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.
Alex and Lewis from Aldershot
Hear from local twins, Alex and Lewis who decided that they were both going to join the Army as Guardsmen.
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.