Weapons engineer Officer application (submariner)

I'm filling out my application, and also reading through the RN website for the training process. It all seems a little sugar coated. Are there any officers who can describe the training process as is?
What was it like? Least and most favourite aspects of training?
Anything to help would be greatly appreciated!
 

pompeyexpat

War Hero
The training process is long (from joining Dartmouth to taking up your first compliment billet is 2-3 years, and then you’ve still got more boards to pass); to describe it from start to finish would take more time than I can be bothered with while sat in my garden relaxing.

The training is also only a part of it; it’s not the job, which is what you’ll spend your career doing.

What about the job entices you? What elements of the training are you concerned about? Let’s start there.

(I am a WESM Officer by the way).
 
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