The threat to the home front population by unconventional warfare requires deployment and a high level of professionalism in this field.
Training for unconventional warfare is conducted by Unconventional Warfare Instructors for trainees in training sessions and regular courses, in courses for reservists and professional training for army trainees/units specializing in this field.
The training of an Unconventional Warfare Instructor is spread over a period of six months and is divided into two parts:
1. Basic training.
2. Unconventional Warfare Instructor Course at the Bahad 16 training base.
The three-month basic training is conducted at The Home Front Command training base. Some instructors can also come from general IDF basic training courses on training bases throughout the country. During basic training, the instructors will learn army discipline, spend weeks of becoming familiar with the area around them, marches and basic knowledge of weapons while improving their physical fitness.
At the conclusion of basic training, the instructor will be qualified as a rifleman grade 03.
Unconventional Warfare Instructor Course
The Unconventional Warfare Instructor Course is conducted at the Bahad 16 training base, the Home Front Command National School for Search and Rescue.
During the three months of the course, the instructor will undergo training in many and varied subjects including, unconventional warfare and how to cope with it, as well as subjects dealing in instruction and training skills.
The course includes many exercises, patrols and reconnaissance, learning to cooperate with rescue teams, medical units, police, firefighters and ambulance units.
There are a number of opportunities for promotion
1. Head Training position in an army unit.
2. Position of Development of training teams (Zafa).
3. Officers’ training course.
Recruitment screening process: Admission requirements are Quality Rating (Kaba) of 48-56, Profile from 72 and above.
Further information can be obtained at Tel: 08-6794220