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Phase 1: Weeks 8-14

The second part of the course continues with more exciting, challenging and ultimately rewarding training. It’s a proud moment for all involved when the course ends and the Pass Off Parade takes place.

Week 8: Exercise Halfway (Teach and Test Exercise) three nights in the field, including the Section Fieldcraft Test Day.

Week 9: Adventurous training in Wales (caving, climbing, canoeing and hill walking), map reading practical and written tests.

Week 10: Physical development, first aid and Chemical/Biological/Nuclear/Radiation test.

Week 11: Annual Combat Marksmanship Test (ACMT) and physical fitness tests.

Week 12: Close Quarter Marksmanship training, Chemical/Biological/Nuclear/Radiation shoot and first aid test.

Week 13: Exercise Final Fling five nights in the field, practicing all of the skills learned over the 14 weeks.

Week 14: Arms drill, potted sports, inter section swimming gala culminating in a prestigious passing out parade in front of family, friends and unit representatives.

Pass off parade video