What is the Centre for Army Leadership?

1.0 Introduction This article provides an overview of the British Army’s Centre for Army Leadership (CAL). It has a combined military and academic team of leadership theorists and practitioners, and its mission is to maintain leadership excellence across the British Army and keep it at the forefront of leadership thinking. 2.0 What is the Centre… Read More

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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 is the World Pace Sticking Competition?

1.0 Introduction This article provides an overview of the British Army’s World Pace Sticking Competition. 2.0 What is the World Pace Sticking Competition? The World Pace Sticking Competition is an event where teams get to demonstrate their competence at pace stick drill. The World Pace Sticking Competition is, or has been, known by a number… Read More

Household Division & Parachute Regiment Centralised Courses

The following is a list of Household Division and Parachute Regiment Centralised Courses (HDPRCC) (as at April 2019): Course Duration Infantry Potential Junior Non-Commissioned Officer (PNCO) Course 6 Weeks Pre-Section Commanders’ Battle Course (SCBC) and Pre-Platoon Sergeants’ Battle Course (PSBC) 2 Weeks Sniper Pre-Course 2 Weeks Sniper Operators’ Course (SOC) 11 Weeks Sniper Re-Test Week… 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

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 [1] 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

A Leadership Framework at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst

Research Paper Title Sandhurst Occasional Papers No.20. Be, Know or Do? An Analysis of the Optimal Balance of the Be, Know, Do Leadership Framework in Future Training at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. Abstract The focus of this research is to analyse the perceived optimum balance of the Be, Know and Do leadership framework, in order… Read More