Mine Clearance Diver Aquaint Course?

Discussion in 'Joining Up - Royal Navy Recruiting' started by DiverWannaBe, Apr 15, 2012.

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  1. Hi all, Im new to this site and have a couple of questions regarding the Mine Clearance Diver aquaint course.

    Basically I applied for the MCD a few months ago. You have to undergo all the normal medical and clearance tests as any other new recruit.

    However the final selection test (for MCDs) is a two day aquaint down at pompey.

    I have been told by the afco that this is basically a two day beasting, designed to test your physical and mental aptitude and for you to see if diver branch is for you.

    Now, i really want to find out more about these two days and what exactly the physical tests are. For a normal recruit joining the navy you know exactly what physical tests are involved. You have to do x number of press ups, x number of sit ups and be able to run x miles in x times.

    Does anyone know what the exact physical test are for this aquaint? How far and how fast should I be running? How many press ups, dips and chin ups should I be able to do? Whats the best way to train?

    Sorry for all the questions but im finding it really hard to find out about this.

    Cheers!
     
  2. Last edited: Apr 15, 2012
  3. Cheers boss, i didnt know there was a thread already about this.
     

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