HOW DO ARMY APPRENTICESHIPS WORK?
The Army apprenticeship scheme is planned to fit around your military training, and will be relevant to your role in the Army. You will develop your literacy and numeracy skills as well as more specialist trade skills.
Your hard work will be rewarded with a Level 2 certificate (equal to 5 good GCSE passes). You could also go on to do a Level 3 apprenticeship (equal to 2 A Levels) and maybe even a Level 4 apprenticeship. These qualifications will be valued by employers when you decide to move on.
TYPES OF APPRENTICESHIPS
- Public services and health
- Animal care
- Business administration
Every job in the Army offers the opportunity to progress to gain professional skills leading to higher qualifications, including full Bachelors and Masters Degrees. Technical Corps like the Royal Engineers or the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, will support you in gaining civilian qualifications. such as gaining Chartered Engineer status.
Many officers and soldiers also become qualified instructors or leaders for adventurous training activities, so this is a great chance to take your interests to the next level.