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Surface Fleet Surface Fleet forms the core of the Royal Navy, working on large assault ships to small patrol boats alike Submarine Service Working on submarines means being part of highly classified, stealth operations around the world. Fleet Air Arm Working mainly on aircrafts, providing vital support in peacetime and during combat operations. Royal Marines The UK’s elite amphibious fighting force. By land, sea or air, Royal Marines are on the frontline of combat and humanitarian operations. Royal Fleet Auxiliary RFA are a civilian service, providing essential assistance at sea to the Royal Navy on highly specialised ships.

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Aviation Working in the Fleet Air Arm, our aviation team are responsible for the aircrafts. Includes pilots, aircraft controllers and Aircrew. Chaplaincy Engineering Our Engineers maintain ships, submarines and aircrafts and work with advanced weapons, with opportunities for budding engineers at all levels. Logistics Logistics are the organisational strand of the Royal Navy, covering roles from administration to chefs and hospitality staff. Medical Providing medical support to the Royal Navy, there are roles for qualified doctor, nurses and dentists as well as for those starting out. Police The Royal Navy Police (RNP) provide a vital policing and investigative service for the Royal Navy. Royal Marines Band Service The Royal Marines’ highly regarded military band suits talented musicians who want an active, adventurous life. Royal Naval Reserve You can still be a part of the Navy in your spare time as well as having a full-time civilian job, as a Reserve, supporting the Navy across all functions. Warfare Warfare work at the frontline of Naval operations, with cutting-edge weapons, comms and surveillance systems. Deck
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    Chef

    Could you make sure our most important asset – our people – have the fuel they need to get the job done? From high-volume catering on operations with the Royal Marines, to fine dining for politically influential VIPs, you’ll learn how to run a supremely efficient operation. It’s a catering career like no other, that will take you all over the world.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 16 - 36
    • Education: No qualifications
    • Salary: £18,000 The minimum amount you'll earn after training
    • Holiday: 6 weeks of paid holiday every year
    • Progression: £48,000 Earn over this amount as your progress
    • Benefits: NVQ's Get funding for qualifications
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    Chef (Submariner)

    This is a catering career that’s miles from what you could do at home. You’ll be part of the Silent Service, the highly specialised team at the forefront of our nation’s defence, and embark on a catering career like no other. First and foremost, you’re a Submariner, part of the elite team who takes on highly classified missions, all over the world.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 16 - 36
    • Education: No qualifications
    • Salary: £18,000 The minimum amount you'll earn after training
    • Holiday: 6 weeks of paid holiday every year
    • Progression: £48,000 Earn over this amount as your progress
    • Benefits: Extra pay Get Submariner pay of at least £34.00 per day at sea when fully qualified
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    Hospitality

    The Royal Navy is our nation’s front of house, where crucial new alliances are forged, and existing ones are maintained. Working in hospitality, you’re on the frontline of these relationships, making sure our hospitality is second-to-none for the broad range of people and personnel you’ll look after, wherever you are in the world.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 16 - 36
    • Education: No qualifications
    • Salary: £18,000 The minimum amount you'll earn after training
    • Holiday: 6 weeks of paid holiday every year
    • Progression: £48,000 Earn over this amount as your progress
    • Benefits: Travel all around the world
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    Warfare Specialist

    You’re the one who identifies our targets, and our threats. You’re there at the start of every mission, and play a vital role throughout. There’s no place to hide. No room for error. From the ops room of a Type 45 Destroyer to preparing essential weaponry, this job comes with serious responsibility as you take part in crucial operations, all over the world.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 16 - 36
    • Education: No qualifications
    • Salary: £18,000 The minimum you’ll earn after training
    • Holiday: 6 weeks of paid holiday every year
    • Progression: £32,000 Earn over this amount as you progress
    • Benefits: Free medical and dental care
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    Warfare Officer

    You’ll be in the heart of the action, making key strategic decisions on board some of the most advanced warships on the planet. As challenging as it is rewarding, you’ll be more operationally active than most naval personnel. You and the team you lead provide the capabilities that are vital to protecting our nation’s interests, all over the world.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 17 - 25
    • Education: A Levels
    • Salary: £25,000 Your minimum salary from day one
    • Holiday: 6 weeks of paid holiday every year
    • Progression: £32,000 Your approximate salary after two years
    • Benefits: Travel all over the world
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    Hydrography and Meteorology Officer

    From the Caribbean to the Antarctic, you’ll lead the way in collecting, processing and analysing meteorological and oceanographic information. Using your excellent leaderships skills, you’ll play an important part in preparing key missions, coordinating the teams that analyse environmental factors around the world.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 17 - 25
    • Education: Degree
    • Salary: £25,000 your minimum salary from day one
    • Holiday: 6 weeks paid holiday
    • Progression: £32,000 earning potential after two years
    • Benefits: Travel all around the world
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    Chaplain Reserve

    Your role as a Reserve Chaplain will be unlike anything you’ve done in your civilian career. You’ll work in a multi-faith environment, which can include challenging situations, and the need to guide reservists as well as their families when they’re deployed. You’ll be there for whoever needs you to be, serving the people who serve the nation.

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    • Age: 25 - 60
    • Education: GCSEs
    • Holiday: Paid leave proportionate to attendance
    • Benefits: Travel All around the world
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    Advanced Apprenticeship (Air Engineering)

    Fancy being fast-tracked to working with our most advanced aircraft? In this role, you’ll receive accelerated training, so you can be part of the team that maintains, services and inspects the Fleet Air Arm’s helicopters and fighter jets. They can’t fly unless everything is safe. That’s where you come in, wherever in the world the mission takes you.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 17 - 21
    • Education: GCSEs
    • Salary: £31,100 your starting salary
    • Holiday: 6 weeks of paid holiday every year
    • Progression: £48,000 Earn over this amount as your progress
    • Benefits: Travel all around the world
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    Weapon Engineering (Submariner) Undergraduate Apprenticeship Scheme (UGAS (WESM))

    This is your opportunity to work with some of the most advanced kit on the planet. Firstly, you’ll gain world-class engineering skills – and a degree in the process. Then, on a submarine, you’ll work on the state-of-the-art detection systems that are the boat’s eyes and ears, and the ballistic missiles that are our nation’s nuclear deterrent.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 18 - 34
    • Education: GCSEs
    • Salary: £31,100 Your starting salary
    • Holiday: 6 weeks Of paid holiday every year
    • Progression: £42,000 Earn over this amount as you progress
    • Benefits: Extra pay Submariner pay each day at sea when fully qualified
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    Biomedical Scientist

    From conflict zones to natural disasters, you’ll be saving and safeguarding the lives of our most important asset: our people. Wherever you are, and whatever you’re up against, you’ll provide an essential clinical laboratory service. Critical to the success of every operation, you’ll help ensure the wellbeing of our people, all over the world.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 20 - 36
    • Education: Degree
    • Salary: £30,000 The minimum you’ll earn after training
    • Holiday: 6 weeks of paid holiday every year
    • Progression: £48,000 Earn over this amount as you progress
    • Benefits: Travel all around the world
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    Medical Assistant

