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PSBC is a promotion qualifying-course, to Sergeant, for Rifle Company Platoon Sergeants. The course is run in January, April and August each year. The course is broken down into 2 independent phases: Tactics and Live Firing Tactical Training (LFTT)...The Tactics phase of the course is 7 weeks long, and delivered by the Senior Division Instructors. The course is split into platoons with Colour Sergeant Instructors with each section. An Infantry Captain will oversee the platoon's training...The LFTT phase is 5 weeks long and run by the Infantry Weapons' Division. On successful completion, the students will be qualified to plan and conduct demanding and realistic live fire range packages...On overall completion of the course the student is eligible to promote and become a Platoon Sergeant. Completion is also a pre-requisite for all candidates attending the RMAS Instructors' Cadre...PSBC is both mentally and physically demanding - but students receive the highest level of tuition and testing to ensure that they are fully prepared for the rigors of command..