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Adventurous Training

Adventurous Training (AT) is formal publicly funded military training. Participation in AT is an integral aspect of military training that supports the values and standards of the British Army thus enhances an individual’s ability to withstand the rigours of operations.

Access to AT is open to all servicemen and women, including the injured and disabled who are able to participate through the Battle Back initiative.


The Aim of Joint Service Adventurous Training

To promote, through the conduct of arduous outdoor activities with exposure to hardship and danger, the Army’s core values, leadership, teamwork and other qualities necessary to enhance the Operational effectiveness of all military personnel.


The Definition of Adventurous Training

"Challenging outdoor training for Service personnel in specified adventurous activities, involving controlled exposure to risk, in order to develop leadership, teamwork, physical fitness, moral and physical courage, among other personal attributes and skills vital to Operational capability."

 Adventurous Training courses

Service men and women wishing to undertake Adventurous Training courses can find further information on how to apply by visiting the Defence Gateway. Click on the 'apply online' link below.

For details on the latest Adventurous Training courses download the document from the panel on the right.

Battle Back

 Through Battle Back seriously injured service personnel are encouraged to participate in adventurous training and sport as part of their rehabilitation process.


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