Ryan W knows that the Royal Air Force can give you opportunities to pursue personal as well as work related goals. When he didn't get the grades he needed to be a pilot, Ryan became an Intelligence Analyst. By interpreting images from reconnaissance drones, he now provides information needed to make operations successful and to save lives. A keen power lifter, the Air Force has also funded Ryan's involvement in the recent championships in Belgium, where he broke his own world record!
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DescriptionOfficers in armed forces serve as commissioned officers in Her Majesty’s armed forces, foreign and Commonwealth armed forces; plan, direct, organise and administer military operations; and perform duties for which there is no civilian equivalent.
QualificationsEntry to a commission in the UK armed forces is possible with GCSEs/S grades and A levels/H grades, or with higher academic qualifications, or by promotion from NCO or other rank. Each arm of the forces has different age restrictions. Candidates must pass a medical examination and interview.
- Advises and provides information on military aspects of defence policy;
- Plans, directs and co-ordinates military training and manoeuvres;
- Supervises the operation of military units and monitors the activities of junior officers, NCOs and other ranks;
- Plans, directs and administers aid to civilian authorities as requested or when faced with civil disorder, natural disaster or other emergency.
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|Public admin. & defence||22221|
|Other personal service||4000|
|Head offices, etc||918|