The BTEC Award

In recent years the Cadet Forces have recognised the need for employers to gain a real sense of what our cadets and staff achieve. This is now being put in force with the introduction of BTECs and NVQs.

For cadets there are two options:

BTEC in Aviation Studies - this is split into 2 levels from 2007. The BTEC Award is available to any registered cadet completing Leading Cadet exams. For those who complete Senior and Staff Part 1 examinations the BTEC Certificate in Aviaition Studueis is available and is equivalent to a double GCSE grade A*-C in Science.

BTEC First Diploma in Public Services - this qualification is offered in many colleges over 1 or 2 years, however our cadets are able to complete it as part of their training, free of charge. Cadets must be involved in activities such as D of E, Sport, Adventure Training, Sport and Expeditions.