armed forces officer




Armed forces officers supervise operations and manoeuvres, assign duties, and command subordinate staff. They ensure efficient communication within and between units and perform training duties. They also operate equipment and supervise equipment maintenance.

Alternative label

  • Royal Marines officer

  • air force officer

  • lieutenant

  • army officer

  • navy officer

  • brigadier

  • captain

  • naval officer

  • officer cadet

  • military officer

  • general

  • major

  • lieutenant colonel

  • lieutenant general

  • Roal Air Force officer

  • second lieutenant

  • major general

  • Royal Navy officer

  • RAF officer

  • colonel

Regulatory aspect

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Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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