Quite right, too. You can ignore Ethel, that Rasputin has got to her.
It normally takes several years to get a job in the gym and several more after that before you can think of applying to transfer to the RAPTC, unless you're already on your way to Army standard in any particular sport. However, I'm a fair bit out of date.
To my knowledge, the RAF is the only service which recruits PTI's directly into the ranks. Armywise, there's a series of lead in courses and as you mature and develope you may be selected for RAPTC which in my time was a 6 months course. On completion of this phase you were awarded Sgt. rank.
He means being an all round subject matter expert for the physical training of soldiers rather than some ****** who lurks around the local Globo- gym telling fat bitches that they are doing really well when they're not being rent boys who get fucked by older men as their pay is atrocious and their qualifications could be gained from the back of a cornflakes packet. Their Father has always been disappointed in them, hasn't he Chris ?