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Royal Navy Officer

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Royal Navy officers serve onboard ships, submarines and onshore in establishments like the naval base at Faslane. They lead and manage teams of naval ratings. They have responsibility for the training, welfare and discipline of the men and women under their command.

The Work

You can choose from 19 officer jobs from the six branches:

You could be:

Pay

The figures below are only a guide. Actual pay rates may vary, depending on:

The starting salary for a Royal Navy Officer when joining Britannia Royal Navy College is £26,738 a year. After training and experience, you could go on to earn £32,138.

You get extra allowances in some jobs and for being overseas.

The Royal Navy provides subsidised food and accommodation, uniforms and protective clothing, free healthcare and a pension.

Conditions

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Getting In

The selection process can vary depending on the role you apply for, but generally includes:

If you are accepted:

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What Does it Take?

You should be:

You should also have:

Training

Getting On

More Information

The Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm (FAA) Military Aviation Academy, whose main campuses are at the Royal Navy Air Stations Culdrose (Cornwall) and Yeovilton (Somerset), offers an Open University validated Degree Programme in Aviation Systems Management for undergraduates who have completed initial officer training at Britannia Royal Naval College in Dartmouth. Graduates are appointed to squadrons as pilots or observers.

For detailed information about the Royal Navy phone 0345 607 5555 or visit its website. The Ministry of Defence website will also be helpful.

Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

Royal Navy Careers
Tel: 0345 607 55 55
Website: http://www.royalnavy.mod.uk/careers
Twitter: @RNJobsUK
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RoyalNavyRecruitment

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