Join as a Cadet

To the join the Air Training Corps as a cadet and enjoy the exciting range of activities that young people in a town near you are experiencing you need to be aged between 12 (and in Year 8 at school) and 17 years old.

If you would like to locate your nearest squadron, visit the Air Cadets national website where you can then get in touch with your closest unit.

Whichever squadron you chose to join you are guaranteed a friendly welcome; it is recommended that you take a parent to the squadron with you when you go and enquire.

After a short induction period you will be issued some uniform for free, however you will be expected to maintain it in good order and to purchase a suitable pair of shoes and boots. Some uniform may be private purchase, ask your Squadron for more details.

Air Cadets on Parade