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Reserve Careers

If you are looking for a new challenge, a second career, excitement, comraderie and adventure, then look for an RLC Reserve unit near you.

There are RLC Reserve units located in every region of the UK. Twinned with Regular Regiments, reservists are soldiers first and must commit to a minimum of 19 days a year. In return The RLC’s reservists benefit from top class specialist training; many in transferable skills, gaining civilian and military qualifications in a wide variety of RLC trades. As a member of the Army Reserve, you may be asked to go on operations, to serve alongside Regular soldiers and there is also a Full Time Reservist Scheme.

Reservist soldiers and officers, are paid a day rate, which is in line with Regular Army pay. You can also earn a ‘bounty’ which is a tax free sum and there are financial packages available for some people looking to join the Army Reserve.

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Reserve Soldier Careers

As an RLC reservist you’ll learn to be a soldier and will be trained in one of 10 different specialist trades.

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Reserve Officer Careers

Could you lead a group of soldiers to achieve an aim? Do you want to get the best out of yourself and others?

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Berni works at the Ministry of Justice. “Being a member of the Reserve Forces has enabled me to fulfil my potential and face up to challenges not available in civilian life.”

Pte King, Driver 124 Transport Squadron RLC

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