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Training procedure

The legionnaire’s initial trining lasts around 4 months (15 to 16 weeks)

Phases

Training at the “4th Foreign Regiment ”

Duration

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Initial instruction
Adaptation to “on-the-field” military life, introduction to the Foreign Legion’s brotherhood spirit and distinctive culture.

4 weeks

“March of the White Képi”, White Képi handed over to legionnaires

1 week

Technical and hands-on training ( alterning 4th RE et field )

3 weeks

Montain training (at “chalet Formiguière” in the Pyrenees )

1 week

Technical and hands-on training ( alterning 4th RE and field training)

2 weeks

Exams, elementary technical certificate ( CTE ) issued

1 week

Trek and walk in the final stages of basic training.

1 week

Car/truck driving instruction (priority given to those legionnaires with a civilian driving licence)

1 week

Back to Aubagne before assignement

1 week

Legionnaires are assigned to one of the 11 regiments   of the Foreign Legion

Contact

Képi blanc