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6 Week Advanced Instructor Training Courses

Year 3 & 4 + Courses

 
 

Drill and Ceremonial Instructor (Army)

D&C Instructor

The aim of this six-week course is to develop a specialist with the skills and subject matter knowledge required to be an instructor for drill and ceremonial activities. The aim will be accomplished by further developing drill and ceremonial related specialist skills and knowledge that will allow them to perform the duties of a specialist instructor for ceremonial activities. By establishing a dynamic learning environment that exposes the cadets to a variety of drill and ceremonial opportunities, this course will prepare the cadets to assume a specialist parade position at the Corps and CTCs.

  1. Prerequisites: Must be medically and physically fit, have completed Silver Star training by 30 Jun.
  2. Training Centre: Blackdown (Borden, ON), or Valcartier QC (French)

Expedition Instructor

Expedition Instr

The aim of this six-week course is to develop a specialist with the skills and subject matter knowledge required to be an instructor and team leader for Expedition activities within the Army cadet program. The aim will be accomplished by providing dynamic and challenging training that offers ample opportunity for practical application during a 18-day Expedition. The cadets will learn advanced theoretical and technical skills required to assist in the delivery of Expedition Training at the Corps. This course will ensure the cadets are adequately prepared to face challenges at the Corps and as staff cadets.

  1. Prerequisites: Must be medically fit, have completed Silver Star training by 30 Jun and have achieved the overall fitness incentive level bronze.
  2. Training Centres: Blackdown (Borden, ON), or Valcartier QC (French), or Whitehorse YK 

Fitness and Sports Instructor

Fitness and Sports Instr

The aim of this six-week course 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 Corps, during regionally directed activities and/or as a staff cadet at a CTC. The aim of the course will be accomplished by providing dynamic and challenging training that includes ample opportunity for practical application. The cadets will learn theoretical and technical skills required to deliver the Corps physical education and recreational training program as specialist instructors. This course will ensure that the cadets are adequately prepared to face challenges at the Corps and as Staff Cadets at the CTCs. 

  1. Prerequisites: Must be medically fit, have completed Silver Star training by 30 Jun and have achieved the overall fitness incentive level bronze.
  2. Training Centres: Blackdown (Borden, ON), or Valcartier QC (French) 

Air Rifle Marksmanship Instructor

IRMI

The aim of this six-week course 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 Corps, during regionally directed activities and/or as a staff cadet at a CTC. The cadet will be provided with the necessary theoretical, technical, and practical skills required to monitor and instruct other cadets during marksmanship training at the Corps.

  1. Prerequisites: Must be medically fit, have completed Silver Star training by 30 Jun, and be motivated to pursue marksmanship training.

  2. Training Centres: Connaught (Ottawa, ON), or Valcartier QC (French)

FullBore Marksmanship - Phase 1

Fullbore Marksmanship - Phase 1

The aim of this six-week course is to develop a specialist with the attitude, skills and subject matter knowledge required to participate in competitive fullbore marksmanship as an individual competitor. The cadet will be provided with the necessary theoretical, technical, and practical skills required to participate as a largebore 5.56mm rifle competitor. The cadet will participate in the Canadian National Cadet Fullbore Championship.

  1. Prerequisites: Must be medically fit, have completed Silver Star training by 30 Jun, be motivated to pursue marksmanship training and be selected based on participation on the Basic Marksmanship Course, their standing on the Zone Level of the Canadian Cadet Marksmanship Championship and a postal return of their top 6 air rifle grouping targets.
  2. Training Centre: Connaught (Ottawa, ON) 

MILITARY BAND – INTERMEDIATE MUSICIAN

MILITARY BAND – INTERMEDIATE MUSICIAN

The aim of this Course is to raise the cadet’s musical skills to the standard of the next music proficiency level (level 1 or 2). This training is to develop the music proficiency of cadets and prepare them to support their Corps bands and related music activities. During this six-week course, instruction is also given in instrument maintenance & repair and other music-related skills, while the more senior levels also learn some Instructional Techniques relating to music. Note: depending on music proficiency, cadets may undertake this course more then once.

  1. Prerequisites: Must be medically and physically fit, have achieved the music proficiency of level Basic and have completed Silver Star training by 30 Jun.
  2. Training Centre: Blackdown (Borden, ON) 

MILITARY BAND – ADVANCED MUSICIAN

MILITARY BAND – ADVANCED MUSICIAN

The aim of this Course is to raise the cadet’s musical skills to the standard of the next music proficiency level (level 3-5). This training is to develop the music proficiency of cadets and prepare them to support their Corps bands and related music activities. During this six-week course, instruction is also given in instrument maintenance & repair and other music-related skills, while the more senior levels also refine their Instructional Techniques relating to music. Note: depending on music proficiency, cadets may undertake this course more than once. Cadets applying for this course should have obtained a Military Band Music Level Basic, be 15–16 years of age.

  1. Prerequisites: Must be medically and physically fit, have achieved the music proficiency of level 2, and have completed Gold Star training by 30 Jun. 
  2. Training Centre: Blackdown (Borden, ON) 

PIPE BAND – INTERMEDIATE MUSICIAN

PIPE BAND – INTERMEDIATE MUSICIAN

The aim of this Course is to raise the cadet’s musical skills to the standard of the next music proficiency level (level 2-3). This training is to develop the music proficiency of cadets and prepare them to support their Corps Pipe bands and related music activities. During this six-week course, instruction is also given in highland traditions, instrument maintenance & repair and other music- related skills, while the more senior levels also learn some Instructional Techniques relating to music. Note: depending on music proficiency, cadets may undertake this course more then once.

  1. Prerequisites: Must be medically and physically fit, have achieved the music proficiency of level 1 and have completed Silver Star training by 30 Jun.
  2. Training Centre: Blackdown (Borden, ON) 

PIPE BAND – ADVANCED MUSICIAN

PIPE BAND – ADVANCED MUSICIAN

The aim of this Course is to raise the cadet’s musical skills to the standard of the next music proficiency level (level 4-5). This training is to develop the music proficiency of cadets and prepare them to support their Corps Pipe bands and related music activities. During this six-week course, instruction is also given in highland traditions, instrument maintenance & repair and other music- related skills, while the more senior levels also refine their Instructional Techniques relating to music. Note: depending on music proficiency, cadets may undertake this course more than once. adets applying for this course should have obtained a Music Proficiency Level – Pipes and Drums Level Three, be 15–16 years of age, and have successfully completed Phase Four / Gold Star / Proficiency Level Four.

  1. Prerequisites: Must be medically and physically fit, have achieved the music proficiency of level 3 and have completed Gold Star training by 30 Jun.
  2. Training Centre: Blackdown (Borden, ON)