Cadet Ranks

As cadets gain experience and knowledge, they qualify for different ranks and responsibilities. Below are the requirements for promotion to the various ranks.

Badge

Shoulder

Rank

Prerequisites

Cadet
Leading Air Cadet
  • participated in the first year of the level training program for a minimum period of five months .
Corporal
  • hold the rank of LAC;
  • successfully completed year one of the proficiency level training; and
  • participated in the Cadet Fitness Assessment as part of PO X04 (Personal Fitness & Healthy Living).
Flight Corporal
  • completed at least six months of service at the rank Cpl;
  • successfully completed the second year of the proficiency level training program; and
  • participated in the Cadet Fitness Assessment as part of PO X04 (Personal Fitness & Healthy Living)
Sergeant
  • completed at least six months service at the rank of FCpl;
  • successfully completed the third year of proficiency level training program;
  • achieved a minimum of "completed without difficulty" in PO 303 (Leadership),
  • participated in the Cadet Fitness Assessment as part of PO X04 (Personal Fitness & Healthy Living)
Flight Sergeant
  • completed at least six months service at the rank of Sgt,
  • successfully completed the fourth year of the proficiency level training program,
  • achieved a minimum of "completed without difficulty" in PO 403 (Leadership),
  • participated in the Cadet Fitness Assessment as part of PO X04 (Personal Fitness & Healthy Living)
Warrant Officer Second Class
  • completed at least six months service at the rank of FSgt,
  • achieved a minimum of "completed without difficulty" in PO 503 (Leadership),
  • participated in the Cadet Fitness Assessment as part of PO 504 (Personal Fitness & Healthy Living),
  • identified as a successful candidate through the merit review board process;
Warrant Officer First Class
  • completed at least six months service at the rank of WO2
  • identified as a successful candidate through the merit review board process