    Want to combine variety and adventure with your medical career? Being a Medical Assistant puts you in the heart of the action. You could be training with Special Forces in West Africa, or working in primary care on board a ship in the Persian Gulf. Wherever the mission takes you, you’ll gain on-the-job medical skills – and a career – like no other.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 17 - 36
    • Education: No qualifications
    • Salary: £18,000 The minimum amount you'll earn after training
    • Holiday: 6 weeks of paid holiday every year
    • Progression: £48,000 Earn over this amount as your progress
    • Benefits: Travel all around the world
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    Naval Nurse Reserve

    This role goes beyond providing world-class medical care. You’ll also need to be prepared to work in challenging environments and adapt to life at sea. Whether it’s vital first aid for civilians at the scene of a natural disaster, or looking after fellow naval personnel in a hospital, you’ll help to safeguard our biggest asset: our people.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 20 - 52
    • Education: Postgrad/specialist degree
    • Salary: 14.5% Extra pay if you’re mobilised
    • Holiday: Paid Leave Proportionate to attendance
    • Benefits: Pension Membership of the Armed Forces Pension Scheme
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    Dental Nurse

    Help deliver world-class dental healthcare, all over the world. From a shore establishment in the UK, to a portable dental unit in the Middle East. Alongside the rest of the Medial branch, you’ll be central to ensuring our personnel are fighting fit at all times, both on active service abroad and when they’re at home.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 16 - 37
    • Education: GCSEs
    • Salary: £18,000 the minimum you'll earn after training
    • Holiday: 6 weeks of paid holiday every year
    • Progression: £48,000 Earn up to this amount as you progress
    • Benefits: Free medical and dental care
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    Writer (Submariner)

    Fancy being about as far from a ‘desk job’ as you can get? As a submarine’s HR Administrator, you’ll make an invaluable contribution to the livelihood of your crew (from salaries to welfare), but most importantly, the security of our nation. Before anything else though, you’re a submariner, part of the highly trained, elite Silent Service.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 16 - 36
    • Education: No qualifications
    • Salary: £18,000 The minimum you’ll earn after training
    • Holiday: 6 weeks of paid holiday every year
    • Progression: £48,000 Earn over this amount as you progress
    • Benefits: £5000 For earning your ‘Dolphins’
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    Royal Marines Reserve (Ex-regular Forces)

    Serving in the armed forces takes a certain level of commitment and dedication. But it takes something extra to earn the green beret. If you’ve served as a full-time Royal Marine within the last two years you may be eligible for seamless transfer at your final rank. If not, you can use your existing discipline, teamwork and leadership skills in the elite amphibious arm of the Maritime Reserve.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 18 - 52
    • Education: No qualifications
    • Holiday: Paid leave proportionate to attendance
    • Benefits: Membership of the Armed Forces Pension Scheme
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    Naval Nurse (Qualified)

    On shore during peacetime where your patients are your friends. At the scene of a natural disaster providing essential primary care. Wherever you are in the world, you’ll play a key part in keeping our people fit and healthy. Expect unparalleled diversity, leadership opportunities, fast-track, world – and a medical career like no other.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 20 - 36
    • Education: Degree
    • Salary: £18,000 The minimum amount you'll earn after training
    • Holiday: 6 weeks of paid holiday every year
    • Progression: £48,000 Earn over this amount as your progress
    • Benefits: NVQ's Get funding for qualifications
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    Chaplain

    Your role as a Chaplain will be unlike anything you could do in your civilian career. You’ll work in a multi-faith environment, which can include challenging situations, and the need to guide reservists as well as their families when they’re deployed. You’ll be there for whoever needs you to be, serving the people who serve the nation.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 17 - 49
    • Education: Degree
    • Holiday: 6 weeks of paid holiday every year
    • Progression: Potential to become one of three Principal Chaplains
    • Benefits: Travel All around the world
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    Air Engineer Officer

    Without you, our planes and helicopters are going nowhere. With your expertise, you’ll lead the team who ensure they’re ready to take off at a moment’s notice. Highly-trained avionics engineers look to you for advice, guidance and support as they tackle a range of complex problems, in challenging environments, all over the world.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 17 - 29
    • Education: Degree
    • Salary: £25,000 Your minimum salary from day one
    • Holiday: 6 weeks of paid holiday every year
    • Progression: £32,000 Your approximate salary after about two years
    • Benefits: £27,000 Your approximate salary after about two years
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    Mine Warfare Specialist

    We need to make the seas safe. For our warships, for civilian ships, for everyone. And that’s where you come in. You’ll be at the heart of these missions, all over the world, from humanitarian aid to conflict operations. You’ll lead the way for our fleet, clearing any mines in its path – and making our global missions possible.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 16 - 36
    • Education: No qualifications
    • Salary: £18,000 Minimum you'll earn after training
    • Holiday: 6 weeks of paid holiday every year
    • Progression: £32,000 Earn over this amount as you progress
    • Benefits: Free medical and dental care
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    Supply Chain Logistician

    Sustaining over 35,000 men and women across the world, every day, is no mean feat. You’re right at the heart of this huge operation, part of the essential team who makes sure everyone has what they need, when they need it. That means everything from bullets and bed linen, to fuel and food. Without you, global operations would grind to a halt.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 16 - 36
    • Education: No qualifications
    • Salary: £18,000 The minimum you’ll earn after training
    • Holiday: 6 weeks of paid holiday every year
    • Progression: £48,000 Earn over this amount as you progress
    • Benefits: Free medical and dental care
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    Seaman Specialist

    You’ll be essential to the smooth running of some of the most advanced warships on the planet. From the minute you join you’ll be on your way to becoming a professional sailor. Seaman Specialists experience a true life at sea: from navigation to guarding your ship in port, your skills protect our nation’s interests – wherever you are in the world.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 16 - 36
    • Education: No qualifications
    • Salary: £18,000 The minimum you’ll earn after training
    • Holiday: 6 weeks of paid holiday every year
    • Progression: £32,000 Earn over this amount as you progress
    • Benefits: Travel All around the world
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    Advanced Apprenticeship (Weapon Engineering)

    Fancy accelerated training in one of our most elite engineering teams? You’ll be fast-tracked to real responsibility, getting your hands on some of the most advanced kit on the planet, and guaranteeing your warship’s potency as a state-of-the-art fighting machine. And travel the world as an essential part of Royal Navy missions.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 17 - 21
    • Education: GCSEs
    • Salary: £31,100 your starting salary
    • Holiday: 6 weeks of paid holiday every year
    • Progression: £48,000 Earn over this amount as your progress
    • Benefits: NVQ's Get qualifications paid for
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    Engineering Technician (Weapon Engineering) (Submariner)

    Responsible for our nation’s nuclear deterrent, you’ll be maintaining and preparing some of the most advanced defence technology ever developed. You might be working with ballistic missile systems one day, and state-of-the-art sensors and radars the next. As a Weapon Engineer in the Silent Service, you provide the firepower, and the stealth.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 16 - 34
    • Education: No qualifications
    • Salary: £18,000 The minimum you’ll earn after training
    • Holiday: 6 weeks Of paid holiday every year
    • Progression: £48,000 Earn over this amount as your progress
    • Benefits: £5,000 For earning your ‘Dolphins’
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    Communications and Information Systems Specialist (Submariner)

