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Practical Leadership and Teambuilding

The life skills - Practical Leadership and Teambuilding (PLT) Activities are delivered outside of the classroom and a great kinaesthetic hands-on learning experience for young people, skills that are employer friendly.

4th Infantry Brigade's flexibly delivered Life Skills programme aims to promote Practical Leadership and Teambuilding (PLT) personal development and a Science, Technology Engineering and Teambuilding (STEM) project.  The programme is aimed at young adults from a variety of backgrounds - potential Army Reserve recruits, engineering apprentices, academy students and those not in education, employment or training (NEETs).

The modular programme can also incorporate the 4-day Army Insight Course or a visit to a local Army Reserve Centre (ARC).  The programme aims to empower the attendees through hands-on, outside the classroom activity, combining learning-to-do, adventure, challenges and in a new military environment.

STEM activities aim provide an insight into a future in STEM related careers and develop a creative mind.  Emphasis is on teamwork, problem solving and communication via the following:

  • Session 1 - Building an F3 Buggy
  • Session 2 - Build a Green Energy Wind Turbine

Practical Leadership and Teamworking (PLT) Activities provide the following employer positive skills: 

  • Teamworking
  • Time Keeping
  • Communication
  • Problem solving
  • Personal motivation
  • Leadership
  • Personal development
  • Learning industry related core skills
  • and much more ...

Contact our MCI team or Youth Engagement Officers for full details.

4th Infantry Brigade - Youth Engagement Officer

Sergeant Major Mark Hill MBE

Telephone: 07768 834991

Email: 4x-mci-yeo@mod.uk

HQ 4th Infantry Brigade and HQ North East
Baden Powell House, Peronne Lines
Scotton Road, Catterick Garrison

Twitter: @Army_BeTheBest

Alternatively, contact the Military Civilian Integration (MCI) Team.