Today, it is the only remaining Naval College in the country, fulfilling a vital role in training Naval cadets not only from Britain but those from the Commonwealth and all over the world.
As the final one enters and the door slams behind them the order to ‘carry on’ is given to be met by a heart warming, rousing cheer.By Nichola Winstanley - BRNC Public Relations Officer\ From the start all cadets are introduced to the basic foot drill and then move onto sword drill after seven weeks. They complete the academic work and hone their parade skills. They work alongside the ship’s company and experience, as much as is practical, life at sea of the men and women of whom they will soon be in charge. It is everyone’s responsibility on a ship to know what first aid action to take if they should discover a fire or be in a compartment that gets damaged in some way.The Passing Out Parade is the day when family and friends travel to witness the impressive parade as officers leaving the college ’advance in review order’ to salute the guest of honour before the emotional slow march up the steps in the centre of the parade ground to enter the college through the main entrance doors.
Admiral of the Fleet The Prince of Wales KG GT GCB OM AL CD QSO PCPatron - H.R.H. Since 1998, BRNC has been the sole centre for Royal Naval officer training. Cadets live in accommodation (‘mess-decks’) similar to the junior ratings on board. Designed by Sir Aston Webb, it was completed in 1905. They arrive from all walks of life, many already with a university degree of some description under their belt, some with A levels, a few with civilian work experience or indeed time already served in the RN and now selected for officer training. Sometimes this time could take a cadet to the other side of the world, sometimes as far as Devonport/Plymouth if they join a warship undergoing operational sea training. Naturally from the moor the next theatre of action is onto the river. With an intriguing heritage spanning over 150 years, Britannia Royal Naval College at Dartmouth is an essential place to visit for any Devon visitor with an interest in British history. Tours of this iconic building will offer an informative narrative allowing you to appreciate the rich history, role and relevance of this building and the naval training conducted here today, providing you with a quality, value for money, informative visit. Earlier students lived in two wooden hulks moored in the River Dart. Officer Training at Britannia Royal Naval College. The cadets work on an escalating scenario of events being made to consider issues around security, media involvement, refugees, terrorists etc.Parade training is another obvious military training area. The buildings of the current campus were completed in 1905. Daring, Triumph, Albion) numbering approx 15. In a manageable group size, you will be taken to the College by coach for a walking tour, which lasts approximately 2 Â¼ hours.If there are any children aged under 5 in your group please contact the BA Office as soon as possible on 01803 677 565Britannia Royal Naval College is a working military establishment and photographic identification (photocopies not permitted) is required for access.
Weather plays a huge part in this of course, along with fatigue. For a young man or woman entering the gates of Britannia Royal Naval College for the first time it is a memorable moment. Up to date availability is listed below.BRNC should be a key ingredient to any visit to the West Country. For a young man or woman entering the gates of Britannia Royal Naval College for the first time it is a memorable moment. Guided Public Tours of Britannia Royal Naval College are available throughout the year. Restaurants near Britannia Royal Naval College: (0.44 km) The Floating Bridge Inn (0.72 km) Anzac Street Bistro (0.76 km) Taylor's Restaurant (0.81 km) Woodroast Dartmouth (0.81 km) The Angel - Taste of Devon; View all restaurants near Britannia Royal Naval College on Tripadvisor $ It requires a lot of concentration and team work to achieve the professional standards required.Alongside the physical aspects of training there is an academic programme designed to educate and inform the cadets about international relations and strategic studies.
Admiral of the Fleet The Prince of WalesJoin our expert resident tour guides on a revealing voyage from past glories to the present day. The Leadership Academy (South) is based at the college and they are responsible for the ‘Command Leadership and Management’ training of young officers both at the college and in the fleet. Our Royal Patron is His Royal Highness Admiral of the Fleet The Prince of Wales KG GT GCB OM AL CD QSO PC© The Britannia Association 2020 - All Rights Reserved
Preferential rates are awarded to veteran groups, educational establishments and youth groups. Wherever they may be the cadets get a fairly realistic idea of their chosen work environment.Once cadets return from sea they enter the last stages of their time at BRNC. On the tour you will discover many features and facets of life at the College, from the earliest days through the Second World War, right up to the world class training the College delivers today. It is located on a hill overlooking the port of Dartmouth, Devon, England. Throughout this period they have their Divisional Officer from BRNC with them so continuity is ensured for following their progress and development.