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  1. Hi, guys

    I am a civvie at the moment but looking at joining the paras do i have to be in the army and be in a regiment to apply or can i go and apply being a civvie? also if this is the case do i go and do P company if i get accepted or do they train you to complete p company?

    Thanks for your help :)
  2. Gremlin

    Gremlin LE Good Egg (charities)

    Yes you can join the Parachute Regiment direct (as opposed to a transfer), and yes they will train you prior to P Coy; but you will have to meet certain minimum standards before being accepted.

    Read this:

    Soldier Recruiting - British Army Website

    and visit your nearest AFCO.
  3. Here's a link for a vid from P Coy. It's during they 80's during Falklands war, it's not entirely modern but P Coy hasn't changed since then in terms of the actual course might be interesting. YouTube - THE PARAS BBC EPISODE 1 PART 1