Trainee Infantry Soldier - Scottish Borders
Trainee Infantry Soldier
Salary - starting at £17,945
Location - Nationwide
Company - Army
Job Type - full time
As part of the Army's front-line team, you could get involved in everything from peacekeeping and disaster relief to full-scale war. But whatever you do and wherever you go, you'll be supported by some of the Army's best soldiers. What's more, you'll make some great friends in your unit too, building up the team spirit that's vital in combat.
Join the Army and you'll learn skills that will set you up for life and give you a head start, whatever your future career choice.
You should like:
- Taking risks and feeling the adrenaline
- Outdoor activities
- Working outside
- Target or game shooting
- Driving vehicles
Skills you can learn:
You'll have a specialist role within your team: machine gunner, sharpshooter, combat medic or rifleman. Mastering these skills is down to you. You'll learn how to combine all of your skills to defeat the enemy, often in hostile or challenging environments. Later in your career you'll get more responsibility and learn new and exciting things, including how to manage larger teams of soldiers and use your equipment in high-pressure situations. You'll develop communication skills that will be second to none, because you may end up advising senior officers. You'll become fitter and more confident, learning life skills that will help you in the future and put you ahead of your civilian friends.
Qualifications you should have:
No formal qualifications required
Qualifications you can achieve:
- Variety of driving licences
- Public Services Apprenticeships in Security, Communications, Engineering, Carry and Deliver Goods, and Storage and Warehousing
- NVQ Level 2 Public Service
- ILM Team Leading Award
- BTEC Level 2 Certificate in Relief Operations Skills