Army Career Preparation Course

Edinburgh College


Granton Campus


This course is suitable for individuals who are looking potentially for a career in one of the British Armed forces or may be looking at developing their fitness and leadership skills.

The course will prepare you for the interview and recruitment / selection process carried out by the British Military; Army, Navy and Royal Airforce.

During the course candidates will develop a very good level of fitness, gain valuable insights into the career opportunities available in the British Military through multiple visits to Military establishments, Regiments and Cores. On completion of the course, candidates will be well placed to make an informed choice about their future career path.

The course will introduce candidates to five main areas related directly to the British Military:

Military Recruitment Process; Military Fitness Standards/ Testing; Leadership Skills / Personal Development; Health/ Wellbeing; Fitness / Sport/ Adventurous Training.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements. You will be expected to meet the eligibility criteria for entry into the British Armed Forces. Interview with practical and physical tests.

Progression Routes

The ultimate aim of the course is to get you ready to access a career in the Army.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

20 weeks


Sport and Fitness

SCQF Level