What will the apprentice be doing?
You’ll make sure our missions are possible whatever they’re for, from delivering essential humanitarian aid, to embarking on conflict operations.
- Find mines using sonar, and then launch remote controlled mine disposal vehicles.
- Gain a wide range of skills, from basic seamanship to manning light weaponry.
- Be responsible for the safety of your ship and everyone on board.
- Stay quick thinking and focused at all times.
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
By the end of your training you will be a qualified Mine Warfare Specialist (Data Technician)
You’ll start your naval career as an Able Rate. With experience and further training, you could be promoted to Leading Hand and beyond
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
If you show the right commitment, skills and academic ability, you could become a Commissioned Officer. Members of the Royal Navy are promoted on merit. Work hard and you can rise through the ranks
Reality CheckNo qualifications required – just that you pass a Recruit Test and are in a good state of health and fitness.
Skills RequiredCommunication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience
Qualifications RequiredGCSE or equivalent Math and English (Grade GCSE Level 4) Desired