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Logistic Supply Specialist Apprentice British Army

Play a pivotal role in the work of the Army around the world, ensuring our Armed forces have all the food, tools and equipment they need in any situation and in any environment.

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Closing date: 30 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £15,895.00 - £20,400.00

  • Working week

    Shifts to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    14 May 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


As a Logistic Supply Specialist, you will play a vital role in the logistical support required by the Army. Food, weapons, equipment – the Army needs all kinds of supplies, all the time. It’s your job to track, store and distribute stock - delivering everything needed on operations. You will also learn how to use cutting-edge IT systems and how to drive HGV’s and forklifts.

You can be employed in other organisations and undertake work placements with industries to understand best practice. You will also gain an understanding of IT systems used by other military alliances.

Duties will include:

  • Use Logistic Information Systems to help control the storage and distribution of kit and equipment, making sure supplies are always available
  • Work in barracks, combat units and warehouses as part of an Army Unit or attached to another organisation
  • Deploy all over the world on exercise and operations – wherever your expertise is needed
  • Train as a Material Accountant and gain your C+E Driving Licence

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • You must have a basic level of fitness and be able to work well in a group

Personal qualities

  • We welcome people into the Army from all backgrounds.
  • There is no ‘typical’ Soldier candidate
  • You don’t need any previous military experience, just an appetite to take on responsibility and be part of a team

Desired qualifications

  • GCSEs at 2/E or above in maths and English language

Future prospects

  • As your career progresses, you’ll have the chance to work towards other qualifications both military and civilian, including membership of professional organisations such as the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport

About the employer

The British Army protects the United Kingdom’s interests at home and abroad, providing a safe and secure environment in which all British citizens can live and prosper.

We offer over 76 different entry level jobs, and in each and every one of these positions are opportunities for gaining skills and qualifications. No matter what your background or experience, you can find where you belong in the British Army.

We’ll help you uncover strengths you didn’t know you had, and you’ll feel the benefits not just for your Army career but wherever your career leads afterwards.

Benefits will include:

  • Over 40 different apprenticeship schemes
  • World-class training
  • Opportunities to gain qualifications as your career progresses, including degree level qualifications
  • A highly competitive benefits package
  • Commitment to cultural diversity and freedom to follow to your religion
  • Women have access to the same challenges, pay and promotions as men
  • Opportunities for flexible working
  • Outstanding sporting and adventurous training opportunities
  • 38 days paid leave per year
  • Subsidised food and accommodation


Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by BRITISH ARMY

Supply Chain Warehouse Operative Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • You'll start with your initial military training which will teach you how to be a soldier - this will cover everything from fieldcraft to how to handle a rifle. If you join as a Junior Soldier (16 years 6 month to 17 years 5 months), you’ll do a 23-week basic military training course at Harrogate. If you join as a Regular Soldier (over 17 years 1 month), you’ll do the regular 14-week adult basic training at Pirbright or Winchester
  • Next, you will undertake your 15-week Combat Logistician course at the Defence School of Transport in Leconfield. During this, you will earn your Category C+E Driving Licence and study general service driver modules. This training also gives you the opportunity to gain a broader knowledge on the Royal Logistic Corps functions and roles
  • You will then complete your trade training at the Defence School of Logistics in Worthy Down to be qualified as a Logistic Supply Specialist Class 3. At this stage, you will be enrolled onto the Apprenticeship
  • Now your initial trade training is completed, you will be posted to your first job within the Royal Logistics Corps, where you will put what have learnt into practice and complete your apprenticeship over the next 9-12 months

Apprenticeship standard

Supply chain warehouse operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

You will need to apply as a Regular (full-time) soldier. You will be asked to register and start an application. At your initial career discussion you can select Logistic Supply Specialist as your first choice.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Oct 2021