A repository for resources that could prove useful whist preparing for the Late Entry Commissioning process.
Note: This is general advice and guidance. I have no insider knowledge about the individual cap badge processes, so specific guidance should be sought from your CoC to give you the best chance of success.
Not been on recently? Have another look: It has had a restructure and refresh in Jul 19.
The first thing to do before any other preparation is some critical self-reflection.
Focus on your weaknesses and reassess monthly.
Make your own list of the skills and knowledge required to be a successful commissioned officer.
Work through the preformance profiling process, be honest about your weaknesses and concentrate on developing them prior to assessment.
One example of an analyical tool that may prove useful in breaking a subject down to get to the bottom of an issue.
Can be altered to add "SS". Safety / Security.
Again, just another example. You'll find a lot of analytical tools online. If these don't work for you, find one that does.
If applicable, not all Cap Badges write essays, have a look at guides on:
Free online English grammar lessons and tests. There is also a glossary of grammatical terms and common grammar errors.
If the grammar issue you are looking for is not on here - don't worry about it. Only three other people on the planet would notice... And it's unlikely any of them will be marking your work on CAB!
Look for the newest version of the JSP on ModNET. It now contains templates to make setting up your documents easier and faster.
Joey tries to write a helpful recommendation letter to an adoption agency for Chandler and Monica. He uses some really...great words!
50 common interview questions. This is not an exhaustive list.
This is by no means an exhaustive list. Research the interviewer before any interview and confirm the type of interview.
A sound start point for how to complete the planning exercise during CAB.
A resource about distance, speed and time.
The newest version of this, AC72029 Army Leadership Doctrine, can be found on the AKX.
"There's nothing so practical as a good theory." Here are ten of them, summarized by Professor Michael Zigarelli, for those who want to lead more effectively.
Every leader is also a follower... The first follower is vital to gather momentum.
Maximising the collective effect of the UK’s national security capabilities to support implementation of the Strategic Defence and Security Review (SDSR).
The Development, Concepts and Doctrine Centre (DCDC) is a Ministry of Defence think tank, located within the Defence Academy site at Shrivenham, near Swindon.
You can't read it all, so don't try! Have a look at the titles under "FUTURES" and "JDPs", work out how it realtes to your work and for the broader perspective, read a little xtra around the edges.
I'm sure you don't have time to read the 12 volumes of the findings from the Cilcot Enquiry! This is a 60 page summary.
The Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies.
Follow the link to view the 4X conceptual devlopment webpage. It contains informartion regarding DE, Leadership, Critical Thinking and Military History.
Don't just listen to what is on the radio. Download something that is interesting and has a layer of analysis.
For a bog standard British view...
...But what's the Russian perspective...
...And the Yanks.