RMC Company Military Map Reading Core Training Course
The RMC Company Military Map Reading Core Practical Training Course is run over one weekend with a further practical assessment to be completed at Coy Commanders discretion.
New RMC CFAVs – compulsory course. This course is ideal for current RMC CFAVs who have previously qualified, but are in need of an update at the Company Commanders discretion.
A maximum of 24 candidates and a minimum of 8 candidates per course. (Instructor/student ratio not to exceed 1:4 for practical exercises).
Introduction to military map and compass work, covering:
The construction, care and use of a Silva compass in both theoretical and practical exercises.
The ability to conduct map reading by both day and night.
The important safety reasoning behind completing and distributing a route card.
The ability to locate north by various methods and map orientation.
The ability to extract information from a map and describe intervisibility.
Mathematical ability to convert a bearing (mils) to a back bearing (mils) without mechanical aids.
Candidates will receive all the Military Map Reading Lessons and some practical exercises - with a further practical assessment at Company Commanders discretion.
Candidates will conduct the Military Map Reading assessment exercises.
RMC Statement of requirement Map Reading Change 03