Introduction This article provides a brief outline of the British Army’s officer selection and training process, as at November 2022. Initial Interest and Local Recruitment Centre Army Officer recruitment is undertaken in partnership with Capita. Once an Individual has registered their initial interest, Officer selection begins with a formal interview at a local recruitment centre.… Read More
What is the Pre-Royal Military Academy Sandhurst – Phase A and B?
Introduction Pre-Royal Military Academy Sandhurst Phase A (Pre-RMAS Phase A) prepares international students for the challenges they will face as officer cadets at Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. Pre-RMAS Phase B is a mandatory course for all international cadets entering the Regular Commissioning Course at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. Location and Delivery Phase A and… Read More
Female First for Sandhurst
A trio of Servicewomen became the first female officer cadets from their respective countries to pass out from the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst (RMAS). Chuki Wangmo from Bhutan, Firushana Thaufeeq from Maldives and Midya Masti from the Peshmerga Force of Kurdistan in Northern Iraq walked up the iconic steps of Old College at the end… Read More
Psychologists & the Training of British Army Officers at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst (RMAS)
Research Paper Title Here, there and everywhere: psychologists and the training of British Army officers at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. Abstract The Department of Communication and Applied Behavioural Science is one of the three departments in the academic faculty at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. The aim of the Department is to equip officer… Read More
What are the Opportunities for Non-Commissioned Personnel to become Commissioned Officers in the British Armed Forces?
There are a variety of opportunities for non-commissioned personnel to become commissioned officers in the British Armed Forces as outlined below. Naval Services The Naval Service ((Royal Navy) and Royal Marines (RM)) runs several schemes to provide opportunities for the promotion of RN and RM Other Ranks to commissioned ranks. These personnel compete along side… Read More
What is the Number of British Army Personnel who Fail to Complete Phase 1 Initial Training (2010 to 2016)?
Table 1 provides an outline of the numbers who either completed training or where discharged. Table 1: British Army discharge (DI) and output (OP) Entry Type  2010/11 2011/12 2012/13 DI OP DI OP DI OP Regular Officer 80 580 50 650 70 630 CIC 830 1010 1250 2370 910 2170 CMS 750 4360 860… Read More
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