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Join the Army

Get real qualifications, valuable skills and friends for life – and the chance to travel the world.

Whatever you want for your future, a career in The Army will help you get there, and with over 200 different roles, you’re sure to find the right one for you.


New application form

We've revamped the application form for people wanting to join as a soldier as a Regular or Reservist. It's now:

  • Shorter - it now just asks the really important questions, and only takes a couple of minutes
  • Easier - we've rewritten the questions so they're easier to understand
  • No save - the form is so quick, there's no need to save and come back later

This is the start of your journey to join the Army, and you'll have plenty of chances to learn more about the Army and where you could fit in once you've applied.

If you've already started an application, you'll be able to carry on with that application. Officers and specialist candidates will still see the longer form.

The average person spends 15 days a year surfing the web in their spare time. You can join the Army Reserve and get to do something different with your time - most roles ask for just 27 days a year. You'll get to learn new skills, make friends and get paid too.

Want to find out more about what the Army Reserve is, and what they do?

Soldier modelling for The Locker magazine

The Locker

 The latest issue of The Locker is out now. Packed full of Army fitness, skills and style, the magazine features soldiers (both serving and retired) and civilian experts, offering advice on everything from working out to seriously impressive BBQ skills. Keep an eye out for a free copy near you, or read it online now.

F2 meets the Army

We invited F2Freestylers to spend the day at Army Foundation College Harrogate. See how they got on.

Jobs in the Army

All Army jobs come with full training and development, excellent pay and benefits.

It’s a job where no two days are the same. Where travel and adventure go with the territory. Where you work with people who become lifelong friends.

Whether you've got a degree, or didn't do that well at school, there are a range of jobs for everyone. In the Army your learning never stops - for soldiers and for officers.

Find out whether you're able to join the Army, with information about the entry requirements that you'll need to meet, if you're looking to join.

Lots of people worry about whether they will pass the fitness test, or how they will do in the interviews and selection tests. We can help you to get ready for all the tests you’ll face.

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