The Basic Course Is An In-Depth Laboratory Combining Classroom And Field Training That Provides Students With The Opportunity To Complete All Requirements For A Basic Ground Team Member Rating, Including Basic First Aid And Basic Communications User Training.
The first day training day will include an inspection of each student’s field gear. No student will be allowed to interrupt training to go shopping for new or replacement gear. Students must ensure they arrive with the gear, as specified in the Equipment section of their intended course. There are no opportunities for students to acquire gear during the activity. It is imperative that students use the task guide and this website to ensure they have all required gear.
This course will include overnights in the field, search operations, and cross-country travel. Students will be required to construct and sleep in field expedient shelters; no tents are allowed.
Graduation requires completion of 100% of the task requirements. Those completing the course successfully will be eligible for their CAPF 101 ground team qualification (GTM3) and basic ground team badge.