TA CMT courses


I am thinking about joining the TA as a CMT. I would like to have all this information to hand before I start the process.

I was hoping someone could fill me in on the format of these courses? I understand that there are 3 levels before a CMT is fully qualified? Are these courses taken in a block, or over a number of weekends? How long are they? Is there a mandatory period between each course, or can you just blitz them?

Thanks for your help.
I have been through the TA CMT system as a CMT in an infantry battalion. I did my CMT 3, 2 and 1 as three two weeks courses spread over a number of years. There used to be a time restriction as to how close the courses could be taken (12 months rings a bell but you would be wise to check).

I think you can do CMT2 as an inhouse course if you are with a medical unit.

You best bet would be to go to your local TA unit and ask these questions there to get the most up to date information.

Good luck

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