- Entry level
- No Education
- Salary to negotiate
- Learn technical drawing
- Work with professional computing and IT applications
- Gain qualifcations in civil and mechanical engineering
- Take part in large-scale construction projects
(FULL TIME) Training For The Role
You'll start with your initial military training which will teach you how to be a soldier - this will cover everything from fieldcraft to how to handle a rifle. This is the regular 14-week adult basic training.
Then it’s off to the Royal School of Military Engineering Regiment near Camberley for ten weeks. Here, you learn military engineering skills such as knots and lashings, demolition, mine warfare and bridge building. Finally, you go the Royal School of Military Engineering in Chatham for 41 weeks. Here, you learn to create detailed architectural and structural drawings.
Age: 17 years 9 months - 35 years 6 months Qualifications: GCSE Grade A–C/9-4 in at least English Language, Maths and one other subject Fitness:
- Mid Thigh Pull 118kg
- Medicine Ball Throw 3.1m
- 2km run 10m 45s (11m 30s for Junior Entry) More information about the fitness test Qualifications You Could Get After Training
- Level 3 Award in 2D Computer Aided Design (City & Guilds)
- Level 3 Diploma for Construction Draughtsman (Military Engineering) Rank Progression
Learn about rank progression here. Pay and Benefits
Earn £15,671 during training.
When your Initial training is finished, and you join your unit as a Sapper, your pay will rise to £20,000