    Part of the elite Silent Service, you’ll be a central member of your vessel’s engineering team. Using ultramodern radio and satellite systems to communicate with off-vessel command, you’re key to tactical and strategic communications.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 16 - 36
    • Education: No qualifications
    • Salary: £18,000 The minimum you’ll earn after training
    • Holiday: 6 weeks of paid holiday every year
    • Progression: £48,000 Earn over this amount as your progress
    • Benefits: Travel All around the world
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    Training Management Officer

    Our people make the Royal Navy the world-class force it is. They’re our biggest asset. Being a Training Management Officer means supporting the development of officers and ratings, all over the world. You’re the person who makes sure they have world-class skills, knowledge and qualifications for every role – and every situation.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 17 - 29
    • Education: Degree
    • Salary: £25,000 Your minimum salary from day one
    • Holiday: 6 weeks Of paid holiday every year
    • Progression: £32,000 Your approximate salary after about two years
    • Benefits: Qualifications Get a Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resource Development
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    Systems Engineer Officer (RFA)

    You’ll take overall responsibility for the vital electronics and communication systems that make every operation possible. The work you do will cover all areas of the ship. From the Bridge, to the Engine Room,you’ll be part of a team maintaining a broad range of complex systems, gaining the experience you need to become a Chartered Engineer.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 16 - 99
    • Education: MCA Certified
    • Salary: £34,000 your minimum starting salary as a Third Officer
    • Holiday: 21 days of paid leave for every month served on board ship
    • Progression: £63,500 potential to earn over this amount as a Chief Officer
    • Benefits: Potential to travel around the world
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    Royal Marines Officer

    Can you lead the leaders? The Royal Marines are the world’s most elite amphibious force. As their officer, you’ll be in charge of the best. Your determination knows no bounds, just like your ability to get the most out of your team. And to get the job done, you’ll need that something special that sets you apart: your state of mind.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 18 - 25
    • Education: A Levels
    • Salary: £25,700 Earn more than this amount from day one
    • Holiday: Six week's paid leave every year
    • Progression: £39,600 potential salary after six months
    • Benefits: Free medical and dental care
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    Hydrography and Meteorology Specialist

    Helping plan global missions for Royal Marines Commandos and our state-of-the-art aircraft and warships is a huge responsibility. You’ll build a detailed picture of environmental conditions so that missions like these are operationally effective. From Argentina to the Arctic Circle, the most diverse environments in the world are all in a day’s work.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 16 - 36
    • Education: No qualifications
    • Salary: £18,000 Your minimum salary from day one
    • Holiday: 6 weeks paid holiday every year
    • Progression: £32,000 Earn over this amount as you progress
    • Benefits: Travel all around the world
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    Motorman Grade 1 (RFA)

    You’ll perform the duties of a highly-trained Engineer Rating. By monitoring and maintaining advanced mechanical and electronic systems, our fleet can do its job. And it’s no ordinary job. The ships you’ll work on provide vital operational support all over the world. No other merchant navy role comes with these skills – or this much responsibility.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 16 - 99
    • Salary: £26,000 earn more than this amount from day one
    • Holiday: 21 days of paid leave for every month served on board ship
    • Progression: NVQ gain a Level 3 Engineering Diploma
    • Benefits: Free and accommodation when you're on deployment
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    Marine Engineer (Submariner) Undergraduate Apprenticeship Scheme (UGAS MESM)

    This is your opportunity to be part of one of the Royal Navy’s most elite teams – and join one of the world’s most respected engineering apprenticeships. You’ll be paid to study for a degree in Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, and gain practical skills using some of the most advanced kit on the planet, as you travel the world.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 18 - 34
    • Education: GCSEs
    • Salary: £31,100 How much you’ll earn from day one
    • Holiday: 6 weeks Of paid holiday every year
    • Progression: £45,000 Earn over this amount as you progress
    • Benefits: BEng Hons Get your Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering degree paid for
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    Aircrew Officer Observer

    You’re an essential part of the flight crew. It’s how you use your second-to-none observation skills and technical knowledge that counts. Wherever you are in the world, and whatever the challenge is, you’ll need to rise to it without fail. Whichever helicopter you’re working with, you’ll navigate, operate comms systems and even control weaponry.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 17 - 25
    • Education: A Levels
    • Salary: £25,000 your minimum salary from day one
    • Holiday: 6 weeks of paid holiday every year
    • Progression: £32,000 your approximate salary after two years
    • Benefits: Free medical and dental care
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    Royal Navy Police

    From counter narcotics operations in the Caribbean to complex cyber-crime investigations, play a crucial part in enforcing the strict code of conduct that comes with life in the Royal Navy. You’ll work alongside other police forces to make a recognised maritime contribution to national and international community policing and crime prevention.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 21 - 37
    • Education: GCSEs
    • Salary: £18,000 Minimum you'll earn after training
    • Holiday: 6 weeks of paid holiday every year
    • Progression: £32,000 Earn over this amount as you progress
    • Benefits: Free medical and dental care
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    Naval Airman Aircraft Handler

    Make sure that our world-class jets and helicopters are in the right place at the right time, by playing a key role in providing our airborne capability. You’ll work with flight crews at Royal Naval Air Stations (RNAS) on our state-of-the-art warships or even the new Queen Elizabeth Aircraft Carrier.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 16 - 36
    • Education: GCSEs
    • Salary: £25,000 your minimum salary from day one
    • Holiday: 6 weeks of paid holiday every year
    • Progression: £32,000 your approximate salary after two years
    • Benefits: Free medical and dental care
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    Writer Logistician

    The smooth running of a ship is about much more than on-point kit. Our people’s welfare needs to run smoothly, too. As an HR Administrator (Writer), you’re in charge of Human Resources (HR), handling legal matters, financial admin, and looking after the welfare of your crewmates. Travel the world in this unique job – in a unique environment.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 16 - 36
    • Education: No qualifications
    • Salary: £18,000 The minimum you’ll earn after training
    • Holiday: 6 weeks of paid holiday every year
    • Progression: £48,000 Earn over this amount as you progress
    • Benefits: Travel all around the world
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    Aircrewman

    As an Aircrewman, you’ll be right in the thick of the action. Essential to our Merlin helicopter operations, you’ll be streamed into either an Anti-Submarine or a Commando role during your training. That means planning and executing some of our most crucial missions, from maritime surveillance to frontline combat, all over the world.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 16 - 25
    • Education: GCSEs
    • Salary: £18,000 the minimum you’ll earn after training
    • Holiday: 6 weeks of paid holiday every year
    • Progression: £48,000 earn over this amount as you progress
    • Benefits: Travel all around the world
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    Communications and Information Systems Specialist

    This role puts you in the thick of the action, transmitting and receiving crucial messages. You’re constantly relied upon. Firstly, by your Commanding Officer, who uses the information you provide for key decisions. And secondly, by your crewmates, who need your help to contact loved ones. Without you the ship, and its crew, are isolated.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 16 - 36
    • Education: No qualifications
    • Salary: £18,000 The minimum you’ll earn after training
    • Holiday: 6 weeks of paid holiday every year
    • Progression: £48,000 Earn over this amount as your progress
    • Benefits: Travel All around the world
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    Operating Department Practitioner (Student)

