Promotions

Promotions are generally awarded on CO's Parade which usually occur the last Thursday of each month.  Parents and guests are always welcomed to attend these parades.

Ranks must be earned on the basis of qualification and merit the Director of Cadets has established a National Standard of qualification as outlined in CATO 13-02 in order to: 

  • Determine the level of qualification of a cadet.
  • Ensure that every cadet is given the same basic opportunity of being promoted within the squadron.
  • Ensure that all air cadets promoted possess the same basic qualifications and a similar degree of experience.
  • Ensure that successful completion of the mandatory aspect of air cadet training serves as the common standard on which cadets are evaluated.

There is no maximum number of vacancies for the rank of WO2 and below. Cadets shall be promoted to these ranks when they meet the national and local standards for promotion.

 PROMOTION TO

 

NATIONAL STANDARD

Leading Air Cadet

(LAC)

 
 Actively participate in Level 1 at LHQ for a period
        of 5 months
 

Corporal

(Cpl)

 

Corporal

 Successfully complete Level 1 at LHQ
 Participate in the Cadet Fitness Assessment
 

Flight Corporal

(FCpl)

   Complete at least 6 months as a Cpl
 Successfully complete Level 2 at LHQ
 Participate in the Cadet Fitness Assessment
 

Sergeant

(Sgt)

 SERGEANTS  Complete at least 6 months as a FCpl
 Successfully complete Level 3 at LHQ
 Acheived a minimum of "completed without
        difficulty" in PO 303 (Leadership)
 Participate in the Cadet Fitness Assessment

Flight Sergeant

(FSgt)

   Complete at least 6 months as a Sgt
 Successfully complete Level 4 at LHQ
 Acheived a minimum of "completed without
        difficulty" in PO 403 (Leadership)
 Participate in the Cadet Fitness Assessment

Warrant Officer Second Class

(WO2)

   
Complete at least 6 months as a FSgt
 Acheived a minimum of "completed without
        difficulty" in PO 503 (Leadership)
 Participate in the Cadet Fitness Assessment
 Be identified as a successful candidate through
         merit review board process
 

Warrant Officer First Class

(WO1)

 

 Complete at least 6 months as a FSgt
 Participate in the Cadet Fitness Assessment
 Be identified as a successful candidate through
         merit review board process

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