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Working at RAF means:

  • joining a top-tier, respected, and reputable organisation;
  • plenty of personal and professional development opportunities;
  • limitless career growth – get the opportunity to climb the ranks;
  • a slew of employee benefits such as memberships and discounts;
  • job security; long-term and ongoing employment contracts.

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What you should know about RAF careers

Are you eager to start a career in the RAF? Formed towards the end of the First World War on 1 April 1918, the Royal Air Force became the first independent air force in the world. For over a hundred years the Royal Air Force has defended the skies of Britain and projected Britain’s power and influence around the world. Landing a job in the RAF UK is a dream for many – and it’s not as difficult as you might think. There are plenty of entry-level vacancies in the RAF to kickstart your career in every field. The core of the RAF’s values lies in team work, with an emphasis on personal and professional development. So whether you are joining as a trainee or an experienced professional, you will gain knowledge and skills that can’t be found anywhere else. To top it off, no two days will be the same in this exciting environment. So what’re you waiting for? Go ahead and explore and apply for RAF careers with YoungCapital.

RAF careers opportunities

If you’re fresh out of university and making the first step in your career, the RAF has plenty of jobs available. Graduates in the Royal Air Force receive world-class training and qualifications, lifting you above the crowd. For example, as an Engineer or Medical Officer, you will have a career with unlimited potential. From the start, you will be given specialist training to be a leader, meaning you’ll have some serious responsibilities. With an Engineer Officer job in the RAF, you’ll lead a team that maintains the RAF’s vast array of information technology, strategic communications services, and the latest generation of aircraft engineering. As a Medical Officer, you’provide care to those that need it most in a range of situations both at home and abroad. Bursaries and sponsorships are also available, meaning your career in the RAF will be heavily invested in!

For those who already have experience under their belt, or certifications that qualify you for higher-level roles, the RAF has careers that’ll suit you to a T. From weapon systems operator or cyberspace communication specialist to dental or nursing officer, the types of jobs at RAF will satisfy your wildest dreams. Of course, there are various requirements to be eligible for one of these specialised RAF vacancies. This could range from having a few years of experience to having managed, led, and coordinated teams at a high level. You may also need to pass various medical examinations and hold a UK degree at Grade 2:2 or higher (or an acceptable alternative). In summary, working at the oldest military forces in the world is sure to add a bit of impressiveness to any application. So whether you're looking to start out, advance in your career, or even switch it up a bit, the Royal Air Force has got your back! Explore all our RAF careers on this page, and start applying today.

FAQs about working at RAF

  • How do I apply for an RAF job?

    Once you create a profile with us, applying to RAF careers is straightforward. Simply hit ‘apply directly’ within the vacancy, and upload your documents. Need help writing a cover letter or want to practice answering interview questions? Check out our job application tips. Does your CV need a makeover? We also have a free CV builder to help you out.

  • How can I stay up to date with the latest RAF careers?

    To stay up to date with the latest RAF vacancies, simply go to your profile and turn on job alerts. This means that every time a new RAF job vacancy pops up in our database, you’ll be the first to get a notification straight to your inbox.

  • Where can I find similar employment to RAF jobs?

    YoungCapital offers plenty of similar jobs to those of RAF. Do you want to stick to helping people stay safe? Check out our large selection of security jobs. Are you a people-person and enjoy helping others with technical issues online? We also have a bunch of webcare jobs for you to discover. Lastly, have you recently acquired your degree? Check out to see if there’s a graduate job waiting for you!