    Saving the lives of the people who risk theirs. Once you’ve finished your fully-funded ODP Diploma, that’s your focus, wherever you are in the world and whatever the mission demands. You’ll become an essential part of the surgical team, tackling all aspects of the operating theatre and developing skills that will stay with you for life.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 17 - 36
    • Education: GCSEs
    • Salary: £18,000 The minimum amount you'll earn after training
    • Holiday: 6 weeks of paid holiday every year
    • Progression: £48,000 Earn over this amount as your progress
    • Benefits: Travel all over the world
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    Cadet Deck Officer (RFA)

    Travelling the world, studying for internationally recognised qualifications, and contributing to the efficiency of our warships. All in a days’ work for a Cadet Deck Officer. At the forefront of our Replenishment at Sea operations, you’ll go to places you’ve only ever dreamed of, experience real responsibility and make a real difference.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 16 - 99
    • Education: GCSEs
    • Salary: £14,794 starting salary during training
    • Holiday: 7 days of paid leave for every month served on board ship
    • Benefits: World-class comprehensive training programme
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    Logistics Officer (Submariner)

    Logistics is the backbone of the Royal Navy; Logistics Officers are its leaders. You make sure your crewmates have what they need, when they need it – all over the world. Our submarines can stay underwater indefinitely, so trips to the surface are for food and morale. These vital factors, and millions of pounds-worth of equipment, are in your hands.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 17 - 32
    • Education: GCSEs
    • Salary: £25,000 Your minimum salary from day one
    • Holiday: 6 weeks of paid holiday every year
    • Progression: £32,000 Your approximate salary after 2 years
    • Benefits: Extra pay Get Submariner pay of at least £34.00 per day at sea when fully qualified
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    Air Engineering Technician

    You’re vital to keeping our airborne missions on track, as an essential part of the Fleet Air Arm. That means working with some of the most advanced aircraft on the planet, like the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. From Bahrain to the Bahamas, you’ll carry out maintenance, as well as services and inspections, before and after each flight.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 16 - 34
    • Education: No qualifications
    • Salary: £18,000 The minimum you’ll earn after training
    • Holiday: 6 weeks of paid holiday every year
    • Progression: £48,000 Earn over this amount as your progress
    • Benefits: Free medical and dental care
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    Biomedical Scientist (Student)

    From conflict zones to natural disasters, you’ll be saving and safeguarding the lives of our most important asset: our people. Once your fully-funded Biomedical Science degree is under your belt, you’ll be crucial to the success of every operation, supporting our medical teams to ensure the wellbeing of our people.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 17 - 36
    • Education: A Levels
    • Salary: £18,000 Earn up to this amount while studying at university
    • Holiday: 6 weeks of paid holiday
    • Progression: £30,000 Earn over this amount after university and initial training
    • Benefits: Extra pay for everyday spent at sea
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    Air Traffic Control Officer

    It’s not just the air space directly above you that’s your responsibility. You’ll control air traffic for a 30-mile radius around you. This could be anywhere – with civilian and private traffic, extreme weather and potential conflict to consider – the need for you to be completely on the ball becomes even greater. Lives are in your hands.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 17 - 25
    • Education: A Levels
    • Salary: £25,000 your minimum salary from day one
    • Holiday: 6 weeks of paid holiday every year
    • Progression: £32,000 your approximate salary after two years
    • Benefits: Free medical and dental care
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    Medical Officer Cadet

    Start your journey at university by applying to finish your studies in the Royal Navy, earning a salary and having the final three years’ fees paid for by us (not including any intercalation year). And after that? You’ll be on course for a medical career like no other, with opportunities to travel all around the world and specialise in an area of medicine that interests you.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 18 - 45
    • Education: A Levels
    • Salary: £41,000 The minimum salary on qualification
    • Holiday: 6 weeks of paid holiday every year
    • Progression: £55,000 Earn at least this amount after two years as a qualified Medical Officer
    • Benefits: Travel all around the world
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    Medical Officer

    Your second-to-none medical knowledge is a given. As a Medical Officer, you’ll need much more than that, using your skills in some of the most challenging environments on the planet. It could be a conflict zone where your patients are your friends, or a leadership role at a tri-service hospital. It’s a medical career like no other – that’s a given.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 18 - 45
    • Education: Degree
    • Salary: £41,000 Your minimum salary from day one
    • Holiday: 6 weeks of paid holiday every year
    • Progression: £55,000 Your approximate salary after two years
    • Benefits: Free medical and dental care
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    Mental Health Nurse (Student)

    Healthy mind, healthy body: our people need both. As a Student Mental Health Nurse, you’ll learn how to make sure they’re mentally fit for service. Once you’ve qualified, you’ll join a multi-disciplinary medical team and work all over the world. Wherever you go, it’s an unrivalled mental health career, with invaluable help at its heart.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 17 - 36
    • Education: A Levels
    • Salary: £18,000 The minimum amount you'll earn after training
    • Holiday: 6 weeks of paid holiday every year
    • Progression: £48,000 Earn over this amount as your progress
    • Benefits: Travel all around the world
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    Engineer Apprentice (RFA)

    Without its engineers, the RFA couldn’t provide the essential operational support it does. As an Engineer Apprentice, you’ll be doing the work that keeps our ships moving. Ordinary doesn’t exist. Even the most routine work is challenging and exciting, as you start a career that will see you become a world-class engineer.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 16 - 99
    • Education: No qualifications
    • Salary: £14,794 your minimum starting salary
    • Holiday: 7 days of paid leave for every month served on board ship
    • Progression: NVQ gain an Engineering Diploma
    • Benefits: Free food and accommodation when you’re on deployment
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    Radiographer (Student)

    Offshore, onshore, close to home, or on the other side of the world, our people need the best medical treatment. It can only happen with the best diagnoses. Once you’ve completed your fully-funded Diagnostic Radiography degree, that’ll be your job. By keeping our people healthy, you keep our global missions on track.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 17 - 36
    • Education: A Levels
    • Salary: £18,000 The minimum amount you'll earn after training
    • Holiday: 6 weeks of paid holiday every year
    • Progression: £48,000 Earn over this amount as your progress
    • Benefits: NVQ's Get funding for qualifications
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    Cadet Systems Engineer Officer (RFA)

    Our ships deliver vital logistical and operational support, all over the world. And the systems that power those ships? This role puts you in charge of maintaining them. From operating electrical switchgear one day, to maintaining communication and distribution systems the next, you’ll play a key part in protecting our nation’s interests.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 16 - 99
    • Education: GCSEs
    • Salary: £15,836 starting salary during training
    • Holiday: 7 days of paid leave for every month served on board ship
    • Benefits: Potential to travel around the world
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    Engineering Technician (Weapon Engineering)

    You’ll take charge of some of the most advanced kit on the planet, ensuring it’s spot on and ready to perform in any situation. You might be maintaining highly sensitive radar one day, and working on state-of-the-art missile systems the next. From day one you’ll be a crucial part of a highly skilled team, on track for a successful engineering career.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 16 - 34
    • Education: No qualifications
    • Salary: £18,000 The minimum you’ll earn after training
    • Holiday: 6 weeks Of paid holiday every year
    • Progression: £48,000 Earn over this amount as your progress
    • Benefits: Travel All around the world
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    Cadet Marine Engineer Officer (RFA)

