Military Proficiency Certificate (Advanced) TA (MPC (A) TA). Successful completion of
the MPC (A) course is a mandatory requirement for TA soldiers for promotion to the
substantive rank of Sergeant. The MPC (A) TA course is two weeks long and is run by 5
Training Regiment RLC. To attend you must be must be a Corporal with a minimum of 12
months in the rank, including one camp and you must have a current recommendation for
promotion to Sergeant.