The Royal Monmouthshire RE
Artisan Engineer Trades
We develop more technical engineering skills within the Regiment through:
1) Reserve Artisan Trade Courses
Reserve Artisan trade courses are available to all combat engineers within the Regiment who achieve a basic understanding and ability in a range of infrastructure focused skills.
2) Attending Regular Army Trade Courses
Those Reserve Soldiers who can spare the time and meet the entry standards can attend the Regular Soldier artisan courses listed below at the Royal School of Military Engineering in Chatham, Kent. The courses are accreted by the City and Guilds institute and vary in length depending upon the level of previous experience but can be up to 10 months. Courses include:
- Carpenter & Joiner
- Bricklayer and Concreter
- Heating Engineer and Plumber
- Building and Structural Finisher
3) Complement Existing Civilian Trade Qualifications
Individuals qualified through a civilian institution in a relevant artisan trade can have their qualifications enhanced by attending discrete modules at the Royal School of Military Engineering in Chatham, Kent. Individuals serving with the Regiment are also encouraged to get their existing civilian qualifications endorsed to allow them to operate in a military environment.
There are a variety of opportunities within the Regiment for personnel from other Corps and these include:
Royal Logistics Corps (RLC) Chef
The Regiment has opportunities for Chefs who are trained in preparing food in challenging circumstances, in barracks and in outdoor field kitchens.
Royal Army Medical Corps (RAMC) Combat Medical Technician
The Regiment has opportunities for Combat Medical Technicians who are trained to give emergency treatment, evacuate casualties and deal with the day to day medical needs of soldiers.
Adjutants General Corps (Staff and Personnel Support) (AGC(SPS)) - Combat Human Resources Specialist (CHRS)
The Regiment has opportunities for Combat Human Resources Specialist (CHRS) who provide Human Resources and administration support.
How Do I Join? You can join by contacting our Recruiting Team in any one of our Army Reserve Centres or by visiting a local Armed Forces Careers Office.
You can contact us directly on: Email: email@example.com Telephone: 01600 711455
We will then arrange for you to visit our nearest Army Reserve Centres to you and explain the opportunities that the Royal Monmouthshire Royal Engineers (Militia) and the Army Reserves can offer you.