    You’ll learn all about how our ships work, and how you can provide the power for the mechanical systems that keep them moving. We provide essential logistical and operational support to the Royal Navy, wherever they are in the world. Without you, that vital work would grind to a halt.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 16 - 99
    • Education: GCSEs
    • Salary: £14,794 starting salary during training
    • Holiday: 7 days of paid leave for every month served on board ship
    • Benefits: Potential to travel around the world
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    Medical Officer Reserve

    You’ll use your medical skills to support vital Royal Navy operations, all over the world. You’ll perform in some challenging environments, so you’ll develop both personally and professionally. From primary care in conflict zones, to providing leadership in a tri-service hospital, you’ll be on the frontline of the medical profession.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 21 - 55
    • Education: Degree
    • Holiday: Paid Leave Membership of the Armed Forces Pension Scheme
    • Benefits: Tax-free Annual bounty for training commitment
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    Engineering Technician (MARINE ENGINEERING) (SUBMARINER)

    This role makes you the boat‘s driving force. You keep our submarines moving, deep below the surface. You’ll often be on highly sensitive operations, where avoiding detection is paramount. Without the power you provide, the vessel, and your crewmates, are stranded. It’s a unique engineering effort – and a unique engineering career.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 16 - 34
    • Education: No qualifications
    • Salary: £18,000 The minimum you’ll earn after training
    • Holiday: 6 weeks Of paid holiday every year
    • Progression: £48,000 Earn over this amount as you progress
    • Benefits: Extra pay Submariner pay each day at sea when fully qualified
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    Nursing Officer Reserve

    Challenging conditions and first-class care don’t always go hand-in-hand. But they will for you as a Reserve Nursing Officer. Wherever you go in the world, and whatever you’re doing – from providing humanitarian aid, to supporting personnel in a maritime environment – you’ll play a key part in safeguarding our people and civilians alike.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 21 - 52
    • Education: A Levels
    • Holiday: Paid Leave Membership of the Armed Forces Pension Scheme
    • Progression: Pension Membership of the Armed Forces Pension Scheme
    • Benefits: Travel all around the world
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    Mine Clearance Diver

    From the moment you join, you’ll train to become a world-class diver. Travel the world as part bomb disposal master, part sub-aqua specialist. Because there’s only a handful of divers on any ship, you’ll form close bonds with your team and be central to their – and your crewmates’ – safety. It’s physically demanding, but hugely rewarding.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 18 - 32
    • Education: No qualifications
    • Salary: £18,000 Minimum annual salary after training
    • Holiday: 6 weeks of paid holiday every year
    • Progression: £48,000 Earn over this amount as you progress
    • Benefits: Free dental and medical care
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    Royal Marines Musician

    You’ll be a part of the world’s most versatile military music organisation. As the public face of the Naval Service, you’ll combine military duties with a professional music career. From playing for royalty, to welcoming political visitors, you’ll be just as exceptional as our Commandos. The very same you’ll work with on operations – and lead out on parade.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 16 - 32
    • Education: No qualifications
    • Salary: £14,700 Earn more than this amount during training
    • Holiday: Six week's paid leave every year
    • Progression: £48,000 potential earnings as your career progresses
    • Benefits: Free medical and dental care
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    Aircraft Controller

    You’ll be an air space expert, where a high level of responsibility comes as standard: you make our global aviation missions possible. You could be monitoring movement, or looking after a specific aircraft. Whether you’re in Yeovilton or Yemen, you’ll make crucial decisions that help keep our state-of-the-art aircraft flying, and our people safe.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 16 - 25
    • Education: No qualifications
    • Salary: £18,000 the minimum you’ll earn after training
    • Holiday: 6 weeks of paid holiday every year
    • Progression: £48,000 earn over this amount as you progress
    • Benefits: Travel all around the world
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    Medical Assistant (Submariner)

    Want to combine variety and adventure with your medical career? Being a Medical Assistant puts you in the heart of the action. You’ll be part of the Silent Service, the highly specialised team at the forefront of our nation’s defence and embarking on a medical career like no other..

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 16 - 36
    • Education: No qualifications
    • Salary: £18,000 The minimum amount you'll earn after training
    • Holiday: 6 weeks of paid holiday every year
    • Progression: £48,000 Earn over this amount as your progress
    • Benefits: Travel all around the world
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    Radiographer

    Offshore, onshore, close to home, or on the other side of the world, our people need the best medical treatment. It can only happen with the best diagnoses. And that’ll be your job. By keeping our people healthy, you keep our global missions on track whether you’re taking part in global operations on board our casualty ship, or in an NHS hospital.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 20 - 36
    • Education: Degree
    • Salary: £18,000 The minimum amount you'll earn after training
    • Holiday: 6 weeks of paid holiday every year
    • Progression: £48,000 Earn over this amount as your progress
    • Benefits: Travel all over the world
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    Marine Engineer Officer

    Everyone looks to the Engineering Technicians to keep the ship moving. And they look to you. Marine Engineer Officers lead the day-to-day maintenance of our most cutting-edge kit. Without you, vital operations wouldn’t happen. You’ll report to the Commanding Officer when there’s a problem, and be relied upon to make key decisions when it matters most.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 17 - 29
    • Education: Degree
    • Salary: £25,000 Your minimum salary from day one
    • Holiday: 6 weeks Of paid holiday every year
    • Progression: £32,000 Your approximate salary after about two years
    • Benefits: Travel All around the world
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    Ex-regular Forces Reserve

    If you’re a former Royal Navy rating or officer, you have a unique wealth of skills and experience. The discipline, the teamwork, the leadership. And we still have a real need for that expertise, so why not enjoy the best of both worlds in the Royal Naval Reserve? By joining as an Ex-Regular, you’ll make a vital contribution to essential operations.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 16 - 56
    • Education: No qualifications
    • Holiday: Paid Leave Proportionate to attendance
    • Benefits: Tax-free Annual bounty for training commitment
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    Dental Officer

    Being a Dental Officer in the Royal Navy means delivering world-class care in challenging environments across the globe. If it sounds like a massive task, that’s because it is, but you’ll have the support of a dedicated team. Together, you’ll make a vital contribution to the well-being of the people who protect our nation’s interests, every day.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 25 - 54
    • Education: Degree
    • Salary: £41,000 Minimum salary from day one
    • Holiday: 6 weeks of paid holiday every year
    • Progression: £55,000 Earn up to this amount as you progress
    • Benefits: Free medical and dental care
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    Deck Officer (RFA)

    Refuelling a Type 45 Destroyer in the middle of the Pacific Ocean? Landing Royal Marines for amphibious operations? All in a day’s work for a Deck Officer. It’s a position of huge responsibility, and a rewarding one too. Through leadership and expertise, you’ll be integral to your ship’s operations any time, and anywhere in the world..

