Weapon Technician - Level 3 Apprenticeship

  • RAF
  • National
  • £23400 per annum

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

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  • GMFJ Reference
    246393
  • Wages
    £23,400 p/a
  • Hours
    40.00 per week
  • Date Posted
    09/02/2024
  • Start Date
    01/05/2024
  • Approx. Duration
    14 months

  • Location
    National
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
    Automotive
  • Opportunity Type
    Advanced Level 3
  • Employer
    RAF

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Description

RAF Weapon Technician - Level 3 Apprenticeship

Starting Pay - £18,600 + benefits

Pay until completion of technical training - £23,400 + benefits

Pay on completion of technical training* - £27,200 + benefits

*After you have completed one year of service and successfully completed Professional Workplace Assessments on first posting.

Applications are rolling and start dates vary throughout the year depending on when you've submitted your application.

As a Weapon Technician, you will be in charge of maintaining and managing weapons and explosives, making sure they’re ready at a moments notice. These include aircraft bombs, smart weapons, missiles, ammunition and individual weapons.

What will you do?

  • Handle extremely dangerous equipment
  • Arm aircraft with bombs, guided weapons, missiles
  • Take responsibility for the servicing, maintenance and repair of ejection seats, aircraft gun systems and missile launchers
  • Maintain, care and issue the weapons used by your station
  • Building and fitting smart weapons and decoy flares to the aircraft

For more information about this vacancy please contact GetMyFirstJob Recruitment on opportunities@getmyfirstjob.co.uk (Ref ID: 246393)

Company website : https://recruitment.raf.mod.uk/apprenticeships

  • Be aged 16 – 47 years old (Must attest before 48th birthday)
  • Be a citizen of the UK, Republic of Ireland, a Commonwealth citizen since birth (with ‘right to work’ immigration status) or holder of dual UK/ other nationality
  • Commit to minimum 3 years post specialist training
  • Pass the Defence Aptitude Assessment
  • Pass a Fitness test

  • GCSE grade C/4 or Scottish National 5 grade C in English language, Mathematics and an approved Science/Technology-based subject.


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The Royal Air Force (RAF) performs a wide range of duties to serve and protect the UK and the world. We provide all personnel with a varied range of training and activities to make sure you're ready for anything. A career in the RAF is about discovering your natural talent and working out together what makes you valuable, productive and happy.

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