A recent search of the e-Veritas photo archives turned up a number of photos of Cadets doing their Basic Military Officer’s Qualification (BMOQ) course in St-Jean sur Richelieu, QC, in the summer of 2013.
BMOQ is 11 weeks in duration for Military Colleges’ candidates.
The Objective: Provide the knowledge that is common to all trades and elements and prepare future officers to effectively lead small teams in simple operations in both garrison and austere field conditions.
Drill; First Aid; Weapons Handling; Physical Training; Topography; Field Training; Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Defence; Force Protection Operations; Canadian Armed Forces Regulations and Orders; Communication; Military History; Leadership; and Military Planning.
Daily Routine for the candidates starts at 05:00 hrs: Wake up; Morning physical training; daily inspection; morning & afternoon instructions; evening maintenance of military kit and quarters and 2300 hrs: lights out