Guidance

HM Forces apprenticeships

Types of apprenticeships that you can apply for in HM Forces.

HM Forces continually recruit young people from all walks of life who are interested in securing a career within the forces and improving their education.

Training opportunities

You could work for the Royal Naval Service as a sailor or marine or as an airman in the RAF Regiment, carrying out duties including:

  • force protection
  • overt and covert missions: aggressive, peacekeeping or humanitarian

Or you could be a combat infantryman (CI) in the Army. This is a specialist role and you’ll be expected to partake in high-risk combat operations. CI can also expect to undertake peace keeping and humanitarian roles.

Types of apprenticeships

This is an intermediate level apprenticeship. You can train in roles like:

  • sailor (Royal Naval Service)
  • marine (Royal Naval Service)
  • combat infantryman (CI) (Army)
  • airman (RAF Regiment)

Apply for an HM Forces apprenticeship

You can become an apprentice in England if you’re:

  • 16 or over
  • eligible to work in England
  • not in full-time education