Insight Into Life As An Army Officer
The Army Officer Recruiting Team run the Army Officer Insight Day and online presentations/Q&A from the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst (RMAS), giving you the opportunity to find out more about officer training and life beyond Sandhurst.
Army Officer insight Webinars
The Army Officer Insight Team delivers a series of webinars to inform you about life as an Army Officer and the training that takes place at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst.
- 12 Sep 23 - Reserve Army Officer Insight Webinar - Watch the recording of this event now
- Wed 27 Sep 23 - Army Officer - Diversity across leadership Webinar - Register now
- Tue 10 Oct 23 - Army Officer – A Female Perspective Webinar - Register now
- Tue 24 Oct 23 - Army Professionally Qualified Officer (PQO) Insight Webinar - Register now
- Tue 7 Nov 23 - Regular Army Officer Insight Webinar - Register now
- TBC Dec 23 – RMAS Insight Webinar - Register now
Army Officer Insight Days
The next Army Officer Insight Days will take place on 18 Nov 23. Secure your place now on the link below.
- Registration & refreshments Welcome brief in Churchill Hall
- Recruiting journey brief
- Subject Matter Experts stands
- Tour of Royal Military Academy
- Speak with current RMAS Officer Cadets and staff
- Lived experience presentation
- Breda Games: Sandhurst’s Annual Inter-Collegiate Sports Competition
The first insight day event in 2024 is 16 Mar 24 - details to follow.
Who can attend or sign up for our online briefs?
Anyone considering a career as either a Regular or Reserve officer who is aged 16 years and above (up to age 29 for Regular and age 48 for Reserves).
The Army is not currently accepting new applications from overseas Commonwealth candidates due to the high volume of applicants currently in the pipeline. This decision will be reviewed regularly and updates will be posted on this page.
Commonwealth soldiers are, and always will be, an important and valuable part of the fabric of the British Army.
Commonwealth nationals who are currently resident in the UK, and have been for at least 3 years, may still apply.
Apply now to become an Army Officer
Army Regular Officer
Army officers lead and care for their soldiers. You'll find yourself in a management role, with a team of soldiers working for you from the start. You'll combine your leadership skills with your subject knowledge to make sure that your team works efficiently and as well as they can.
Army Reserve Officer
It's 100% of your potential in 10% of your time. The Army Reserve train in their spare time - usually evenings, weekends and a two-week annual training camp, and are paid for the time they spend training.