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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
View a list of end-point assessment organisations for this standard
Organisation Phone Number Email
Royal Air Force 01902 377596
Royal Naval Apprenticeships 02392 625947
Headquarters Infantry 01985 222752
More Information

The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.