98% of soldiers enrol on an apprenticeship, making the Army one of the largest apprenticeship programmes in the UK. The courses are designed with other employers, ensuring the training is to industry standards and approved by the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education.
When he left school, Tommy looked for a role that would help progress his skills and allow him to travel the world. As a Rifleman in the British Army he learns something new every day and meets people from all over the country. Watch the video to find out more.
Being a soldier in the Royal Armoured Corps allowed Kieran to gain qualifications and become a Mechanical Engineer. Through the Army he was able to learn how to drive a car and operate a 62-tonne tank, alongside developing a passion for running along the beaches of Cornwall. Watch the video to find out more.
ROLES YOU COULD DO
You could join the Infantry where you’ll be trained as an expert in modern combat.. You'll also have the chance to choose a more specialist role, including; Machine Gunner, Mortar Operator, Driver and Sniper.
You may join as a Light Cavalry Crewman driving strong armoured vehicles that can make the difference in conflict. You could be driving or using heavy weapons but you’ll always be working as part of a close-knit team.
Whichever role you do, you’ll get the chance to do Adventurous Training like rock climbing, skiing or parachuting, play sport and gain a range of qualifications, such as driving licences.