Joining the TA

Give them a call and ask them. They'll not bite your head off.

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Yeah i would ring but they are shut till like the 5th,
can i apply as im 17 in 4 months or do i have to wait till im 17 to apply?
if you wana have a look at whats involved don't waste your time, contact a ta unit or the careers office and get some info.

i didn't do anything until my early 20's, now im nearly 30 i wish i had the opportunity to do somethin earlier, my advice, get all the options out in the open and remember things can change...

best of luck...
Well i know i want to join 3 PWRR as they are the nearest ones and i always wanted to do infantry. But i read somewhere you have to be 17 to apply and 17 and half to start training, is this true?

I joined 3PWRR at age 17- 6 months this year, I am also at college, I would seriously consider getting A levels done before joining, my January exams are the day after my Recruit Training Weekend One which will knacker you out. However the recruiting staff understand as many members of the TA are students, its totally up to you really.

In short, you have to be 17 and 6 months to join, this is the age where you can get your medical and recruit selection completed and start training.

Hope that helps,

Hmm might join the royal marine reserves, i see they take you on at 16 as long as you have finished your GCSE's why dont the TA take you on that early?
I've got exams the day after we get back too mate! Not good!

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