A training and education officer in the armed forces is a commissioned officer with management, educational and personnel duties, who is responsible for education and training support within one of the three armed services. Training and education officers are often responsible for specialist or technical training.
In addition to being a military officer whose role is to lead, motivate and manage, the work involves teaching and acting as a careers consultant and training adviser. Officers must also prepare their team, ensuring their readiness to fulfil their purposes in the armed forces, directing them when circumstances demand action, and using their skills and competence.
Training and education officers are often located at education and training centres within military bases, or cover a geographical area. There will also be occasions when they will be required to fulfil field operational roles.
Tasks typically involve:
In addition, in field operations, activities might include:
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