Regional Summer Training

Each year, cadets from all over Canada attend Regional Training Courses during the summer months. 706 Squadron is allocated a small number of spots for these courses based on the number of cadets in our Squadron. Generally, we have a greater number of cadets who are interested in these opportunities than spots available. Therefore, we hold an internal selection process to select cadets to fill the allocated positions available at the regional level.

Cadets will be selected for summer training based on the following:
1. Rank
2. Attendance at mandatory events
3. Attendance at optional events
4. Previous awards
5. Camps attended

* In the case of a tie, training results will be used as the tiebreaker. 

Cadets who are selected for summer training should be notified in early May. Cadets who are not selected will be placed on a wait list.

706 Squadron is preparing for cadet summer training camps, which includes asking cadets to create their "wish list" for summer training positions. Summer training can be a rewarding part of a cadet's career, but it is not mandatory.

The Squadron Staff does their best to ensure that as many cadets as possible are able to participate in summer training. However, many summer training courses have a limited number of spaces available, which means that in some cases a cadet may be invited to attend a summer course that was not on their "wish list". Cadets are asked to indicate on the Summer Training Application form if they would be interested in a course that is not one of their top three choices in order to assist with filling positions quickly and efficiently.

If you have any questions, please contact admin.


Selection Process & Application Form - Summer 2018

For details on the selection process, please review the announcement. Questions can be directed at OCdt Myriam Lambert (myriam.lambert@cadets.gc.ca). 

Cadets can complete the application form HERE.

General Training Course - GTC 418001 -

Description:
The General Training Course provides cadets who have recently joined the Cadet Program an introductory summer training experience where they will participate in a variety of activities from each specialty, to include Drill and Ceremonial, Music, Marksmanship, Aviation, Aerodrome Operations, Aircraft Manufacturing and Maintenance, Aerospace, and Aircrew Survival. Cadets applying for this course should have successfully completed Proficiency Level One by the end of the current training year.

Cadet Training Centre: Bagotville, QC

Duration: Two weeks

Dates:
In 2018: 
GTC 418001a - July 2 to July 13
GTC 418001c - July 30 to August 11
(may require travel days)

Basic Aviation Course - BAC 408502 -

Description:

The Basic Aviation Course provides cadets an opportunity to develop the fundamentals of aviation. Activities include radio communication, a familiarization flight, meteorology, and air navigation. Cadets applying for this course should be 13–14 years of age, and have successfully completed Proficiency Level Two by the end of the training year.

Cadet Training Centre: Greenwood, NS

Duration: Three weeks

Dates:
In 2018:
BAC 408502a - July 8 to July 27
(may require travel days)

Basic Aviation Technology and Aerospace Course - BATAC 408602 -

Description:

The Basic Aviation Technology and Aerospace Course provides cadets an opportunity to develop the fundamentals of aerospace, airport operations and aircraft manufacturing and maintenance. Activities include aerospace, aerodrome operations, and aircraft manufacturing and maintenance. Cadets applying for this course should be 13–14 years of age, and have successfully completed Proficiency Level Two by the end of the training year.

Cadet Training Centre: Greenwood, NS

Duration: Three Weeks

Dates:
In 2018:
BATAC 408602a - July 8 to July 27
(may require travel days)

Basic Survival Course - BSC 418702 -

Description:
The Basic Survival Course provides cadets an opportunity to develop aircrew survival skills. Activities include field training, navigation and ground search and rescue. Cadets applying for this course should be 13–14 years of age, and have successfully completed Proficiency Level Two by the end of the current training year.

Cadet Training Centre: Bagotville, QC

Duration: Three weeks

Dates:
In 2018:
BSC 418702a - July 2 - July 20
(may require travel days)

Basic Drill and Ceremonial Course - BDCC 318402 -

Description:
The Basic Drill and Ceremonial (Air) Course provides cadets an opportunity to build on drill learned at the squadron, participate in advanced drill and ceremonial activities, and to develop leadership skills and knowledge; while performing the role of a team leader. Activities include commanding a squad on parade, drill with arms, flag drill, and marksmanship training. Cadets applying for this course should be 13–14 years of age, and have successfully completed Proficiency Level Two by the end of the training year.

