Discussion in 'Staff College and Staff Officers' started by compus_mentus, Sep 21, 2003.

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  1. ICSC :D or :cry: ?
  2. CGS

    CGS War Hero Moderator

    That depends upon your latest dip into Military Educashun!

    If you have recently passed an in service Masters or have attended AJD in the past couple of years then I'd say you have a credible chance of avoiding it (and should), but remember, It is a full on course which will provide you with a good grounding and will put you ahead of your peers who won't do it!

    At the moment I'd say :? , depending on your personal circumstances...
  3. Sounds like hard work. A lazy slacker like me is thinking about getting out joining the TA doing TA ICSC then getting back in again.

    Having done AJD recently i could be in the lucky bracket of missing it. Although I've got more chance of getting a decent posting then skipping it. I fully expect them to extend the course and charge for the chance to attend. :( :( :(
  4. What does ICSC consist of? My boss recons I should do it-I am an LE. I'm not worried about the workload, but what does it try to achieve, and who is its prime target audience
  5. A2_Matelot

    A2_Matelot LE Book Reviewer

    :lol: , Got to be done if you want a chance at OF5 and above. Bit like hard work though by all accounts.
  6. Apparently it's the Land Component of JSCSC, followed by up to 7wks of specialist staff trg (weapons or wotever) to ready you for your initial SO2 job...which you'll find out in May when the No 5 Board sits down to roll dice, drink meths and shatter dreams....so hopefully not AJD Redux - or else there might be a lot of skiving of lectures and dropping of notes by assorted punchy and gobby newly promoted majors.
    The interesting non-ROCC subtext...how much weight will your course report carry in your CR Book, as an external and independent report (same deal as your AJD report)?
  7. I thought ICSC was JCSC under a new name. The Land part of JSCSC is the new ACSC for junior Lt Cols. I also thought every beige lister will do ICSC but for the next couple of years there will be some exceptions as folk have JCSC already.
  8. CGS

    CGS War Hero Moderator

    ICSC will replace JSCSC AND AJD.

    The current plan is to take much of the ACSC course and adapt the lessons, with some of the exercises being maintained as are currently in place. The recces for the US ex have just been carried out.
  9. That really would be superb - and well in line with your real counterpart'ed directive that the course be 'fun'.
  10. CGS

    CGS War Hero Moderator

    Trust me, the course will be hard work, but there are plenty of chances for fun!
  11. What's the answer?
  12. Brilliant - I didn´t understand a thing......carry on regardless!
  13. Thank you. The benefits of education over training, I guess!
  14. :)

    But the exam needs looking at - why after AJD decided to bin them do we stick them back in?
  15. Could do with another day's leave....