In conjunction with the USA:
Joint Combined Exercise Training(JCET)
This first post-qualification course is conducted in conjunction with the US Navy Seals and US Riverline Warfare guys(SWICK). Facilitated by the Africa Partnership Station, it is conducted twice yearly in March and April.
The JCET is a 4-6 week land-based and maritime training programme. The freshly inducted SBS commandos are expected to their advanced and recurrency training path with the JCET.
In conjunction with Pakistan:
* Maritime Counterterrorism Course – spans a period of 6 months
* Advanced Counterterrorism Course – spans a period of 8 weeks
* Navy SEAL course – spans a period of 6 months and encompasses the full curriculum of special warfare training
Training is conducted using AK47, M4, Tavor TAR 21 and FN rifles. The MGM-1, a miniaturised general purpose machine gun(GPMG) is used for combat team suppressing fire and can be effectively operated by one trainee. 12.5mm and 12,7mm machine guns are also used.
Training and operational platforms include British-made RIBForce 7.8 Pro, NC27 Night Cat Tactical Insertion craft, RBS Defender response boats and larger American-made RHIBs.
Slated for delivery in the immediate future are US-made PBL assault boats.