Combat Training Centre

Combat Training Centre
Combat Training Centre
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The crest of the Combat Training Centre
Active 1965 — Present
Country  Canada
Allegiance Elizabeth II, Queen of Canada
Type Army
Part of Department of National Defence
Canadian Forces
Headquarters National Defence Headquarters
Commander Combat Training Centre Colonel G.D. Corbould, MSM, CD
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The Combat Training Centre headquartered at CFB Gagetown, New Brunswick, and with schools at Gagetown, and at CFB Kingston, 8 Wing Trenton and CFB Borden in Ontario, is responsible for the majority of individual training for Army soldiers and officers in Military Occupational Classifications that are controlled by the Canadian Army. Originally know as the Combat Arms School, it was initially formed at Camp (now CFB) Borden, Ontario, in 1965, moving to CFB Gagetown in the early 1970s. It is a formation of the Land Force Doctrine and Training System.

The Combat Training Centre conducts more the 740 training courses involving more than 15,000 Regular Force and Reserve Force students annually.

The crest of the Combat Training Centre combines the maple leaf and crossed swords of the Canadian Army badge combined over a three-coloured field with yellow representing the cavalry (armour), blue the artillery and red the infantry.



The mission of the Combat Training Centre is to train Canadian Army officers and soldiers.


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The Armour School. The Armour School is responsible to deliver individual training for Regular and Reserve Force soldiers and officers of the Royal Canadian Armoured Corps. Training includes driving and maintenance, gunnery and tank and reconnaissance tactics.

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Royal Canadian School of Artillery. The Artillery School delivers individual training to Regular and Reserve Force soldiers and officers of the Royal Regiment of Canadian Artillery. Training includes instruction in how to fire and manoeuvre artillery, how to observe and control artillery fire and weapons delivered by aircraft and helicopters and unmanned aerial vehicle training.

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The Infantry School. The Infantry School trains Regular and Reserve Force officers and soldiers in infantry skills, including leadership, navigation, close combat, weapons, reconnaissance and sniping. The Infantry School also provides leadership training to all Canadian Army officers.

The Tactics School. Tactics School supports the training and education of Army and other CF personnel by providing formal courses, learning support and Counter-Improvised Explosive Devices and other Centre of Excellence expertise. The Tactics School is focussed on developing the Army’s future leaders.

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The Canadian Forces School of Military Engineering. CFSME trains Canadian Military Engineer officers and soldiers from across the Canadian Forces. The mission of the Engineers is to assist friendly troops to survive, move and operate while denying the same to the enemy.

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The Canadian Forces School of Communications and Electronics, CFB Kingston, Ont. CFSCE is the Canadian Forces' Network Operations Centre of Excellence which trains Army and Air Force personnel to conduct the full spectrum of network operations. Officers and soldiers are trained at CFSCE to provide friendly troops with the ability to communicate and transfer data at all operational levels and to defend military networks from interference by an adversary.

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The Canadian Forces School of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering, CFB Borden, Ont. CFSEME trains both officers and Craftsmen of the Electrical and Mechanical Engineers to maintain, repair and sustain Army equipment ranging from small arms to main battle tanks.

The Canadian Forces Land Advanced Warfare Centre, 8 Wing Trenton, Ont. CFLAWC trains Army personnel in the skills required to conduct operations in a variety of challenging environments such as mountains, jungles, deserts and the Arctic. It is also the home of basic and advanced parachute training and parachute maintenance for the Canadian Forces.

The Land Force Trials and Evaluations Unit conducts impartial trials and evaluations of new or modified equipment to ensure that soldiers' concerns and recommendations are represented.

The Army Learning Support Centre integrates emerging technolgies and learning methods into training, including distance learning, 3D modeling, gaming, animation and Virtual Reality.

See also

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Department of National Defence, 2011. Leader in Land Operations: LFDTS Land Force Doctrine and Training System

External links

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