NAVRES has been running its own blended DL/DT/in-house BMQ serials during the peak summer season for a number of years, though to the best of my knowledge it's still possible for individuals to be loaded on fall/winter CFLRS serials depending on personal availability and open seats on courses.dapaterson said:RCN in recent years have run their own serials, due to lack of capacity at CFLRS in St Jean.
Brihard said:Another consideration- By 'basic training' do you mean just the first 'basic military qualification' that ever soldier, sailor or aviator completes to learn how to dress themselves and salute? Or do you mean the entirety of the usually two or three courses it takes someone to become functional at a basic level in their chosen occupation? In the PRes, some portion of those occupational courses is normally full time for a month or two, depending on the trade.
SubtlyAgressive said:I just don't want to spend the first year or so, as a reservist, learning the basics.
SubtlyAgressive said:Interesting. What are the key differences in the curriculum?
stealthylizard said:Interestingly, I learned more drill as an army cadet than I did in the Reserves and the Regular Force combined, even without having attended CLI-Drill and Ceremonial as a cadet.
RomeoJuliet said:Having done both it very much depends on the course itself.
CanadianTire said:You learn the same things, but more in-depth if I'm not mistaken.
SubtlyAgressive said:. . . and the teamwork/camaraderie that builds over time at CFLRS? Is that not more valuable than what you go through as a reservist?