The Aircrew Pilot will drop off personnel and equipment into the place they are required, as well as carry out surveillance and anti-submarine operations.
- If you take your A-levels after the start of 2017, you need 72 UCAS points, including two non-overlapping subject areas; before 2017, you need 180 UCAS points
- If you take your GCSEs after the start of 2017, you need 5 at grades 9 – 4, including English Language and Maths; before 2017, you need 5 at grades A*– C
- The above must include English Language and Maths
- You must be aged 17 to 34
- Minimum height of 151.5cm and within the healthy range for Body Mass Index (BMI)
- A British or Dual British/USA only who has lived in the UK continuously for the 5 years prior to applying
What you need to be eligible to be an officer:
- nationality and residency
- criminal convictions
- tattoos and piercings
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If you are interested in becoming an Officer and have checked the eligibility you will then need to start the joining process.
The steps are:
- Register your interest
- Naval Service Recruitment Test (NSRT)
- Interview - to talk about the role suitable for you
- Medical and eye tests
- Pre-Joining Fitness Test (PJFT)
- Admiralty Interview Board (AIB)
First Promotion: Sub-Lieutenant to Lieutenant. Build flying experience in diverse and challenging environments as a member of a front line squadron, whilst managing and supervising your small team. Opportunities to train as an instructor.
Second Promotion: Lieutenant to Lieutenant Commander. Develop flying expertise whilst taking on managerial roles within a front line squadron or headquarters environment.
Training: Following initial Naval Officer Training, study the academics of flight before progressing onto aircraft to develop aircraft handling and mission planning skills. Move onto a front line aircraft type to become qualified aircrew.
- Good leadership and management skills
- Able to work under pressure
- A sense of adventure
- Enjoy working in challenging environments
£27,000 to £33,000 (plus the benefits)