Professional Entry Enlisted Ranks Course (PEER)

Duration: Six (6) weeks

Location: CMA Newcastle


The training aims to prepare Professional Entry Other Ranks (PEER) to develop the skills, knowledge and attitudes required for them to effectively perform their duties in the JDF as an enlisted member. The Course is a six (6) weeks programme. It develops the Professional Entry Other Ranks (PEER) in the traditions and general modus operandi of the Force as well as equipping them with service knowledge and an array of military skills.

Learning Objectives

  • Drill
  • Map Reading/Land Navigation
  • First Aid
  • Leadership
  • Officership & Modes of Dress
  • Etiquette
  • Field Craft
  • Communication
  • Orders and Estimates
  • Tactics
  • Weapon Handling and Range Range Exercises (Skill at Arms)
  • Military knowledge to include service writing, JDF Policies, History
  • Counseling and Interview procedures
  • Physical Training sessions which culminated in the Basic Fitness Standards Test and Military Swim Test

Entry Requirements

Candidates must successfully complete the relevant interviews and screening by HQ JDF. A medical examination is also done to pass the individual as medically fit for military training.

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

Qualification Gained

  • Certificate