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Prince William of Gloucester Barracks

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Headquarters of the RLC TA, located in Grantham off the A52.

Runs all RLC recruits courses and many trade courses for the RLC as well as other promotional and specialist trade requirement courses.

Courses

List includes:

  • Driver Class 1,2,3
  • Cat C+E
  • Drops
  • Chef
  • Laundry Op Class 1,2,3
  • Driver Rad Op Class 1,2,3 RSI (Regimental Sigs Instructor) and RSO (Regimental Sigs OFficer) and soon in the next 18 months allegedly the Bowman Basic and Advanced when they fit out the training suite.
  • Pre TAFS (Territorial Army Foundation Scheme)
  • TAFS1
  • TAFS2
  • Recruit Course Phase 2 and 3 (2 weeks basic and then the 8 day continuation)
  • MPC - LCpl to Cpl promotioin Course
  • Military Proficiency Course (Advanced) - Cpl to Sgt Promotion Course
  • WO2 - SSgt to W02 Course
  • MT Management

Units

All(?) RLC "Nationally Recruited" RLC Regiments have their HQ's here. Incl:

  • 88 Postal and Courier (formally 87 and 88 Regiments changed under FAS to 88 only)
  • 168 Pioneer
  • 166 Supply Regiment
  • Cat Support Regiment
  • 160 Transport Regiment
  • 710 Laundry
  • 165 Port and Maritime
  • 162 Movement Control Regiment (formally 161 and 162 but now just 162 under FAS)