Recruit Training Information & Aids

Published on 20th January 2017

Welcome to Recruit Company Resources

This page should be used as a resource for Recruits to supplement the classroom lessons and features the presentations and hand-outs that are given to the Recruits. This page should be used as a resource for Recruits to supplement the classroom lessons and features the presentations and hand-outs that are given to the Recruits.

During the course of a Recruit’s training there will be an element of classroom based tuition covering a number of key topics that Recruits should have a sound understanding and knowledge of including Royal Marines:

Map & Compass Lessons

Map reading skills are essential and Ordnance Survey is a great resource for finding out more (click the link for the lessons).  Here is a selection of the most essential videos that Recruits should learn:

How to take a 4-Figure Grid Reference

How to take a 6-Figure Grid Reference

Understanding Map Symbols