The purpose of this course is to provide the training necessary to serve as a section leader in an Assault Amphibian unit. Assault Amphibian Unit Leader (AAUL) will perform various duties incident to the operation and maintenance of Amphibious Assault Vehicles and Assault Amphibian Section. AAUL prepares the Marines for the tactical employment of troops and equipment during ship to shore movement and subsequent operations ashore.This course introduces the unit leader to the responsibilities for all vehicles and associated collateral equipment in an Assault Amphibian Section. The unit leader will be trained to employ AA unit gunnery skills, in water-borne operations, and in tactical movements of an Assault Amphibian Section. The course will train the students to serve as advisors to supporting units on training, welfare, administrative functions and tactical employment of their respective units. Time on the ramp, in the water and in the field exercises are used to reinforce the classroom instruction.