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This course is designed to prepare you physically and mentally to embark on a military career. It is suitable for those who have applied or are considering applying for a military career through an Armed Forces Careers Office. This is a practical and theoretical based course designed to develop military skills and knowledge including teamwork, leadership, field craft and navigation.
Units may include:
In addition to the theory elements, you will take part in a comprehensive practical programme of activities including weekly engagement with the Rifles Regimental Support Team, Army Air Corps and the Royal Navy/Royal Marines outreach team.
Activities include weapon handling and drill sessions including rifle drill, as well as adventure training which could include kayaking, paddle sports, coasteering, low and high ropes at our activity centre, mountain biking, climbing and abseiling. There is also a residential trip to the Brecon Beacons with a night navigation exercise and overnight camp.
The course is based on continual assessment with each of the units being graded. The assessments will vary from individual written work to group presentations and practical work.
On successful completion of the course, you will have reached the fitness levels and standards required to pass entry tests for any service. Alternatively, you may choose to progress to a Level 3 Extended Diploma in Uniformed Protective Services or an alternative Level 3 qualification at BTC.
|Course Title||Military Preparation Diploma Level 2|
You need GCSEs in the 3 to 1 range, or to have successfully completed a
One of the things that drew me to study at BTC was the 999 Academy; a unique extra-curricular programme that the College runs in partnership with the emergency services and military. My most memorable academy experience was leading a water rescue with firefighters from Bridgwater Fire Station.
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