About the Royal Engineers
The Corps of Royal Engineers is a unique Corps, active all over the world in conflict and in peacetime. Few careers can match the diversity, training and breadth of experience we offer to young men and women with the right combination of intelligence, courage and determination.
All Sappers are multi skilled being soldiers, combat engineers and tradesmen. From fighting alongside the Combat Arms to purifying water, making maps and building accommodation, the Royal Engineers play a vital role in the effectiveness of the British Army as well as the Navy and RAF.
In peacetime, the skills and resources of the Corps are used to help civilian population cope and recover from conflict and natural disaster.