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Know how to look after yourself and your team in the area of First Aid. Senior Cadets will have the chance to obtain a recognised first aid qualification.
General Service Knowledge
Gain knowledge about the Royal New Zealand Air Force, the aircraft it flies, what it offers and how it assists New Zealanders.
Develop skills in passing on knowledge to other Cadets.
Find your way on land and in the air.
Firearms training and marksmanship
Become skilled in safe firearms handling and competition shooting.
Develop the skills to lead others.
Air Cadets is for both boys and girls aged 13 to 18. It is a voluntary, disciplined, uniformed youth leadership training organisation. Read more about us here.
Understand aircraft technology, the theory of flight and have the chance to go flying. At 4 Squadron, we are heavily focused on flying and aviation, with Cadets getting the opportunity to fly gliders, aeroplanes and helicopters (plus the use of our state of the art flight simulators)
Become skilled and comfortable in a bush environment. We run several outdoor camps a year, each providing new and exciting activities.
Gain and practice correct military procedures when using radios.
Acquire status from serving others.
Achieve skills in a wide range of recreational activities. These have included such activities as tramping, abseiling, gliding, and rock climbing.