1171- OFFICERS IN ARMED FORCES
OFFICERS IN ARMED FORCES
Officers in armed forces serve as commissioned officers in Her Majesty?s armed forces, foreign and Commonwealth armed forces; plan, direct, organise and administer military operations; and perform duties for which there is no civilian equivalent.
Entry to a commission in the UK armed forces is possible with GCSEs/S grades and A levels/H grades, or with higher academic qualifications, or by promotion from NCO or other rank. Each arm of the forces has different age restrictions. Candidates must pass a medical examination and interview.
Refer The S/NVQ framework for more details
The simplified NS-SEC analytic class for this code is 1.1
The simplified NS-SEC operational category for this code is 2
Refer The National Statistics Socio-economic Classification for more details
- advises and provides information on military aspects of defence policy;
- plans, directs and co-ordinates military training and manoeuvres;
- supervises the operation of military units and monitors the activities of junior officers, NCOs and other ranks;
- plans, directs and administers aid to civilian authorities as requested or when faced with civil disorder, natural disaster or other emergency.