 years 5 months), you’ll do a 23-week basic military training course at Harrogate. If you join as a Regular Soldier (over 17 years 1 month), you’ll do 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 33 weeks. Here, you learn about wiring systems, electrical technology and power generation.
- 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 The Requirements For Electrical Installations BS 7671:2008 (2015) (17th Edition) (City & Guilds)
- Level 3 and Level 4 Diploma in Electrotechnical Studies and Practice (Military Engineering)
- Level 3 Award in Initial and Periodic Inspection and Testing of Electrical Installations (City & Guilds)