What tests are in P Company?

What tests are in P Company?

Eight Tests

  • 10 miler. A 10-mile (16 km) march conducted as a squad over undulating terrain.
  • Trainasium.
  • Log Race.
  • 2 Mile March.
  • Steeplechase.
  • Milling.
  • 20 Mile Endurance March.
  • Stretcher Race.

Who is eligible for P Company?

All officers and other ranks over the age of 18 who have completed Phase 2 training are eligible to apply for P Company.

How many events are there in P Company?

Seven events are scored, one (the Trainasium) is a straight pass or fail. Each event is designed to assess a candidates physical fitness, mental robustness and determination. A candidate who fails to display the appropriate level of self discipline and motivation throughout Test Week will fail the course.

What is the pass rate for the Parachute Regiment?

What are the Parachute Regiment Combined Infantryman Course (CIC) Pass Rates for 2011-2-17?

Table 1: CIC PARA Pass Rates
Training Year 2011/12 2016/17
& Pass 30% 33%

What is milling in the Paras?

Milling is a training activity used to assess candidates from age 17 for the elite Parachute Regiment of the British Army. It is one of eight physically-demanding assessment events carried out over four days.

How fit do you need to be to join the Paras?

Entry Requirements Qualifications: No formal qualifications needed. Fitness: Mid Thigh Pull 76kg.

What is the P Company test?

The aim of P Company is to test physical fitness, determination and mental robustness, under conditions of stress, in order to determine whether an individual has the self discipline and motivation required for service with the airborne forces.

What is PPS company test week?

P Company Test Week is common to all three PPS courses and all Regular Parachute Regiment recruits and all regular and Reserve officers and other ranks undertake the same basic tests. Parachute Regiment recruits attempt Test Week at Week 21 of the CIC (Para) and All Arms candidates attempt Test Week after a two and a half week build-up phase.

What is a P Company course?

All P Company courses are attended by volunteers from across the UK military who aspire to join the airborne forces. The common standards, both in the training and selection of prospective airborne soldiers, form a key part of The Parachute Regiment and 16 Air Assault Brigade’s ethos and culture.

What information is provided in this article about P Company?

This article provides the basic information to allow individuals to make an informed judgement before applying for P Company.

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