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Air Traffic and Weapons Controller

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 Traffic and Weapons Controller, 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 Traffic and Weapons Controller.


Be aged 17.5-38

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 DE SNCO = £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 & Space 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 Traffic and Weapons Controller

United Kingdom
Jobs, Full Time, School Leaver
GCSE/GNVQ/O levels

Published on 3 Aug 2022

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