Armed Forces

All three of the armed forces offer apprenticeships to young people joining at 16, with the consent of their parents. Many Army apprenticeships are based at Harrogate with RAF and Navy placements taking place across the country. See the webpages below for further details.

Useful Links

The Army
The Royal Air Force (RAF)
The Royal Navy

Welbeck – The Defence Sixth Form College in Loughborough is a co-educational full boarding college, where students are funded by the Ministry of Defence (MOD) on a means tested basis. It offers an A level education to selected students following a career as technical or engineering Officers within the armed forces or the MOD civil service.

Welbeck Defence Sixth Form College

Here are some useful tools to help students research their career aspirations

National Careers Service

Tees Valley Careers

TVCA guide for parents and pupils

All pupils have an account on Kudos an excellent on-line portal with lots of information about careers and routes to achieve them.