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. Where 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.
You’ll be embarking on one of the world’s top apprenticeship schemes, which means training will be a constant feature of your time with us. As well as helping you develop your Royal Navy career, everything you achieve will be valued by a future civilian employer.
It will also be recognised by Professional Institutions, so you can take a streamlined route to registering as an EngTech or an IEng. It takes place in two distinct environments: at onshore training facilities and on-board operational ships.
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Be a key part of the immense engineering effort that goes into powering our ships, keeping every operation on track, and making some essential missions possible.
Find innovative and resourceful solutions to complex problems, applying the engineering skills and knowledge you gain, in a world where there is no such thing as standard.
Get your hands on of some of the most sophisticated equipment on the planet, working with your team, and under the guidance of the Marine Engineer Officer.
Complete daily rounds, checking equipment to ensure the ship remains operational. You’ll need to be precise and pay attention to detail, because even the smallest oversight can have a big impact on the rest of the ship.
Once you are qualified you will be Marine Engineering – Engineering Technician.
When you join you complete 10 weeks of basic naval training, followed by marine engineering training at HMS Sultan,
You’ll start your Naval Career as a Probationary Leading Hand.
With experience and further training, you could be promoted to Petty Officer and beyond.
If you show the right commitment, skills and academic ability, you could become a Commissioned Officer
Members of the Royal Navy are promoted on merit. Work hard and you can rise through the ranks
Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience
• National Qualifications Framework Level 3 Diploma (with a minimum of a Merit Pass) in an engineering discipline,
• At least 48 UCAS points in A-levels (or equivalent) in Mathematics and a STEM subject
GCSE or equivalent Math and English and at least one science, Grade GCSE Level C/4 Essential
Engineering technician (level 3)
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Applications may close before the deadline, so please apply early to avoid disappointment.