At a glance
Special Air Service (Reserve) carry out complex military tasks in difficult conditions all over the world, often with little direct support from other units.
- The minimum amount you’ll earn during training
- Your pay after completing basic trade training
- AgeFrom 17 years & 9 months to 42 years & 6 months
Special Air Service Reserve are tasked to the highest level and can operate in difficult and often changing circumstances. They may find themselves operating without guidance, and in situations that are important operationally and strategically.
Deploy around the world
Train on a variety of weapons systems
Fight as a close-knit section and make friends for life
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Regular (full time)
From 17 years & 9 months to 42 years & 6 months
Basic physical fitness assessment:
Mid Thigh Pull 76kg
Medicine Ball Throw 3.1m
MSFT (beep test) level 8.06
Training for the role
Qualifications you could get after training
Pay & benefits
How to Apply
21 & 23 SAS processes applications from male and female applicants, with no previous military service. Applicants must be no older than 42 years 6 months when applying to join the Army Reserves (AR). They will then be sponsored out to their recommended local AR unit to complete basic training and gain experience before being allowed to attempt SAS Reserves Selection.
Ex Regular and AR applicants must be no older than 43 years 364 days on weekend 1, of the Selection Induction Weekend (SIW) of SAS(R) Selection.
There are SAS reserve units in the following areas
21 SAS (call 0800 587 2825)
London & South East
23 SAS (call 0800 028 5650)
North of England