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HM Forces serviceperson (public services)

Carrying out a range of roles from general warfare to humanitarian tasks in the Army, Navy, RAF or Royal Marines.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard


2 (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C)

Typical length
12 months
Current funding band
Up to £2,500 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer.

Due to the demanding nature of roles within the HM Forces, there are a number of entryrestrictions relating to age, nationality, residency, gender, medical and physical fitness.

What apprentices will learn
  • public service procedures, customs, traditions and ethics
  • the rules of engagement and law of armed conflict
  • taking action in emergencies and unanticipated situations
  • using, managing and maintaining specialist military equipment, consumables and weapons
  • using communication and navigation systems - including using maps, charts and other devices
  • first aid for minor and major injuries

Before taking their end-point assessment apprentices must:

  • achieve level 1 English and maths (equivalent to GCSEs at grades D to G)
  • take the test for level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C)
Professional registration

None specified.

End Point Assessment

There are no end point assessment organisations for this standard yet. There is a monthly application process for organisations interested in delivering end-point assessment. New organisations are added regularly.

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