Benefits

The British Army will reward your hard work with benefits that you won't find anywhere else. 

Adventurous Training

Enjoy once in a lifetime experiences and even instructing qualifications with our adventurous training. 

Activities include:

  • Mountain Biking 
  • Caving  
  • Sub-Aqua 
  • Gliding
  • Canoeing/Kayaking 
  • Montaineering
  • Paragliding
  • Parachuting 
  • Skiing  
  • Offshore Sailing 

Housing 

New recruits stay in our barracks, after this you can live in flats or houses dependent on your needs. If you're married or have a family you will be eligible for Service Families Living Accommodation (SFA).

Recruits will also receive high quality subsidised meals if you live on the Army barracks, and get free food during operations. 

Paid Leave 

You will receive 30 days paid annual leave, bank holidays, plus extra time off when you return from operations. 

Healthcare 

Free medical and dental care will be provided by the highly trained Army medical team, or provided by private healthcare.

Pension

All pension contributions are paid by the Army. Officers who have served for more than 18 years will qualify for a tax-free lump sum once they turn 40. 

Valuable Skills

We actively encourage continued learning and professional development. Our huge range of training opportunities can fast-track your way to promotions and can be used to succeed in civilian careers in the future.