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Find out if you can apply

Considering an application to become a ? First you need to find out if you’re eligible – and be clear on what’s involved:

  • Online eligibility assessment (approx. 10 minutes)
  • Online application (approx. 5 minutes)
  • Recruitment tests
  • Initial Officer Candidate Interview
  • Medical & eye tests
  • Fitness test
  • Admiralty Interview Board  

Pass all of these and you’ll be able to join the Royal Navy as an Air Engineer Officer.

For the full list of medical criteria, download our Eligibility and Guidance Notes (PDF).

To join you must be:

  • At least 15 years old when you apply (at least 14 years old for Welbeck Defence Sixth Form College)
  • At least 17 years old on entry
  • Under 30 years old when you begin basic training
  • Under 34 years old when you begin basic training in exceptional circumstances if you have relevant industry experience

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