Royal Air Force Apprentices can earn more than twice as much as a civilian apprentice* …. And gain a whole lot more!

Posted: 30th of June 2017 by Emily Dujon

With a starting salary of £14,931 rising to £18,489 during year 2, the Royal Air Force offers 9 Engineering apprenticeships in a broad range of roles from Cyberspace Communication Specialist to Aircraft Mechanic.

You’ll receive the very best training and be paid to learn, get the chance to travel the world, play sport and perform an important role in the Royal Air Force.

The Royal Air Force is looking for apprentices with the determination and drive to succeed in one of our roles. Providing you have the ambition and enthusiasm, we will give you the training and support to be successful in your chosen field.

Awarded ‘Outstanding’ by OFSTED in January 2015, the Royal Air Force offers you the chance to gain a UK-recognised trade qualification as part of a challenging and unique career. Not only will you gain qualifications to stay with you for life, but upon completion you’ll also have a guaranteed job in your chosen field of the Royal Air Force. If that’s not enough, there are the perks that all of our personnel are entitled to including; six weeks of paid holiday a year, subsidised food and accommodation, free medical and dental care, free gym and outstanding sports facilities.

If you have the motivation and ambition, we can offer you a unique and rewarding career. To gain an apprenticeship in the Royal Air Force you need to meet all of the entry requirements for whichever role you wish to apply for and get through all stages of the application process.

Explore the exciting opportunities available to you here in RAF Engineering.


* Based on apprenticeship minimum wage totalling £7280 a year (as of Apr 17).

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