• ARRSE have partnered with Armadillo Merino to bring you an ARRSE exclusive, generous discount offer on their full price range.
    To keep you warm with the best of Merino gear, visit www.armadillomerino.co.uk and use the code: NEWARRSE40 at the checkout to get 40% off!
    This superb deal has been generously offered to us by Armadillo Merino and is valid until midnight on the the 28th of February.

Gap Year with 4 PARA?

#1
Hi all,

Thought i'd post this in the infantry forum too.

I've been looking at doing this Gap Year programme with 4 PARA as it looks quite interesting.

http://www.army.mod.uk/para/military_gap_year/index.htm

Just wondering if anyone on here has done this before or has anyone any advice for signing up to this progamme?

I'm in the TA at the moment as a recruit. Would i just hand my notice in with my current unit and then apply to 4 PARA?

My main other question would be the fitness side of things - anyone advise on a training programme?

Any help would be great!

Thanks

Monkey
 
#4
you should be able to transfer across, however you will become a new joe! The fitter you are the better, but they will work you up to P coy over the course of 8 or 9 weekends spread over about 3-4 months. As long as your determined and listen to what your being told you'll be fine. The feeling you get when receiving your beret on the |parade ground when (if) you pass is magic mate!
 

Latest Threads