1. d3adp1zzab0y

    armourer and civvie street

    hey, i’ve applied for the army and am hoping to join the REME once i have done my phase 1. I was drawn to be an armourer, as it seems like a fun and varied job, but i want to know what civvie jobs it means you can get once you’ve left the army, and also what trades have the best jobs once you...
  2. Simon - Quest Magazine

    Weapons Technician

    Would you like to join a company who values Trust, talent and technology to support the UKs Armed Forces? For further details CLICK HERE
  3. Simon - Quest Magazine

    Armourer - Met Police

    Our Specialist Firearms Command unit supports unarmed colleagues who are working operationally across London. This is a unique opportunity for an experienced Armourer to join us: there isn’t another Police Service in the UK with the variety of challenges that this role offers. For further...
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    Chance of early promotion REME armourer

    Afternoon guys, I'm starting my phase 1 in march as a reme armourer (cue the porn stash jokes) i was wondering is early promotion possible in this role? Its not the reason I'm going for this its just the most appealing trade for me. I'm already a qualified mechanical engineer with 10 years...
  5. M

    Which trade?

    I'm stuck on what trade to do, I want to do one where I wont do near **** all, I was thinking armoured farmer but I found you can do that as a side trade if your lucky. I then thought fitter for its opportunities but I didn't want to be stuck in a workshop, same for comms spec. I wanted to do...
  6. G

    Guards platoon officer

    So I've lately been looking a the Guards Platoon officer and I have a few enquiries, first and foremost, what about when I leave? I have IT, triple award sciences, HSK mandarin and an engineering GCSE behind me, no a levels. When I leave how hard could it be on civvy Street opposed to getting a...
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    Can I retrade?

    I'm looking to join the REME, my plan is to go as an amourer then if possible, retrade as an aircraft technician, can I do this? I may also want to become an instructor for basic training, how can i do this? Also, can I have some advice on both trades? I don't want to waste my time in the army...
  8. F

    Employment - Manual Machinist / toolmaker

    Afternoon gang, I am keen to hear from any ex-forces especially armorers and manual machinists. In my previous life i served with 2 Mercian "A" Coy - and now a days i'm a specialist recruiter for engineering and technical trades across the midlands, if anyone is either getting out or know...
  9. T

    Considering joining as an armourer - got a few questions!

    Hi all, Been scanning over arrse for quite a while now regarding the role of armourer, I've had a quick chat with the recruitment office and they've confused me a tad, so I'm hoping some of the answers can be answered on here: - Can you join as an armourer from a civvy or do you need to be...
  10. S

    Armourer qualifications

    I just re-checked the qualification requirements for said job, and it requires dual award science. I never did dual award science, yet i did a completely different science GCSE instead. Does this mean i'm unable to join? I have all the other requirements and i'm physically fit, but will this...