Royal Marines Commando 32 Week Recruit Training Programme

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They were at royalmarinesrecruits.simdif.com/index.html until fairly recently but sadly now unavailable.
 

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15 weeks in and I’ve gone full circle information wise. 1st few weeks wanted to know everything, now too scared to ask:)
Yep, totally get you on that score.

Sometimes it's best not to get too philosophical. Stoicism is the better path to tread. :)
 

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Thank you to @Daisyy for taking the trouble to draft out an overview of RT current to November 2019.

Please be aware that RT is a constantly evolving schedule.
Also some individual elements might be adjusted. Do not consider the references to Long Weekend Leaves as certainties. These can be rescheduled or cancelled at short notice.

As with previous iterations of the schedule in this thread, feel welcome to comment on amendments as they occur in future.

MODULE 1 – INDIVIDUAL SKILLS (TEACH PHASE)


Foundation

To effect the transition from civilian to military life and prepare the individual recruit for Training in the Royal Marines


Week 1

Joining routine, Gym and Swimming Assessment, Kit Issue, Basic Skills Training, Med and Dental checks, Admin, Husbandry, Drill & PT

Week 2

Ex EARLY NIGHT (night in field), Drill, PT, Royal Marines Close Combat (RMCC), Team Challenges, Weapon Training (Rifle, MATT 1), Personal Admin, Equality and Inclusion Brief (MATT 6)

Week 3

Weapon Training, Drill, PT, Hearing Protection fitted (MATT 3), Thinking Strategies

Individual Skills

To teach and practise elementary military skills in a progressive manner


Week 4

Weapon Training (Rifle), PT and Swims, Drill and Corps History, RMCC, Basic Educational Skills Test, Ex FIRST STEP (One night in the field)

Week 5

Wpn Trg (Rifle – Including Handling Tests), PT, Map Reading, Ex QUICK COVER (3 Day Field Ex Incl Basic Fieldcraft and CQB)

Families’ Day

(Long Weekend Leave)

Week 6

First aid (MATT 3), First Rifle Shoot (DCCT/25m Range), PT, Drill, Map Reading (MATT 5)

Week 7

Ex MARSHALL STAR (3 1/2 Day Field ex): Fieldcraft, Map Reading & Soldiering Skills (Incl Obs Crossing), Battle Swimming Test (BST), RMCC, First Aid Trg

Week 8

Drill, PT, Map Reading, First Aid, Survive Evade Resist Escape (SERE) and Conduct after Capture Trg (MATT 8), RMCC, RMFA, Coy Comd's Rounds, Unit Visit

Week 9

Drill, PT (Gym Assessment), Map Reading, First Aid Assessment (MATT 3), Apprenticeship, Orienteering, Live Firing (DCCT)

Week 10

Ex HUNTER’S MOON (5 Day field ex) – Navigation Trg & Map Reading with 2 Day Survival Phase, Fit Respirators

MODULE 2 - INDIVIDUAL SKILLS (CONFIRMATION PHASE)

Advanced Skills

To consolidate the skills learned thus far and progress onto more advanced aspects of individual soldiering


Week 11

CBRN, Signals, Ex BAPTIST WALK (2 Day practice in all skills taught in phase 1)

Grenade Range, Helicopter Underwater Escape Training (HUET), Law of Armed Conflict (LOAC, MATT 7), Intro to the Bottom Field

Week 12

Ex BAPTIST RUN (3 day field ex (Criteria Exercise)) – To test all Skills taught in Phase 1 – incl Stalking, Kit Inspections, Map Reading, 8 Mile Load Carry, Post-Exercise Inspection, Sigs Training

Week 13

Live Firing: Rifle to ACMT(Combat Infantryman), Close Quarter Marksmanship (CQM), Functional Skills, PT (AMF)

Week 14

ACMT (Cont) Additional Rifle Shoots, Close Quarter Marksmanship (CQM) Functional Skills PT (AMF)

Week 15

PT AMF Assessment, Sigs (Bowman), Tp Tactics Lecture, Military Knowledge, CBRN, First Drill Inspection, Arms Drill Passout and End of Phase 1 Parade, 4 Mile Speed March, 8 MLC Re-Runs, RMFT (MATT2), Ex OVERLORD

