Transfer from SPS

Discussion in 'REME' started by cd1990, Aug 10, 2011.

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  1. cd1990

    cd1990 Crow

    Being a 'Combat Human Resource Specialist' (yes is did call myself that) i should know this but here goes.

    Has anyone got a rough idea of how long it will take to re-trade to become a weapon system engineer and how often the trade training is?

    Any info on what the job is like would be great.

  2. CC_TA

    CC_TA LE

    Weapon System Engineer? What's one of them when it's at home?
  3. Army_Rizzle

    Army_Rizzle War Hero

    Do you mean an armourer, that must be one of those new sparkly names they are using.

    Urm, as far as I'm aware, the REME is closed for transfers. I may be wrong though.
  4. cd1990

    cd1990 Crow

    Yeah new fancy name, thats pretty crap then, was hoping to get out of the office.

    Will have to look at something else.
  5. CC_TA

    CC_TA LE

    Well bugger me - I've just found out I'm no longer an Armourer! Why are they changing the feckin names?

    Role Finder - British Army Website

    Where are you at the moment? Do you have an Armourer, I mean, weapons systems thingymerjiggy at your place? If so give them a shout and see if you can spend a few mornings/afternoons/days with him or her to get a good look at what goes on.

    There are quite a fer good threads on Armourer on this site, get your head in the search feature and enjoy. Any dramas - pop me a PM and I'll see what I can do.

    Good luck.
  6. Army_Rizzle

    Army_Rizzle War Hero

    Don't take my word for it, but that was what I had heard at the last REME Roadshow, the only people we were taking in was Full Screw infantry types into the TSS trade.

    When people join the army now they are being made to sign a piece of paper that states they have to stick at their job, transfers I think now are far n few between.
  7. cd1990

    cd1990 Crow

    Im in Munster, will pop in and see what I can arrange.

    Cheers for the advice.
  8. Army_Rizzle

    Army_Rizzle War Hero

    Urm, so I'm not a TSS anymore, Im a Technical Storeman & Trainer. What a stupid name.
  9. TechUnspec

    TechUnspec Swinger

    He could always mean Guided Weapons Systems Engineer, or to the old and bold among us, a RADAR Tech.
  10. You learn something new every day. :)
  11. CC_TA

    CC_TA LE

    i fuckin don't! ;-)
  12. Probably because I aint your boss anymore. :)
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  13. CC_TA

    CC_TA LE

    Probably more to do with me going a bit wibble now :)