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Officer skills

The Army helps you develop your skills as a leader through training and practical experience.

Management training

If you have leadership potential the army will help you develop it. Through a mixture of training and practical experience you will become a trained leader with highly marketable skills


The Commissioning Course at Sandhurst is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute. You will also receive a City and Guilds Certificate in Human Resource Management and credits that count towards courses offered by civilian providers, such as Bournemouth University's Post Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management and Edexcel/BTEC Certificate in Management Studies.

Flying training

All officer cadets who pass aircrew selection tests and are under the age of 29 can apply for an Army Air Corps commission. After the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst (RMAS) you will complete pilot training and gain flying experience at your unit. You could also complete further specialist training to become a flying instructor or test pilot.