Cadet Corporal




Rank: Cadet Corporal
Abbreviation: Cdt Cpl
Addressed as: Corporal

The first rank a cadet may achieve is Cadet Corporal, Cadet Corporals are known as Junior NCOs (JNCOs).  Suitable candidates are selected by the Squadron SNCOs and Commander, who may set additional requirements. As a minimum a Cadet Corporal should be able to:

a. Recognise the need for discipline and be able to apply it with fairness and common sense.
b. Communicate clearly, orally and in writing.
c. Plan and organise a given task.
d. Command a drill squad.

Typically a Cadet Cpl will:

  • Have passed the Leading Cadet examination
  • Have an excellent attendance record
  • Have attended a camp or residential course