Date(s) - 31/01/2016 - 05/02/2016
Cadet Training Centre Frimley Park
Aim. Is to qualify Cadet Force Adult Volunteers (CFAVs) as Cadet Force Skill at Arms Instructors in order to meet the requirements of the Cadet Forces.
Qualification. Successful completion of the course qualifies CFAVs as Cadet Force SAA Instructors (CF SAAI). It gives ACF SIs eligibility for promotion to SSI and SSIs eligibility for promotion to SMI.
Course Outline. The course is 5 days long and concentrates on the techniques and planning required to successfully deliver Skill At Arms training. This includes looking at the training cycle, planning and preparing for SAA lessons, formal instruction of rifle lessons 1, 3, 5 and 9 including train the trainer points, and a minimum of 3 assessed teaching practices. These teaching practices can be on any rifle lesson 1-9 so prior experience is required.
Eligibility. Candidates must have attended the Adult Induction Course (AIC) or CCF Basic (Qualifying) course or have been exempted due to previous Regular or Reserve qualifications.
Pre-Requisites. The following pre-requisites apply:
- Candidates must hold an in date (valid for the duration of the course) Weapon Handling Test (WHT) certificate on the L98A2 Cadet GP Rifle. This must also be recorded within Qualifications on Westminster (Students who are on Westminster indicating that their WHT is not current at 2 weeks prior to their course start date will be subject to rejection off the course).
Recommendations. It is recommended that students rehearse SAA lessons 1-9 under the supervision of a qualified SAAI (“students” must already have received the instruction from a qualified SAAI).
Courses. In 2016/17 there will be 7 courses with places for 40 students on each course.
Application Procedure. Applications must be loaded onto WESTMINSTER by Counties. Closing dates on WESTMINSTER will be strictly adhered to (this is at least 8 weeks prior to the start of every course).
Course start- Sunday 1800
Course end- Friday 1300