About this Apprentice Employer
An Apprenticeship in the Royal Air Force offers you the chance to gain a professional qualification as part of a challenging and unique career.
Not only will you gain a professional qualification that’s recognised in the civilian world, you’ll also have a guaranteed job in your chosen field once you’ve completed it.
You’ll receive the very best training and, as well as getting paid to learn, you’ll get the chance to travel the world, play sport and perform an important role in the RAF as well as dedicated on base medical and dental care.
We currently have 23 roles to choose from that come with RAF apprenticeships rated Outstanding by Ofsted. They are available in a broad and diverse range of careers including aviation operations, engineering, hospitality & catering and IT.
QUALIFICATIONS YOU EARN
The range of qualifications you can earn in the RAF range from a level 2 (equivalent to 5 GCSEs), a level 3 (equivalent to 2 ‘A’ levels) all the way through to a level 7, which is equivalent to a Masters degree.
Nationally recognised as the UK’s top major apprenticeship employer – Macro Employer of the Year in the 2017 National Apprenticeship Awards and Ofsted Outstanding Training Provider.
The RAF has won 10th place in the 2020 Top 100 Apprenticeship Employers Award.
The Royal Air Force performs a wide range of duties to serve and protect the UK and the world. We provide all personnel with a varied range of training and activities to make sure you’re ready for anything.
NO ORDINARY JOB
Join the Royal Air Force and you will get much more than just a job – you’ll have opportunities that no other employer can hope to match. From worldwide travels to lifelong friendships, life in the RAF is a unique experience.
LIFE IN THE RAF
A career in the Royal Air Force will provide you with a whole host of possibilities. You will receive world class training, allowing you to learn and develop throughout your career.
The Royal Air Force provides countless unique opportunities for young people. Allowing you to have the perfect work life balance, between the RAF and home. Between work, travel and sport, no two days will be the same.
WORKING AND LIVING IN THE RAF
Life in the Royal Air Force is exciting and varied. When you join the RAF, you get access to a whole host of opportunities and benefits. You are paid right from the beginning of initial training, so you can start earning straight away. In addition to your pay, the RAF provides subsidised accommodation, food and sport, as well as free health and dental care.
The opportunities don’t end there. You can choose to play sport at multiple levels from representing the force on an international stage to playing casually on base with your friends. If adventure is more your thing the RAF has plenty to offer. Whether it be Adventure training on the weekends to travelling to areas of the world you never thought you’d see. Or, perhaps you’d rather spend your spare time visiting friends and family. You will have plenty of opportunities to do all this and more with a role in the RAF.