The Royal Corps of Signals are the Army’s information and communication specialists. From the frontline of the battlefield to the cyber security of the UK, the Corps is a constant presence.

Royal Signals soldiers have the opportunity to learn valuable skills in cyber defence, IT and communications engineering, as well as maintaining their core skills as British Army Soldiers. To establish any victory on either the battlefield or a sporting arena, communication is key.

The Royal Corps of Signals, and indeed the British Army as a whole, prides itself on the sporting achievements and opportunities offered to its soldiers. The range of sports and adventurous activities is huge, from football to BMX racing and everything in-between. Soldiers are encouraged to pursue their sporting ambitions and hobbies throughout their careers.

British Army Benefits

  • Education opportunities – from apprenticeships to a degree level funded by the Army
  • Qualifications in information technology and cyber engineering
  • Chance to pursue sporting interests alongside a soldier’s career
  • Structured career progression with potential for regular advancement

The Royal Signals Football Association is one of the most successful sides in the British Army. Boasting alumni of Scottish and English Leagues, FA Cup and World Cup winners, as well as having a strong representation at both Army and UK Armed Forces level, where the game is played to an exceptional standard in a variety of high profile competitions and stadiums.

Click here to read about the Royal Signals Corps football team from the perspective of some current members.