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Summer Training

Instruction d'été

2018 SUMMER TRAINING JOINING INSTRUCTIONS AND TRAVEL ITINERARIES
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General Training Course

Duration: Two Weeks
Durée: Deux semaines

Location: Cold Lake Cadet Training Centre (Cold Lake, AB)
Emplacement: Centre d'entrainement des cadets de Cold Lake (Cold Lake, AB)

This course is an introduction to summer training. It gives the participants a little taste of the cadet training centre (CTC) life, survival, leadership, citizenship, drill, aviation, music, marksmanship, fitness and aerospace training.

Prerequisite: Squadron Program
Level One successfully completed by the end of the current training year.


Basic Drill and Ceremonial Course

Duration: Three Weeks
Durée: Trois semaines

Location: Vernon Cadet Training Centre (Vernon, BC)
Emplacement: Centre d'entrainement des cadets de Vernon (Vernon, CB)

The aim of the training is to prepare cadets to perform the role of a peer leader while building upon the leadership and drill and ceremonial knowledge and skills learned through the squadron program.

Prerequisite: Squadron Program
Level Two successfully completed by the end of the current training year.


Drill and Ceremonial Instructor Course

Duration: Six Weeks
Durée: Six semaines

Location: Albert Head Cadet Training Centre (Victoria, BC)
Emplacement: Centre d'entrainement des cadets d'Albert Head (Victoria, CB)

The aim of the training is to develop a specialist with the skills and subject matter knowledge required to be an instructor and team leader for drill and ceremonial activities

Prerequisite: Squadron Program
Level Three successfully completed by the end of the current training year.


Basic Survival Course

Duration: Three Weeks
Durée: Trois semaines

Location: Cold Lake Cadet Training Centre (Cold Lake, AB)
Emplacement: Centre d'entrainement des cadets de Cold Lake (Cold Lake, AB)

The aim of the training is to further develop in cadets basic survival skills and inspire them to pursue specialist training in this subject area. This will allow them to participate as a skilled junior cadet in survival training as part of the squadron program.

Prerequisite: Squadron Program
Level Two successfully completed by the end of the current training year.


Survival Instructor Course

Duration: Six Weeks
Durée: Six semaines

Location: Cold Lake Cadet Training Centre (Cold Lake, AB)
Emplacement: Centre d'entrainement des cadets de Cold Lake (Cold Lake, AB)

The aim of the training is to develop a specialist with the skills and subject matter knowledge required to be an instructor and team leader for aircrew survival activities within the Air cadet program.

Prerequisite: Squadron Program
Level Three successfully completed by the end of the current training year.


Basic Fitness and Sports Course

Duration: Three Weeks
Durée: Trois semaines

Location: Cold Lake Cadet Training Centre (Cold Lake, AB)
Emplacement: Centre d'entrainement des cadets de Cold Lake (Cold Lake, AB)

The aim of the training is to prepare cadets to perform the duties of a Basic Fitness and Sports Assistant while continuing to develop personal fitness and healthy living skills.

Prerequisite: Squadron Program
Level Two successfully completed by the end of the current training year.


Fitness and Sports Instructor Course

Duration: Six Weeks
Durée: Six semaines

Location: Cold Lake Cadet Training Centre (Cold Lake, AB)
Emplacement: Centre d'entrainement des cadets de Cold Lake (Cold Lake, AB)

The aim of the training is to develop a specialist with the skills and subject matter knowledge required to perform the role of a fitness and sports instructor and a team leader for fitness and sports activities conducted at the squadron, during regionally directed activities and/or as a staff cadet at a CSTC.

Prerequisite: Squadron Program
Level Three successfully completed by the end of the current training year.


Basic Aviation Course

Duration: Three Weeks
Durée: Trois semaines

Location: Cold Lake Cadet Training Centre (Cold Lake, AB)
Emplacement: Centre d'entrainement des cadets de Cold Lake (Cold Lake, AB)

The aim of the training is to further develop in cadets the fundamentals of aviation and inspire them to pursue specialist training in this subject area.

Prerequisite: Squadron Program
Level Two successfully completed by the end of the current training year.


