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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
  • Pre joining fitness test
  • Admiralty Interview Board
  • Security and Reference Check

Pass all of these and you'll be able to join the Royal Navy as a Marine 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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