Hi, Im 42 and im looking to join the TA before the 43 year cut off. No previous experience so forgive me if i don't know the jargon etc! So daft questions if i may, but first a bit about me: Started as an apprentice mechanic, qualified etc and eventually made the move to management. Ended up running a number of car dealerships for about 10 years looking after around 90 staff. In 2008 things were getting very tough, and i decided that it was time for me to work for myself. Now i have my own business, Electrician, CCTV/Security specialist. I stay reasonably fit and have been a Martial Arts Instructor for the last 15 years. So in reality, amd i too old? it doesnt bother me that most around me would be younger. Having visited the Army careers centre in Cambridge today, it seems that the 36 Signal Regiment is the closest to me - would i be of any use to them? With my past, would it be worth me applying to start on the Officers Cadet training, or do i have ideas above my station? any advice, insight etc appreciated, oh and feel free to abuse the new boy! Thanks.