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UK Wide Permanent, Full & Part Time Opportunities Available
Ever considered a career in telecoms, mobile phones, the internet, languages or technology? Then there’s no better place to start than the Army.
Army communications specialists play an invaluable role – that’s why we offer such excellent training in cutting edge technologies, including digital radio systems, satellite communications and fibre-optic networks as well as linguist training.
Join the Army: Whichever role you choose, you’ll get world-class training and skills that will set you up for life – whilst serving your country will offer far more excitement and challenges than you’ll find in any civilian communications role.
Join the Reserves: You receive the same training and gain the same skills and qualifications as a full time soldier – you earn the same salary and benefits too (on a pro rata basis).
* Communications systems engineer: The Army’s troops, tanks and attack teams need to communicate in combat, and you maintain and manage the networks, systems and kit they need to do that.
* Communications systems operator: It’s your job to make sure that vital digital radio systems and satellite communications work perfectly for soldiers and commanders on the battlefield.
* Electronic warfare operator: Working alongside combat teams, you use hi-tech equipment to listen in on the enemy and block their communications.
* Installation technician: You install, maintain and repair telephone systems and fibre-optic networks. You’ll get expert training, and skills that could form the basis of a lifelong career.
* Intelligence linguist: Training teaches you a language from beginner to expert level, and you use these specialist skills to analyse intercepted communications or advise commanders on the culture of the country where you’re working
Qualifications to gain include:
* Foundation and Advanced Apprenticeship – Information Communication Technologies
* NVQ Level 2 in IT
* City and Guilds Diploma for IT Practitioners and Advanced Diploma for IT Practitioners
* Variety of driving licences
* Civilian Recognised Language Qualifications
* Level 2 Key Skills in Application of Numbers, Information and Communication Technology
* Membership of the Institute of Engineering and Technology
Qualifications required: This will vary according to the role but normally 2 GCSEs at grade C in English Language and Maths /Science/ICT.
* Starting salary at £17,945
* 6 weeks’ paid leave plus bank holiday
* Good pension
* Free healthcare
* Free gym facilities and chances to take part in regular organised sport
* Subsidised accommodation
* Excitement and travel
* Career progression opportunities
Next Steps: We look at your skills, interests and goals then advise the best career path. Whichever role you choose there will be the opportunity for travel, adventure and teamwork. Register on our website and start your application now.
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