- Entry level
- No Education
- Salary to negotiate
- Overcome physical challenges.
- Manage equipment and veterinary supplies.
- Use patience and a consistent approach to get the best out of animals.
- Work in both a clinic and in the field.
- Carry out other military duties.
(PART 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. Your initial training will be at either Pirbright or Winchester and last for 14 weeks.
You'll then progress to your trade training at the Defence Animal Centre at Melton Mowbray. You'll learn veterinary nursing skills, military-dog-handling skills and how to manage veterinary equipment.
Age: 17 years 6 months - 35 years 6 months Qualifications: Four GCSEs Grade A - C / 9-4 including English Language, Registered as a Veterinary Nurse with the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons Fitness:
- Mid Thigh Pull 46kg
- Medicine Ball Throw 3.1m
- 2km run 11m 15s (11m 30s for Junior Entry) More information about the fitness test Qualifications You Could Get After Training
The Army will support and train you throughout your career, offering you considerable opportunities to develop your skills. Rank Progression
Learn about rank progression here. Pay and Benefits
Earn £15,671 during training. When your training is finished, and you join your Unit, pay will rise to just over £22,000