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Life In the Navy

Life In the Navy

A career like no other, not everyone is made to be behind a desk. The Royal Navy isn't just a job - it's a lifestyle. Our people travel the world, make life-long friendships - but crucially, they make a difference.

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WORK LIFEThe Royal Navy offers much more than a 9-5. Adventure, challenge and the chance to push beyond your limits.Explore work life
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SOCIAL LIFEFrom day one, you’ll be making friends for life. Explore what down time looks like in the Navy.Explore social life
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FAMILY LIFENavy life is not incompatible with family life. Find out how we look after you and your loved ones.Explore family life

An extraordinary life awaits

Being in the Navy is about continually pushing onwards and upwards. Find out how far you can go.

What’s different

World travel. Elite technology. Ongoing growth. A career in the Royal Navy will take you on an unbelievable journey.
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Shape your career

Work your way up the ranks of the Royal Navy while earning qualifications for life. How far you go is up to you.
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Find your place in the Royal Navy. Make friends for life, learn new skills and experience the world.

What are your options?

Whatever your background, there’s a role to suit you. Take a look and find out where you could fit.
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