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Focus on volunteer qualifications: Drill Instructor

In a new series of articles, London & South East Region (LASER) Air Cadets will be exploring some of the qualifications available for adult volunteers in the RAF Air Cadets. We have spoken to officers, non-commissioned officers and civilian instructors who have undertaken a qualification through the organisation. We want to find out what they thought of it, and how it’s helped …

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Focus on volunteer qualifications: Mountain Leader

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In a new series of articles, London & South East Region (LASER) Air Cadets will be exploring some of the qualifications available for adult volunteers in the RAF Air Cadets. We will be speaking to officers, non-commissioned officers and civilian instructors who have undertaken a qualification through the organisation, to find out what they thought of it, and how it’s …

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QAIC applications open to cadets

This year, cadets from around LASER completed the highly competitive and challenging Qualified Aerospace Instructor Course – or QAIC as it is more commonly known. Each year, students from around the country come together to complete this advanced aerospace training, learning about a range of disciplines including air traffic control and operation of flight simulators. The course is run at two …

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AIR CADET USES FIRST AID SKILLS AND IS PRAISED BY MUM AS “MY LITTLE HERO”

The quick thinking actions of Matthew Zander from 106 (Orsett Hundred) Squadron in using first aid skills learnt as an Air Cadet are praised by his proud mum. Matthew applied the first aid skills he had learnt just a week before during a St. John Ambulance Youth First Aid Training Course. Shocked Matthew summoned help from shop staff, asking them to call an ambulance, whilst he moved items from around his mother to prevent injury. After Mrs Zanders stopped fitting Matthew placed his mother into the recovery position and maintained her airway. …

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