19 Jun '17, 12pm

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How fit do I need to be for phase 1 (basic) training? You don’t have to be super fit to become a soldier. However, you do need a basic level of fitness to pass the selection stage. The Army Fit app and exercise plans will help you prepare. How long does phase 1 (basic) training last? Phase 1 lasts for 14 weeks unless you’re under 17 where you would attend the Army Foundation College, Harrogate. If you join the Infantry your Phase 1 and Phase 2 training is combined in a 28-week soldier training course. (30 weeks for Para and Guards). How long does phase 2 (specialist) training last? The length of your course depends on the job you do. Some roles can be learned in a few months. Others might take more than a year to master. How do I apply to AFC Harrogate? To apply to AFC Harrogate you can use our normal Army application form, which you'll find it in My Account (you'll need t...

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