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The Army has many different careers available for people wanting to join as a soldier or officer. Explore our roles, and find your perfect Army career.

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Vehicle MechanicFeatured
Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers

Vehicle Mechanic

With world class training you'll learn to fix and drive everything from tanks to trucks. Gaining NVQs to HNDs you'll serve all over the world.

Tank CrewFeatured
Royal Armoured Corps

Tank Crew

Always wanted to drive a tank? Get to grips with the awesome Challenger 2 as part of a four-person crew.

Infantry SoldierFeatured
Infantry

Infantry Soldier

Operations, peace-keeping missions, the front line - as an Infantry Soldier, you'll be among the most active soldiers in the Army, with an incredibly varied, exciting role.

Aviation Groundcrew SpecialistFeatured
Army Air Corps

Aviation Groundcrew Specialist

Our helicopters have a big part to play in battle - and so do our Groundcrew. Could you get aircraft ready for take off?

DriverFeatured
Royal Logistic Corps

Driver

Get troops and supplies to their destination - cross-country and through jungle, desert and mountains. Get driving licences and qualifications to kick-off your career.

Technical Support SpecialistFeatured
Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers

Technical Support Specialist

Wrenches, jacks, drills: you never know what our tradesmen will need next. Could you run an organised store and supply the right equipment straight away?

Communication Infrastructure EngineerFeatured
Royal Signals

Communication Infrastructure Engineer

Install complex fibre optic and cable infrastructure to support defence communications, both voice and data, on and off the battlefield. Gain engineering and aerial rigging qualifications whilst working. Cyber Warfare Specialists at the heart of the information battle.

Operator Military IntelligenceFeatured
Intelligence Corps

Operator Military Intelligence

From supporting the soldiers on patrol to advising Generals and politicians, Military Intelligence Operatives will be wherever they need to be to make a difference.

HR SpecialistFeatured
Adjutant General’s Corps

HR Specialist

Travelling the world with your unit. Getting skills and qualifications. Playing your part in a team: that's the life of an Army HR Specialist.

Logistic Supply SpecialistFeatured
Royal Logistic Corps

Logistic Supply Specialist

Be the backbone of the Army: get vital supplies wherever they're needed with the help of our expert training.

ParatrooperFeatured
Infantry

Paratrooper

Could you jump out of a plane, land in hostile territory and complete your mission? Have you got what it takes to stand out from the rest as a Paratrooper in the Infantry?

ChefFeatured
Royal Logistic Corps

Chef

Cook for everyone from hungry soldiers in the field, to VIPs at state ceremonies. Get skilled, qualified and enjoy an incredible Army life.

Petroleum OperatorFeatured
Royal Logistic Corps

Petroleum Operator

Be our expert on fuel and keep Army vehicles moving.

Driver Communications SpecialistFeatured
Royal Logistic Corps

Driver Communications Specialist

Keep our regiments in communication. Take charge of crucial communications systems and set them up wherever you are.

Light GunnerFeatured
Royal Artillery

Light Gunner

Become a highly skilled Gunner and make a big difference on the battlefield. Get qualifications, make friends for life and enjoy an exciting Army life.

Combat Engineer
Royal Engineers

Combat Engineer

The Combat Engineer role is an exciting and fast paced trade that requires our Sappers to learn a vast selection of combat engineer skills that support personnel across every part of the battlefield.

Veterinary Officer
Army Medical Services

Veterinary Officer

Make sure the military's working animals are well and ready to be deployed. Give expert advice, get qualifications and build a rewarding career.

Physiotherapist Officer
Army Medical Services

Physiotherapist Officer

When troops get sick or injured, you get them back on their feet. A highly trained professional, you could deploy anywhere in the world.

Engineer Troop Officer
Royal Engineers

Engineer Troop Officer

Building bases, blowing up bridges, clearing mines: the range of challenges will test your skills; but with expertise and good leadership, you'll succeed every time.

Pharmacist Officer
Army Medical Services

Pharmacist Officer

Be our resident expert on medications. Give advice at senior levels and see that medical teams give the best healthcare to troops.

Medical Support Officer
Army Medical Services

Medical Support Officer

Organise care for casualties on the battlefield: lead our medical teams and make sure troops get treated. It's a role that can take you worldwide.

Royal Signals Officer
Royal Signals

Royal Signals Officer

Our officers are technically aware, enjoy a challenge and want to lead intelligent driven soldiers. If you have an interest in technology, and a sense of adventure you will find a place in the Royal Signals. Cyber Warfare Specialists at the heart of the information battle.

Artillery Officer
Royal Artillery

Artillery Officer

Lead soldiers, give orders and take charge of some of the Army's most valuable and powerful weapons, all while honing your management skills.