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 16 - 99
    • Education: MCA Certified
    • Salary: £34,000 your minimum starting salary as a Third Officer
    • Holiday: 21 days of paid leave for every month served on board ship
    • Progression: £86,000 potential to earn over this amount as a Captain
    • Benefits: World-class comprehensive training programme
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    Leading Hand Supply Chain (RFA)

    You’ll directly contribute to the operational effectiveness of the Royal Navy. Serving personnel all over the world will rely on you to provide the essential supplies and equipment they need, where and when they need them. To get the job done, you’ll liaise with a global network of contacts to provide everything from ammunition to food.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 16 - 99
    • Education: GCSEs
    • Salary: £30,881 your minimum starting salary
    • Holiday: 21 days of paid leave for every month served on board ship
    • Progression: World-class training and development
    • Benefits: Potential to travel around the world
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    Mental Health Nurse (Qualified)

    You could be taking part in exercises on an Assault Ship in the Indian Ocean. Or providing recommendations and treatment for serving personnel in conflict zones. Your job will be as varied as it is crucial to ensuring our people are mentally fit for service. And there’s scope to further your qualifications too, with funding contributions from us.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 20 - 36
    • Education: Degree
    • Salary: £31,000 The minimum you’ll earn following basic military training at HMS Raleigh
    • Holiday: 6 weeks of paid holiday every year
    • Progression: £50,000 Earn over this amount as you progress
    • Benefits: Free medical and dental care
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    Communications Apprentice (RFA)

    Our Replenishment at Sea operations are vital for Royal Navy ships. We deliver crucial equipment and supplies, so good communication is essential. As a Communications Apprentice you’ll play a big part in this. You’ll ensure transmission of pivotal messages, travel the world, learn new skills and help protect our nation’s interests.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 16 - 99
    • Education: GCSEs
    • Salary: £14,794 your minimum salary during training
    • Holiday: 7 days of paid leave for every month served on board ship
    • Progression: BTEC gain a Level 2 BTEC Diploma in Communications
    • Benefits: Pension membership of a Civil Service Pension Scheme
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    Environmental Health Officer

    In protecting our nation’s interests all over the world, Royal Navy and Royal Marines personnel are exposed to some of the most extreme conditions imaginable. You’ll tackle remote, demanding and potentially hostile environments, adapting your skills and applying your knowledge to overcome whatever challenges you face. Our people are our most important asset, and without you they’re at risk.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 22 - 39
    • Education: Degree
    • Salary: £41,000 Your minimum salary from day one
    • Holiday: 6 weeks of paid holiday every year
    • Progression: £55,000 Your approximate salary after two years
    • Benefits: Free medical and dental care
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    Medical Technician (RFA)

    You’ll take sole responsibility for the health and wellbeing of all your crewmates. You’re the only medic on board, so your advice directly informs Command in the event of an emergency. It’s a seriously challenging medical role, but one that will see you develop skills and knowledge that stay with you throughout your career.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 16 - 99
    • Education: Degree
    • Salary: £34,000 earn more than this amount from day one
    • Holiday: 21 days of paid leave for every month served on board ship
    • Benefits: Potential to travel around the world
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    Weapon Engineer Officer (Submariner)

    You’ll lead your elite team of engineers on some of our most highly classified missions. You could be maintaining the ballistic missiles that are our nation’s nuclear deterrent, or working on cutting-edge radar and detection systems. Your first-class engineering knowledge guarantees the boat’s potency as a state-of-the-art fighting machine..

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 17 - 29
    • Education: Degree
    • Salary: £25,000 Your minimum salary from day one
    • Holiday: 6 weeks Of paid holiday every year
    • Progression: £32,000 Your approximate salary after about two years
    • Benefits: £5,000 for earning your ‘Dolphins’
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    Advanced Apprenticeship (Marine Engineering)

    Fancy being fast-tracked to a crucial role in our world-class marine engineering team? After accelerated training, it’s your job to make sure our state-of-the-art warships are ready for action. Wherever you are, whatever the problem, you’ll keep us moving, from the Engine Room of a Type 45 Destroyer, to providing electricity for a Type 23 Frigate.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 17 - 21
    • Education: GCSEs
    • Salary: £31,100 your starting salary
    • Holiday: 6 weeks of paid holiday every year
    • Progression: £48,000 Earn over this amount as your progress
    • Benefits: Travel all around the world
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    Welbeck Sixth Form Defence College

    Welbeck is the Defence Sixth Form College, a unique full board educational establishment that mixes superb teaching, first rate facilities and military training. Its purpose? To prepare the ambitious for an engineering or technical career as an Officer in the Royal Navy.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 16 - 17
    • Education: GCSEs
    • Salary: £25,000 Your starting salary
    • Holiday: 6 weeks of paid holiday every year
    • Progression: £31,000 earn over this amount as you progress
    • Benefits: Extra pay Submariner pay each day at sea when fully qualified
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    Communications Technician

    Being a Communications Technician means you’re vital to the ship’s intelligence gathering operation. The go-to for information that shapes the operational decision-making process. Your insight will transform raw data into an indispensable analysis of the situation.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 16 - 36
    • Education: GCSEs
    • Salary: £18,000 Minimum you'll earn after training
    • Holiday: 6 weeks of paid holiday every year
    • Benefits: Free medical and dental care
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    Marine Engineer Officer (RFA)

    You’ll provide the power we need to deliver vital world wide logistical and operational support. Without you, the crucial work of the RFA would grind to a halt. It’s an engineering career of the utmost importance, where you’ll oversee essential work on some of our largest-scale equipment.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 16 - 99
    • Education: MCA Certified
    • Salary: £34,000 your minimum starting salary as a Third Officer
    • Holiday: 21 days of paid leave for every month served on board ship
    • Progression: £80,500 potential to earn over this amount as a Captain
    • Benefits: Pension membership of a Civil Service Pension scheme
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    Nursing Officer

    Challenging conditions and first-class care don’t always go hand-in-hand. But they will for you as a Nursing Officer. Wherever you go in the world, and whatever you’re doing – from providing humanitarian aid, to supporting personnel in a maritime environment – you’ll play a key part in safeguarding our people and civilians alike.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 21 - 38
    • Education: Degree
    • Salary: £32,000 Your minimum salary following training at BRNC
    • Holiday: 6 weeks of paid holiday every year
    • Progression: £55,000 Earn over this amount as you progress
    • Benefits: Free medical and dental care
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    Dental Hygienist

    Experience dental practice incomparable to civilian life, on land or at sea, all over the world. Your patients could be on a shore establishment, anywhere in the UK or overseas, on an aircraft carrier or even an assault ship. You’ll deliver the world-class care, they need, where they need it.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 16 - 37
    • Education: Degree
    • Salary: £18,000 the minimum you'll earn after training
    • Holiday: 6 weeks of paid holiday every year
    • Progression: £48,000 Earn up to this amount as you progress
    • Benefits: Free medical and dental care
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    Steward Apprentice (RFA)

    From Bahrain to the Bahamas, you’ll be on course for a first-class career in hospitality that will take you all over the world. It’s not like any civilian job. As well as looking after catering, accommodation, mess rooms and the saloon, you’ll also be trained to man weapons and work with helicopters on the flight deck.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 16 - 99
    • Education: No qualifications
    • Salary: £14,794 your minimum starting salary
    • Holiday: 7 days of paid leave for every month served on board ship
    • Progression: NVQ gain a Hospitality Diploma
    • Benefits: Potential to travel around the world
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    Naval Nurse (Student)

    The Royal Navy is only as good as its people, so keeping them healthy is essential. Wherever you are in the world, once you’ve qualified as a Naval Nurse you’ll play a key part in keeping our people fit and healthy. Experience unparalleled diversity, opportunities, teamwork and world-class training – and a medical career like no other.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 17 - 36
    • Education: A Levels
    • Salary: £18,000 Earn up to this amount while studying at university
    • Holiday: 6 weeks of paid holiday
    • Progression: £31,000 Earn over this amount after university and initial training
    • Benefits: Travel all around the world
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    Naval Airman Survival Equipment

