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Registered Nurse (Adult) Change role
  • 1 Register your interest below
  • 2 Receive details of how
    to complete your full application
  • 3 Start your full
    application to join the RAF

Step 1 Eligibility Check


  • 21 - 47 years (to begin basic training before 48th birthday).


Be a citizen of the United Kingdom or the Republic of Ireland, holder of dual UK/other nationality or have been a Commonwealth citizen since birth.

Whether or not you were born in the United Kingdom, you should have resided there for the 5 years immediately preceding your application. However, candidates with a minimum of 3 years will be considered.


You must be NMC registered on Part 1 of the register.

In addition you are required to take, and pass, Functional Skills (FS) qualifications in English and Mathematics to graduate from Recruit Training. Your first chance to pass these tests will be at the Pre-Recruit Training. Registered Nurse (Adult) recruits need to pass both Level 2 FS tests in Mathematics and English

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