Advanced Aviation Course

Duration: Three Weeks
Durée: Trois semaines

Location: Comox Cadet Flying Training Centre (Comox, BC)
Emplacement: Centre d'entrainement de vol des cadets de Comox (Comox, CB)

The aim of the training is to develop a specialist with the skills and subject matter knowledge required to be an instructor and team leader for aviation activities within the Air cadet program.

Prerequisite: Squadron Program
Level Three successfully completed by the end of the current training year.


Basic Aviation Technology and Aerospace Course

Duration: Three Weeks
Durée: Trois semaines

Location: Gimli Cadet Flying Training Centre (Gimli, MB)
Emplacement: Centre d'entrainement de vol des cadets de Gimli (Gimli, MB)

The aim of the training is to further develop in cadets the fundamentals of aerospace, airport operations and aircraft manufacturing and maintenance and inspire them to pursue specialist training in some or all of the subject areas.

Prerequisite: Squadron Program
Level Two successfully completed by the end of the current training year.


Air Rifle Marksmanship Instructor Course

Duration: Six Weeks
Durée: Six semaines

Location: Vernon Cadet Training Centre (Vernon, BC)
Emplacement: Centre d'entrainement des cadets de Vernon (Vernon, CB)

The aim of the training is to develop individual air rifle marksmanship and summer biathlon specialty skills while reinforcing and further developing the leadership and instructional techniques skills, preparing the cadets to support these two specialty activities at the squadron, during regionally directed activities and/or as a staff cadet at a CSTC.

Prerequisite: Squadron Program
Level Three successfully completed by the end of the current training year.

Military Band - Basic Musician Course

Three Weeks; Comox, BC

The aim of the training is to develop the music proficiency of cadets and prepare them to support their squadron bands and related music activities.

Prerequisite: Squadron Program
Level Two successfully completed by the end of the current training year.

Military Band - Intermediate Musician Course

Six Weeks; Vernon, BC

The aim of the training is to develop the music proficiency of cadets and prepare them to support their squadron bands and related music activities.

Prerequisite: Squadron Program
Level Three successfully completed by the end of the current training year.

Prerequisite: Music Proficiency
Have achieved Music Proficiency Level Basic.

Military Band - Advanced Musician Course

Six Weeks; Vernon, BC

The aim of the training is to develop the music proficiency of cadets and prepare them to support their squadron bands and related music activities.

Prerequisite: Squadron Program
Level Three successfully completed by the end of the current training year.

Prerequisite: Music Proficiency
Have achieved Music Proficiency Level Two.

Pipe Band - Basic Musician Course (PB-BMC)

Three Weeks; Cochrane, AB

The aim of the training is to develop the music proficiency of cadets and prepare them to support their squadron bands and related music activities.

Prerequisite: Squadron Program
Level Two successfully completed by the end of the current training year.

Pipe Band - Intermediate Musician Course (PB-IMC)

Six Weeks; Cochrane, AB

The aim of the training is to develop the music proficiency of cadets and prepare them to support their squadron bands and related music activities.

Prerequisite: Squadron Program
Level Three successfully completed by the end of the current training year.

Prerequisite: Music Proficiency
Have achieved Music Proficiency Level Two.

Pipe Band - Advanced Musician Course (PB-AMC)

Six Weeks; Cochrane, AB

The aim of the training is to develop the music proficiency of cadets and prepare them to support their squadron bands and related music activities.

Prerequisite: Squadron Program
Level Three successfully completed by the end of the current training year.

Prerequisite: Music Proficiency
Have acheived Music Proficiency Level Three.

Advanced Training - Staff Cadet

Cadets interested in applying for Staff Cadet positions must be 16 by 1 January and cannot turn 19 before the last day of summer training. Preference is given to cadets who have completed Level 4 but Level 3 cadets will be considered. Detailed information on the application process will be provided to interested cadets.

International Air Cadet Exchange (IACE)

The International Air Cadet Exchange is intended only for outstanding senior cadets who will represent Canada with distinction. Selection requirements include: outstanding Air cadet record, good school record, excellent personal characteristics, including appearance, dependability, cooperation and the ability to communicate effectively.

Prerequisite: Age
Minimum 17 by 1 August of the year of the exchange and not be 19 before the end of the last exchange, including travel time to return to their home.

Prerequisite: Squadron Program
Level Four successfully completed by the application date.

