Combined Cadet Force

CadetThe CCF Squadron at Colfe’s is renowned for its high standards and is the only unit in the UK to have an Army Air Corps Flight in addition to a Royal Air Force Flight.

Cadets engage in a large variety of training which lead to the award of a BTEC First Diploma in Public Service which is equivalent to four GCSE’s at grades C-A*. Much of the training is practical and takes place on Monday night parade evenings and during school holidays at military bases throughout the UK and overseas.

Examples of Cadet training include leadership training, first aid, fieldcraft and battlecraft, expedition training (which also includes the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award where the Squadron has repeatedly been one of the only units to achieve Gold Awards in the area), flying in service aircraft, gliding to solo standard and shooting.

CadetThe unit is run by a highly qualified team of officers supported by a senior NCO. Most are qualified pilots with instructional experience and they hold a multitude of other qualifications such as range conducting officers, mountain leaders, signals and first aid instructors to mention just a few.

The CCF Squadron offers unsurpassed opportunities for personal development.