Qualifications for becoming an officer

Discussion in 'Join the Army - Regular Officer Recruiting' started by Frixion, Mar 1, 2013.

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  1. From what I understand from the information I can glean of the official army website, to become an officer, I would be required to have taken A levels. However, due to the fact that my parents left the UK for their work when I was a teenager, I did not take A levels, but the French equivalent. I was wondering if that would be accepted as an alternative to A levels, or would I be forced to sit them as an independant candidate, in order to be considered?
     
  2. sup rec

    sup rec LE Book Reviewer

    As long as the French exams relate directly across and can be converted to UK equivalents by NARIC you should be OK. Remember that you need 35 ALIS points from your top 7 GCSE's which must include Maths, English and a Science or Foreign Language. Also as of 01 Apr 13 the UCAS points requirement goes up to 240.