Phase 1Initial Training (Phase 1) is conducted at the Army Training Regiment, Pirbright and winchester and is 14 weeks long. You go Afc harrogate if 16 and 17 and 5 moths old and is either 49/23 weeks long depending on cap badge. Infantry training center catterick is for para and inventory and is 26 weeks long but this is your phase 1 and 2 combined.
The training is designed to give entrants the basic military skills to undertake duties required of a soldier and to fully prepare them for further stages of training.
- Skill at Arms (weapon handling and marksmanship principles)
- Fieldcraft (putting into practice what you have learnt)
- First Aid
- CBRN (chemical, biological, radioactive and nuclear defence training)
- Physical training
- Adventure training