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Level 2 IT User Apprenticeship at Royal Navy Apprenticeships

Course description

Royal Navy job roles:

  • Communication and Information Systems Specialist
  • Communications Technicians

In the Royal Navy, we rely on computers just as much as any civilian organisation. So we have the same need for specialists who know how IT systems work, how to use them and how to fix them. The only difference is that, with us, you could be using your skills on a warship, submarine or shore base anywhere in the world.

Course content

The Royal Navy couldn’t function without computers. Through your IT User Apprenticeship, you’ll become an expert in operating and maintaining the databases, networks and other advanced systems the people around you rely on


Level 2 Apprenticeship: IT User

Financial information

Starting salary: £13,377 to £16,681 a year

Future opportunities

Level 3 Apprenticeship: To be developed

Further information

You embark on your Royal Navy adventure with ten weeks of basic training at our shore base, HMS Raleigh. You can be sure these 10 weeks will test your mind and body.There will be exams to study for and physical challenges to tackle, but you will also have plenty of opportunities to relax and socialise with your fellow recruits.Not many experiences can match the feeling of marching in your passing-out parade - and the sense of achievement that goes with it.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 05 August 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Throughout the year


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    • HMS Raleigh is the largest Royal Navy training establishment in the South West, consisting of a 239 acre main site, a maritime training centre on the River Lynher and satellite bases for leadership and team-working exercises on the Rame peninsular and Dartmoor.

      HMS Raleigh is the ‘front door’ for entry into the Royal Navy with ratings of all branches receiving their 10 week Initial Naval Training.

      There are 7 schools on the site that provide training across a spectrum from the Submarine School, to Damage Control and Board & Search – which also train members of the Royal Marines, Royal Fleet Auxiliary and the Royal Navy Reserve.

      On a typical day there are around 2,200 people on site.