Joining the Royal Navy on the Accelerated Apprentice Scheme means accelerating your training and development within one of our most elite 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 performance as a state-of-the-art fighting machine.
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.
your job will focussing on:
Take responsibility for the safety of your crewmates, whether that’s identifying a potential threat, or ensuring your ship can defend itself.
Maintain and operate complex communication, sensor and weapon systems, guaranteeing missiles, guns and anti-submarine torpedoes are fully operational.
Get a hold of some of the most sophisticated electronic equipment in existence, working with your team, and under the guidance of the Weapon Engineer Officer.
Complete daily rounds, checking equipment to ensure the ship remains operational, and finding innovative solutions when there’s a problem.
Once you have completed your training you will be a qualified Weapon Engineering – Engineering Technician level 3
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
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.
Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative 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
We recruit throughout the year, so please ignore Key Dates.
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.