DCLPA Formally Opened by Princess Royal

The Princess Royal heralded a new tri-Service training era as she formally opened the Defence College of Logistics, Policing and Administration. The colonel-in-chief of the Royal Logistic Corps (RLC) was shown around the site at Worthy Down, which has been the focus of a £300 million transformation project over recent years. The state-of-the-art facility brings… Read More


What Should I Eat While Training for the Military?

Introduction Training for the military requires stamina and discipline for what you get out of your body and what you put into it. The most crucial thing to remember about eating while you are training is that you need to consume enough calories to sustain your body during your workouts and military exercises. Diet A… Read More

RSMs’ Course Delivered Digitally for First Time

A cohort of the Army’s most senior soldiers gathered online to take part in an overhauled incarnation of the regimental sergeant majors’ course. The five-day package – which prepares the warrant officers for life and responsibilities at the top of their leadership chain – was delivered digitally for the first time. While there had been… Read More

Naval Training Delivery: One for a Dozen

One firm will take over more than two dozen naval training contracts from 01 April 2021. For the next 12 years, new firm Fisher Training will be responsible for delivering a wide range of 21st Century instruction and training across the Royal Navy. After three years’ work under the banner of Project Selborne some 26… Read More

What is International Defence Training (Army)?

Introduction The British Army is a highly professional organisation with extensive experience in training officers, soldiers, defence civilian staff and international students. It is rightly acknowledged as a leader in the provision of world class military training. Background This training expertise, coupled with the British Army’s operational record ensures that training is delivered from a… Read More

What is the IDT MTT?

When a nation would like to provide training to a number of its military personnel or seek assurance on current practices, when it would be more convenient and cost-effective to achieve this at home then the International Defence Training – Maritime Training Team (IDT MTT) can be provided for in-country training and support. The IDT… 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