Sapper Leadership Course

Sapper Tab

The Sapper Leader Course is a 28-day course designed to train joint-service leaders in small unit tactics, leadership skills, and tactics required to perform as part of a combined arms team. The SLC will teaches Cadets mountaineering, water jumping, demolitions, as well as many other engineer- and infantry-related tasks. This course is open to all qualified cadets and successful completion authorizes you to wear the Sapper tab.

Sapper Leadership Course

The course is also designed to build cohesion andesprit de corps by training Cadets in troop leading procedures, demolition, mountaineering, aerial and airborne operations, foreign weapons, land navigation, waterborne operations and  contingency threats. The course culminates in an intense field training exercise that reinforces the use of the battle drills and  specialized engineer techniques learned throughout the course.

More information on the Sapper Leader Course can be found here.

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Black Hills State University

Eric C. Jones
Recruiting Operations Officer
501 East Saint Joseph Street
Rapid City, Sd 57701