Table 1

COVID-19 specific factors influencing training

Realism of trainingWhat are the objectives of the training and how imperative is it to the SP to learn/practice these skills?
Face-to-face and hands-on versus distanced and online
Anti-COVID-19 measuresSocial distancing, individual personal protective equipment, single use training aides, cleaning shared equipment and so on.
Additional burdens of supporting logisticsFinance for extra coaches to support SP movement, extra accommodation, provision of cleaning products, extra catering facilities, COVID-19 testing availability, preactivity and postactivity isolation.
  • SP, Service Personnel.