Youll need to be aged between 16 and 32 and pass the Royal Navy recruitment process. Jobs in the Royal Marines are open to men and women. You may also be eligible to join the Royal Marines Band Service and are also accepted onto the All Arms Commando Course which is part of the initial training course.
How hard is it to join the Royal Marines?
The joining process for Royal Marines Commandos is necessarily rigorous. Like any physical and mental test, being prepared will give you the best chance of success.
Is Marine training the hardest?
Marine Corps basic training has the reputation of being the toughest of all the services. It most certainly is the longest, at about 12 1/2 weeks. It has been said time and time again by former Marines that Marine Corps recruit training was the most difficult thing they ever had to do in their entire lives.
Are the Royal Marines Tough?
Life in the Royal Marines can be tough, but I wouldnt have it any other way. You need to really push yourself, mentally and physically. Its more than just a job.
Can I rejoin the Royal Marines?
The Royal Marines are welcoming applications to re-join both full time or through the Full Time Reserve Service (FTRS).