NARU Education Centre hits a thousand delegates in first 9 months of the year

The NARU Education Centre based at Winterbourne Gunner, Salisbury, trained a thousand delegates in the first nine months of the 2018 calendar year. Over twelve courses, the breakdown was as follows:

Number of Courses delivered January – September 2018


Course Name Jan -Mar 18 Apr -Sep 18 Courses to date Delegate per course Total  delegates trained
USAR 2 3 5 16 80
OPCOM 5 6 11 24 264
TAC 2 5 7 16 112
EDBA 1 2 3 24 72
IRU 1 2 3 24 72
Loggist 1 2 3 12 36
Magic 3 5 8 13 104
Tactical CBRN 2 3 5 25 125
Strategic CBRN 3 3 14 42
PRPSi 1 1 15 15
BAI Workshop 2 2 12 24
MTFA 3 3 18 54




The feedback from the delegates has been especially positive, with some of the key comments as follows:

IRU Course

  • “The best and most rewarding course I have ever done. Excellent tutors, who are all very supportive. Thank you for all your hard work.”
  • “Really enjoyed it, very committed and knowledgeable instructor, good level of support and encouragement, good level of pressure and stress as well.”

Op Com Course

  • “Great facilities, knowledgeable and informative trainers. Friendly and supportive throughout. Approachable if advice needed and didn’t feel stupid asking questions.”
  • “Course structure, lecturer, guest speakers were highly knowledgeable. Thoroughly enjoyed the course, thought it was fantastic.”

USAR Course

  • “I thoroughly enjoyed this course. A great insight to the USAR environment and skills required to work in it. It has also given me a greater insight to the capabilities of FRS, not only from a USAR point of view but as a whole also.”

Tactical Course

  • “One of the best courses I have ever been on and really learnt a lot that I can put into practice in my tactical commander role.”
  • “Thank you for not murdering us with PowerPoint! Really interactive course with approachable, specialist tutors.”

BAI Workshop

  • “Good course information and materials excellent.”
  • “Very enjoyable day, lots of new and old info. Well presented.”


  • “Jane & John were very knowledgeable – as always.”
  • “Course very well presented, very informative in relaxed manner.”

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