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As a Cyberspace Communications Specialist you will be responsible for the technology at the heart of the RAF. It will be your job to set up, operate and maintain the technology the RAF relies on to communicate.
What will you do?
Within your role you’ll ensure that the RAF remains at the cutting edge of technological advances, essential for the RAF to be able to communicate effectively and move information around safely and securely. You’ll be part of a highly trained, and technologically skilled, workforce responsible for a wide variety of tasks:
- Safeguarding our UK-based IT networks from intrusions
- Coordinating the RAF’s vast array of information
- Establishing overseas networks and equipment for Deployed Commanders and Air Traffic Services
Minimum education requirements
- GCSE Grade C/4 or Scottish National 5 grade C in English language, Mathematics and an approved Science /Technology based subject.
- Find a list of the approved subjects here
- You can see what the RAF accepts in lieu of GCSEs & A Levels here.
- Be aged 16 – 47 years old (Must attest before 48th birthday) Applications can be submitted from age 15 years and 9 months
- You must be a citizen of the United Kingdom or dual UK/Other nationality
- Commit minimum 3 years post Phase Two Training
- Pass the Defence Aptitude Assessment
- Pass a Fitness test – Details below
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The RAF is one of the largest providers of diverse apprenticeships in the UK. We offer these apprenticeships for this role:
Information Communications Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship
The broad purpose of the ICT occupation is to deliver efficient operation and control of the IT and/or Telecommunications infrastructure.