Advanced Drill Course (ADC)

Duration: Six (6) weeks

Location: Up Park Camp


The Course is designed to develop the technical competence of Warrant Officers (WOs)/Staff Sergeants (SSgt) of the JDF, and to allow them to instruct and supervise on all aspects of drill at Force and Formation/Unit levels.


Participants will learn the following basic and ceremonial drills:

  • Basic Drill
    • Floor Drill
    • Rifle Exercises
    • Sentry Drill
    • Pace Stick Drill
    • Company and Battalion Drill
    • Forming
    • Reporting Procedures
  • Ceremonial Drill
    • Guard of Honour
    • Colours Drill
    • Sword Drill
    • Street Lining
    • Funeral Drill Procedures (military and State)
    • Flag Protocols
    • Ceremonial Barrack Guard
    • Ceremonial Parades practiced by the JDF

Entry Requirements

Nominees of the JDF Regular Force are required to have twelve (12) months uninterrupted Basic Fitness Standard Test (BFST) currency, whilst a current BFST is required for the Reserve Force. A Military Swim Test (MST) pass is required for both the Regular and Reserve Force.

Overseas students are required to meet the relevant fitness standard of their country.

Qualification Gained

  • Certificate