Joining us

If you think the RAF Reserves is for you, here’s where you can find out how to apply and what to expect from our selection process.

Joining process

Joining process

Our tough selection process finds out if you’ve got what it takes. Look at what’s involved. Ready? Apply online.

Are you eligible

Are you eligible

Find out if you are eligible to join, the qualities you need as a Reservist and the security checks you need to pass.

Initial training

Initial training

As a Reservist, you'll be expected to meet the same challenges as regular RAF personnel.

Fitness

Fitness

Every base has its own free sports facilities and there will be plenty of support to keep fit.

Full time reservists

Full time reservists

Full-Time Reserve Service (FTRS) vacancies advertised are open, in the main, to ex-Service personnel.

Who joins us

Who joins us

Many people have enriched their lives by becoming part of the RAF Reserves. Take a look at some of their stories.

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