Is PF joint now?Essentially you can get “pinged” for a trade. You remain in that SQ for two years. After that you go top of the waiting list for your desired SQ. As you can imagine the popular SQs such as Sniper, Assualt Engineer, SF Comms, to name a few are hard to come by and waiting lists can be high.
You may fail a aquiant (briefing course) or get pinged before you can get on the course you want, the pings include:
Which means your tied to that SQ for 2yrs. It is feasible that a lad could return to his unit after a spell in SFSG, MLs or PFPL and be pinged as a driver. Hence why some SFSG or PF lads transfer over to Para.