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General Technician (Workshops) - Level 3 Apprenticeship

  • Engineering
  • 23400 per annum
  • Advanced Level 3
  • national

General Technician (Workshops) - Level 3 Apprenticeship

In this apprenticeship you will undertake work including manufacturing bridges, oil rigs, ships, petro-chemical installations, cranes, platforms, aircraft, automotive and machinery parts, sheet metal enclosures, equipment supports, and anything that can be fabricated out of metal.

Aircraft Technician (Avionics) - Level 3 Apprenticeship

  • Engineering
  • 23400 per annum
  • Advanced Level 3
  • national

Aircraft Technician (Avionics) - Level 3 Apprenticeship

Aircraft Technicians take responsibility for the quality and accuracy of the work they undertake within the limits of their personal authority.

Weapon Technician - Level 3 Apprenticeship

  • Automotive
  • 23400 per annum
  • Advanced Level 3
  • national

Weapon Technician - Level 3 Apprenticeship

Weapon Technicians take responsibility for the quality and accuracy of the work they undertake within the limits of their personal authority.

Cyberspace Communication Specialist - Level 3 Apprenticeship

  • IT
  • 23400 per annum
  • Advanced Level 3
  • national

Cyberspace Communication Specialist - Level 3 Apprenticeship

Within your role youll ensure that the RAF remains at the cutting edge of technological advances, essential for the RAF to be able to communicate effectively and move information around safely and securely.

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.

"My advice to anyone thinking about an apprenticeship in the RAF as a driver or any other trade would be it is definitely worth doing. Not only will you gain a qualification at the end, but you also get a career and the opportunity to experience some amazing things that you couldn't get anywhere else." - Toby, Logistics Driver

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.

"Embarking on an apprenticeship can be very valuable and rewarding experience. The RAF Apprenticeship scheme has been perfect for me so far, offering me a great military career qualification for free, whilst getting paid for it in the process, It`s a no brainier really!" - Madun, 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

General Technician (Workshops) - Level 3 Apprenticeship

  • Engineering
  • 23400 per annum
  • Advanced Level 3
  • national

General Technician (Workshops) - Level 3 Apprenticeship

In this apprenticeship you will undertake work including manufacturing bridges, oil rigs, ships, petro-chemical installations, cranes, platforms, aircraft, automotive and machinery parts, sheet metal enclosures, equipment supports, and anything that can be fabricated out of metal.

Aircraft Technician (Avionics) - Level 3 Apprenticeship

  • Engineering
  • 23400 per annum
  • Advanced Level 3
  • national

Aircraft Technician (Avionics) - Level 3 Apprenticeship

Aircraft Technicians take responsibility for the quality and accuracy of the work they undertake within the limits of their personal authority.

Weapon Technician - Level 3 Apprenticeship

  • Automotive
  • 23400 per annum
  • Advanced Level 3
  • national

Weapon Technician - Level 3 Apprenticeship

Weapon Technicians take responsibility for the quality and accuracy of the work they undertake within the limits of their personal authority.

Cyberspace Communication Specialist - Level 3 Apprenticeship

  • IT
  • 23400 per annum
  • Advanced Level 3
  • national

Cyberspace Communication Specialist - Level 3 Apprenticeship

Within your role youll ensure that the RAF remains at the cutting edge of technological advances, essential for the RAF to be able to communicate effectively and move information around safely and securely.

Ground Steward & Cabin Crew - Level 3 Apprenticeship

  • Catering & Hospitality
  • 23400 per annum
  • Advanced Level 3
  • national

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.

Chef - Level 2 Apprenticeship

  • Catering & Hospitality
  • 23400 per annum
  • Intermediate Level 2
  • national

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.

Vehicle Operator - Level 2 Apprenticeship

  • Automotive
  • 23400 per annum
  • Intermediate Level 2
  • national

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
  • 23400 per annum
  • Intermediate Level 2
  • national

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.

Logistics Supplier - Level 2 Apprenticeship

  • Transport Logistics
  • 23400 per annum
  • Intermediate Level 2
  • national

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.

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