On successful completion of training, Musicians will be assigned to a Regular Army Band.
The course, whilst 1-year in length, is Fixed Mastery Variable Timetable (FMVT), allowing more advanced Musicians to complete their training ahead of schedule.
The course is split into 6x modules.
During CAMUS Trade (Phase 2) Training, Musicians will be expected to further their Military skills gained in Soldier Initial (Phase 1) Training. Training includes:
Musicians will receive one-one tuition from Instructors. The training includes:
Marching Band is at the core of Military Music and is developed throughout the course. Musicians will take part in the following:
The wind band provides the framework of the Military band and Full Band performance is developed throughout the course. Musicians will take part in the following:
General Musicianship provides students the underpinning knowledge to be an effective musician. Training includes:
For those Musicians that play either a string Instrument or come from a more contemporary background, specialist training is also provided and includes:
Trainees on the CAMUS phase 2 training course can undertake course work to assist them in gaining external civilian qualifications through CVQO.
The BTEC level 2 and level 3 courses cover areas to related to the work required of a musician in the Army.
CVQO is an education charity and recognises activities and roles carried out within uniformed organisations and Youth Movements.