Junior Leadership Qualification COURSE (JLQC)

Duration: Seven (7) weeks

Location: CMA Newcastle


The JLQC is a seven-week programme that aims to prepare junior leaders to develop the skills, knowledge and attitudes required for them to perform their duties in the JDF effectively. The Course includes performance objectives in subject areas where junior leaders are required to demonstrate leadership and proficiency.

The JLQC comprises two (2) phases, the garrison phase where students learn the different subject areas in a classroom environment and phase two where students perform practical exercises to include field exercises, ranges and disaster preparedness.

The Field Exercise requires students to execute missions based on specific scenarios given, as well as to practice the theoretical, conventional and urban tactics that learned during the garrison phase.


  • Tactics
  • Land Navigation
  • Military Law
  • Drill
  • Communication Skill
  • Method of Instructions
  • Leadership
  • Signals
  • First Aid
  • SAA (Skill at arms)
  • Orders and Estimates
  • Internal Security Operations
  • Event Planning
  • Media Relations
  • Counselling Subordinates

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