Volunteering with 55 MI Coy (V)

Discussion in 'Int Corps' started by Double_Nickel, May 31, 2011.

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  1. 55 MI Coy (V) is one of the Army's tactical TA intelligence units.

    Covering all of the Midlands and the North West from locations in Stourbridge, Nottingham and Chorley it is currently looking for volunteers.

    Vacancies exist at all three locations. For more infomation and to arrange an informal chat contact:


    We are looking for direct entrants off the street, ex-regular service personnel and transferees from other TA (including UOTC) as Military Intelligence Operators.

    Soldiers - 17 Years to 43 Years old, (Ex-regulars and language specialists maybe considered up to the age of 53 years old on a case by case basis)

    Officers - 17 Years 6 months to 34 Years old (on entry to Royal Military Academy Sandhurst)

    Qualifications Required

    Officers - Two x A Levels Grade E and above (180 UCAS Tariff pts), seven x GCSEs (35 ALIS pts, must include Eng Lang, Maths & either a Science or Foreign Lang at C or above).

    Soldiers - Five x GCSEs graded C or above.

    One of the five qualifications must be in English Language. The other four qualifications must be made up of the following subjects; Maths, History, Geography, Science (Science double counts as 2 GCSE’s) Physics, Biology, Chemistry, English Literature, Business Studies, or any language qualification.

    All applicants MUST be sole UK citizens (no dual nationals) and have been resident within
    the UK for a minimum of 10 years.
  2. Thanks for the interest. We are still looking. If you are interested please get in touch.
  3. Will there be opportunities for some much needed bayonetted rifle drill and subsequent marching through the streets of Stourbridge/ Nottingham/ Chorley?!
    I would imagine that the locals who'd turn out to watch would be more armed in any of the locations!
  4. You're having a laugh! When 3 MI celebrate the freedom of Hackney it's in ECBA.
  5. And body warmers no doubt!!
  6. Nope, it just looks like we're wearing it under our jackets. And no rifles / bayonets either, I'd like to say it's because we're so hard we don't need them but in truth the casualty rates that would result from issuing them would rival the worst days on the Somme.