Army officer | Average UK Salary & Outlook

Army officers command, manage and motivate teams of soldiers.

Army officers typically work around Variable hours per week.

As a Army officer you will typically work evenings / weekends / bank holidays.

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Army officer - Your future job?

Which qualifications do I need?

Find out what you need to know in order to become a Army officer and the highest average level of education for people in this role.

You could work towards this role by doing a relevant subject like Level 2 or 3 Diploma in Public Services. This would teach you some of the skills and knowledge you need in this career.

You'll need:

  • leadership skills to manage and motivate soldiers
  • excellent verbal communication skills
  • thinking and reasoning skills for making quick decisions
  • persistence and determination
  • patience and the ability to remain calm in stressful situations
  • concentration skills and fast reactions
  • the ability to accept criticism and work well under pressure
  • the ability to work well with others in a team
  • to be able to use a computer and the main software packages competently

Get the right qualification to begin your journey to becoming a Army officer

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