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The RLC has exciting career opportunities for Regulars and Reservists, thanks to its numerous trades and qualifications.

The RLC is the largest Corps in the British Army and wherever in the world you find the Army, you’ll find us.

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Why choose the RLC?

DIVERSITY
No other single organisation inside or outside the Army provides such a diverse set of services.

OPPORTUNITY
Travel, Promotion, Adventure and Challenge – we’ve got it all!

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
We are world leaders in logistical training, with first class facilities.

VARIETY
The RLC has personnel serving in virtually every major unity in the British Army.

Regular Careers

With 16 trades linked to professional qualifications, The RLC is the place to serve for career minded soldiers and officers.

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Reserve Careers

Expand your horizons as an RLC Reservist. We have 10 trades open to you and training to fit around your civilian life.

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The RLC’s trades

The RLC has 12 direct entry trades for new recruits. There are four additional trades open to those already serving.

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thinking about a career in the rlc as an officer?

THERE IS A DIVERSE RANGE OF CAREER OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE FOR OFFICERS IN THE RLC. AS PROFESSIONAL LOGISTICIANS, AS WELL AS LEADERS, OFFICERS CAN APPLY TO BECOME SPECIALISTS IN ONE OF FOUR DISCIPLINES.

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Re-join, Re-Trade, Transfer

Miss the camaraderie? Need a new challenge? How about The RLC?

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All soldiers within the RLC are infantry trained, on top of these skills they are professionally qualified in one of 16 different trades

Call 0345 600 80 80, search ‘armyjobs’ or visit

www.army.mod.uk/rlc

Professional Development

Gain qualifications and continually develop throughout your career.

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jamie-harrop

“So far, I have deployed to or visited: Kenya, Canada, Gibraltar, Germany, the Republic of Korea, the USA, Peru and Malta. I have worked with the US Army, the Royal Welsh and the Parachute Regiment; where I am currently a Company 21C on operations.”

Capt Jamie Harrop, 13 Air Assault Support Regiment RLC

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Latest Career News & Events

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The Royal Logistic Corps

RHQ The RLC is delighted to announce that Her Majesty the Queen has graciously appointed Major (Retd) Harry Lomas MBE BEM FIH as the Honorary Colonel of 167 Catering Support Regiment The Royal Logistic Corps, with effect 1st March 2021. Throughout his career, Colonel Harry has worked as venue manager at the 2012 Olympics, Executive Head Chef at the Grove Hotel and also as Head of Culinary with Delaware North at Wembley Stadium. Welcoming the Honorary Colonel to the Regiment via a video call, the Commanding Officer, Lieutenant Colonel Jo Young said: “With his background, experience and passion for catering, Colonel Harry will be a superb ambassador and role model for both the new recruits coming in, as well as the more senior members of the Regiment. He has a depth of military and civilian catering knowledge and a remarkable network within the culinary industry which he plans to mobilise to the benefit of the Army Reserve Chef. We are looking forward to working with Colonel Harry to reinforce the unique position of the British Army’s only Regiment of Chefs”.#BritishArmyLogistics #WeSustain #WeAreTheRLC 167 Catering Support Regiment RLC ... See MoreSee Less
Congratulations to RLC soldier LCpl Stu Elvin of the Mission Training and Mobilisation Centre (MTMC), Bassingbourn Barracks, who has received two bronze medals at the World Rowing Indoor Championships 2021. LCpl Elvin has represented the Army in rowing for a number of years. Having individually qualified at the British Championships for the Men's (age 30-39) 500m to race at the World Championships, he was also selected to represent the Armed Forces in the Men's Team race. The races took place on 23 Feb 21, where LCpl achieved third place in his individual race and an hour later, he received another bronze medal as he played an integral part of the Armed Forces Men's Team. His commitment and success in rowing is nothing short of impressive with his ability to balance work, training and family life along with the ongoing restrictions of COVID-19. Competing in any sport at this level requires a unique strength and determination – something which the LCpl displays in abundance, putting in hours of solitary training, where he has had to use his mental resilience to push himself further than most would. ... See MoreSee Less