2175 (Rolls-Royce) Squadron

Air Training Corps

 

Classifications

 
Instruction in aviation related subjects is an important but enjoyable part of the ATC. As you progress through the classifications, or stages of training, you will receive a higher level of responsibility and will have more options within the organization. Every cadet has a classification, making it separate from rank.

Recruit

On your first night as a new recruit you will undergo an induction course where you will learn the aims of the ATC, squadron parade nights and times and get to know your squadron staff and NCOs.
 


Junior Cadet

As a junior cadet you will learn about the ATC and demonstrate basic drill manoeuvres. You will then be issued with your uniform.



Second Class Cadet

As soon as you receive your uniform you will be enrolled and become a second class cadet. There is no badge for this classification but you will begin training for your First Class Cadet badge as soon as possible.
 



First Class Cadet

In order to become a first Class cadet you must first complete the training program for this classification. The syllabus includes:

The RAF  Initial Expedition Training   Airmanship I
The ATC Communications History of Flight
  Map Reading  

Once you have completed the course and passed a simple test you will be awarded your First Class Cadet training certificate and badge. The badge depicts a four pointed star and is worn on your brassard which forms part of your uniform. As a first class cadet you will now be eligible to go to  UK camp, flying, gliding, target shooting and sports.



Leading Cadet

The syllabus includes:
 

Basic Navigation with Map and Compass Principles of Flight  Airmanship Knowledge

Once you have completed your training and passed the tests, you will be awarded your Leading cadet classification certificate and badge. The badge depicts a propeller and is worn on your brassard. As a leading cadet you will now be eligible to attend overseas camps.



Senior Cadet

The syllabus includes two of the following:
 

Piston Engine Propulsion

Aircraft Handling and Flying Techniques

Air Power

Jet Engine Propulsion
Rocketry Airframes
Basic Air Navigation Basic Principles of Pilot Navigation
Advanced Radio & Radar Data Communications
Avionics and Aircraft Electrical Systems Military Aircraft Systems

Once you have completed your training and passed the tests, you will be awarded your Senior cadet training classification certificate and badge. the badge depicts a propeller over a four pointed star and is worn on your brassard.



Master Cadet

The syllabus includes two of the following, not studied at Senior level:

Piston Engine Propulsion
Aircraft Handling and Flying Techniques
Air Power
Jet Engine Propulsion
Rocketry Airframes
Basic Air Navigation Basic Principles of Pilot Navigation
Advanced Radio & Radar Data Communications
Avionics and Aircraft Electrical Systems Military Aircraft Systems


Instructor Cadet

You will then attend a Wing run Method of Instruction course and be assessed by a Wing Staff Officer in how you run a class. Once you have completed your training and passed the assessment, you will be awarded your Instructor cadet training certificate and yellow lanyard, which is worn over your left shoulder on your uniform.

General Information

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