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Aircrew
Weapon Systems Operator (Linguist)
regular
RAF Rivet Joint aircraft landing on runway at RAF Waddington
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Eligibility check
In order to continue your application for this role, you must meet the requirements below.
Age
  • 17.5 – 28 (Must attest before 29th birthday)

If you’re under 18 years of age, you’ll need consent from a parent or guardian before you apply.

Nationality

NATIONALITY
You must be a citizen of the United Kingdom since birth (not naturalised) and must never have held any other nationality or citizenship (including joint nationality) with the exception of dual British Irish citizenship. Immediate family must be British citizens/nationals.

RESIDENCY
Whether or not you were born in the United Kingdom, you should have resided there for the 10 years immediately preceding your application, but candidates with a minimum of 7 years may be considered. 

If you have resided abroad for a period due to work or study, you may still be eligible on a case by case basis. Please continue this registration and proceed to your full application.

 

Qualifications

You will need a minimum of 5 GCSEs (or acceptable equivalents) at a minimum of Grade C (Grade 4 to 5 with effect from Aug 17), including English Language and Mathematics or 5 Scottish Certificate of Education (SCE) Standard Grades at a minimum of Grade 2, including English Language and Mathematics or 5 Scottish National Equivalent (SNE) grades at Grade 5, including English Language and Mathematics.

Linguists also need a modern language, although evidence of an ability to learn languages without a formal qualification may be acceptable.