What is the Relationship between King’s College London & the MOD?

Question I would like to understand the relationship between the Ministry of Defence (MOD) and King’s College London (KCL). Answer The MOD does not have a direct contractual relationship with KCL in relation to the Defence Academy of the United Kingdom (DAUK) at Shrivenham. KCL does provide academic services to the DAUK through the Joint… Read More

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What is the First Aid – CBRNDC 23?

Introduction The First Aid – CBRNDC 23 is an international defence training (IDT) course delivered by the Royal Navy. What is the Aim of the Course? To train naval personnel in administering first aid to certificate standards laid down by Health and Safety (First Aid) regulations 1981 and STANAG 2122 First Aid subjects. Duration Five… Read More

British Army & RN Make Top Three for Apprentices

The Royal Navy is in the top three of UK employers of apprentices. A nationwide assessment of firms, organisations, government departments, regional authorities and the military ranked the Senior Service third. The British Army topped the list drawn up by the government-run National Apprenticeship Service, with the RAF placed tenth. There are around 4,000 men… Read More

New Look Warrant Officer Education Course

The new-look career syllabus for warrant officers has been published, with pilot courses starting this month. Unlike the Army leadership and development programme (ALDP) for corporals and sergeants, the two component modules – military training and military education – have been integrated into a single three week package combining e-learning and classroom-based lessons. Regulars will… Read More

British Army Named Top Apprenticeship Employer

The British Army has been named the UK’s premier employer in the Top 100 Apprenticeship Employers awards. The scheme assesses organisations from the public and private sector and the Service was recognised for helping more than 8,000 apprentices gain new skills in 2019/20. More than 90% of new soldiers take up the offer of an… Read More

What is the Army and Navy Academy?

Introduction Army and Navy Academy is a college-preparatory boarding school for boys, grades 7-12, in Carlsbad, California. It was founded in 1910. History The Academy was founded by Thomas A. Davis on 23 November 1910. It was originally located in the Pacific Beach neighbourhood of San Diego, California. In 1936, the Academy moved to Carlsbad,… Read More

What is the Commanding Officer’s Designate Course?

What is the Commanding Officer’s Designate Course? The British Army’s Commanding Officer’s Designate Course (CODC) is designed for commissioned appointed as Commanding Officers (CO’s). Where is it Delivered? The CODC is delivered at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst (RMAS). How Long is the CODC? The CODC takes place over two weeks, encompassing a nine-day syllabus… Read More