You’ve done your research and now you are ready to take that big step: meeting a recruiter. If you would like to talk with a recruiter about your situation or to learn about options, you have to follow all of the steps to get time for a phone call or meeting. By following all of the steps and providing all of your general information, it will help the recruiter prioritize his time and offer the most assistance to you by getting your information up front.
Whether you are ready to go or just want more information, we are here to help you. Please understand that our appointment times are reserved for those that are 100% ready to sign up and head to Basic Military Training. If that’s you, then feel free to take the steps to MEET A RECRUITER now.
If you are not quite ready to join, and just want some information, feel free to check out our FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS section where you can CONTACT A RECRUITER and ask your own questions.
The test we use to qualify you for jobs in the Air Force is the ASVAB
The test we use to pre-qualify you to schedule your test is the APT
The important part with any type of test (and every conversation with your recruiter) is INTEGRITY. Integrity is how honest and true you are, with others and with yourself. If you are taking an online test or answering your recruiter’s questions – be honest. If you attempt to cheat or lie, it will catch up to you and you will be permanently disqualified from the Air Force.
Our three core values are
Service Before Self
Excellence In All We Do
Overall is your AFQT (Armed Forces Qualification Test) score from 1-99
Air Force requires a minimum of 31 AFQT score with a high school diploma.
You need that minimum along with your qualifying line scores:
Mechanical – 47
Administration – 41
General – 44
Electrical – 70
AFQT is the average of the Administration and General scores. If you don’t meet line scores in at least 2 fields, you will not qualify for the Air Force, even if your AFQT is 31 or higher.
Priority will be given to those with higher ASVAB scores! This test is important! The higher your scores, the more opportunities you will have. If you score on the low end, you will not have any choice in what job you end up getting matched to in the Air Force.
If you need to do some studying for the ASVAB, here are some tips we’ve learned a long the way.
- You can’t just “kind of” study. You need to take this seriously and devote your life to this test. Preparation is key. If you fail the test, you have to wait 30 days before you are eligible to take it again. Use those 30 days to study. Spend a couple of hours each day. You read that right: hour.s.
- The absolute, hands down #1 method is working with a good tutor. Use google to search out someone in your area, read reviews and work with them.
- If you can’t afford a tutor, buy a study guide. There are many, find the one that looks best to you. Check out amazon, bookstores, libraries, etc — many come with online practice tests. Use those to find your weaknesses and focus on those areas.
- Find resources online. Youtube has some good videos.
We’ve seen some people go from passing to very high scores, but it demands a lot of work — if you really want this opportunity you will do whatever it takes! Good luck!