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Advanced Apprenticeship in Intelligence Analysis (Int An) at RAF Apprenticeships

Course description

An apprenticeship in the RAF offers you the chance to gain a UK-recognised trade qualification as part of a challenging and unique career. Not only will you gain a civilian recognised professional qualification, but upon completion you’ll also have a guaranteed job in your chosen field.

We offer all kinds of apprenticeships in a broad and diverse range of careers including aviation operations, engineering, hospitality & catering and IT. You’ll receive the very best training and accelerated pay, and as well as getting paid to learn, you’ll get the chance to travel the world, play sport and perform an important role in the RAF.

If you have the drive and ambition, we can offer you a unique and rewarding career. To gain an apprenticeship in the RAF you still need to meet all of the entry requirements for whichever role it is for and get through all stages of the application process. You will gain the apprenticeship as part of your phase two (trade) training.

The Intelligence Analyst Apprenticeship scheme came into place in 2013 and offers Phase 2 trainees the chance to gain a civilian recognised qualification based on evidence gathered in trade training and then during their first posting. Qualified assessors and verifiers work with the apprentices, assessing work and offering guidance and advice along the way, ensuring full support is given to them in order to achieve their Intermediate Apprenticeship in Intelligence Analysis, a skill used daily throughout their RAF careers. The vast majority of learners find the training invaluable especially as it allows an incremental pay rise as well as a recognised civilian qualification.

Course content

  • Level 3 Diploma in Intelligence Analysis
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in English
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in Maths
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in Information and Communications Technology
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

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“Having the chance to the gain a civilian recognised qualification while conducting my day to day work was a fantastic opportunity”

“The Apprenticeship didn’t just give me a civilian qualification; it also taught me life skills which have an everyday use”

“Throughout the Apprenticeship the encouragement and support I received from the teaching staff and the assessors was first class and helped me achieve the qualification”

“Having the opportunity to gain a Level 3 qualification in Intelligence Analysis shows that the RAF want their personnel to continue developing and improving themselves; something I have done by completing the Apprenticeship”

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How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact RAF Apprenticeships directly.

Last updated date: 05 August 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Throughout the year
  • Duration: 2 years

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