What is the Training Pipeline for a Royal Navy Logistics Officer?

The training pipeline of a Royal Navy (RN) Logistics Officer is: 29 weeks of Initial Officer Training delivered at the Britannia Royal Naval College (BRNC). 9 weeks shore-based training delivered at the Defence Maritime Logistics School (DMLS). 16 weeks specialist training on a sea-going platform. 8 weeks at DMLS before joining the trained strength. RN… Read More


What is the Number of Applicants Accepted into British Officer Training?

Below is the number of applicants accepted into British officer training at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst (RMAS) of the British Army and the Britannia Royal Naval College (BRNC) of the Royal Navy by school type. Table 1: RMAS Entrants by School Type Training Year Independent School State School Total 2012/2013 280 320 590 2013/2014… Read More

Is Sleep Deprivation & Trauma-based Training Utilised in Royal Navy & Royal Marines Training?

Many people outside of the military have little understanding of the process of military training, especially basic training. Sleep deprivation and trauma-based training is not employed as a tool for either the Royal Navy or the Royal Marines, as discussed below: Royal Navy (RN) Initial Training: Trainees, both officers and other ranks, may experience a lack… Read More