recruitment

  1. B

    Help please

    Evening, Looking for some closure. I discharged from phase 2 at week 8 I think, reasons being - I felt it was the quickest and easier way for me to retrade and sort a few other potential problems back home. Anyway, my next intake will mark a record 13 weeks out of training and relisted back in...
  2. B

    Genuine question, genuine answer

    Afternoon, Looking for some closure. I discharged from phase 2 at week 8 I think, reasons being - I felt it was the quickest and easier way for me to retrade and sort a few other potential problems back home. Anyway, my next intake will mark a record 13 weeks out of training and relisted back...
  3. L

    Questions about joining HAC?

    Hi, I am very interested in joining the military but happen to like my civvie career so the reserves seems perfect to go for. I want to join a unit that is very unique and offers plenty of challenge. From what i can tell through a bit of googling HAC Patrols seems to be a very demanding but...
  4. AlfieFYB

    Army recruitment ad - my thoughts

  5. K

    Dog Handler Recruitment Questions

    Hi everyone, I'm in my last year of college (doing A-levels) and I think I might be interested in an army career. I'm planning on taking a gap year to decide if this is definitely the right choice, but in the meantime, I can't find much on the British Army website about a career as a dog handler...
  6. Dark_Nit

    C(r)apita - saving costs by stopping recruiting

    Signing up for the RAF? Don't bother – you've been Capita'd Nearly all Air Force recruiting grounded, online system blamed Capita’s disastrous Recruiting Partnership Project with the UK Ministry of Defence is so bug ridden that the Royal Air Force stopped taking on new recruits except for those...
  7. Y

    Just a quick question

    Hello all! Let's start by saying, I'm not fishing for reassurance or anything. I don't need wrapping in cotton wool... I need honesty from seasoned soldiers (former serving) I am a 5'4 Yorkshireman but on the slim side.... Would I get taken seriously as an Officer on first impressions? How...
  8. H

    Recruitment, Roles and Intelligence

    Hey, first off sorry if this isn't the best place to post this but I've got a few questions about some of the roles and recruitment for the Royal Artillery. To begin which just what's some of the main differences between 148 battery (29 commando) and 4/73 Sphinx Special observation post...
  9. 1

    Pre-Employment Checks

    As I have not found any up to date info I thought I'd ask the question for recruits starting the application procress. What doe's the pre-employment checks involve? Thus far I have received a notification from gov.scot that an application about me has been made and delivered. Also, how long...
  10. J

    Training acceleration

    Hello, I've got a few questions about the trades and quals: If I have the qualification the Army is offering in training already (for me, a Level 3 in Electrical Installation) would I have to do that qual again?
  11. S

    Medically unsuitable ... Appealing

    Good afternoon I am just looking to see if anyone on here has been on in the same situation as me and what their outcome was. So my application was flying through and I was just waiting on my medical records to be reviewed and then I was to get a date for 2 day assessment. Then this morning...
  12. B

    I can't decide what trade to go for

    I've looked at ones like ammunition technician, armourer, fabricator and general fitter. Can someone tell me what life is best with one. I've read what I can on prospects and role but I need to know wether being one has better lifestyle and an overall career than the other.
  13. theadamsfamily._sufc

    How successful is a deferral appeal for not attending selection?

    New to this forum so sorry if I do anything wrong but here goes: I went to army selection a few months back in Pirbright, with hopes of going to AFC Harrogate in September for an infantry role. I made it through all of selection and I got to the interview, my overall result was I got deferred...
  14. M

    Army Officer intake January 2018

    Hi all, New to the forum! Looking for people who are hoping to gain a place on the January 2018 RMAS intake and want to do some prep or swap/compare for the up and coming assessments? Just reply to this post and we can go from there.... But about myself, I was a Police Officer for four years...
  15. M

    No more commonwealth recruitment?

    So I noticed a few weeks back that the link www.army.mod.uk/commonwealth is no longer active, what does this mean? Does is mean that the British army is no longer recruiting from commonwealth countries? Need to find answers
  16. T

    AGC Regimental Insight Course

    Hello. I appologise if this has been discussed beforehand but I have not been able to find it. I have applied for the RMP and have been entered into the AGC Regimental Insight Course. I am just wondering if there is anyone who who has been on this course and if there is anything they can pass...
  17. WelshWonder

    Question regarding medical forms

    Hi all. First of all, apologies if this has been posted in the wrong place, I'm still trying to get my head around these forums. With that said, onto the matter at hand - I've recently given my doctor my army medical forms to fill out, about two weeks ago at this point. Since then I've been...
  18. Simon - Quest Magazine

    Recruitment Sector

    Looking for self-motivated individuals that would like to operate their own business with guidance and full training prior to commencement of operations in the recruitment sector. Further details here
  19. B

    I've been offered a job as a special OP, should i take it?

