1. A

    Minimum time to Retrade/Transfer?

    Hi all, Awaiting meetings for info but wondering if there is a minimum amount of time that needs to be served in unit before a transfer, looking to retrade.
  2. A

    Transfer info/advice (from RAC, light cavalry, Tpr)

    Looking for info and details about how to go about putting in a transfer to either RE or RMP for the elusive CP, currently considering options and all that, advice and thoughts on best approach would be appreciated.
  3. S

    Can I transfer from RN to RAF during basic training?

    I applied navy and raf at the same time, while I preferred the RAF role more, navy responded me faster so I joined navy instead m. Now in navy basic training, and I just received email from RAF for fitness test which the role is exactly I’m dreaming of. So may I know is it possible to transfer...
  4. G

    Regular to reserve transfer seniority.

    Hello, I’m currently serving officer and I’m planning to put in my notice early next year to move onto other things. As I’ve been in the Army since I was 16, and served 10 years I don’t know if I’m ready to fully let go of the military life. Which is why I’m tempted to transfer to the...
  5. M


    Hi anyone have any decent information on transferring looking to transfer from the infantry to the RE to do joinery I’ve already got a level 1&2 NVQ in Carpentry and joinery from when I was in college before I joined the army just looking to find out what the crack would be with things like...
  6. C

    Possibly transfer for 7RHA to para

    Hello, I am about to join 7 para RHA once I finish phase 2, only about 2 weeks left here at larkhill. This isn’t something I’m too bothered about or even something I want to do I’m just enquiring to see if it would be possible or if anyone knows if, once you’ve done p coy and your jumps...
  7. D

    Changing branches army to navy

    Hi there currently serving at unit in the army and looking to potentially change branches moving from army to navy. Apart from talking to my oc/co what are the steps? will I have to leave the army before finding out if I have a place at basic in the navy etc? What forms is it I need from the...
  8. T

    Joe or RMAS?

    First post on here and looking for advice on transferring from reserve to regulars. I have been offered a place as a joe at para depot but i wasn't sure whether it's worth trying for Sandhurst with the hope of joining the parachute regiment afterwards. I've been informed that Sandhurst is a big...
  9. pkdan

    Transfers and seniority

    Hello hello this is long shot, cant see the RCMO yet as ive been grinding for a year and due a bukshee promotion (even though it wont happen in the MPGS because its the slowest progessing job in the world, had to learn the hard way) and if my boss catches wind he will put the brown noser in...
  10. johnnycupcakes

    American Army

    Hi all, Recently I’ve found myself in a position where I will have the opportunity to move to America in the near future and I haven’t signed off yet so it’s still a year plus away. I will be applying for a green card shortly and as my other half is an American citizen and I have no criminal...
  11. C

    want to transfer regiment (artillery)

    does anyone still serving or who has recently left the artillery know which is best regiment within wiltshire, currently in 1st RHA and it is shit, don't want to sign off yet but i don't want to spend anymore time in this regiment as i've been here 4 years and have not enjoyed 1 day. was...
  12. B

    Transfer from The RAC to RLC Movement Controller

    Evening all, I've been in the RAC for 14 years and I've just put a transfer to the RLC as a Movement Controller. I'm searching for as much information as I can, so when I go for the assessment day interview and then to phase 2 I can speak confidently and clearly about what it is ill be doing...
  13. T

    Reserve to regs

    Hi, I’ve been in the infantry reserve for little over a year now and was wondering if anyone has any info on transferring to regs I.e. how much training I will need to do if any... looking at joining artillery of that makes any difference? Any info appreciated
  14. P

    Para Reg to Int Corps Reserves

    Good evening all, As it stands I'm due to leave the Army end of this month after nearly 9 years, however, I've had a change of heart about cutting my ties with the Army all together and have decided to join the Int Corp Reserves. For a few reasons, the main one being that I'm going to be...
  15. R

    Transfer to 47 RA

    Hello, I'm currently a lcpl in an infantry battalion and since finishing juniors have decided that I would like a job change 47 appealed to me before I went down to Wales so I'm looking for some information on the transfer process before I make my intentions known to my battalion, thanks.
  16. Couragethecowardlydog

    Soldier -> Officer OR straight to Officer training??