    As a Naval Airman Survival Equipment, lives will depend on the equipment you’re working with just as much as they’ll depend on your skills and attention to detail. Commitment, enthusiasm and focus are essential for a job of this importance. However, with it comes with the satisfaction of knowing you’re a crucial part of any mission, whether in peacetime or combat.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 16 - 36
    • Education: No qualifications
    • Salary: £18,000 the minimum you'll earn after training
    • Holiday: 6 weeks of paid holiday every year
    • Progression: £48,000 earn over this amount as you progress
    • Benefits: Free medical and dental care
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    Warfare Officer (Submariner)

    It’s your job to provide the boat’s eyes and ears, deep below the surface. That means taking charge of sophisticated sonar, tactical and communications systems, using your advanced maritime training to keep your crew safe. From maintaining our nation’s nuclear deterrent to crucial tactics, you’ll be in a position of real responsibility from day one.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 17 - 25
    • Education: GCSEs
    • Salary: £25,000 Your minimum salary from day one
    • Holiday: 6 weeks of paid holiday every year
    • Progression: £34,000 Your approximate salary after two years
    • Benefits: Extra pay Get Submariner pay each day at sea when fully qualified
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    Royal Marines Bugler

    You’ll be front and centre at some of our most important ceremonial occasions, and lead your band when on parade. In your distinctive white and blue uniform, you’ll be representing the Royal Marines at all times, all over the world. It’s an honour that goes beyond music, as you perform vital military duties in support of 3 Commando Brigade.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 16 - 32
    • Salary: £14,700 Earn more than this amount during training
    • Holiday: Six week's paid leave every year
    • Progression: £48,000 potential earnings as your career progresses
    • Benefits: Free medical and dental care
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    Operating Department Practitioner (Qualified)

    Saving the lives of the people who risk theirs: that’s life as an ODP. From day one, you’ll be an integral part of the surgical team, tackling all aspects of the operating theatre and developing skills that will stay with you for life. And because you’ll work all over the world in some of the most challenging environments, it really is a medical career like no other.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 20 - 36
    • Education: Degree
    • Salary: £18,000 The minimum amount you'll earn after training
    • Holiday: 6 weeks of paid holiday every year
    • Progression: £48,000 Earn over this amount as your progress
    • Benefits: Travel all around the world
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    Weapon Engineer Officer

    You’re the one your team of world-class engineers looks to for advice, guidance and support. Adaptability is key. You’ll lead a range of projects simultaneously, solving complex problems with some of the world’s most sophisticated equipment. If you can take responsibility in your stride, you’ll have all the world-class training you need to succeed.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 17 - 29
    • Education: Degree
    • Salary: £25,000 Your minimum salary from day one
    • Holiday: 6 weeks Of paid holiday every year
    • Progression: £32,000 Your approximate salary after about two years
    • Benefits: Travel All around the world
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    Warfare Specialist Tactical (Submariner)

    You’ll use some of the most of the advanced radar systems on the planet to identify potential threats. If it sounds like a lot of responsibility, that’s because it is. From your first day on board, your role will be vital to the safety of your crewmates, and the success of some of our most highly classified missions, all over the world.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 16 - 36
    • Education: No qualifications
    • Salary: £18,000 The minimum you’ll earn after training
    • Holiday: 6 weeks of paid holiday every year
    • Progression: £48,000 Earn over this amount as you progress
    • Benefits: Travel all around the world
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    Logistics Supply Officer (RFA)

    It’s your job to make sure your crewmates get fed, paid and equipped. In short, you’ll be the beating heart of the ship. Personnel of all levels will look to you to keep morale high, and missions on track. From sourcing vital supplies to delivering essential reports back to HQ, you’ll push yourself every day, all over the world.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 16 - 99
    • Education: A Levels
    • Salary: £33,442 your minimum starting salary as a Third Officer
    • Holiday: 21 days of paid leave for every month served on board ship
    • Progression: Opportunity to earn over £62,000 at a Chief Officer
    • Benefits: Pension membership of a Civil Service Pension scheme
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    Seaman Grade 1 (RFA)

    You’ll be central to our Replenishment at Sea operations. That means transferring fuel to the Royal Navy’s state-of-the-art warships, all over the world. It’s like no other merchant navy job. Already qualified, you will be tackling new challenges every day, from crewing landing craft, to working with helicopters.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 16 - 99
    • Education: MCA Certified
    • Salary: £26,625 your minimum salary
    • Holiday: 21 days of paid leave for every month served on board ship
    • Progression: World-class training and development
    • Benefits: Potential to travel around the world
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    Qualified Medical Technician Reserve

    Whether you’re an Operating Department Practitioner (ODP), Biomedical Scientist or Radiographer, as a Reserve Qualified Medical Technician you’ll be a vital part of global operations. You’ll work at the forefront of your profession, providing essential medical support in challenging conditions. Push yourself – and your skillset – to new limits.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 20 - 56
    • Education: Degree
    • Holiday: Paid Leave Proportionate to attendance
    • Progression: Pension Membership of the Armed Forces Pension Scheme
    • Benefits: Extra pay if you’re mobilised
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    Aircrew Officer Pilot

    Can you think on your feet while you’re in mid-air? You’ll need to. At all times, wherever you are in the world, whether you’re flying in pitch black, or carrying out a daytime search and rescue operation. It’s about aptitude at altitude, and it takes a special kind of person to do it. It’s a flying career that’s the envy of commercial aviation.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 17 - 25
    • Education: GCSEs
    • Salary: £25,000 your minimum salary from day one
    • Holiday: 6 weeks of paid holiday every year
    • Progression: £32,000 your approximate salary after two years
    • Benefits: Travel all around the world
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    Nursing Officer Mental Health

    Lead a team in providing vital occupational mental health to personnel all over the world and develop as a practitioner in unique environments unparalleled to civilian medicine. It’ll be challenging and sometimes dangerous, but that’s where you’ll be needed most, delivering the vital support to the people who support our nations’ interests.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 21 - 37
    • Education: Degree
    • Salary: £32,000 Your minimum salary following training at BRNC
    • Holiday: 6 weeks of paid holiday every year
    • Progression: £50,000 Earn over this amount as you progress
    • Benefits: Free medical and dental care
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    Engineer Officer Bursary Scheme

    If you're currently in year 11 or 12 (4th or 5th Year at Scottish secondary Schools), you can apply for a sixth form scholarship for either both years or the final year of sixth form. You’ll also receive £1500 a year while you study along with the chance to experience Naval life before you start training.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 16 - 18
    • Education: GCSEs
    • Progression: A guaranteed place on an approved military scheme at University
    • Benefits: Excellent sporting facilities while you complete years 12, 13 or both
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    Logistics Officer

    Logistics is the backbone of the Royal Navy; Logistics Officers are its leaders. Sustaining over 35,000 men and women across the world, every day, is no mean feat. From bullets and bed linen, to fuel and food, you make sure they have what they need, when they need it. Without you, global naval operations would literally grind to a halt..

