What is the NCO Gunnery Instructor CVR(T) Close Reconnaissance Course?

Aim of the Course

To train non-commissioned officers (NCOs) to instruct combat vehicle reconnaissance (tracked) (CVR(T)) Gunnery and to supervise Live Firing.

Facilitated by IDT(A).

Entry Standards

  • Lance Corporal to Corporal from Armoured Corps and Infantry units.
  • IELTS Level 5.


45 working days, with two (2) courses per year.


Armour Centre (ARMCEN) Lulworth.

Outline of Course

On completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Carry out instruction of a gunnery syllabus by demonstrating instructional skills and conducting turret, weapon and simulator system lessons.
  • To carry out gunnery continuation training practice period in turret and simulator lessons.
  • To carry out testing procedures in turret, weapon and simulator systems and supervise AFV Operational Shooting Policy training tests.
  • Supervise live firing in static firing, crew Fire & Movement Exercise firing and crew field firing.

Qualifications Gained

Gunnery Instructor.


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