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
Published 12 April 2012