    Hi guys, been pondering on joining the army for a few months now and after some research, I've begun the joining process. I am still at University so my original plan was to join as a Reserve Officer. I'm interested in the Int Corps who the army careers lot have said is at 120% capacity so are...
  17. G

    Transfer To Army Welfare Worker

    Good morning, I am considering transferring to Army Welfare Worker. Does anyone have any info about the training, weather my family can accompany me during training and any other helpful info. Also, what is the promotion and rates of pay like. Also, if anyone who has already transferred into...
  18. Heywaterboy

    transfer to RMP

    Hello, I keep checking the OAVL to see if the RMP are taking on trasfereee. From what I have researched is usually they only take on lance corporals to which I am and they only really recruit once a year. I have been in 6 years and I am happy in my job but I have always wanted to go down the...
  19. Heywaterboy


    Hello, I keep checking the OAVL to see if the RMP are taking on trasfereee. From what I have researched is usually they only take on lance corporals to which I am and they only really recruit once a year. I have been in 6 years and I am happy in my job but I have always wanted to go down the...
  20. P

    Para Reg transferring to Royal Signals (CS Engineer)

    Good evening ladies and gents! Question time. As it stands, I'm currently serving in Para Reg as a full screw, however I am looking to make the jump to Royal Signals as a CS Engineer. However, I am wondering: A) Am I likely to retain my rank throughout re-trading in Phase 2 and post phase 2...
  21. Bungle2278

    SNCO transfer

    Gents, Please don't take the piss (too much anyway). Done 14 yrs with and issues beyond my control mean I need to transfer (would love to 7 clicks but got a new born and couldn't afford it) I've been well and truly hung out to dry by my unit and there's no coming back, not now the ha have...
  22. GleamingQunt

    Anyone transferred from Infantry to Int Corps before?

    Looking to get some information on transferring to the Intelligence Corps, from Infantry. Basically I'm wanting to do something different and would like to know what its like being transferred? Where the phase 2 (if it is that) training is conducted? Also if I'd have to go back to the depot for...
  23. 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...
  24. J

    Keeping pay

    I'm looking into transferring across from the Navy to the Army. I'm a Leading Hand (a CPL in army speak) and I understand I will loose my rank and start again from the bottom which is fair enough. But as they say you'll only get a deduction of pay for dicaplinary reasons, will I go back to the...
  25. Nyamazan

    LE Officer tfr to NZ Army in 3 yrs time

    Hi there, I am an RSM at the moment and once I hopefully come off the LE commissioning board as a Capt I want to apply for the NZ Army as an Officer. Is it reasonable to think that I would be able to stay a Captain and has anyone done this. My folks live in NZ and I am determined to get over...
  26. H

    RE Transfer 42 to 33

    So after the pay change and the fact I'm struggling with the academic side of Geo, I think its time to think about transferring, but what are the chances of me being able to transfer to EOD instead or am I going to be told shit luck and sent to Kinloss or something?
  27. S

    Reserves to Regulars (Midway through Process)

    Hello, I couldn't find this anywhere else but if it has been posted before please link me to it. Basically, I am at the Medical form stage of my application for the Reserves but have to wait till May to do my selection etc due to only being 17. After a few weeks of pondering on my full time...
  28. Chelseaalouette


  29. C

    RAMC Pharm Tech transfer but MLD..HELP!

    So firstly hi to all your professionally qualified people, first post, hopefully of many. My query is in regards to a potential transfer to the aforementioned job. I'm serving RA and have been for 10 years (currently 28) because I have a slight loss of hearing in one ear I have been advised...
  30. G

    Transfer cap badge

    I'm looking to transfer from Artillery to Infantry. I'm just wondering whether anyone has done this before and knows how to go about it, whether it's likely to happen and how long it takes to go through. P.s. The reason for wanting to transfer is that I simply want a change of job role (not...