kit list for basic...

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Havent been given my kit list just wondered if anyone could give me a heads up on the things i need to start getting together for basic. Dont want to look stupid rolling up unprepared or taking to much stuff. Thanks x
 
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As I'm feeling in a particularly bored/generous mood and I pity anyone having to trawl through 70+ pages of the sticky for the answer;

THE ESSENTIALS

GENERAL

£50 in cash

Boot cleaning kit. (2 x brushes and black polish)

Sewing kit in a case – black, white and khaki thread, needles and safety pins

Coat hangars

Small torch (preferably a head torch)

Small bladed penknife (blade under 750mm)

Pens, including black permanent marker

Important addresses (home, next of kin)

WASH KIT/PERSONAL

Razor, shaving foam/gel

Shower gel/soap

Toothbrush and toothpaste

Deodorant.

Towels x 2

Sanitary products (females)

Hair-nets, plain hair-clip/slides,
plain hair-bands (females)

DOCUMENTS

Birth Certificate

National Insurance Card (if held)

Passport (if held)

Foreign and Commonwealth members should bring their visas with them

4 x Passport Photos

NHS Card

Bank account number and sort code (You must open a Bank Account before arriving)

Marriage certificate (if you are married)

Birth certificate of children (if you have any)

Driving Licence (if held)

P45

European Health Insurance Card (EHIC)

Any civilian qualification certificates

Any legal orders relating to divorce, custody, change of name etc

Details of any pending court cases

CLOTHING

Smart civilian clothes:

Males: shirt (with collar), tie, smart
trousers (not jeans), lace-up shoes

Females: smart skirt, trousers,
shirt/blouse, lace-up shoes

One or two sets of casual civilian clothes
for use out of work time

Underwear for seven days. Briefs/sports
Bras needed for PT lessons (females)

Socks x 4 pairs. (socks to be worn with
uniform and for PT will be issued to you)

Natural tan tights (females)

Nightwear (you will be sharing a room)

Warm and waterproof outdoor coat.

Shower footwear, such as flip-flops

SPORTS KIT

Swimming trunks. (not shorts) for males,
One-piece costume for females. Plain
design, either black or blue

ITEMS YOU MAY BRING IF YOU WISH BUT DO NOT NEED

Writing paper, envelopes, stamps

Personal items (photos etc)

Small personal radio alarm clock

Mobile phone

Swimming goggles

AND YOU WON’T NEED
Bed linen, blankets, pillows, duvet

Shamelessly stolen from here;

http://army.mod.uk/documents/genera..._for_new_recruits_coming_to_ATC_Pirbright.pdf

De-conflict this with the link from postie RE;

http://www.army.mod.uk/documents/general/261009_ITC_Kit_List.pdf

And you have the answer.

However if you want to ask millions of aimless/bone questions try here;

http://www.arrse.co.uk/Forums/viewtopic/t=109845.html

Now that I've been nice .....Use search you muppet or at least read through a couple of pages of the forum your about to post in.
 
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