training

  1. U

    Paras vs Rifles

    Hi there. Trying to decide weather to go paras or rifles. If the training is similar for the most part besides p company ill probably go for paras. Im under the impression training from day 1 with the paras is a a lot harder than normal infantry regiments such as rifles. Mentally Id like to...
  2. untallguy

    Infantry Combat – The Rifle Platoon

    Infantry Combat – The Rifle Platoon by John F. Antal is designed to support the training of officers and NCOs in small-unit tactics and leadership. The author is a retired US Army combat arms officer with a wide range of experience and has written a scenario where the reader is a US infantry...
  3. A

    Glencorse

    Hi! Just wondering if anyone else is heading to Glencorse on 16th October? for the dates 16th/17th/18th. Also if any females have been recently and could give me any tips? Lots of useful threads but just a more up to date referesher! Thanks AJS
  4. TAZ2

    WHO'S OFF TO GLENCORSE FOR ASSESSMENT CENTRE???

    Well... Just a quick one to find out who else will be going to glencorse?? And what should I expect from staff? Shinyyy Taz
  5. Ghosty94

    Help needed RE Phase 1

    Hello everyone ! First off I’d like to say hey I’m Ryan , I’ve recently passed selection to join the Infantry hopefully going scots guards . I have my start date at Catterick ITC , service number and so on , what i would ask is Absolutely any tips or info on what to expect at phase one and how...
  6. R

    Comms Engineer / Signals Phase 2 start dates

    Can anyone provide info on phase 2 training start dates? My application is in the works but i have yet to complete by assessments or begin phase 1 training which alone takes 15 weeks i believe. Assuming my 36 week comms engineer course starts in September like most academic courses, I am...
  7. R

    Keyboard warrior upsets the Brass

    I searched but could not find a link... Soldier charged after 'going rogue' during computer game on virtual battlefield Three weeks of gaming - I could just wish for at the moment but apparently, the Brass don't like it when someone returns a result on their training scenarios based around...
  8. S

    A few general questions.......

    Hi there first of all please only general helpful answers, up for a bit of banter but right now looking for help. Im 19 (on sun) and looking to apply to RMP (again no hate just helpful answers) - i'm currently a manager in a betting shop and have been in a solid relationship for 4 years...
  9. Bras19

    Reserve fitness?

    So I am going to join reserves, but I am waiting to get my weight down first, as worried they will say no ect. However, my friend who is around 13.5stone (not much muscle) (works on cardio 2x a week) applied, got through tests ect and meetings and passed all that. (I’m 5ft2, 12.5st, good...
  10. Q

    How long until fully trained and potentially deployable?

    Hello Everyone, I'm In the process of applying for the Army Reserve - meeting the unit i want to join next week (intelligence) and have an appointment with the GP to fill out/send off the medical forms booked in. I'm probably getting ahead of myself here, but if everything goes well and i get...
  11. M

    RAF Nurse Questions

    So I'm a 3rd year Male Nursing student and will most likely be joining the RAF when completing my degree. I just wanted to ask some questions if there are any serving or former RAF nurses. -Is there any choice upon completing your phase 2 training of what specialist area you go into? ( for...
  12. MRHQ Team

    Jobs for Ex-Military

    If you are looking for jobs or training opportunities then take a look at the MRHQ platform. Specifically for ex-military & FREE to signup. You can talk directly to 300+ companies as a message to their recruitment team Companies are able to find you through location and your job preference...
  13. Simon - Quest Magazine

    Looking to use your ELC's in 2019

    We know that choosing the right training and gaining well-targeted qualifications are essential elements in preparing you for success in your new career in the civilian workplace. As well as enabling you to explore your own interests and ambitions, doing so will give you the confidence and...
  14. MRHQ Team

    Increasing Ex-Military employment - Service leavers & Veterans

    If you are leaving the forces and are in your resettlement phase with a few months to go or have been out for 10+ years, you can use the platform as well, it is prime time to start planning your exit from the military once you have been signed off from your RCMO. Get ahead of the game and take a...
  15. MRHQ Team

    Resettlement for Service Leavers & Veterans

    If you are in your resettlement phase or have been out of the Tri-Services for a while, the Military Resettlement Headquarters is providing jobs & training opportunities those with service number. MRHQ is revolutionising Tri-Service Military resettlement; providing transparency, restoring...
  16. M

    Standard learning credits - which courses have you used them for?

    Just a quick post to ask what courses people would recommend doing using their Standard Learning Credits? Cheers
  17. JNM

    Quick training HIIT help

    I’m Going to the assessment centre in 2-8 weeks and I’m planning on doing more HIIT to boost my fitness and shave hopefully a minute or two off my run time depending on the assessment date, wondering if the following would be a good schedule. Morning and evening sessions Day 1 - 1 session...
  18. B

    Genuine question, genuine answer

    Afternoon, Looking for some closure. I discharged from phase 2 at week 8 I think, reasons being - I felt it was the quickest and easier way for me to retrade and sort a few other potential problems back home. Anyway, my next intake will mark a record 13 weeks out of training and relisted back...
  19. M

    Sandhurst straight after A-Level

    For anyone who has replied to my other questions you will know this is something I am weighing up. Does anyone have tips, tricks, warnings and the like that you would give to me if I were to decide to begin my officer training straight after A Level instead of post-degree /...
  20. K

    Dog Handler Recruitment Questions

    Hi everyone, I'm in my last year of college (doing A-levels) and I think I might be interested in an army career. I'm planning on taking a gap year to decide if this is definitely the right choice, but in the meantime, I can't find much on the British Army website about a career as a dog handler...
  21. J

    Joining the AGC as a Royal Military Police Officer (Is it a good job?)

