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Biomedical Scientist
RAF Biomedical Scientist studying sample on microscope, in laboratory
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Eligibility check
In order to continue your application for this role, you must meet the requirements below.

17 - 47 (Must attest before 48th birthday).


Be a citizen of the United Kingdom or the Republic of Ireland, holder of dual UK/other nationality or have been a Commonwealth citizen since birth (with ‘right to work’ immigration status).

Whether or not you were born in the United Kingdom, you should have resided there for the 5 years immediately preceding your application. However, candidates with a minimum of 3 years will be considered.

Following the MOD announcement that the UK Armed Forces will now be able to recruit commonwealth citizens without the 5 year residency requirement, please note that the RAF continues to apply standard residency requirements for security clearance,  ie, DV employment requires 7-years UK residency immediately prior to enlistment; SC requires 3-years. 


Unqualified: 5 GCSEs at Grade C/4 or five Scottish National 5s at Grade C to include Maths and English Language.

Grade BBB in three A-level subjects including Biology. A-level General Studies, Critical Thinking and Citizenship Studies are not accepted but other qualifications may be considered.
Aston University is the designated provider for our BMS undergradutate training programme. We have to adhere to their entry requirements. Visit www.aston.ac.uk for further information.
Graduates with non-accredited BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science must have their degree assessed by the IBMS. Visit www.ibms.org for further information.

Qualified: HCPC registered as a Biomedical Scientist