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Logistics Supplier - Level 2 Apprenticeship

  • Transport Logistics
  • 25200 per annum
  • Intermediate Level 2
  • various locations

Logistics Supplier - Level 2 Apprenticeship

As an RAF Supplier, you will be responsible for the management of RAF assets, from the receipt, storage, handling and distribution of equipment to its ultimate disposal.

Airport Handler - Level 2 Apprenticeship

  • Transport Logistics
  • 18600 per annum
  • Intermediate Level 2
  • various locations

Airport Handler - Level 2 Apprenticeship

As a RAF Mover, you will be responsible for planning and executing the movement of RAF personnel and cargo by road, rail, air and sea.

Vehicle Operator - Level 2 Apprenticeship

  • Automotive
  • 18600 per annum
  • Intermediate Level 2
  • various locations

Vehicle Operator - Level 2 Apprenticeship

As a RAF Driver, you will operate many vehicle types, from cars and minibuses to cranes, articulated trucks, coaches and specialist vehicles (such as aircraft refuellers) to ensure RAF personnel, equipment and commodities are in the right place at the right time.

Chef - Level 2 Apprenticeship

  • Catering & Hospitality
  • 18600 per annum
  • Intermediate Level 2
  • various locations

Chef - Level 2 Apprenticeship

As a chef in the RAF, you will have a varied role, preparing food at five-star-themed banquets one day and cooking in the field the next.

The Royal Air Force (RAF) is the United Kingdom's air and space force. Whether in the skies above the United Kingdom, or around the world, the RAF protect the UK's interests at home and abroad. They also act as a force for good by working to strengthen international peace and security. 

By working for the RAF, not only will you gain a professional qualification that’s recognised in the civilian world, you’ll also have a guaranteed job in your chosen role once you’ve completed it. You’ll receive the very best training and, whilst being paid to learn, you’ll get the chance to travel the world, play sport and perform an important role in the RAF as well as being able to access dedicated on-base medical and dental care.

For someone who joined at at very young age I have progressed quite a lot. I am the manager of our windows clients team ensuring the delivery of operationally critical systems. I get opportunities to manage a large group of personnel, which I don’t think many people at my age with my qualifications and the experience I have get to manage large teams of people. - Tamlin Dwyer

Joining the RAF takes several steps. Below is an overview of the process. The purpose of this process is for them to gauge whether you’re the right person for the RAF and for you to show them all of your skills and experiences that have made you who you are.

Aptitude Test
Interview
Health Test
Fitness Test
Offer
Training

Joining the RAF will bring you a raft of opportunities and benefits. You’ll be paid as soon as you start initial training, and accommodation, food and sport will all be subsidised along with free health and dental care.

You can choose to play sport at multiple levels whether it’s casually on base with friends or representing the RAF on an international level. There’s choice too, whether you want to take on adventure training at weekends, travelling to areas of the world you never thought you’d see or you want to spend spare time visiting friends and family.

With opportunities nationwide, joining RAF means working alongside the brightest minds and learning through valuable hands-on experience and formal training – developing a rewarding career, from day one.

I have been in the RAF for just over a year and already cooked for HRH Princess Anne, the Princess Royal, and aspire to represent the force at cooking competitions in the future. I love being able to show my creativity with different dishes. - Max, RAF Chef

Find out more about RAF

The RAF provides excellent and unique benefits, giving you chances to grow personally and professionally like nowhere else.

Drastically reduced rent costs
Subsidised on-base catering
Sporting opportunities and facilities
Free health and dental care
Flexible working hours

Live Opportunities

Logistics Supplier - Level 2 Apprenticeship

  • Transport Logistics
  • 25200 per annum
  • Intermediate Level 2
  • various locations

Logistics Supplier - Level 2 Apprenticeship

As an RAF Supplier, you will be responsible for the management of RAF assets, from the receipt, storage, handling and distribution of equipment to its ultimate disposal.

Airport Handler - Level 2 Apprenticeship

  • Transport Logistics
  • 18600 per annum
  • Intermediate Level 2
  • various locations

Airport Handler - Level 2 Apprenticeship

As a RAF Mover, you will be responsible for planning and executing the movement of RAF personnel and cargo by road, rail, air and sea.

Vehicle Operator - Level 2 Apprenticeship

  • Automotive
  • 18600 per annum
  • Intermediate Level 2
  • various locations

Vehicle Operator - Level 2 Apprenticeship

As a RAF Driver, you will operate many vehicle types, from cars and minibuses to cranes, articulated trucks, coaches and specialist vehicles (such as aircraft refuellers) to ensure RAF personnel, equipment and commodities are in the right place at the right time.

Chef - Level 2 Apprenticeship

  • Catering & Hospitality
  • 18600 per annum
  • Intermediate Level 2
  • various locations

Chef - Level 2 Apprenticeship

As a chef in the RAF, you will have a varied role, preparing food at five-star-themed banquets one day and cooking in the field the next.

Ground Steward & Cabin Crew - Level 3 Apprenticeship

  • Catering & Hospitality
  • 18600 per annum
  • Advanced Level 3
  • various locations

Ground Steward & Cabin Crew - Level 3 Apprenticeship

As an RAF Air & Ground Steward you will work as Cabin Crew on the A330-200 Voyager aircraft and later as part of our Specialist Field catering Squadron or work alongside industry partners in Military Messes.

