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Air Operations (Control) Sergeant

Do you want to work at the frontline of the RAF; helping with the slick running of military airfields, overseas operations and radar control? As an Air Operations (Control) Sergeant, you will become part of an elite team; coordinating fighter jets, controlling the battlespace to support missions at home and overseas.

Working as the backbone of a squadron, you will learn how to coordinate air traffic to and from military bases. You will be in the midst of the action as part of the team who can order Typhoon jets to scramble at a moment’s notice to intercept suspect aircraft. You can do all of this and receive world-class training in the defence of airspace control.

Find out more and apply for a role as an RAF Air Operations (Control) Sergeant.


Be aged 17.5-47

GCSE at Grade C/4-5 or SCE Standard Grades at Grade 2/Scottish National 5 in English Language, Maths and three other subjects

UK citizen or dual/UK holder

Health requirements: BMI and Eye sight checks

Fitness requirements: 2.4Km run, Press-ups & Sit-ups


During Phase 1 Training = £17,500 (plus benefits)

Upon completion of NCACITC = £30K+ (plus benefits)

Upon completion of Specialist Training = £37K+ (plus benefits)


UK locations + potential travel overseas

Find out if you have hidden skills for a role in Air Operations.

For more information about the role and details of our application process, visit the RAF Recruitment website. To be directed straight to our site Click 'Apply'.

Air Operations (Control) Sergeant

United Kingdom
Jobs, School Leaver

Published on 19 Apr 2021

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