Engineering Officer
Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers

Engineering Officer

Lead and motivate a team of highly skilled soldiers, as they maintain all of the Army's mechanical and electrical equipment, from rifle sights to helicopter engines.

Environmental Health Officer
Army Medical Services

Environmental Health Officer

Deserts, jungles, mountains: wherever our troops are, we need them fit and well. You'll have the expert training to keep environmental risks to a minimum.

SAS Reserve
Infantry

SAS Reserve

Special Air Service (Reserve) carry out complex military tasks in difficult conditions all over the world, often with little direct support from other units.

Doctor
Army Medical Services

Doctor

Play a vital role in keeping Army personnel fighting fit. Enjoy an immensely fulfilling job that comes with travel, adrenaline and a sense of pride.

Dentist
Army Medical Services

Dentist

Life as an Army dentist can be an amazing experience. There's travel, challenges, sports, training and the freedom to perform high quality dental work.

Armoured Corps Officer
Royal Armoured Corps

Armoured Corps Officer

Use your first-class training to lead an armoured fighting vehicle troop of highly skilled soldiers who may drive anything from Tanks to Jackals.

Infantry Officer
Infantry

Infantry Officer

Infantry Officers are dynamic, charismatic, and enthusiastic leaders who have the privilege to command the soldiers that make up the Army's most critical capability, often in the toughest and most demanding settings.

Chaplain
Royal Army Chaplains’ Department

Chaplain

You can bring so much support to our troops, in peace time and on operations, all over the world.

Royal Military Police Officer
Adjutant General’s Corps

Royal Military Police Officer

As a Military Police Officer in the RMP, you'll handle complex investigations. You'll lead your platoon and see that justice is done, wherever you are in the world.

Intelligence Officer
Intelligence Corps

Intelligence Officer

Command some of the most capable soldiers in the British Army, directing analytical capability to inform decision makers.

HR Officer
Adjutant General’s Corps

HR Officer

Great qualifications and experience. The opportunity to lead a team and travel the world. Discover careers in Army HR.

Educational & Training Services Officer
Adjutant General’s Corps

Educational & Training Services Officer

Become a highly qualified trainer and teacher, helping soldiers and officers to be the best. See their talents grow and develop yours too.

Geographic Technician
Royal Engineers

Geographic Technician

Become an expert in terrain analysis, using GIS, survey and web services to deliver mapping products and giving vital geospatial intelligence to inform commanders on the ground.

Communication Systems Operator
Royal Signals

Communication Systems Operator

Deliver advanced battle winning communications. Conduct defensive cyber operations. Do all this whilst gaining an engineering apprenticeship and recognised technology and cyber qualifications. Cyber Warfare Specialists are at the heart of the information battle.

Radiographer
Army Medical Services

Radiographer

Could you provide crucial medical scans on the front line or in a hospital? We'll teach you how and pay for your training too.

Driver - Royal Engineers
Royal Engineers

Driver - Royal Engineers

Cranes, bridge transporters, Land Rovers; as a specialist Driver, you can drive almost anything. Get trained, qualified and become a key member of our team.

Musician
Royal Corps of Army Music

Musician

As an Army musician you have the opportunity to turn your passion into a career, travel the world as well as earning a competitive salary.

Army Nurse
Army Medical Services

Army Nurse

Provide general and specialist nursing care to soldiers and civilians.

Mental Health Nurse
Army Medical Services

Mental Health Nurse

A Mental Health Nurse will often find themselves giving advice to Army units and Medical Officers on Mental Health issues as well as managing a patient case load.

Light Cavalry Crew
Royal Armoured Corps

Light Cavalry Crew

Get in the driving seat of a fast, light armoured vehicle that can be fitted with all kinds of weaponry.

Royal Military Police Soldier
Adjutant General’s Corps

Royal Military Police Soldier

When you join the Royal Military Police, you'll also be a soldier - which means you'll get to travel worldwide, get great qualifications and have a varied, interesting job.

Air Defence Gunner
Royal Artillery

Air Defence Gunner

Defend against air attacks using hi-tech guided missiles. Learn all about the technology, get qualifications, make friends and become an outstanding soldier.

Physical Training Instructor

Physical Training Instructor

Being physically fit in the Army is vital. As a Physical Training Instructor you will be provided with the skills to ensure that our soldiers are physically prepared for Military tasks.

Movement Controller
Royal Logistic Corps

Movement Controller

Control the Movement of Personnel and Equipment by Air, Road, Rail and Sea in support of Operations, Exercises and International Relief Operations.

