The Royal Navy - Mine Warfare Specialist Data Technician Apprenticeship - Advanced (Level 3)

Royal Navy (Employer)

Royal Navy (Training Provider)

Annual wage £20,400.00
40.0 hours per week Shifts to be confirmed, total hours per week: 40.00
18 months (duration)
2 June 2023(start date)
Data technician (apprenticeship standard)
28 positions available
1 June 2023 (application closing date)
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Job Description

We need to make the seas safe. For our warships, for civilian ships, for everyone. And that’s where you come in. You’ll be at the heart of these missions whether they’re in a Mediterranean port, or on operations in the Persian Gulf. As a Mine Warfare Specialist you’ll lead the way for our fleet, clearing any mines in its path.

Responsibilities

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 Check

No qualifications required – just that you pass a Recruit Test and are in a good state of health and fitness.

Skills Required

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent Math and English (Grade GCSE Level 4) Desired
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