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Electronics technician

Electronics Technicians maintain and modify the electronic systems within a vast array of military equipment ranging from fighting vehicles to communication equipment and surveillance systems.

Amongst the equipment you will get to maintain are some of the most sophisticated pieces of equipment in the Army to date. During their career Electronics Technicians will become experienced in the technical aspects of many areas including telecommunications, radar, electronic counter measures, lasers, thermal Imaging and weapon control systems.

As well as the possibility of commanding a team of Electronics Technicians, the job of an Electronics Technician allows progression to become a REME Artificer, who is a soldier that has been selected by showing they have great potential in their command, leadership and technical skills to become a technical leader within the REME.

Successful completion of the Artificer course leads to promotion to the rank of Staff Sergeant with further progression available to the rank of Warrant Officer Class 1.

Electronic technician training last for 34+ weeks and includes:

  • Electrical and Electronic principles
  • Analogue Systems
  • Vehicle Electrics
  • Digital Electronics
  • Micro controllers and Digital communications
  • Workshop Technology
  • Communications systems techniques
  • Guided Weapons systems techniques
  • Optronics systems techniques
  • Control systems techniques
  • Equipment training