Reference Quantity: ST0222

Particulars of ordinary


Royal Marines Rifleman, Military Fight Infantryman and Royal Air Drive

Regiment Gunner

Typical Job Function

Royal Marines Rifleman, Military Fight Infantryman, Royal Air Drive


Minimal 12 months



Overview Date

After 3 years

Job profile

The first function of a Serviceperson is to work as a staff member inside HM Forces. The effectiveness of that staff relies on every particular person’s selflessness putting the communal proper over particular person proper. The Serviceperson should be ready to undertake a various vary of roles from normal warfare to humanitarian duties necessitating a excessive degree of dedication, enthusiasm and customary sense. Annually, giant numbers of latest recruits enter the HM Forces endeavor programmes of coaching and expertise growth essential to allow them to work in a wide range of extremely bodily and mentally demanding conditions and environments, typically for extended intervals. This requires the Serviceperson to have a excessive diploma of bodily and psychological robustness in addition to dedication and self self-discipline. A serviceperson should have the ability to perceive and adapt to the altering wants of the organisation.

Entry Necessities

Because of the demanding nature of the function throughout the HM Forces, there are a selection of entry restrictions referring to age, nationality, residency, gender, medical and bodily health. Necessities differ between and throughout the single Companies and are at instances topic to vary. Info on the present entry necessities and recruiting course of could be discovered on the weblinks under:

Technical Expertise

  • Can meet the organisation’s work associated targets
  • Perform secure working practices in accordance with authorized necessities
  • Work inside procedures, customs, traditions and ethics of Public Service
  • Function successfully in emergency conditions
  • Take motion to resolve unanticipated conditions
  • Handle and preserve the organisation’s specialist gear together with army gear
  • Use communications methods successfully
  • Fulfil the function necessities for bodily health
  • Navigate successfully utilizing maps, charts and gadgets
  • Use weapons in accordance with organisational procedures
  • Conduct battlefield drills
  • Function successfully in all environments relevant to the organisation
  • Carry out ceremonial duties
  • Administer first help to minor and main accidents 

Technical information

Exhibit understanding of:

  • Preparation and upkeep of specialist gear and consumables
  • Using private protecting gear
  • The arrange and use of service weapons, ancillaries, ammunition and pyrotechnics safely
  • Using recognised fieldcraft methods
  • The ideas of first help
  • Working communication methods
  • Using recognised navigation strategies together with topographical data
  • The applying of the ideas of battlefield drills
  • Organisational constructions throughout personal Service
  • The ideas and the usage of belongings on the decrease tactical degree (Part, Troop & Firm – groups of 8, 30 & 100 people)
  • Consciousness of asset deployment on the larger tactical degree (bigger formations)
  • Guidelines of engagement and the legislation of armed battle

Attributes and Behaviours

Ought to uphold the requirements, professionalism, values and conduct anticipated of a member of HM Forces, demonstrating the next:

  • Dependability and duty: Punctual and dependable
  • Sturdy Work Ethic: Motivated, proactive and dedicated
  • Optimistic Angle: Constructive considering, optimistic and motivated to succeed
  • Bodily match: Bodily and psychological stamina
  • Efficient Communication: Listening, written, spoken and presentation
  • Resilience: Capable of adapt to vary
  • Teamwork: Capable of work and work together inside a staff
  • Understanding: Utility of private studying and considering expertise
  • Confidence: In self and the staff
  • Ethical Requirements: Braveness and Ethos

English and maths

Apprentices will need to have achieved a GCSE to not less than a grade E, a degree 1 qualification in Purposeful Expertise, or an equal qualification in English and arithmetic earlier than being entered for his or her last apprenticeship evaluation. An apprentice who has already achieved a degree 1 qualification should research in the direction of the achievement of a degree 2 GCSE (A*-C) or Degree 2 Purposeful Expertise qualification as a part of the apprenticeship, however entry to last apprenticeship evaluation just isn’t depending on passing these {qualifications}.


All apprentices are in full time employment inside their Service. Onward development to larger {qualifications} is obtainable to learners with Service command and management programs at successive ranks and sure specialist expertise being accredited by awarding organisations between Ranges 3 & 7.


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