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Does British Army require pre-employment background checks? What kind of background check does British Army do and how long does it take to complete?

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Depends on your family and background. Also depends on what regiment you join, as some jobs require a higher security clearance than others.

Answered - British Army (Former Employee) - Aldershot

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Not that I know of just ur permission and then you go through into training in different phases at which u can pass or fail

Answered - British Army (Former Employee) - Woolich

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Usual DBS.

Answered - Military Clerk / Soldier (Former Employee) - Cyprus Station

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Full vetting

Answered - Communications logistic specialist (Current Employee) - Bath, Somerset

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The army does very thorough background checks and also checking family history of the army etc.

Answered - Recovery Mechanic (Current Employee) - Bridgend, Bridgend

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Yes and I'm not sure how long.

Answered - HR Administrator (Current Employee) - Winchester, Hampshire

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Depends on type of job, some jobs in signals require background checks.

Answered - communications logistic specialist ( RSIGS ) (Former Employee) - Colchester, Essex

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It takes a month

Answered - Chef (Former Employee) - Edinburgh

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Yes, up to 2 year for back ground checks to be completed.

Answered - Specialist Driver (Former Employee) - North East.

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Yes extensive for me to start training it took a year almost.

Answered - Private (Former Employee) - Harrogate, North Yorkshire

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