Officers are the senior managers of the Royal Navy. You will need to have excellent leadership skills and the equivalent of at least 180 UCAS points (minimum of 45 points per subject) and five GCSEs (A*-C)/ 5 Scottish Standard Grades (1-3)/ equivalent, including English and maths. Not all courses and qualifications, especially those at BTEC or of a more vocational nature, are suitable for inclusion within this 180 points total. Therefore candidates should seek guidance through their Naval Careers Advisor.
Step one: Call 08456 07 55 55 to make an appointment with a Careers Advisor.
Alternatively, click here to let us know you are interested.
Step two: Meet your area Careers Liaison Officer.
Step three: Attend the Admiralty Interview Board.
Your invitation to join
If you pass each stage, your application will be sent to the Ministry of Defence for approval. When a decision is made you will receive a letter and, if you have been successful, your next step will be Royal Navy basic training at Britannia Royal Naval College Dartmouth.