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Air Cadets Work Experience Course Programme 2010

Article posted: Jan 06, 2010 by sl6

HQ Air Cadets is arranging an increasing number of Work Experience Courses. The courses are primarily aimed at air cadets considering a career in the RAF and provide an ideal opportunity to gain an insight into the roles and life style of serving personnel and what a potential career may entail.

The current list (AL 1) of dates is for 2010 is as follows:

Aero Systems Operator (ASOp)RAF Boulmer

Course 1/10: 12 – 15 Apr 2010
Course 2/10: 02 – 05 Aug 2010
Course 3/10: 25 – 28 Oct 2010

AvMTS (Aircraft Mechs)RAF Cosford

Course 1/10: 14 – 19 Feb 2010
Course 2/10: 22 – 27 Aug 2010
Course 3/10: 24 – 29 Oct 2010

PEd Officer/PTIRAF Cosford

Course 1/10: 14 – 17 Feb 2010
Course 2/10: 25 – 28 Jul 2010
Course 3/10: 22 – 25 Aug 2010
Course 4/10: 24 – 27 Oct 2010

Non-Commissioned Aircrew (NCA)
RAFC Cranwell , RAF Shawbury or RAF Waddington

Course 1/10: 14 – 19 Feb 2010
Course 2/10: 11 – 16 Apr 2010
Course 3/10: 08 – 13 Aug 2010
Course 4/10: 24 – 29 Oct 2010

Air Traffic Control/Flt OpsRAF Shawbury

Course 1/10: 10 – 12 Feb 2010

RAF RegimentRAF Honington

Course 1/10: 15 – 19 Feb 2010

RAF PoliceRAF Henlow or RAF Brampton

Course 1/10: 14 – 18 Feb 2010
Course 2/10: 08 – 12 Aug 2010
Course 3/10: 24 – 28 Oct 2010

Logistics CateringRAF Halton or RAF Wittering

Course 1/10: 15 – 19 Feb 2010
Course 2/10: 02 – 06 Aug 2010

Engineering OfficerRAFC Cranwell

Course 1/10: 16 – 18 Feb 2010
Course 2/10: 13 – 15 Apr 2010
Course 3/10: 27 – 29 Jul 2010
Course 4/10: 26 – 28 Oct 2010

SNCO Air Traffic ControllerRAF Shawbury

Course 1/10: 16 – 19 Feb 2010
Course 2/10: 13 – 16 Apr 2010
Course 3/10: 27 – 30 Jul 2010
Course 4/10: 26 – 29 Oct 2010

Aerospace Battle Manager (formerly Fighter Controller) – RAF Boulmer

Course 1/10: 02 – 04 Feb 2010

Further course dates will be promulgated as the dates become available. Educational qualifications will be required for courses involving commissioned branches and NCA.

At all courses, cadets will be given the opportunity to attempt the Multi Stage RAF Fitness Test to check their own level of fitness; cadets applying for the PEd course should have a good level of fitness, a natural aptitude for sports and preferably be in possession of the CSLA.

Applications for courses should be submitted on the updated forms which can be found on BADER or requested from WO Owen-Browne at HQAC (via email, TG2a@atc.raf.mod.uk).

It is hoped to include Av Tech courses in the very near future, plus additional Air Traffic Control, RAF Regiment and Aerospace Battle Manager Courses. Unfortunately, for a variety of reasons, it has not been possible to secure courses for Movements Controller, Weapons Technician, Photographer and Information Systems Technician. Dates and eligibility requirements for any of these trade courses will be announced if they are confirmed. Please note that applications will not be accepted for undated courses.