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Logistics

Air & Ground Steward 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

Age

  • 17.5-47 (Must Attest before 48th Birthday)

Nationality

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

Qualifications

For unqualified entry, no formal qualifications are required. However, you must be able to swim.

For qualified entry you must meet the following criteria:

You should have at least a year’s suitable experience in bar work & silver service in a hotel, restaurant, club or industrial catering establishment.You will also need one of the following:

  • NVQ Level 2 in Food and Drink Service (with silver service module);

In addition to: Technical Certificate Level 2 Award in Hospitality and Catering Principles (Food and Beverages Service)

  • NVQ Level 3 in Food and Drink Service (with silver service module);

In addition to: Technical Certificate Level 3 Award in Hospitality and Catering Principles (Food and Beverages Service), or

  • BTEC Hotel and Catering Management; or any other appropriate recognised civilian qualification.

All candidates for this role must be able to swim.

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