Join the RAF as an Intelligence Analyst (Linguist) and get paid to learn a foreign language whilst making a real-time impact on UK military operations, in an exciting and challenging role.
Develop your skillset with:
-Foreign Language Training (from scratch, no prior training required)
-Management and Leadership Training
-Opportunities to gain technical and managerial NVQs at Level 4 which are highly recognised across all industries and around the world
As a University Undergraduate:
As well as providing you with invaluable transferable skills and further qualifications, this opportunity may be able to assist you with your University Fees. You may be eligible for a £6000 bursary towards university costs if you read a foreign language or are taking a mixed degree including Arabic or Russian. Further details on the bursary criteria can be found here.
Shift work, full time basis
As an Intelligence Analyst (Linguist) you will be working within a team of highly skilled people to deliver vital, timely intelligence to military forces deployed on operations around the world.
Your role will include:
Interpreting and analysing foreign voice transmissions using state of the art equipment
Providing valuable intelligence about actual or potential enemies, including their strengths, weaknesses, movements and locations
There is also an opportunity to become an interpreter for troops on the ground, translating from native speakers
The Journey-10 Week Recruit Training Course at RAF Halton in Buckinghamshire, UK.-18 Month Specialist Language Training Course at RAF Chicksands, Bedfordshire, UK.
Minimum Age 17
No Prior Language Training Required
2x GCSEs including English and Maths (at Grade C/Level 4/5) OR SCE (Grade 2) OR Scottish National 5s (Grade A-C).
10 years of UK residency (7+ may be considered)
Must be a citizen of the United Kingdom, or a dual British-Irish citizen
Must meet the health and fitness requirements
Competitive Salary and Pension
Subsidised Food and Accommodation
Six weeks paid leave and public holidays
Free Gym and Sports Facilities
Free Medical and Dental Care
2x £3000 Bursary available for some University students
Adventurous Training Opportunities
If you already speak Arabic to a high level you could be eligible for an £18,000 joining bonus. You must require no further language training, and have your skills tested at the Specialist Interview Stage, to qualify.Apply Now