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Environmental Health Practitioner 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


17 - 47 (Must attest 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.

Following the MOD announcement that the UK Armed Forces will now be able to recruit commonwealth citizens without the 5 year residency requirement, please note that the RAF continues to apply standard residency requirements for security clearance,  ie, DV employment requires 7-years UK residency immediately prior to enlistment; SC requires 3-years. 


You need to have a minimum 104 UCAS points which must include a minimum of 32 UCAS points from two A Levels (2 x E grades), excluding General Studies and Critical Thinking.

In addition, you will require 5 GCSEs minimum grade C/4 in Mathematics, English Language and the Double Science award or equivalent qualification. Key Skills Level 2, Functional Skills Level 2 and the Certificate in Adult Literacy / Numeracy will not be accepted in place of GCSEs. Exceptional candidates that do not meet the above requirements in full will be considered under the Leeds Beckett University admissions policy, subject to satisfactory performance in the selection procedures. However, all applicants will be required to meet the GCSE requirements. For full entry criteria information, please visit the Leeds Beckett University at:

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