New Entry Officers' Sample Timetable

This or a similar routine will be in place for your first four weeks at the RANC, which is otherwise known as your Initial Training Period (ITP). After ITP, the routine changes to allow for increased free time. This is however, at the discretion of RANC staff.

Summer (S) denotes NEOC held at the start of the calendar year.
Winter (W) denotes NEOC held mid way through the calendar year.

ITP Daily Routine - Monday to Saturday

Time Event
0530 (S)
0545 (W)
Call the Hands
0545 - 0615 (S)
0600 - 0645 (W)
Early Morning Activity (EMA)
0645 - 0740 (S)
0700 - 0740 (W)
Breakfast (timings as allocated)
0730 Sick Parade
0745 Both Watches
0800 Colours
0805 - 1200 Instruction
1200 - 1240 Lunch
1245 Both Watches
1300 - 1600 Instruction
1615 - 1730 Dog Watch Activity / Sport as detailed
1800 - 1855 Dinner (timings as allocated)
1930 Evening Rounds
2000 - 2200 Instruction / activities as detailed
2230 Pipe Down

ITP Daily Routine - Sunday

Time Event
0630 Call the Hands
0645 - 0740 (S)
0700 - 0740 (W)
Breakfast (timings as allocated)
0745 Both Watches
0800 - 0900 Church (optional)
0800 Colours
0805 - 1200 Instruction
1200 - 1240 Lunch
1245 Both Watches
1300 - 1600 Instruction
1615 - 1730 Dog Watch Activity / Sport as detailed
1800 - 1900 Dinner (timings as allocated)
1930 Evening Rounds
2000 - 2200 Instruction / activities as detailed
2230 Pipe Down