Training

Mandatory Weekly and Other Training

 

  • 140 Aurora Squadron parades (meets) weekly on Tuesdays during the school year, from 1830 hrs (6:30 pm) to 2130 hrs (9:30 pm) at Cardinal Carter Catholic School on Bloomington Sideroad in Aurora.
  • ​There are 5 levels of training in the cadet program.  Cadets progress through the levels on a yearly basis.
  • ​Training focuses on community involvement and good citizenship, drill,  survival training, aviation-related topics and leadership, among others.  Weekly attendance is mandatory, and a minimum of 60% average attendance is required in order to pass one's level.
  • Cadets must attend 60% of weekly training to pass levels.
  • Cadets must also attend mandatory training outside of weekly parade nights, including twice yearly field training exercises, marksmanship and physical fitness assessments.

Optional Training

 

  • In addition to weekly training on Tuesdays, 140 Aurora Squadron offers optional training on Thursdays.
  • Cadets may join the Band, participate in Biathlon and Marksmanship Training or Flag Party practice.
  • Cadets who are turning 16 by 1 September 2019 may also join Ground School, which is taught weekly by a certified pilot, Ms L. Macdonald.  Ground School is meant to be a preparation for the application process for Glider Pilot Scholarship and Power Pilot Scholarship.  Younger cadets may also attend for experience.  Classes are weekly until December.


Summer Training


  • Each year, summer training is conducted at Cadet Training Centres across the country.
  • Cadets apply for up to three courses by completing the application form.
  • The application form can be found here:  https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1FLKErgX3vYjg9VQmF4TbcQMT7ZRZJqin?usp=sharing
  • Also included in this link is the 2019 Cadet Training Centre Information Pamphlet, with descriptions of available courses, dates and course requirements.





Late Joiner Policy (pdf)

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Air Cadet Dress Instructions 55-04 (pdf)

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Illustrated Numbered Orders of Dress (pdf)

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Conduct and Discipline - Cadets 15-22 (pdf)

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Wearing A Poppy (pdf)

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cato55_04_annex_d (pdf)

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cato55_04_annex_f (pdf)

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140 Aurora Standing Orders - 2018 (pdf)

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140 Aurora Terms of Reference- 2018 (pdf)

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