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ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN (WEAPON ENGINEERING SUBMARINER)

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    Average pay:
    RN and RM Officers and Ratings Rates of Pay 2009
    Age on entry:
    16-36
    Nationality:
    British
    Qualifications:
    No specific qualifications are needed, but those with the aptitude to pass a modern apprenticeship or Foundation degree will be likely to progress quickly.
    Gender:
    Only men can serve as Engineering Technicians (Weapon Engineering Submariner) - ET(WESM)s - in the Submarine Service

    Job description

    The Royal Navy is a highly flexible, modern fighting force, able to provide military force on land, at sea and in the air. It is your job to maintain its sophisticated communications, sensor and weapons systems to the highest standards.

    We offer most people the security of a Full Career, which is 18 years or to age 40, whichever is later. Some people may have the opportunity to serve for longer, depending on their wishes and the needs of the Service. However, if you want to leave the Royal Navy, you can submit 12 months' notice two and a half years after the end end of your initial professional training. The exact length of this training period depends on the particular job you do and the level of training it requires. All new recruits have a right of discharge at 14 days notice after 4 weeks, within the first 6 months of service, regardless of career terms.

    Engineering Technician (Weapon Engineering Submariner) information pack
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