Air Training Corps
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.
As a junior cadet you will learn about the ATC and demonstrate basic drill manoeuvres. You will then be issued with your uniform.
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.
In order to become a first Class cadet you must first complete the training program for this classification. The syllabus includes:
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.
The syllabus includes:
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.
The syllabus includes two of the following:
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.
The syllabus includes two of the following, not studied at Senior level:
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.