Patrols Special Observer
Royal Artillery

Patrols Special Observer

You'll go ahead of front line forces and scope out the enemy. Off-duty, you'll get to try Adventurous Training and sports, and gain qualifications too.

Armourer
Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers

Armourer

Arming our units is a vital job. Whatever the weapon, from a tank gun to a pistol, you'll repair, maintain and inspect to ensure they are fit for purpose.

Plant Operator Mechanic
Royal Engineers

Plant Operator Mechanic

Whatever we’re building, you’ll do the groundwork in a bulldozer or digger. You’ll make all kinds of projects possible and gain skills for life.

Pharmacy Technician
Army Medical Services

Pharmacy Technician

No Army medical team is complete without a Pharmacy Technician. You play a key role in caring for troops by dispensing vital medications and advice.

Recovery Mechanic
Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers

Recovery Mechanic

When vehicles break down or get stuck, you race to the rescue. Our training gives you the skills, while qualifications improve your CV.

Port Operator
Royal Logistic Corps

Port Operator

Work in a port and learn how to load and unload cargo from ships. Travel the world supporting the Army and other Services.

Mariner
Royal Logistic Corps

Mariner

Want to experience a maritime career in the Army? Join us a Mariner and get training, qualifications and an incredible role that could take you round the world.

Infrastructure Engineer
Royal Engineers

Infrastructure Engineer

Help the Army do its job. Build the roads, rail, airfields and power grid we need, wherever we are in the world.

Operating Department Practitioner
Army Medical Services

Operating Department Practitioner

Learn vital medical skills with first-class Army training that is fully funded by us. You will be able to apply the skills you learn in operating theatres worldwide.

Metalsmith
Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers

Metalsmith

Tanks, helicopters, generators; Army Metalsmiths can fix anything. You get the same qualifications as a civilian Metalsmith, opening up a wide range of jobs.

Logistic Specialist-Royal Engineers
Royal Engineers

Logistic Specialist-Royal Engineers

Get supplies where they’re needed, when they’re needed. Be a warehouse expert and build a CV you can use outside the Army too.

Biomedical Scientist
Army Medical Services

Biomedical Scientist

Manage blood supplies and diagnose diseases both at home and overseas.

EOD and Search
Royal Engineers

EOD and Search

Learn how to find and make safe unexploded devices at home and abroad as part of a highly trained EOD & Search Team.

Digital Communication Technician
Royal Engineers

Digital Communication Technician

Trained to use digital radio systems, you'll help us keep in contact. It's a crucial job which comes with qualifications and an exciting Army life.

Dental Nurse
Army Medical Services

Dental Nurse

First-class training helps you become a Dental Nurse. It's much like being a civilian Dental Nurse but with added excitement, travel, sports and career development.

Marine Engineer
Royal Logistic Corps

Marine Engineer

Could you keep ships, boats and other vessels in good working order? We'll give you all the training you need, plus an amazing Army experience.

Artillery Logistic Specialist
Royal Artillery

Artillery Logistic Specialist

Could you get food, water and ammunition to troops on the battlefield? If so, you could be a key part of the Royal Artillery team.

Dog Handler
Army Medical Services

Dog Handler

Train a dog to Army standards. Go on exercises and operations worldwide and enjoy adventure, challenges, sports and an amazing bond with your hound.

Artillery Command Systems
Royal Artillery

Artillery Command Systems

Use the latest systems to get crucial information to troops. Learn about IT, get qualifications and work with people who'll be mates for life.

Combat Medical Technician
Army Medical Services

Combat Medical Technician

Saving lives on the front line takes courage and incredible drive. We can give you support and training, the rest is up to you.

Operational Hygiene Specialist
Royal Logistic Corps

Operational Hygiene Specialist

From hot showers to sterile medical equipment – Operational Hygiene Specialists help keep the Army clean and bugfree.

Environmental Health Practitioner
Army Medical Services

Environmental Health Practitioner

Environmental Health Technicians make sure that troops have a clean, safe environment that's free of health risks. Could you keep them fit and well?

Healthcare Assistant
Army Medical Services

Healthcare Assistant

Be part of highly skilled medical team that could posted anywhere in the world. Be active, enjoy great rewards and make friends for life.

Royal Logistic Corps Officer
Royal Logistic Corps

Royal Logistic Corps Officer

Royal Logistic Corps Officers command soldiers providing essential support in war, disaster relief or peacetime. During deployment, sustainment and recovery; you'll keep the Army moving.

Aviation Support Officer
Army Air Corps

Aviation Support Officer

Lead a team that gets hi-tech aircraft ready for action. Get training, qualifications and an exciting career as an Aviation Support Officer.