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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 6 months - 32 years 11 months.

Qualifications: GCSE Grade A–C/9-4 in at least English Language and Maths. 

Fitness: Lift 20kg, Carry 30m, 1.5 mile run in 14 min (14 min 30 sec 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)

National Government Policy states that all students should have achieved at least a Grade 4 or C Grade in English & Maths at GCSE.  Achieving this minimum grade in these subjects will increase the opportunities open to you, support your future career development and prospects.

Students who do not meet this standard will be supported to continue to study English and Maths through full-time education or an Apprenticeship.

Required Skills

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

Starting Salary

£14,391 to £18,488

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