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"THE WORK IS EXCITING - DRIVING AND FIRING A 60-TONNE MAIN BATTLE TANK IS A GREAT DEAL OF RESPONSIBILITY."

A powerful engine, heavy armour, and massive firepower: that’s the Challenger 2 Main Battle Tank. As a Tank Crewman you’ll drive and operate this amazing vehicle as part of a four-strong team. You’ll get to work in different roles including driver, gunner and loader. Eventually you can even qualify to command your own tank. But first, you’ll get first-class training that will teach you to look after your tank.
 

Entry Requirements

Age: 16 years - 32 years 11 months 

Qualifications:No formal qualifications needed

Fitness: Lift 40kg, Carry 120m, 1.5 mile run in 13 min 15 sec (14 min 30 sec for junior entry)

More information about the fitness test.

Qualifications you could get after training. 

  • Car licence (Cat B)
  • Track licence (Cat H)
  • Level 2 Technical Certificate in Engineering (Intermediate)
  • Level 3 Technical Diploma in Engineering (Advanced)
  • RANK PROGRESSION

Learn about rank progression here.

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

  • Work well in a team
  • Responsible 
  • Friendly
  • Adventurous 
  • Good communication 
  • Like Travelling 

Starting Salary

£14,931 to £18,488

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