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The Scots Guards are at the cutting edge of the British Army and as such Guardsmen are trained to the highest of standards. The Scots Guards recruit enthusiastic, eager and determined individuals who are up for a challenge. Being a Scots Guardsman is a way of life, not a just a career. If you are interested in serving across the globe with one the most famous infantry Regiments then follow the links below for details on entry requirements and procedures.


What’s On Offer?

  • Full training into the position of your choice
  • Full pay while you learn the job
  • Six weeks paid annual leave
  • Subsidised travel
  • Free medical and dental cover
  • If you decide to leave after four years, help towards finding another job
  • A non-contributory pension scheme after 12 years
  • Subsidised accommodation and meals for the entire time you are employed

Specialist jobs

  • Rifleman
  • Mortarman
  • Sniper
  • Reconnaissance
  • Communications Specialist
  • Assault Pioneer
  • P Company
  • Guards Para
  • Anti-Tank Gunner
  • Driver
  • Physical Training Instructor
  • Machine Gunner
  • Combat Medic
  • Logistical Specialist
  • Piper
  • Drummer
  • Recruiter

As an Officer you must have the highest levels of professional competence, fitness, exemplary moral standards and self-discipline, while experiencing the full range of combat and ceremonial roles.

Only the best can call themselves a Scots Guardsman. Join now to experience the full range of infantry soldiering in both combat and ceremonial roles.

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