(Long Weekend Leave)

MODULE 3 – TACTICS & TEAM TRAINING (TEACH PHASE)

Operations Of War

To train and practise a recruit in the tactical skills and knowledge requiredd to act as a rifleman in all operations of war and all transitional phases of war


Week 16

Signals Trg, PT – Battle Preparation Training (BPT), Ex FIRST BASE (4 Day Field Exercise involving Tac and Doc Training, Recce, Ops & Harbour Drills & 5 Mile Speed March), CPERS Handling

Week 17

Ex LIGHTSTRIKE (Section Attacks), Sigs (Bowman Practical Test), UGL Lessons

Week 18

GPMG Training, PT – BPT, Intro to COIN Ops, Functional Skills, TP Tactics Lectures

Week 19

PT – BPT incl Passout (Re-Runs Wed, Thu), Drill, Functional Skills, IED, CBRN, 9mm Pistol, TP Tactics Lectures

Week 20

Sigs Trg, Tactics Trg incl Ex SECOND EMPIRE (Troop Attacks), PT, RMCC

Week 21

Ex URBAN WARRIOR 4 days incl Urban Trg, CIED Trg (MATT 9), Mine Awareness, Building/ Room Entry, Practical Battle Exercise

MODULE 4 – TACTICS & TEAM TRAINING (CONFIRMATION PHASE)

Week 22

Ex VIOLENT ENTRY (7 Days OBUA, FIBUA, Tp Attacks, COIN & Defence (Criteria Exercise), Sub-Surface Operations), Spot Maps

Week 23

VIKING TRG – 2 1/2 Days Tactics, Teach Delib Attack, Ambush, Vehicle Anti-Ambush and Vehicle Escape Underwater Training (VEUT), R&I Training

(Long Weekend Leave)

Week 24

ASM/NLAW/60mm Mortar, Endurance & Tarzan Course Intro, 12 Mile Load Carry (Criteria), Military Knowledge test, Pistol Live Firing

Week 25

Ex SEA SENSE: Amphibious Training, Sea Safety Trg (EFSSC), GPMG, LFMT

Week 26

Field Firing FFX1 (Individual, Fire Team and Section Level Live Firing by Day and Night)

Week 27

Field Firing FFX2 (Section & Troop Level Field Firing by Day and Night)

Commando Course

To confirm a recruit is professionally prepared for service in an operational unit, is at a Commando level of fitness and has the requisite professional skil, determination, courage, unselfishness, and cheerfulness under adversity


Week 28

6 Mile Speed March (Re-runs Wed & Fri) Amphibious Training, Tarzan Assault and Endurance Cse Practice Runs, Drill, Lectures, RMCC, Realities of War Package

Week 29/30

Ex FIXED ROPES: Cliff Assault, Techniques, Water Obs, Tarzan Assault and Endurance Cse Inst, Ex FINAL THRUST (9 Days) Final Exercise conducted at Bodmin (BDA) and Dartmoor (DTA)

Week 31

Commando Tests, Drill, Admin, Insurance Brief, Vaccinations, Career Advice Lectures

King's Squad Pass Out Week

To Pass Out a Recruit for duty in a fitting manner


Week 32

Drill Practice, King’s Squad Pass Out Parade & Leaving Admin
 

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Thank you to @Daisyy for taking the trouble to draft out an overview of RT current to November 2019.

Please be aware that RT is a constantly evolving schedule.
Also some individual elements might be adjusted. Do not consider the references to Long Weekend Leaves as certainties. These can be rescheduled or cancelled at short notice.

As with previous iterations of the schedule in this thread, feel welcome to comment on amendments as they occur in future.

