22yo Joiner wanting to join

Discussion in 'Army Professionally Qualified Recruitment' started by AnthonyG, Oct 8, 2012.

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  1. Hi there, first timer here.

    Im 22year old and I've been working as a joiner since I left school at 16, serving a 2year apprenticeship earning a NVQ level 2 in carpentry and joinery. I'm very good at my job and have always been in work since I left school. I've worked on house building, schools and hospitals.

    So why do I want to join the army? Because I'm also self-employed and the company's I work for I mean nothing to them and although I love my trade, I'm not so keen on my job.

    So here's my question...
    Which would be the best for me to join?
    I wanted to join the royal engineers, would the accept my qualification, or how will it work?
    I went to a local army careers office and he informed me that they are not recruiting and no one knows when they will be again.
    He also told me about a pioneer which sounds good...
    Do I join up as a pioneer?
    What would be the best for me todo?
    Also is the TA a good way to get in?

    Sorry these might be stupid questions but someone help me out please.
    Thanks in advance.
  2. HHH

    HHH LE

    I think you have posted in the wrong forum, you would be better placed asking your questions in this bit

    Regular Soldier Recruitment

    Ps This bit of the forum is for doctors etc
  3. Thanks. I'll do that.