Cadet Training Centre: Valcartier, QC

Duration: Three weeks

Dates:
In 2018:
BDCC 318402b - July 23 to August 11
(may require travel days)

Basic Fitness and Sports Course - BFSC 309202 -

Description:
The Basic Fitness and Sports course provides cadets an opportunity to participate in fitness and sports activities, and to develop knowledge and skills on how to perform the duties of a Fitness and Sports Assistant. Activities include following a personal fitness routine, leading warm-up and cool-down sessions, assisting with the Cadet Fitness Assessment and assisting with recreational sports. Cadets applying for this course should be 13–14 years of age, and have successfully completed Proficiency Level Two by the end of the training year.

Cadet Training Centre: Argonaut, NS

Duration: Three weeks

Dates:
In 2018:
BFSC 309202a - July 2 - July 20

Military Band Basic Musician Course - MB-BMC 219102 -

Description:
The Military Band – Basic Musician Course provides cadets an opportunity to participate in music training and military band activities, to prepare them to support corps / squadron music programs. Activities include maintaining a primary instrument, music theory, demonstrating rhythm skills, executing drill as a member of a band, and performing ensemble music as a member of a band. Cadets applying for this course should be 13–14 years of age, and have successfully completed Proficiency Level Two by the end of the training year.

Cadet Training Centre: Valcartier (Mont St-Sacrement)

Duration: Three weeks

Dates:
In 2017:
MB-BMC 219102b - July 25 - August 12

Advanced Aviation Course - AAC 408503 -

Description:
The Advanced Aviation Course provides cadets an opportunity to develop as 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. Activities include instructional technique, radio communication, meteorology, and air navigation. Cadets applying for this course should be 14–15 years of age and have successfully completed Proficiency Level Three.

Cadet Training Centre: Greenwood, NS

Duration: Three weeks

Dates: 
In 2018:
AAC 418503a - July 2  to July 20
AAC 408503a - July 8 to July 27
(may require travel days)

Survival Instructor Course - SIC 408703 -

Description:
The Survival Instructor Course provides cadets an opportunity to develop as 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. Activities include instructional technique, first aid, survival and field training, and ground navigation. Cadets applying for this course should be 14–15 years of age and have successfully completed Proficiency Level Three by the end of the training year.

Cadet Training Centre: Greenwood, NS

Duration: Six weeks

Dates:
In 2018:
FSIC 408703 - July 8 to August 17
(may require travel days)

Drill and Ceremonial Instructor Course - DSIC 408403 -

Description:
The Drill and Ceremonial Instructor course provides cadets an opportunity to develop the skills and knowledge to become an instructor and team leader during drill and ceremonial activities. Activities include advanced drill, instructional techniques and leadership. Cadets applying for this course should be 14–15 years of age, and have successfully completed Proficiency Level Three by the end of the training year.

Cadet Training Centre: Greenwood, NS

Duration: Six weeks

Dates:
In 2018:
DCIC 408403 - July 8 to August 17
(may require travel days)

Fitness and Sports Instructor Course - FSIC 309203 -

Description:
The Fitness and Sports Instructor Course provides cadets an opportunity to develop as a fitness and sports 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 corps / squadron during regionally directed activities and/or as a staff cadet at a CSTC. Activities include personal fitness and healthy living, conducting the Cadet Fitness Assessment, and leading recreational sports. Cadets applying for this course should be 15–16 years of age, and have successfully completed Proficiency Level Three by the end of the training year.

Cadet Training Centre: Argonaut, NS

Duration: Six weeks

Dates:
In 2018:
FSIC 309203 - July 8 to August 17
(may require travel days)

Air Rifle Marksmanship Instructor Course - ARMIC 339303 -

Description:
The Air Rifle Marksmanship Instructor Course provides cadets an opportunity to develop marksmanship skills and knowledge, and to instruct and lead air rifle marksmanship activities. Activities include first aid, advanced marksmanship, instructional techniques and coaching. Cadets applying for this course should be 15–16 years of age, and have successfully completed Proficiency Level Three by the end of the current training year.

Cadet Training Centre: Connaught Range, Ottawa

Duration: Six weeks

Dates:
In 2017:
ARMIC 339303 - July 8 - August 18
(may require travel days)

Summer Camp Staff Positions -

Cadets are employed as support and training staff, in assistance to summer camp officers, at various cadet summer training centres

Requirements to apply:

Staff cadets may not be less than 16 years of age as of the first day of January of the year of advanced training.