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Job Description

As a Movement Controller you'll be at the centre of defence activity internationally and co-ordinate the movement of soldiers and equipment all over the world. It’s your job to direct and prepare troops, vehicles and equipment for transport by road, rail, sea and air. It’s a great opportunity to travel whilst gaining qualifications that are recognised outside the Army. You need to be organised and good with people, including the UK's Allied partners, commercial organisations and senior soldiers and officers. It also helps if you’re able to think on your feet.

Entry Requirements

Age: 16 years 3 months - 35 years 6 months

Qualifications: GCSE Grade 9 to 4 (A* to C) in at least English Language and maths. 


  • Mid Thigh Pull 46kg
  • Medicine Ball Throw 2.9m
  • 2km run 11m 15s (11m 30s for Junior Entry)

More information about the fitness test

Qualifications you could get after training

  • Level 2 Certificate Logistics & Transport
  • Affiliate Membership of CILT
  • Level 2 Apprenticeship International Trade&Logistics
  • Lvl 3 Cert Global Logistics
  • Lvl 5 Diploma Logistics&Tpt
  • BSc(Hons) Logistic Mgmt (University of Lincoln)

Required Skills

  • active
  • organised 
  • confident 
  • friendly 
  • good team player 

Go to the  British Army website for further information about becoming a Movement Controller 

Starting Salary

£15,671 to £20,000

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