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The right job for you

There are over 200 different roles in the Army. Some are full-time roles, others you can do in your spare time with the Army Reserves. You might choose a role that develops your existing skills, or that helps you to learn new ones. Whichever job you choose and whatever you want to achieve, we’ll do everything we can to make sure that you succeed.

Choose your job

We look at your skills, interests and goals then advise the best career path. Whichever role you choose there will be the opportunity for travel, adventure and teamwork.

Either way you’ll broaden your horizons and see more of the world. You’ll also learn new skills and grow in confidence as you achieve your goals.

Student life is expensive. Our scholarships, grants and bursaries can help you gain qualifications before you join and throughout your Army career as well.

The Army needs people who are professionally qualified so we’ll help you complete studies and training before joining.


Combat soldiers are vital weapons. Whether peacekeeping or defeating the enemy, being a combat soldier is about life on the front line.


The Army uses all kinds of equipment, vehicles and electronic systems, to get the job done. Building, maintaining and fixing it all is the responsibility of Army engineers - highly trained specialists in their fields.


The Army needs human resources, finance, legal and education specialists to ensure it runs effectively and to support its soldiers.


Intelligence specialists get info on the enemy and communication experts make sure it is delivered to other soldiers on the ground.


Keeping troops fed and supplied is vital. The Army's logistics experts make sure that soldiers have the right kit at the right time.


Wherever the Army is it needs doctors, nurses, dentists and vets to protect the lives and health of its soldiers and animals, as well as civilians.


Army musicians and ceremonial soldiers link the past to the present, often being the public face of the Army at state occasions and military parades.

If you're not sure which role or even if the Army is right for you, why not ask to join a "Look at Life" course. This experience is specifically designed to offer a no commitment introduction to Army life to see if it’s right for you.  You’ll get hands-on experience of the jobs you’re interested in and take part in activities and challenges designed to test your initiative, leadership, communication and team building skills.

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