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The Fleet



3 Bridge Street

Tel: 01463 233668
Fax: 0131 310 4840


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You will find us just off the High Street, alongside Inverness Town Hall.

Opening Times

We are open Monday-Thursday 0830-1700, Friday 0830-1600. No appointment is required, please feel free to drop in for an informal brief regarding career opportunities within the Royal Navy and Royal Marines.

If you are unable to attend the Inverness Office, an appointment can be arranged at your nearest Careers Scotland Office or Job Centre, by contacting us on the above telephone number.


We are available during the day, evenings and at weekends to give careers presentations to Schools, Colleges, Youth Groups, Uniformed organisations and other interested parties within the Highlands. Attending all local (inc Orkney and Western Isles) Careers Conventions and Jobs Fairs, we are also able to attend local shows and fairs with supporting assets when available. The Royal Navy Schools Presentation Team and Royal Marine Visibility Team are also available to undertake presentations and conduct Leadership and Teambuilding days within our area.

If you would like us to visit or have any question about the above please contact us on 01463 233668 or e-mail –

Royal Naval Reserves

HMS Scotia is Royal Naval Reserve Unit for East Central Scotland and is situated within HMS Caledonia in Rosyth. If you would like information about opportunities available with the Royal Navy Reserve you can either visit the Inverness Careers Office or phone 01383 425559.

Royal Marine Reserves

The Headquarters of the Royal Marine Reserve Scotland is based in Govan, Glasgow and if you would like information about the Royal Marine Reserves contact 0141 224 5710. Alternatively you could visit the Inverness Careers Office. RMR Scotland does have an Inverness Detachment which is situated within the TA Centre, Gordonville Road, Inverness, tel: 01463 231829 and meets every Thurday evening at 1900. Any person joining the RMR from the Highlands would be based there.

Royal Fleet Auxiliary

The Royal Fleet Auxiliary is the organisation that sails alongside the Royal Navy, supporting it with whatever it needs, wherever it goes in the world. The AFCO can supply you with careers information or visit

Sea Cadets

The following Sea Cadet Units are located in the area:
• TS Briton  - Inverness
• TS Christopher – Fort William
• TS Thorfinn – Kirkwall, Orkney
• TS Vulcan - Thurso
• Moray and Nain - Forres

For information on a Sea Cadets Unit in your area, call 01383 416300.

Forthcoming Events where the RN will be represented are:

17 May Mull of Kintyre Pipeband Championships  Campbeltown
07 June Kilbarchan Lillias Day  Kilbarchan
14 June Barrhead Gala Day  Barrhead
06 July Ayr Racecourse Families Day Ayr Racecourse
19-20 July Glasgow River Festival Glasgow Science Centre
19-20 July Inverness Highland Games Bught Park, Inverness
26 July Lochaber Highland Games Fort William
27 July Junior Golf Open Fairway Golf Club, Inverness
01-02 Aug Moy Field and Sports Fair Moy Estate, Inverness
06 Aug Skye Highland Games Portree, Skye
09 August Brodick Highland Games  Ormidale Park Brodick, Isle of Arran
14 August Islay Agricultural Show          Isle of Islay
24 August 08 Stranraer Lifeboat Gala Stranraer
30 August 08 Cowal Highland Gathering Dunoon Sports Stadium

Ratings' Look at Life Course

Venue - Royal Naval Acquaint Centre, Rosyth, Fife

If you are considering a Career with the Royal Navy, an opportunity now exists to attend the above course which includes a single night in residence, incorporates a ship or submarine visit, team building, job opportunity (branch) lectures and an overview of ethos and core values of the Royal Navy. The courses start normally on a Monday and Wednesday at noon and end mid-afternoon the following day.  All food, accommodation and travel is provided free of charge to those attending.

If you are interested and would like to attend one of these informative courses, please contact either the telephone number or the email address at the head of this page.

Available dates are:

Mon 26 May

Wed 28 May

Mon 23 June

Wed 25 June

Mon 21 July

Wed 23 July



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