What is the All Arms Advanced Drill Instructor Course?

Aim of the Course

To teach Senior Non Commissioned Officers (SNCOs) and Warrant Officers to be supervisors of training and to be trained in ceremonial drill.

Facilitated by IDT(A).

Entry Standards


Three (3) weeks and three (3) days, with two (2) courses per year.


School of Infantry Catterick.

Outline of Course

  • All aspects of foot and arms drill.
  • Ceremonial drill including swords, colours and pacestick.
  • Ceremonial funeral drill.
  • Teaching practice.

Candidates must attend Basic Course first. Students should arrive with medical certificate from their doctor to state they are medically fit to undertake an arduous course.

Qualifications Gained



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