Category Archives: Training Events

Notices that relate to Training in the squadron

Junior Leaders Course report by LAC Davies

During this week multiple cadets from all over the Central Area convened at Air Base Ohakea to partake in various leadership activities. These activities included squad handling, lesson planning and outdoor leadership – all aimed at making us more capable … Continue reading

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Junior Leaders Course Report by LAC Arrowsmith

Between the 4th and 11th of July 2015, LAC Davies and myself attended the NZCF CA JNCO Course held at RNZAF Base Ohakea. This is the leadership course for Cadets from all three Cadet Corps (Army, Air, and Sea) within … Continue reading

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Senior Leaders Course Report by Corporal Galvin

On July 11th at 9.35am I caught the coach to RNZAF base Ohakea for a week long Senior NCO course. When we first arrived I was pleasantly surprised that we got individual rooms, unlike on the Juniors course!  While Juniors … Continue reading

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Rotary Flying Report by Corporal Eagles

Once we got to Palmerston North Airport we had to wait for someone from the flight school to meet us, so we went into the room which contained a pool table and dart board.  After meeting the pilot/instructor we walked … Continue reading

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Senior Leaders Course Report by Corporal O’Neil

On the 11th -17th of July Corporal Galvin and I completed Senior Non Commissioned officers course also known as seniors. This took place at Ohakea Air Force base near Bulls. The aim of this course was to teach us skills … Continue reading

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NCO Training Day

On Saturday 6th June the NCO’s had a training day at TS Taupo. The day focused on Drill and leading by example.  All the attending NCO’s inspected each others uniforms and any issues were addressed by a visit to Store.

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Helicopter Flying

On Sunday 17th May a small contingent of advanced cadets deployed to Heli Solutions in Palmerston North for a flight in a Robinson R22 helicopter. The cadets were taken through a briefing, pre-flight checks and then took turns to head … Continue reading

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Junior Leaders Course report by Cdt Rose

Cadets has so far afforded me with many different privileges and opportunities that I would have otherwise gone without; Cadet 150, a trip to Australia, my numerous flying sessions and best of all; shooting.  Most recently however, I was lucky … Continue reading

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Senior Leaders Course Report by Cpl Ngaro

On the 11th-17th of April I attended the seniors NCO course with CPL. Hawinkles. The SNCO course is the leadership course that is attended after the JNCO course (which I had attended last year) at Royal NZ Air Force Base … Continue reading

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Senior Leaders Course Report by Cpl Hawinkels

It all started on April the 11th 2015.  We arrived at RNZAF base Ohakea before some of the cadets from the JNCO course from the previous week had left. Most of the course staff seemed to think that it would … Continue reading

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