Power Pilot Scholarship (PPS)

Candidates must meet all established requirements laid down, including age, medical standards and Canadian Forces (CF) qualifying exam. Another important factor is motivation. Candidates must demonstrate a sincere interest in learning to fly and that they are prepared to commit to the demanding study time required to become a pilot. Recommendations should also consider the interest of the candidate in contributing as future pilots or instructors to the cadet flying programs.

Prerequisite: CF Qualifying Exam
Must successfully complete the exam (50% or greater)

Prerequisite: Squadron Program
Level Four successfully completed by the application date.

Prerequisite: Minimum Medical Standard
A valid Category 3 Medical Certificate (MC) from Transport Canada, with or without restrictions is required. Copy to RCA Ops O NLT 1 Jun 14

Prerequisite: Age
Minimum 17 by September 1st of the year the course is taken and not be 19 before the end of the course, including travel time to return to their home

Prerequisite: Physical Limitations
The training aircraft used for the PPS impose certain physical limitations with respect to weight and size of the pilot. Therefore, the student pilot’s size must promote comfortable positioning in the cockpit with good visibility in all directions as well as being able to reach the controls for full movement. The maximum weight (in cadet PT gear, no shoes/boots, socks only) for a student pilot is 111.13 kg (245 lbs)

Prerequisite: Education
Grade 10 or equivalent (Secondary 4 in Quebec and Senior 2 in Manitoba) completed by nomination deadline

Glider Pilot Scholarship (GPS)

Candidates must meet all established requirements laid down, including age, medical standards and Canadian Forces (CF) qualifying exam. Another important factor is motivation. Candidates must demonstrate a sincere interest in learning to fly and that they are prepared to commit to the demanding study time required to become a pilot. Recommendations should also consider the interest of the candidate in contributing as future pilots or instructors to the cadet flying programs.

Prerequisite: CF Qualifying Exam
Must successfully complete the exam (50% or greater)

Prerequisite: Squadron Program
Level Three successfully completed by the application date.

Prerequisite: Minimum Medical Standard
A valid Category 3 Medical Certificate (MC) from Transport Canada, with or without restrictions is required. Copy to RCA Ops O NLT 1 Jun 14

Prerequisite: Age
Minimum 16 by September 1st of the year the course is taken and not be 19 before the end of the course, including travel time to return to their home

Prerequisite: Physical Limitations
The Schweizer 2-33 gliders used for the GPS impose certain physical limitations with respect to weight and size of the pilot. Therefore, the student pilot’s size must promote comfortable positioning in the cockpit with good visibility in all directions as well as being able to reach the controls for full movement. The physical limitations for height and weight (in cadet PT gear, no shoes/boots, socks only) are:

Height: 152.4cm - 190.5cm
Weight: 40.82kg - 90.72kg

Prerequisite: Education
Grade 9 or equivalent (Secondary 3 in Quebec and Senior 1 in Manitoba) completed by nomination deadline

Advanced Aviation Technology - Airport Operations (AAT-AO)

The aim of the training is to introduce cadets to programming specific to airport operations. The aim will be accomplished through practical, hands-on learning modules that will reinforce theoretical notions. By establishing a dynamic learning environment and exposing the cadets to a variety of airport operations, they will be inspired to further pursue learning in this program area.

Prerequisite: Age
Not be 19 before the end of the course, including travel time to return to their home

Prerequisite: Squadron Program
Level Three successfully completed by the application date.

Advanced Aviation Technology - Aircraft Maintenance (AAT-AM)

The aim of the training is to introduce cadets to aircraft construction and maintenance. The aim will be accomplished through practical, hands-on learning modules that will reinforce theoretical notions. By establishing a dynamic learning environment and exposing the cadets to a variety of aircraft construction and maintenance functions, they will be inspired to further pursue learning in this program area.

Prerequisite: Age
Not be 19 before the end of the course, including travel time to return to their home

Prerequisite: Squadron Program
Level Three successfully completed by the application date.

Advanced Aerospace Course (AASC)

The aim of the training is to develop a specialist with the skills and subject matter knowledge required to be an instructor and team leader for aerospace activities within the Air cadet program.

Prerequisite: Age
Not be 19 before the end of the course, including travel time to return to their home

Prerequisite: Squadron Program
Level Three successfully completed by the application date.