Acting Corporals who have completed the 8-week Section Commander's Battle Course (SCBC), Regimental Training Team (RTT) Cadre, and Warrior Commander's Cadre will be fully appointed as an Infantry Section Commander where they will lead 7-9 man infantry sections, command FV510 Warrior Infantry Fighting Vehicles (IFV), and serve as lead instructors on our Combat Infantry Course. Members who have been Acting Corporal for 6 weeks with the above courses under them will be eligible for this promotion.
Lance Corporals who show further leadership potential, help with various unit admin, and offer exceptional time and effort may be assigned as an acting Section Commander and promoted to Acting Corporal. They will be responsible for 7-9 men in an infantry section, and will have further responsibilities as a training instructor. Members who have been Lance Corporals for a minimum of 12 weeks are eligible for this promotion.
Upon successfully completing the 6-week Fire Team Commander's Cadre (FTCC), Acting Lance Corporals can be fully assigned as a section 2IC and promoted to substantive Lance Corporal. Members who have served as an Acting Lance Corporal for a minimum of 6 weeks, and have passed both the FTCC and the Regimental Training Team (RTT) Cadre, are eligible for this promotion.
(Acting) Lance Corporal
Riflemen who show leadership potential and who are willing to step up both in and out of game can be appointed as an acting section 2IC - at which point they receive a promotion to Acting Lance Corporal. This promotion is available to Riflemen who have been within 5 or 7 Rifles for 6 weeks or more.
Upon completion of the Combat Infantry Course, all members of the 1st ITB are promoted to Rifleman and assigned to an infantry section within 5 or 7 RIFLES - where they will serve various roles within our Armoured Infantry Platoon. This is the lowest and most common rank found within the unit.
Members who have served within 5 or 7 RIFLES for at least 6 weeks are eligible to transfer into the QRH and train as Challenger 2 Crewmen. Upon successful completion of the Challenger 2 Driver's Course, they will be transferred into the QRH and laterally promoted to Trooper, the QRH's equivalent of Rifleman.
Lance Corporals who have served as a CMT for 12 months are eligible for promotion to Corporal upon completion of the MERT training course.
Recruits who have completed Phase 1 of the Combat Infantry Course (CIC) will receive their RIFLES beret and their first promotion - Trainee Rifleman. Now they look forward to completing Phase 2 of the CIC!
Applicants who have been successfully accepted into the unit are immediately assigned as Recruits within the 1st Infantry Training Battalion, and are put through our Combat Infantry Course - a 2 phase, 4-session training regime designed to bring all members up to a high standard of infanteering within the Arma 3 MilSim spectrum.