New cadets learning drill

What happens now?

After we’ve met you and you’ve had a chance to talk to some of our cadets and staff, either at an open evening or on one of our parade nights, we’ll take some details from you and give you some forms to fill in. We’ll then invite you down to the squadron for every sports and projects evening until our next recruit course begins.

The course consists of three weekends, usually spread out over a few months, and we’ll teach you everything you need to know to be a cadet. After you complete the course you’ll receive your First Class Cadet badge, have a uniform issued for free and take part in a “passing out parade”. You’ll then be part of the squadron!

The course programme

The final part of your training, which takes place sometime after you “pass out” is a two-day Basic Fieldcraft Course, where you’ll learn how to live and eat in the field, as well as camouflage yourself and make tactical moves as part of a team.

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