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 17 - 31
    • Education: A Levels
    • Salary: £25,000 Your minimum salary from day one
    • Holiday: 6 weeks Paid holiday
    • Progression: £32,000 Your approximate salary after two years
    • Benefits: 6 weeks paid holiday
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    Royal Marines Commando

    Could you become part of the world’s most elite amphibious force and wear the coveted green beret? It’s not for everyone. Digging deep to aim high, you’ll stop at nothing. In the most hostile environments, and on the most treacherous terrain. You’ll be as exceptional as the rest of your team, with the same ethos – and the same state of mind.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 16 - 32
    • Education: No qualifications
    • Salary: £14,700 Earn more than this amount during training
    • Holiday: Six week's paid leave every year
    • Progression: £48,000 potential earnings as your career progresses
    • Benefits: Free medical and dental care
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    Hospitality (Submariner)

    Along with being a formidable maritime force, the Royal Navy is also our nation’s front of house. Crucial new alliances are forged, and existing ones are maintained. As Hospitality at sea on a submarine, second-to-none standards are a given: it’s your job to make sure our hospitality is as consistently world-class as our Navy, across the world.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 16 - 36
    • Education: No qualifications
    • Salary: £18,000 The minimum you’ll earn after training
    • Holiday: 6 weeks of paid holiday every year
    • Progression: £48,000 Earn over this amount as you progress
    • Benefits: Extra pay Get Submariner pay of at least £34.00 per day at sea when fully qualified
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    Marine Engineer Officer (Submariner)

    It’s your job to lead your elite, highly trained team in some of the most challenging conditions imaginable. You’ll oversee the maintenance and operation of a nuclear reactor. Without you, the boat is stranded, and some top secret missions don’t happen. Complex problem-solving is a given, as is an engineering career like no other.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 17 - 29
    • Education: Degree
    • Salary: £25,000 Your minimum salary from day one
    • Holiday: 6 weeks Of paid holiday every year
    • Progression: £34,000 Your approximate salary after about two years
    • Benefits: £5,000 For earning your ‘Dolphins’
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    Chef Apprentice (RFA)

    It’s not just our engines that need fuel, our people do too. As a Chef Apprentice, you’re the person who provides it, with three square meals every day. You’ll learn all about high-pressure, high-volume cooking, as well as gaining skills in fine dining, as you travel the world and experience things a civilian apprenticeship simply can’t match.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 16 - 99
    • Education: No qualifications
    • Salary: £14,794 Your minimum starting salary
    • Holiday: 7 days of paid leave for every month served on board ship
    • Progression: NVQs gain a Professional Cookery Diploma
    • Benefits: Free food and accommodation when you’re on deployment
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    Engineering Technician (Marine Engineering)

    You’ll be pivotal to day-to-day operations. You make sure our state-of-the-art warships are powered, maintained and ready for action. Wherever you are, whatever the problem: you’ll be the one to fix it. From day one you’ll be on the way to becoming a world-class engineer, working in some of the most challenging environments imaginable.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 16 - 34
    • Education: No qualifications
    • Salary: £18,000 The minimum you’ll earn after training
    • Holiday: 6 weeks Of paid holiday every year
    • Progression: £48,000 Earn over this amount as you progress
    • Benefits: NVQs Get funding for qualifications
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    Cyber Unit Reserve

    The role goes beyond an in-depth technical knowledge, joining the Joint Cyber Reserve means you can make a real difference, work at the leading edge of technology – and make an essential contribution to safeguarding our national security.It's a challenge that you won't get in your civilian career.

    The role at a glance
    • Education: No qualifications
    • Holiday: Paid Leave Proportionate to attendance
    • Benefits: Travel all around the world
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    Warfare Specialist Sensors (Submariner)

    You’ll use our sophisticated listening equipment to analyse any noise at sea, providing a complete tactical picture of the surroundings. From comms, to mapping the seabed, every echo and murmur will provide you with the essential information that keeps your crewmates safe, and our most highly classified missions, on track.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 16 - 36
    • Education: No qualifications
    • Salary: £18,000 Your minimum salary from day one
    • Holiday: 6 weeks of holiday pay every year
    • Progression: £48,000 Earn over this amount as you progress
    • Benefits: Extra pay Get Submariner pay each day at sea when fully qualified
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    Supply Chain Logistician (Submariner)

    Logistics is the backbone of the Royal Navy. You’ll work closely with your Logistics Officer to make sure your crewmates have what they need, when they need it – all over the world. Our submarines can stay underwater indefinitely, so trips to the surface are for food and morale. Without you, the submarine wouldn’t – and couldn’t – be operational.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 16 - 36
    • Education: No qualifications
    • Salary: £18,000 The minimum you’ll earn after training
    • Holiday: 6 weeks of paid holiday every year
    • Progression: £48,000 Earn over this amount as you progress
    • Benefits: Extra pay Get Submariner pay of at least £34.00 per day at sea when fully qualified
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    General Entry Rating Reserve

    Take a step out of your comfort zone. Push yourself further. You don’t even need any previous Naval experience, just the commitment to complete your Basic Training alongside your day job.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 16 - 42
    • Education: No qualifications
    • Holiday: Paid Leave Proportionate to attendance
    • Progression: Pension Membership of the Armed Forces Pension Scheme
    • Benefits: Extra pay if you’re mobilised
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    Seamanship Apprentice (RFA)

    This is no ordinary apprenticeship, for people who want to become extraordinary sailors. It’s a civilian role, but the skills you develop and the work you do are crucial to the efficiency of our operations. You’ll be integral to Replenishment at Sea (RAS), transferring fuel and supplies to some of the most advanced warships in the world.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 16 - 99
    • Education: No qualifications
    • Salary: £14,794 your minimum salary during training
    • Holiday: 7 days of paid leave for every month served on board ship
    • Progression: MCA gain qualifications accredited by the Maritime & Coastguard Agency
    • Benefits: Potential to travel around the world
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    General Entry Officer Reserve

    Go beyond the everyday. Push yourself further. Become a leader. Being a General Entry Officer is your opportunity to use your skills and interests in a wide range of specialisms and world-class training courses, from mine warfare and submarines, to media and intelligence. Travel the world and make a difference, and get the best of both worlds.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 16 - 42
    • Education: A Levels
    • Holiday: Paid Leave Proportionate to attendance
    • Benefits: Extra pay if you’re mobilised
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    Royal Marines Reserve

    Joining the Royal Marines Reserve means being a part-time soldier but a fully trained Commando. You’ll be part of the world’s most elite amphibious force, ready to deploy anytime, anywhere – and who stop at nothing. You’ll play an active role in global operations, doing the same job as your regular counterparts in essential operations that help us to protect our nations interests.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 16 - 32
    • Education: GCSEs
    • Holiday: Paid leave proportionate to attendance
    • Benefits: Membership of the Armed Forces Pension Scheme
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    Seaman Grade 1AT (RFA)

    You’ll be central to our Replenishment at Sea operations. That means transferring fuel to the Royal Navy’s state-of-the-art warships, all over the world. It’s like no other merchant navy job. Already part-qualified, you’ll become the complete seaman, tackling new challenges every day, from crewing landing craft, to working with helicopters.

    The role at a glance
    • Age: 16 - 99
    • Education: MCA Certified
    • Salary: £26,963 your minimum salary
    • Holiday: 21 days of paid leave for every month served on board ship
    • Progression: World-class training and development
    • Benefits: Pension membership of a Civil Service Pension Scheme
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