Interested in joining the Air Cadets? If so come along on one of our recruit open evenings!
The Next Recruit intake is: October 2020
Your Cadet journey will start on an open evening at the Squadron where you will start to get a taste of what it is to be a cadet with your peers.
To register your interest in an open evening please email Info@34FSquadron.co.uk
Your recruit training will be structured into three phases in which you will receive all of your academic and practical training as shown below.
Phase 1 & 2
- Initial Kitting (Coveralls)
- Static Drill
- Team Building
- The Air Training Corps
- Uniform, Ranks and Badges
- Drill and Ceremonial
- The Royal Air Force
- The History of Flight
- Heartstart First Aid Qualification
Kitting (Blue Uniform)
- Principles of Airmanship
- Basic Map and Compass
- Initial Expedition Training
- Basic Radio Communication
- Leadership Training
- Youth First Aid Qualification
- Bronze Duke of Edinburghs Award
- Shooting (Marksmanship Principles)
- Weekend Recruit Camp (during phase 3)
Once you have completed and passed Phases 1, 2 and 3 of your recruit training you will Graduate and become a fully fledged cadet able to take part in the full range of activities.
What does it all cost?
- Subscriptions are £10 per month or £55 for 6 months or £100 for a year
- Flying, Gliding and Shooting is free
- Camps are £0-£25 for a weekend, £30-£60 for a week or £150 plus for an overseas camp
- Blue Uniform as seen above is free
- Combat, shoes and boots will need to be purchased but we can advise you where and when to buy these