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ITC Support Battalion

The ITC Support Battalion is responsible for:

  • providing support to the two infantry training battalions based at Catterick Garrison
  • ensuring that both battalions are provided with the necessary resources to equip and conduct training of all infantry recruits on site

ITC Support Battalion also includes the following:

  • Headquarters Company
  • Quartermaster’s Department
  • Gym
  • G7 Training
  • Hook Company
  • 400 Troop, Royal Logistic Corps (RLC)
  • Army School of Ceremonial
  • Army School of Bagpipe Music and Highland Drumming

There’s more about each of these below:

Headquarters Company

Headquarters Company is responsible for all matters relating to administration, discipline and welfare for all members of ITC Catterick’s permanent staff. Headquarters Company staff are also responsible for managing all civilian welfare staff and facilities on both sites within Catterick Garrison.

Headquarters Company also includes the Training Support Platoon (TSP) which is established to support the two Training Battalions with manpower for exercise play and demonstrations.

Quartermaster's Department

The Quartermasters’ Department provides 24/7 logistical support to both Infantry Training Battalions and Support Battalion at the Infantry Training Centre, over 5000 recruits and permanent staff.

It is also responsible for the biggest armoury and ammunition accounts in the British Army, housing over 4500 weapons and an average expenditure of around 20mil rounds of ammunition, in support of the Combat Infantryman’s Course.

Gymnasium

The Physical Training Wing delivers all aspects of physical training undertaken by Soldiers Under Training on the Combat Infantryman’s Course.

To develop battle-winning fitness within recruits and permanent staff in order that they may respond instantly and effectively to the physical and psychological demands they may have to overcome.

“Fit To Fight”

For more information http://www.army.mod.uk/raptc/30470.aspx

To Apply https://www.army.mod.uk/rolefinder/role/9/physical-training-instructor

400 Troop, Royal Logistic Corps

400 Tps Mission is to provide an agile and robust Motor Transport capability, in order to deliver MT specific training support to the Infantry Training Centre’s (ITC) Combat Infantryman’s Courses (CIC) and pan-ITC generic MT taskings for routine MT support to the three battalions within the training centre.

With a fleet of 170 vehicle platforms and a staff of 75 joint military and civilian personnel, 400 Tp routinely delivers in excess of 25K taskings, covering circa 2.5M miles per Training Year.

For more information http://www.army.mod.uk/logistic/23443.aspx

Army School of Ceremonial

The Army School of Ceremonial provides specialist military drill instruction and ceremonial advice to the Field Army.

The All Arms Drill Wing provides the qualifying course for Senior Non-Commissioned Officers to teach and instruct drill to recruits and potential officers.

The Drumming Wing provides the Foot Guards, Rifles and Line Infantry with qualified drummers and buglers and also teaches the traditions and history of the Fife and Drum Corps, while maintaining links to Corps of Drums.

Army School of Bagpipe Music & Highland Drumming

On 1 April 1999 The Army School of Bagpipe Music and the Piping and Drumming Wing were merged to become the Army School of Bagpipe Music and Highland Drumming, forming a detached group within the ITC Catterick.