|Enlistment||Cdt/Rct||Candidate/Recruit||- Approved Application||- Hold no position in a combat unit.- Untrained and may not have full quality assurance.
- Reliant upon invitation.
|Enlisted||Tpr/Pte||Trooper/Private||- Completion of Basic Training||- Most Basic combat rank- Involves no leadership
- Held by people with no specialty training - Can apply to 1PARA, 4RIFLES, JSFAW, 18 Signal or R.A.F Regiment. - Can be invited to the pathfinders.
|Enlisted||LCpl||Lance Corporal||- Specialist Level Trainingor
- Distinguished Field Experience in Non-Leadership Role
|- Leads small elements in a squeeze.- Usually has specialty training.
- Can apply to any unit with the exception of SOF. - Can be invited to attend SOF selection.
|Enlisted (NCO)||Cpl||Corporal||- Expert Level Training- Pass SCBC||- First rank of NCO leadership- Lowest rank that can run a training session or school.
- Armoured Crewmen or other highly trained personel may hold this rank.
|Enlisted (NCO)||Sgt||Sergeant||- Distinguished Leadership- Field Experience
- Pass SSCBC or - Expert Level training in a semi-leadership role. - Pass SCBC
|- Forming the heart of the NCOs.- Hold positions similar to corporals.
- Sergeants can lead specialized elements such as AT elements. - In SOF elements the better trained operators (specialists) are sergeants. - Sergeants are much more experienced than Corporals but are not ressponsible for as many people as a S/CSgt.
|Enlisted (NCO)||SSgt/CSgt||Staff Sergeant/Colour Sergeant||- Pass PSBC- Field Experience as Junior NCO.||- First rank of Senior NCOs- C/S Sergeants may be the NCO i/c of a troop/platoon.
- In a SOF element a C/S Sergeant may only lead a section/team. - C/S Sergeant may be in charge of a large group of infantry as well as other attached (specialized) elements. - Has significant out of game managment and training roles.
Warrant Officer 2
Company Sergeant Major
Squadron Sergeant Major
|- Pass IWOC||- Requires high levels of training and the highest levels of experience.- Position and role varies across units, however they are often associated with leadership elements or specialized highly trained elements.
- Can receive a leadership appointment. - Can receive many other appointments.
Warrant Officer 1
Regimental Sergeant Major
|- Field Experience as a Senior NCO- Distinguised Senior NCO||- A part of high command.- Similar to WO2s, WO1s can receive leadership appointments as the NCOIC of an entire UKSF unit.
- Leaders of all WO2s in all units under them.
|Officer Cadet||ACdt||Aviation Cadet||- Approved Application to Aviation Basic Training||- Pilot in training.- Only hold a postion in their Aviation basic training class.|
|Officer Cadet||OCdt||Officer Cadet||- Approved Application to OCC||- An officer in training.- Not yet a qualified leader.
- Only hold a position in their OCC Class.
|(Aviation) Officer||Plt Off||Pilot Officer||- Completion of Aviation Basic Training||- Straight from Flight School, Either Fixed wing or Rotary- can be offered to join (8 flight) if Rotary Pilot|
|(Aviation) Officer||Fg Off||Flying Officer||- Combat expericience||- can command a small flight (only in very extreme cases)- can apply for (8 flight) if Rotary Pilot|
|Officer||2 Lt||Second Lieutenant||- Completeion of OCC.||- Fresh out of OCC (2i/cs may remain as 2Lts for longer).- Despite their lower rank, they are likely to be fresh with the most recent and up to date officer commissioning course, And thus have recently made an accomplishment.|
|(Aviation) Officer||Flt Lt||Flight Lieutenant||- Combat expericience - Will need to do the leadership class for aviation||- incharge of a small unit of pilots in either Fixed Wing or Rotary- 2ic of a Squadron|
|Officer||Lt||Lieutenant||- Field & Admin Experience as a 2IC.or
- Experience in 1IC of Training State Troop
|- A Lietenant has time served as an officer and has shown field proficiency.- In Fixed-Wing aviation a Lt leads a pair of fighters.
- In regular units junior officers are Lieutenants. - In The Pathfinders or SAS or other non regular infantry Lieutenants are 2i/cs.
|Officer||Cpt||Captain||- Pass Company Command Course (CCC).- Experience as a Lieutenant.||
- May 1i/c any unit including aviation. - Captains may command a:
- Captains are highly skilled officers with proven proficiency through time served.
|(Aviation) Officer||Sqn Ldr||Squadron Leader||- Experience commanding a flight in combat- Must have expericience as a Flight Lieutenant||- Incharge of either fixed wing flying or Rotary Aviation (excluding 8 Flight)|
|Officer||Maj||Major||- Position for a Major available.- Field experience as a Captain.
- Significant Operational experience. - Distinguished service.
|- A Major can only 1i/c a The Pathfinder Platoon.- A Major may operate as a ground commander of fixed wing and rotary aviation.
- A Major may Oi/c an entire UKSF unit. - A Major may act as the DSF when there is only one person (himself) above the rank of 2Lt. and there is a circumstance with manpower in the taskforce.
|Officer||Lt Col||Lieutenant Colonel||- Position for a Lieutenant Colonel available.- Massive amount of distinguished field experience.
- Significant operational and administrative decoration.
|- Only occupied during High Manpower.- A Lt Col may be the Oi/c of an entire UKSF Unit.|
|Officer||Col||Colonel||- Position for a colonel available.- Experience as a Lieutenant Colonel||- A Col has the same role as a Lt Col but has more experience and proven skill.|
|Officer||Brig||Brigadier||- Be Fisher||- UKSF Task Force Commander a.k.a The Director of Special Forces.|