ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATION OPPORTUNITIES
Following the completion of the NVQ Level 3 in Engineering Maintenance (Electrical), and on gaining promotion to Cpl you will go on a training course and on successful completion gain a qualification in Temporary Electrical Installation Design. Further opportunities will be available as you gain more experience and undertake different roles within your trade.
ONGOING TRAINING/DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES
As your career progresses, we will continue to train you in new skills and you will develop fault diagnosis techniques. You may be posted to a specialist area of employment such as medical and dental equipment, Air Defence Radar systems or photographic equipment. There are also opportunities for management and leadership training. In addition, the qualifications and experience you gain may be used to meet the joining criteria for relevant civilian professional associations.
YOUR FIRST TOUR
For your first tour, you will probably be posted to an RAF station where you will work on airfield-portable electrically operated equipment in an electrical maintenance bay. You will also inspect and service all kinds of engine-driven equipment and the vehicles and equipment used to support aircraft. You could