Join Well

Do you know your Challenger 2 from your Apache? A new life in the British Army can be as daunting as it is exhilarating. There’s so much information to get your head around – and that’s before you’ve even joined.

To make your transition as smooth as possible, we’ve put together a range of resources and services that are specifically tailored to new joiners. Explore the cards below to find out more.

If you are interested in joining the British Army please visit our Careers website


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Managing Stress

A little stress can be a good thing – but only when it’s managed properly. Visit this page to find out how it’s done.

Mental Resillience

Mental health matters. Find out how to combat stress and improve mental resilience.

Physical Training and Testing

Physical fitness is the cornerstone of Army life. Get tips on staying in shape here.

Physical Employment Standards

Want to make sure you’re fit enough to join? Find out everything you need to know here.

Healthy Lifestyle Factors

Get support and advice on a range of lifestyle issues, from alcohol consumption to oral health.

Women's Health

The Army provides specialised support to servicewomen on a range of issues, from cervical cancer screening to pregnancy.

Drugs and Supplements

The British Army takes a zero-tolerance approach to substance misuse. Find out more here.

Army Personnel Centre

The Army Personnel Centre provides personal data and service records for Army personnel.

Discover my Benefits

Discover My Benefits is a free, easy-to-use tool for service people, their families, and anyone interested in joining the armed forces.

Individual Learning and Development

In the British Army, you start learning from the moment you join – and you’ll continue to develop until the day you leave.

Joining as a Non-UK National

Interested in joining the British Army from overseas? Find out everything you need to know here.