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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

Must be a citizen of the United Kingdom since birth and must not hold (and must never have held) any other nationality or citizenship (including joint nationality) with the exception of dual British Irish citizenship.

You must have resided in the UK for 7 years immediately prior to application.

Your parents/spouse must currently have UK citizenship.

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. 

Qualifications

As a minimum, you will need GCSEs at Grade C/4 or Scottish National 5 at Grade C in English Language, Maths, a Modern Foreign Language and at least two other subjects.