    I’m currently looking to become an Officer in the Army (I’m 16 atm) more specifically, to join the AGC as a RMP Officer. I’ve always loved the idea of the Army and the Police and when I found out about the RMP, I thought it was a dream job. I could earn great qualifications and a myriad of...
  22. Simon - Quest Magazine

    Level 4 Master Personal Trainer Course

    Discovery Learning is an established Fitness Training Provider delivering exceptional fitness and nutrition courses. All of our courses are recognised and accredited in the fitness industry, and will allow you to work as a qualified Fitness Instructor in the UK or internationally. To find out...
  23. M

    Interview, GCSEs, accepted into role - help

    if you pass the maths and English test at the 2 day interview, but don't have the maths and English gcse needed for your chosen role(s) will the army see pass the 'bad' grades and let you in?? If so, dose the army provide maths and English training to achieve the grades you need? Thank you
  24. T

    Rifles- Catterick- November 2017

    I'm just wondering how many people on here are going to Catterick on the 12th November. Just got my date through.
  25. Simon - Quest Magazine

    Everything ELC

    Check out the ELC training courses - goo.gl/Nz1exE
  26. WelshWonder

    Protein shakes whilst training?

    Good evening, I start Phase 1 training in a few weeks time and was wondering weather protein shakes are allowed at ITC Catterick? I started drinking them a month or so ago to help with my recovery after exercise sessions, which have become more frequent and intense in the lead up to my start...
  27. S

    Improve Upper Body Strength

    I recently got my feedback from my scholarship selection and my upper body strength is worrying. What is the best way to improve it? What can i do that is relevant to military training? And what are good exercises/ways to improve that will prepare me for military training. Regards,
  28. Simon - Quest Magazine

    ELC Training Courses

    For all your ELC Training Courses, Funding, Further Education, and Jobs read our latest edition here. www.questonline.co.uk
  29. R

    Acf training manual

    does anyone have a recent copy of the acf drill manual?
  30. Simon - Quest Magazine

    Quest July 2017

    The latest edition of Quest is online: www.questonline.co.uk The ABC of ELC training courses
  31. I

    MEDICAL TRAINING

    Iqarus Intl Ltd are pleased to announce the delivery of their combined MIRA / FREC level 3 course. This course has been specifically designed to meet the needs of those transitioning to the CP / PSD Global Operator role. The combined course, resulting in dual certification, is ideal preparation...
  32. S

    Officer wage and pay dates through training

    Sorry if there is already a thread on this, I can't seen to find it... I am currently interested in applying to be a officer in the army and going through every aspect of it in detail to make sure I know what I would be applying for and if it is for me. One major point is the wage and when...
  33. mc2016

    Training and Migraines

    Have seen my gp about them, they're definitely migraines i have a sort of visual aura creating a blind spot for about 30 mins then the headache joins and i feel extremely nauseous. I do believe they are defently exercise induced but only happen if I don't eat within 1-1:30 hours after, however i...
  34. K

    Moral injury

    The King's Centre for Military Health Research (KCMHR) are thinking of doing a project looking at how different types of extremely challenging military experiences can affect active duty UK Service Members and Veterans. We are particularly interested in hearing about military experiences that...
  35. Simon - Quest Magazine

    Certified Network Cable Installer (CNCI®)

    CNCI® is the industry endorsed program that provides everything you need to start a new lucrative career within the network infrastructure industry. The CNCI® is dedicated to providing cable installers with everything they need to confidently and accurately prepare, install, test and certify...
  36. O

    How long does reserve training last

    Hi, I have just started the joining process for the reserves for my gap year and time at uni as a soldier, I understand the whole phase 1 and alpha and bravo training bits but how long will the whole process take. Would it take me a whole year until I'm a soldier or can I basically do the...
  37. O

    How long does Reserve training take

    Hi, I have just started the joining process for the reserves for my gap year and time at uni as a soldier, I understand the whole phase 1 and alpha and bravo training bits but how long will the whole process take. Would it take me a whole year until I'm a soldier or can I basically do the...
  38. P

    Secondary job

    I'm currently awaiting discharge from ITC catterick, I've been waiting now 5 months for my discharge papers. I'm so bored it's unreal and my trade is security I was just wondering if I could work security while still technically in, would this affect anything? I can't stand another day sitting...
  39. Simon - Quest Magazine

    New QUEST: essential course and career information for serving and ex-Service personnel

    All-new QUEST magazine is now live, in print and online at www.questonline.co.uk QUEST – established for almost two decades as the go-to resettlement guide to careers and training opportunities for those leaving HM Armed Forces – now also incorporates COURSES 4 FORCES, its sister publication...
  40. A

    How many carry bags for Phase 1A

    Hi all, will be doing my consolidate Phase 1A reserve training soon. Including my Bergen and black kit bag, are we allowed to take another carry bag to put all of our other necessary equipment (sanitary stuff etc) in or am I supposed to somehow find space for this in my issued bags? thanks...

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