Category Archives: Armed Forces

Royal Navy Jobs: The A-Z Career Guide

The Royal Navy work to protect the UK and its overseas territories, and provide support and staff to aid humanitarian operations across the world. As a member of the Royal Navy, you would be part of the second largest naval based unit in the world, and an integral cog in safeguarding the interests of the […]

What Careers Are Available In The RAF?

The Royal Air Force (RAF) work to represent the interests of the UK in the air. They are an established service who police both foreign and home skies, provide humanitarian services to overseas victims and act as an emergency unit for stranded people in mountainous or coastal vicinities. In this blog, we’ll explore the wide range […]

Army Apprenticeships – British Army

  Each year, the armed forces recruit thousands of new soldiers. Around 95% of these new soldiers go on to take an apprenticeship, equating to over 8000 completed armed forces apprenticeships each year. The army is one of the largest apprenticeship providers in the UK, and gives its employees the chance to train as a […]

The Royal Navy Filter (Sift) Interview and How To Pass It

During the Royal Navy selection process you will be required to sit interviews at both the Armed Forces Careers Office (AFCO) and, if applying to become an Officer, during your attendance at the Admiralty Interview Board (AIB). The sift or filter interview, which is held at your local Armed Forces Careers Office, will be undertaken […]

RAF Eligibility Criteria

The Royal Air Force or RAF is an equal opportunity employer meaning that no race, social, cultural, religious background is discriminated against. It does not matter if a candidate is male, female, or gay. The RAF likes to recruit a variety of individuals to ensure that all careers are filled with proper candidates from all […]

RAF Ranks

RAF rankings are commissioned or non-commissioned. Commissioned rankings are for officers who have worked up the ranks from non-commissioned to commissioned or entered as officers based on education and their career background. Every individual in the Royal Air Force that starts at the beginning enters as a cadet with a pay scale of £13,000 to […]

Royal Navy Eligibility Criteria: Become A Navy Rating

Royal Navy servicemen and women are amongst the most elite military personnel in the world. Naturally, with such a high learning curve and set of requirements, you will need to make sure that you meet the Royal Navy eligibility criteria. Below we have listed the Navy eligibility criteria in full, so that you can see […]

Army Eligibility Criteria: 2018/2019 Entry Requirements

Members of the British Army are elite, professional and incredibly talented. With all this being said, the competition to join the British Army is tougher than ever before, and you will need to be extremely competent to gain a place in Britain’s elite military force. In this blog, we’ll show you what army eligibility criteria […]