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