Air Training Corps
The Instructor Cadet Training course is the BASIC course for progression to Instructor Cadet, Adult Sergeant or an introduction to the ATC as a Civilian Instructor. The weekend course is held at HMS Caledonia, Rosyth. Minimum age is 17 1/2 years. The course covers topics such as Drill, Leadership, Instructional Technique, Organisation of the ATC, health & Safety and Child Protection. The ASTRA Cup is awarded to the best cadet and there is also an award for the best CI.
Junior Leaders is the most demanding and challenging leadership course in the ATC. It is designed for senior cadets who wish to develop their leadership, management and life skills. On completion of the course you will be awarded a maroon lanyard.
Each year the ATC runs leadership courses to develop the skills of it's cadets. These courses are run at RAF Cranwell and Frimley Park and last for one week. These courses give specialized training through leadership exercises, drill, outdoor activities, weapons training, and classes. At the end of the course you will be presented with an assessment of your course and, if you have passed, a certificate and badge.
RAF Regiment Camp
The RAF Regiment camp is designed to give cadets a taste of life in the RAF Regiment. It is open to male cadets only (For reasons of Combat Effectiveness the RAF Regiment is open to males only). It is a tough, physically demanding course.
Self Awareness Courses
Amport House and Caronvale House each run self-awareness courses throughout the year. These are designed to develop your confidence and therefore enable you to become a better leader. At the end of your course you will be presented with a certificate.
The Air Training Corps also has a number of special courses available which would otherwise be too expensive to take part in. These include courses such as:
These courses last for 5-14 days and, on completion, you will be presented with a certificate of completion.
Duke of Edinburgh's Award