Just to add to this. FINAL EX is a confirmation exercise which means that you will be assessed on the all the tactical and fieldcraft skills you have learnt. It is also your opportunity to demonstrate to your instructors that you are READY to pass out as a fully trained paratrooper and join your battalion. Expect long days, little sleep, various attacks, ambushes, tabs, hard routines.Something no one really talks about is the final exercise after P company. Can you tell us what to expect?
CIC (PARA) is delivered by PARA Coy meaning all your instructors will be Paratroopers. ITC is a multi capbadge environment and if you are joining a line infantry regiment there are no guarantees you will be trained by a member of your intended regiment.How does para training differ from line infantry training at catterick?
Although the content is mostly the same the standard isn’t. Put it this way we had a lad who couldn’t hack it and transferred to the rifles and got best recruit. Para recruits are also known for outstanding fitnessHow does para training differ from line infantry training at catterick?