An accredited Bachelors or Masters degree in an appropriate engineering or scientific subject, eg: aeronautical engineering; IT/IS engineering; mechanical engineering; electrical engineering; or electronic engineering.
Degrees must be accredited by one or more of the 4 professional engineering institutions most closely aligned to the RAF’s needs: the Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS); the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE); or the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). Degree accreditation status can be determined via the Engineering Council (UK) website www.engc.org.uk.
Other engineering degrees might be accepted at the discretion of the Officers & Aircrew Selection Centre (OASC) Engineer Specialist.
Applicants must also have a GCSE at Grade C (Grade 4 to 5 with effect from Aug 17) or Scottish Certificate of Education (SCE) at Grade 2 or Scottish National Equivalent (SNE) at Grade 5 in English Language.
National 5 in English, Mathematics and an approved Science/Technology-based subject.
A list of approved Science and Technology qualifications can be found below Acceptable Science and Technology Qualifications