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Training and Education

The Army provides free support and resources to educational institutions.

From presentations and assemblies through to student development workshops the Army can offer teachers and careers staff a wide variety of curriculum support resources.

Education and Training play a major part of your career as a soldier.

From the start of basic training, to learning a trade and gaining qualifications, right through to the day you leave the Army and gain further resettlement training - the Army will help you fulfill your potential.

Students, Schools and Colleges



Still at school and considering a career in the Army? Discover what the Army can offer you.



Between 14-16 years old and want to find out about Army life? Then Camouflage is for you.



Explore what the Army can offer your school or college.

Training in the Army


Sandhurst Academy

The Army’s future leaders train at the world-famous Royal Military Academy Sandhurst.

Soldier Phase 1


Initial Soldier Training is conducted at a number of training centres around the country.

Soldier Phase 2/3


After completing Phase 1 training – learn to fix helicopters, build bridges, drive tanks, or fire guns.

Education and Qualifications



An Army education aims to improve the performance of soldiers and officers and give access to qualifications, for life beyond the Army.



The Army offer apprenticeships across a variety of skills that are related to your role, so you can get trained and get a qualification.

CHACR & The Centre for Army Leadership

Centre for Historical Analysis


The Centre for Historical Analysis and Conflict Research (CHACR) is the Army's academic hub for conducting research and analysis into land-based conflict.

The Centre for Army Leadership

The Centre for Army Leadership

The Centre for Army Leadership is the Army’s custodian of leadership debate, thinking and doctrine.

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