Weapon Technician - Level 3 Apprenticeship

  • Engineering
  • 18600 per annum
  • Advanced Level 3
  • various locations

Weapon Technician - Level 3 Apprenticeship

As a Weapon Technician, your role involves maintaining and managing weapons and explosives, ensuring they’re ready for immediate use. This includes handling aircraft bombs, smart weapons, missiles, ammunition, and personal weapons.

General Technician (Workshops) - Level 3 Apprenticeship

  • Engineering
  • 18600 per annum
  • Advanced Level 3
  • various locations

General Technician (Workshops) - Level 3 Apprenticeship

A General Technician (Workshops) at the RAF makes and fixes parts for planes, cars, and special equipment in specialised workshops and aircraft maintenance hangars.

Weapon Technician - Level 3 Apprenticeship

  • Engineering
  • 18600 per annum
  • Advanced Level 3
  • various locations

Weapon Technician - Level 3 Apprenticeship

As a Weapon Technician, your role involves maintaining and managing weapons and explosives, ensuring they’re ready for immediate use. This includes handling aircraft bombs, smart weapons, missiles, ammunition, and personal weapons.

General Technician (Workshops) - Level 3 Apprenticeship

  • Engineering
  • 18600 per annum
  • Advanced Level 3
  • various locations

General Technician (Workshops) - Level 3 Apprenticeship

A General Technician (Workshops) at the RAF makes and fixes parts for planes, cars, and special equipment in specialised workshops and aircraft maintenance hangars.

Aircraft Technician (Avionics) - Level 3 Apprenticeship

  • Engineering
  • 18600 per annum
  • Advanced Level 3
  • various locations

Aircraft Technician (Avionics) - Level 3 Apprenticeship

As an Aircraft Technician (Avionics), you will help keep the planes flying by maintaining and fixing the advanced electronic systems on board.

Weapon Technician - Level 3 Apprenticeship

  • Engineering
  • 18600 per annum
  • Advanced Level 3
  • various locations

Weapon Technician - Level 3 Apprenticeship

As a Weapon Technician, your role involves maintaining and managing weapons and explosives, ensuring they’re ready for immediate use. This includes handling aircraft bombs, smart weapons, missiles, ammunition, and personal weapons.

Cyberspace Communication Specialist - Level 3 Apprenticeship

  • IT
  • 18600 per annum
  • Advanced Level 3
  • various locations

Cyberspace Communication Specialist - Level 3 Apprenticeship

As a CCS at the RAF, youll make sure the RAF stays at the forefront of technology. This is crucial for the RAF to communicate effectively and move information around safely.

Cyberspace Communication Specialist - Level 3 Apprenticeship

  • IT
  • 18600 per annum
  • Advanced Level 3
  • various locations

Cyberspace Communication Specialist - Level 3 Apprenticeship

As a CCS at the RAF, youll make sure the RAF stays at the forefront of technology. This is crucial for the RAF to communicate effectively and move information around safely.

Chef - Level 2 Apprenticeship

  • Catering & Hospitality
  • 18600 per annum
  • Intermediate Level 2
  • various locations

Chef - Level 2 Apprenticeship

As a chef in the RAF, you will have a varied role, preparing food at five-star-themed banquets one day and cooking in the field the next.

Aircraft Technician (Avionics) - Level 3 Apprenticeship

  • Engineering
  • 18600 per annum
  • Advanced Level 3
  • various locations

Aircraft Technician (Avionics) - Level 3 Apprenticeship

As an Aircraft Technician (Avionics), you will help keep the planes flying by maintaining and fixing the advanced electronic systems on board.

Cyberspace Communication Specialist - Level 3 Apprenticeship

  • IT
  • 18600 per annum
  • Advanced Level 3
  • various locations

Cyberspace Communication Specialist - Level 3 Apprenticeship

As a CCS at the RAF, youll make sure the RAF stays at the forefront of technology. This is crucial for the RAF to communicate effectively and move information around safely.

Logistics Supplier - Level 2 Apprenticeship

  • Transport Logistics
  • 25200 per annum
  • Intermediate Level 2
  • various locations

Logistics Supplier - Level 2 Apprenticeship

As an RAF Supplier, you will be responsible for the management of RAF assets, from the receipt, storage, handling and distribution of equipment to its ultimate disposal.

Ground Steward & Cabin Crew - Level 3 Apprenticeship

  • Catering & Hospitality
  • 18600 per annum
  • Advanced Level 3
  • various locations

Ground Steward & Cabin Crew - Level 3 Apprenticeship

As an RAF Air & Ground Steward you will work as Cabin Crew on the A330-200 Voyager aircraft and later as part of our Specialist Field catering Squadron or work alongside industry partners in Military Messes.

Vehicle Operator - Level 2 Apprenticeship

  • Automotive
  • 18600 per annum
  • Intermediate Level 2
  • various locations

Vehicle Operator - Level 2 Apprenticeship

As a RAF Driver, you will operate many vehicle types, from cars and minibuses to cranes, articulated trucks, coaches and specialist vehicles (such as aircraft refuellers) to ensure RAF personnel, equipment and commodities are in the right place at the right time.

Airport Handler - Level 2 Apprenticeship

  • Transport Logistics
  • 18600 per annum
  • Intermediate Level 2
  • various locations

Airport Handler - Level 2 Apprenticeship

As a RAF Mover, you will be responsible for planning and executing the movement of RAF personnel and cargo by road, rail, air and sea.

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