MODULE 1 – INDIVIDUAL SKILLS (TEACH PHASE)


Foundation

To effect the transition from civilian to military life and prepare the individual recruit for Training in the Royal Marines


Week 1

Joining routine, Gym and Swimming Assessment, Kit Issue, Basic Skills Training, Med and Dental checks, Admin, Husbandry, Drill & PT

Week 2

Ex EARLY NIGHT (night in field), Drill, PT, Royal Marines Close Combat (RMCC), Team Challenges, Weapon Training (Rifle, MATT 1), Personal Admin, Equality and Inclusion Brief (MATT 6)

Week 3

Weapon Training, Drill, PT, Hearing Protection fitted (MATT 3), Thinking Strategies

Individual Skills

To teach and practise elementary military skills in a progressive manner


Week 4

Weapon Training (Rifle), PT and Swims, Drill and Corps History, RMCC, Basic Educational Skills Test, Ex FIRST STEP (One night in the field)

Week 5

Wpn Trg (Rifle – Including Handling Tests), PT, Map Reading, Ex QUICK COVER (3 Day Field Ex Incl Basic Fieldcraft and CQB)

Families’ Day

(Long Weekend Leave)

Week 6

First aid (MATT 3), First Rifle Shoot (DCCT/25m Range), PT, Drill, Map Reading (MATT 5)

Week 7

Ex MARSHALL STAR (3 1/2 Day Field ex): Fieldcraft, Map Reading & Soldiering Skills (Incl Obs Crossing), Battle Swimming Test (BST), RMCC, First Aid Trg

Week 8

Drill, PT, Map Reading, First Aid, Survive Evade Resist Escape (SERE) and Conduct after Capture Trg (MATT 8), RMCC, RMFA, Coy Comd's Rounds, Unit Visit

Week 9

Drill, PT (Gym Assessment), Map Reading, First Aid Assessment (MATT 3), Apprenticeship, Orienteering, Live Firing (DCCT)

Week 10

Ex HUNTER’S MOON (5 Day field ex) – Navigation Trg & Map Reading with 2 Day Survival Phase, Fit Respirators

MODULE 2 - INDIVIDUAL SKILLS (CONFIRMATION PHASE)

Advanced Skills

To consolidate the skills learned thus far and progress onto more advanced aspects of individual soldiering


Week 11

CBRN, Signals, Ex BAPTIST WALK (2 Day practice in all skills taught in phase 1)

Grenade Range, Helicopter Underwater Escape Training (HUET), Law of Armed Conflict (LOAC, MATT 7), Intro to the Bottom Field

Week 12

Ex BAPTIST RUN (3 day field ex (Criteria Exercise)) – To test all Skills taught in Phase 1 – incl Stalking, Kit Inspections, Map Reading, 8 Mile Load Carry, Post-Exercise Inspection, Sigs Training

Week 13

Live Firing: Rifle to ACMT(Combat Infantryman), Close Quarter Marksmanship (CQM), Functional Skills, PT (AMF)

Week 14

ACMT (Cont) Additional Rifle Shoots, Close Quarter Marksmanship (CQM) Functional Skills PT (AMF)

Week 15

PT AMF Assessment, Sigs (Bowman), Tp Tactics Lecture, Military Knowledge, CBRN, First Drill Inspection, Arms Drill Passout and End of Phase 1 Parade, 4 Mile Speed March, 8 MLC Re-Runs, RMFT (MATT2), Ex OVERLORD

(Long Weekend Leave)

MODULE 3 – TACTICS & TEAM TRAINING (TEACH PHASE)

Operations Of War

To train and practise a recruit in the tactical skills and knowledge requiredd to act as a rifleman in all operations of war and all transitional phases of war


Week 16

Signals Trg, PT – Battle Preparation Training (BPT), Ex FIRST BASE (4 Day Field Exercise involving Tac and Doc Training, Recce, Ops & Harbour Drills & 5 Mile Speed March), CPERS Handling

Week 17

Ex LIGHTSTRIKE (Section Attacks), Sigs (Bowman Practical Test), UGL Lessons

Week 18

GPMG Training, PT – BPT, Intro to COIN Ops, Functional Skills, TP Tactics Lectures

Week 19

PT – BPT incl Passout (Re-Runs Wed, Thu), Drill, Functional Skills, IED, CBRN, 9mm Pistol, TP Tactics Lectures

