The British Army

The British Army

About us

Saving lives. Protecting nations. Safeguarding communities. When you join the British Army, you’ll do something that really matters and belong to something much bigger than yourself. You’ll build bonds that last a lifetime, learn extraordinary skills and travel to the most remote corners of the world – from skiing in Europe to white-water rafting in Canada. Living, training and working together, your team are there to see you through whatever life throws at you – on and off the battlefield. They become family. There’s nothing like it in the civilian world.

Wherever you’re from, however long you’ve worked, whatever you’ve done before, we’ll help you realise your full potential. Whether it’s world-class training, learning new qualifications or travelling the globe on operations, you’ll be bettering yourself and making people proud.

You bring your determination, drive and ambition, and we’ll give you everything you need to make an impact in the world. There’s a place here for you.



Rated 3.9 out of 5
3.9 out of 5 stars (based on 21 reviews)
Very good33%

Good pay for the amount of work that you do. Long time away from family.

Rated 3 out of 5

Typical day, 1 session of Physical training. Many hours standing around, last minute taskings.

What i learned: Be flexible, do not let the job take over your life, your life comes above the Army’s needs (no mater what they say).

Workplace culture: the stigma behind the Army is completely gone, its no longer 220;the bad lads army”, its a E+D friendly environment some that they take very seriously.

Hardest part of the job: personally, separation from family. Others will say the stress of the work and sometimes unreasonable hours worked.

Most enjoyable: the togetherness of the individuals you work with.

Least enjoyable: the people you work for.

Good as a young adult. Not good if you have lots of commitments.

Rated 2 out of 5

I joined the army as a 16 year old single lad and at that time the army was brilliant. It installed discipline in me and made me a better person. But 10 years later I am ready for the next step. I now have responsibilities and commitments where I need to be near to home, and with the army I spend 80% of my time away, working every weekend and I feel for the amount of money you get paid the cons defiantly outweigh the benefits.

Safe place to work and lovely people.

Rated 4 out of 5

Hard work, Courage , discipline, respect for other, integrity and loyalty.

Lead by Example, Encourage Thinking ,Apply Reward and Discipline, Demand High Performance, Encourage Confidence in the Team, Recognise Individual Strengths and Weaknesses and Strive for Team Goals

Not a job it’s a career

Rated 5 out of 5

The British army has given me so many skills that have proved valuable in other areas of life and employment. Whatever jobs are available in civilian life there are in the army.

Daily work and management

Rated 2 out of 5

Typical work day stand around and do nothing plus management blame everyone else but themselves if they don’t inform you about something like a meeting you need to be at or timing for you to be somewhere.

Updated on October 8, 2022

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