Exercise Deep Heat

Coming Soon 2021


What is Exercise Deep Heat?

Exercise Deep Heat is an event where participants can gain an insight into what it’s like to lead teams, in a pressurised but safe environment, applying theory to practical and complex situations.

The overall effect is designed to develop an attendee’s self-awareness of their influence in group and individual situations as well as their self-confidence. The exercise has a humanitarian aid theme running through it where participants work in a neutral environment to better identify learning points.

This exercise is not physically demanding so potential attendees should not expect to be run ragged through the day, the exercise can accommodate attendees with disabilities. Much of the day focuses on practicing leadership skills within a very supportive environment.

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Ex Deep Heat 2021

Exercise Deep Heat most often takes place in Edinburgh, with the City of Edinburgh Universities Officers’ Training Corps (CEUOTC) serving as host. This year however, the baton has passed to Glasgow UOTC, who plan to run the event from the 13-17 September 2021 at the Army Reserve Centre in Carmyle, Lanarkshire, home to 221 Squadron Royal Logistic Corps, part of 154 (Scottish) Regiment Royal Logistic Corps.

Participants will spend a full day on-site, with complimentary lunch, drinks and evening meal provided. The mess team is happy to accommodate any dietary requirements.

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World-class Leadership Training

During Deep Heat you will learn about:

  • Decision making
  • Vision
  • Ethics
  • Strategy
  • Responsibility
  • Contribution
  • Management
  • Integrity
  • Influence
  • Communication
  • Support
  • Teamwork
  • Planning

Typical Course Information 

Course information

Introductory Exercise at 8.30am,
Group Problem Solving Exercise,
Presentation of Ethics of leadership, 
Practical Exercises involving Leaderless command tasks,
Command task skills,
Command tasks (each participant will lead a task), Workshop with 
Hot Chair Peer Review,
Interview with Individual development message. Finish at approximately 7pm.



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