Week 20

Sigs Trg, Tactics Trg incl Ex SECOND EMPIRE (Troop Attacks), PT, RMCC

Week 21

Ex URBAN WARRIOR 4 days incl Urban Trg, CIED Trg (MATT 9), Mine Awareness, Building/ Room Entry, Practical Battle Exercise

MODULE 4 – TACTICS & TEAM TRAINING (CONFIRMATION PHASE)

Week 22

Ex VIOLENT ENTRY (7 Days OBUA, FIBUA, Tp Attacks, COIN & Defence (Criteria Exercise), Sub-Surface Operations), Spot Maps

Week 23

VIKING TRG – 2 1/2 Days Tactics, Teach Delib Attack, Ambush, Vehicle Anti-Ambush and Vehicle Escape Underwater Training (VEUT), R&I Training

(Long Weekend Leave)

Week 24

ASM/NLAW/60mm Mortar, Endurance & Tarzan Course Intro, 12 Mile Load Carry (Criteria), Military Knowledge test, Pistol Live Firing

Week 25

Ex SEA SENSE: Amphibious Training, Sea Safety Trg (EFSSC), GPMG, LFMT

Week 26

Field Firing FFX1 (Individual, Fire Team and Section Level Live Firing by Day and Night)

Week 27

Field Firing FFX2 (Section & Troop Level Field Firing by Day and Night)

Commando Course

To confirm a recruit is professionally prepared for service in an operational unit, is at a Commando level of fitness and has the requisite professional skil, determination, courage, unselfishness, and cheerfulness under adversity


Week 28

6 Mile Speed March (Re-runs Wed & Fri) Amphibious Training, Tarzan Assault and Endurance Cse Practice Runs, Drill, Lectures, RMCC, Realities of War Package

Week 29/30

Ex FIXED ROPES: Cliff Assault, Techniques, Water Obs, Tarzan Assault and Endurance Cse Inst, Ex FINAL THRUST (9 Days) Final Exercise conducted at Bodmin (BDA) and Dartmoor (DTA)

Week 31

Commando Tests, Drill, Admin, Insurance Brief, Vaccinations, Career Advice Lectures

King's Squad Pass Out Week

To Pass Out a Recruit for duty in a fitting manner


Week 32

Drill Practice, King’s Squad Pass Out Parade & Leaving Admin
This is brilliant info - helped while away many an evening doing the never ending scrapbook!
 

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January 2020 Update

CTCRM has issued a Corps Knowledge fact sheet to help candidates prepare for PRMC. Included in this document is the most current RT schedule which I've extracted below as screenshots.
The full-sized PDF source document which contains much more information is at:

https://www.royalmarines.uk/threads/latest-updated-corps-knowledge-pdf.124972/

Please be aware that RT is a constantly evolving schedule.
Also some individual elements might be adjusted. Do not consider any references to Long Weekend Leaves as certainties. These can be rescheduled or cancelled at short notice.

As with previous iterations of the schedule in this thread, feel welcome to comment on amendments as they occur in future.

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They don't know how lucky they are! That was a stinking ex.
Agreed! We done ours on the Common, just down from the MEG range. If you dug down 4ft you were stood in 2ft of water! A honking exercise made worse by it being an NCB ex and the TT shoving CS gas in your face throughout the dark hours.
 

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Agreed! We done ours on the Common, just down from the MEG range. If you dug down 4ft you were stood in 2ft of water! A honking exercise made worse by it being an NCB ex and the TT shoving CS gas in your face throughout the dark hours.
I remember that Ex well! The water table on the Common is really high as Nigel Mansell found out when he bought a golf course up there and had hopes of turning it into a championship venue. He found that it is closed more times than it's open and has a ban on buggys for most of the year. He later sold it and moved to Jersey!

Alan
 

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Can you tell me what equates to a long weekend
Son on week 3
Normally get leave Friday morning or after last detail, then return to camp Sunday evening. However long weekends apart from families day are subject to troop performance and schedule. A troop lose them at a drop of a hat, the same applies for a normal weekend
 

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that is great, i know monday is first ROP but can anyone get hold of one fir me to follow?
 
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