    Ive done my barb test today and i was told i should go for a special observer, is it something i should consider because i cant find as much information on it as other roles. My other job i had on mind was infantry then later recce but I'm hanging fire on that.
  20. 1

    route to 7 para RHA

    hi I'm 16 years old and have just passed my medical. I'm hoping to go to afc Harrogate for the September long course with the RA cap badge. my goal is to become an observer in 7 para RHA and was wondering if anyone could give me tips on the best route and process of getting into that regiment...
  21. getting there

    Conviction and the army

    This has probably been answered before on here but i cannot seem to find it. So i have a conviction which led to 18 months suspended sentence so no custody, the sentence has been finished now last year october so 2016 october was convicted in 2014 for an affray (public order) but i applied in...
  22. P

    Gunner crewman to UAV pilot whats the chance after the phases

    Hi all My lad has passed his selection and now thinking about changing his option to gunner crewman as this is the only way to get to be a UAV pilot (drone) . If he does his phase 1 n 2 what will be his chances if he does ok through them is it hard to get in and do it ? He is also cp3 colour...
  23. U

    CMT - Advice

    Alright Lads, Firstly I apologise if there is a very similar thread to this, I couldn't find anything very recent. I'm very keen on becoming a CMT, but was after some thoughts from someone serving or who recently served as one? I have also heard that the wait times are crazy, does anyone know...
  24. P

    Military Engineer communications RE

    Hi Can anyone please give advice on this role plse my son just passed his selection up in scotland and has been offered this position as they say he is colour blind even tho the optitians say he isnt so cant be a sparky or fitter .. will he find it exciting or just plane boring will he be out...
  25. Herbalburt

    What is the difference between LIAG, SGIS and JCU(R)?

    I would like to clarify in more detail the difference between these units purposes and recruitment strategies such as LIAG states "Suitable applicants will be invited to attend a Joint Cyber Reserve Selection Board, usually held over a weekend at MoD Corsham. If successful, officer candidates...
  26. N

    Medical Conditions

    Afternoon all, thought I'd get straight to the point. I'm 16 as of last week and come from a military family in Portsmouth. Considering my A-Levels, I also thought about joining a TA branch or the RMR before applying to join as an officer in the Royal Marines as soon as I'm 18 because although...
  27. Criptek Zeus

    Applying for a different role due to being under-qualified for another? (2 Questions)

    Hi guys, so recently I've been looking at joining the military, whether its the Army, RAF, or Navy (Preferably the Army or RAF, I've never been much of a Navy guy) I've just finished my 3rd year in full time education and have just one more year left however I'd much rather be working full...
  28. B

    Joining the paras query

    Hey all, thanks for taking the time to read my post! First things first, I've always wanted to join the army since I was pretty young and finally applied when I was 20 and in the end I received a deferral on my paperwork side of the medical process. Putting that aside, I have always been...
  29. L

    Royal Anglian regiment

    Ok so I really want to join the military and I've been looking into The Royal Anglian regiment but I have a few questions. I want to join them as they are very respected and have a lot of experience. Also the Mercian regiment are my local regiment so does anyone know what they're reputation is...
  30. M

    Do you have to be from an area to be in that areas infantry

    I'm not joining but I'm just curious to know that if you were in Wales and you wanted to join say the pwrr, do you have to be from down south to join and would the careers office have to be there to allow you to join, my mate said he was talking to a royal Welshman and said he wanted to join...
  31. M

    Junior entry selection

    I saw a video about the ADSC which has proven how easy it is for me to get deferred there. I decided, just under two years early, to start getting prepared, I'm 14 and hoping to join as a sapper, I'm in the acf as a lance jack currently but I wish to join junior entry, i ain't the fittest ******...
  32. M

    Medical failure - allergies and appeals

    I recently failed my medical because of an "allergic reaction event" which happened a couple of years ago. At the time when I suffered my mild reaction (my lip swelled up) the doctors couldn't determine the exact cause. They asked me what I had ingested and the only thing I had prior was...
  33. S

    Reserve to regular

    Looking for some clarification here folks or maybe even some clear info. I've been in the reserves for nearly 3 years and through a lot of hard work time away etc managed to get to lcpl and VM class 2. I am now looking to transfer into regs but no one seems to have a definitive answer on...
  34. D

    Chances of operational deployment

    Hi guys. I'm 17 and seriously considering joining the army as a soldier after my a levels. I'm currently looking at some roles in the Sigs as well as the RAC and RA but wanted to ask if anyone on here has any opinions on whether or not operational deployments would be likely in 2017/18...
  35. M

    RE carpenter and joiner

    I applied back in November and just waiting for my ADSC date and I'm undecided regarding this role or my second choice Vehicle mechanic within the REME. I just want to know how often you use your trade as a carpenter within the RE? What qualifications do you receive when completing class 1...
  36. D

    Applying as a reserve soldier but off to uni soon....

    Hi, Just wondering if anyone could help me as I can't find answers anywhere. I'm currently applying as a reserve soldier, I'm 18, I'm hoping to do phase one alpha and bravo after my exams in summer or, if I can, do the Midlands challenge. After that I'm hoping to apply as a reserve officer and...
  37. M

    Security Recruitment

    Hi All, If your leaving the forces or you have left a while ago and work in the security industry, get in touch with us to see if we can help with a career move. www.momentumsecurity.co.uk email: peter@momentumsecurity.co.uk ex Green Jacket
  38. M

    Momentum Security Recruitment

    Hi All, I am an ex Royal Green Jacket, now working for Momentum Security Recruitment. Take a look at the and the jobs on offer: www.momentumsecurity.co.uk You can send you CV to peter@momentumsecurity.co.uk We have a number of roles available to those leaving the forces. The Current hot job...
  39. M

    Momentum Security Recruitment

    Hi All, Momentum Security Recruitment are looking for High Court Enforcement Agents, they also have a number of other roles on the website. The role below would suit ex forces, or those looking to leave an dget themselves into the industry. Momentum Security - Job Am ex Green Jacket, now...
  40. JockScot

    Need help finding the job for me

    Hello! I am seriously considering applying for a job in the army. Now due to my being 16 I need parental consent, my father nor my mother will sign the form if I apply for infantry, Tankie or the artillery. So I'd like some advice on what job I should look for. I'd prefer something where there...

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