The Phase 1 course is a collection of basic drills and theory - the intended purpose of which is to prepare Recruits for deployment in an infantry section as well as provide the necessary information for assessment.
Modules this course will cover include:
Introduction, Battle Preparations.
Six Section Battle Drills.
Formations. Including ARD.
Contact calling and Referencing.
Grenades and AT.
Fire and Manoeuver.
Final Live Fire Exercise. (time allowing)
Successful completion of P1 is a requirement of all new members and is needed for a promotion to Private (and therefore full 'membership' in the 16AA).