Hi i leave for basic in a week and i actaully need a tooth extraction i had an appointment but it got cancelled (woop pandemic) so if anyone has any insights into if they will remove it there or send me home it doesnt cause me any pain theres just a big hole (got punched last year an my tooth...
I have read the available threads but was wondering if the training had changed, as I understand it
- 10 weeks Raleigh basic training
- 1st sea phase
-4 weeks Raleigh
-2nd sea phase
-gain MCA efficient deck hand + MCA basic safety training
but unsure as to what happens next as I...
Hi there. I plan on joining the Royal Navy as a Warfare Specialist this year. I was wondering if anyone can clarify if you are able to choose your sub-spec ie(AWW/AWT/EW/UW) before your second stage of training? I’ve heard people saying you can order them in preference but also heard people say...
I am 3/4 of the way through my application to join the RFA as a seaman apprentice and I would like know more about the 10 weeks training and what goes on eg routine, fitness (both tests or if I can go to the gym), classroom work, hands on work, parades and passing out
Hi all, I’ve been given a start date for Raleigh ( 8/06/20 ).
I know that you are given 2 weeks leave over the summer period and I was just wondering when if anyone knows what date this falls on?
I’m just curious as to how much longer Raleigh will be for myself and if I could potentially plan...
Hello, I am scheduled to start basic training sometime soon and I am a bit worried as to the medical you do on your first few days at Raleigh. I failed my first medical Assessment due to microscopic haematuria but was cleared by my doctor about two months back as all my organs are in perfect...
Im wondering how to clean my combat boots, I've been wearing them in but I don't know how to clean them properly. do I buff the combat boots with water and black polish or do I just use the 2 brushes(on and off) or maybe both
hope to hear from you
I've just started the recruitment process and wondered what the daily routine in HMS Raleigh is like, such as waking up and going to bed? My current job has got me doing all sorts of weird hours and I just wanted to better prepare myself before I start.
Hi I'm just about to go to Raleigh in a few weeks and need the following questions answered:
1) Are showers at HMS Raleigh private?
2) Do you get ANY leave for the duration of your Phase 1 training?
3) How many persons in one dorm?
Any answers would be hugely appreciated!
I'm just waiting on word now from my AFCO on a start date having bossed the PJFT yesterday.
I have had a look around, used the search and I've been reading thread upon thread here now for about two months, although I've just joined as a member today - first thread - apologies in...
I've had a root around on here and can only find info about Phase 2 PAYD.
Can anyone provide information about if recruits are PAYD during our lovely 10 week stay at HMS Raleigh?
I would like to know for budgeting reasons, I need to "adult" (sadface).
hey all, currently at basic and wanting to lose weight but it's hard when all the food is so shit here, does anyone have any tips or is it something I should look to do in phase two? IMF helps but it isn't enough on its own for me to lose the weight I want to.