What happens at armed forces careers office?

What happens at armed forces careers office?

At your next visit to the Armed Forces Careers Office, you will spend several hours receiving information about the relevant service, the way of life and the recruitment process. You must then submit your application either from the appropriate website or at an AFCO.

What is an AFCO RAF?

Our recruitment centres (Armed Forces Careers Offices or AFCOs) are staffed with a friendly team who are ready to answer your questions and provide personal advice about which roles could suit you best.

How do I contact the Royal Marines?

Talk to our team

  1. Royal Navy 0345 607 5555.
  2. Royal Marines 0345 600 1444.
  3. Royal Navy Reserves 0345 600 3222.

Which armed forces is the best to join?

It is commonly understood that within the military that the Navy has the best base locations in the US Armed Forces. Although there are minor exceptions, every Navy base is on a coast. So, if you want to serve and the beach life calls to you, consider joining the Navy.

How long does the RAF recruitment process take?

How long does the application process take? There is no set time for how long the application process will take from initial application to starting your training, but this could range from 3 to 9 months.

Are the RAF currently recruiting?

In the Royal Air Force, our top priority is the wellbeing of our country and community. All face-to-face visits to AFCOs are suspended and some stages of the recruitment process are on hold but all applications remain ‘live’. …

How much do Royal Marines get paid?

The starting salary for a Royal Marine is £14,700 during basic training. After completing 32 weeks training, this rises to £20,000. Salaries increase as you could up the ranks. Potential earnings can reach £48,000 as Warrant Officer 1.

How long do you have to serve in the Royal Marines?

How long will I serve for? As a Royal Marines commando you will serve an open engagement which last for 18 years or to the age of 40, whichever is longer. This can be extended up to the age of 55. You will usually be able to hand in 12 months’ notice if you wish to leave after serving at least three years.

Is 32 too old for the military?

For the Army, the maximum age is 35. For the Navy, age waivers start at 34-years-old. For the Air Force, the maximum age allowed to join is 39-years-old. The Marines have the lowest maximum age for regular military service at 28-years-old.

What is the easiest branch of military to get into?

At the background clearance check stage, the easiest military branch to join is the Army or Navy. At the ASVAB stage, the easiest military branch to join is the Army or Air Force. At the basic training stage, the easiest military branch to join is the Air Force.