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Reach your potential
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Reach your potential

Jobs that were made for career progression. Roles that promise a lifetime of adventure. You’ll reach your potential with the Royal Navy.

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Take your career to the next level

School leaver? University graduate? Wherever you‘re coming from, the Royal Navy gives you the opportunity to shape the career you want – or the one you don’t even know you can have. How far you go is up to you.
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Get ahead of the rest

Our world class training means you can achieve numerous qualifications. All for free. Depending on the role you choose, you can study for anything from an apprenticeship to a Master level qualification.

But the Royal Navy doesn’t just give you the qualifications to get ahead. With hard work and dedication, you can start working your way through the ranks. And from the get-go, you can gain the unique experience and skills that come with a Royal Navy career. Again, how far you go is up to you. But rest assured, you’ll be highly sought after if you decide to return to civilian life.
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Unlock your potential

  • World class training funding for professional

  • Training opportunities for promotion

  • Desirable leadership skills

  • Financial support to buy a home

  • Highly transferable skills
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Made in the Royal Navy - Modou’s Story

Can I improve me? You can go further than you ever imagined with a Royal Navy Apprenticeship, starting with personal bests, professional development and skills for life. Discover Modou’s story and start your journey.

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Find your place in the Royal Navy. Make friends for life, learn new skills and experience the world.

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