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. Click on the event name to register for access.
- 10 May 23 - Army Officer - Professionally Qualified Officer (PQO) Insight Webinar -7pm
- 24 May 23 - Reserve Army Officer Insight Webinar - 7pm
- 14 June 23 - Regular Army Officer Insight Webinar - 7pm
- 12 Jul 23 - Army Officer - Diversity across leadership Webinar - 7pm
Army Officer Insight Days
Army Officer Insight Days run 0830 – 1630 hrs and incorporate watching a commissioning parade or parade rehearsal, a short tour of RMAS, meeting serving junior Officers and receiving an Officer recruiting presentation.
All guests must be aged 16 or over and eligible to become British Army Potential Officers.
If in doubt they should check their eligibility Army entry requirements: Can I join the Army? - British Army Jobs. Only 1 guest per Potential Officer can attend.
- Wed 9 Aug - Regular Army Officer Insight Day at RMAS
- Sat 25 Nov - CCS Army Officer Insight Day at RMAS
Note: All are open to all Potential Officers to attend.
This page will be updated to allow registration to the next events soon.
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.