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Qualification Badges

This page details the requirements cadets must meet in order to receive the listed qualifications.

Level 1

Level 2

Level 3

Level 4

Level 5

Note: These badges are awarded upon successful completion of the respective level.

Level 1

The minimum standard for Proficiency Level One qualification is:

  1. Sixty percent attendance in all scheduled mandatory and complementary training once becoming a member of the squadron, as calculated by the cadet squadron.
  2. Successful completion of each PO as outlined in the Proficiency Level One Qualification Record

Level 2

The minimum standard for Proficiency Level Two qualification is:

  1. Sixty percent attendance in all scheduled mandatory and complementary training once becoming a member of the squadron, as calculated by the cadet squadron.
  2. Successful completion of each PO as outlined in the Proficiency Level Two Qualification Record

Level 3

The minimum standard for Proficiency Level Three qualification is:

  1. 60 percent overall attendance in all scheduled mandatory and complementary training as calculated by the squadron; and
  2. Successful completion of each PO as outlined in the Proficiency Level Three Qualification Record

Level 4

The minimum standard for Proficiency Level Four qualification is:

  1. 60 percent overall attendance in all scheduled mandatory and complementary training as calculated by the squadron; and
  2. Successful completion of each PO as outlined in the Proficiency Level Four Qualification Record

Level 5

The minimum standard for Proficiency Level Five qualification is:

  1. Proficiency Level Four qualified;
  2. 60 percent overall attendance in all scheduled mandatory and complementary training as calculated by the squadron; and
  3. Successful completion of each PO as outlined in the Proficiency Level Five Qualification Record

Basic Musician

Level 1 Musician

Level 2 Musician

Level 3 Musician

Level 4 Musician

Level 5 Musician

Bronze

Silver

Gold

Excellence

Male fitness requirements

20-m Shuttle Run TestCurl-Up (no. completed)Push-Up (no. completed)
AgeBronzeSilverGoldExcellenceBronzeSilverGoldExcellenceBronzeSilverGoldExcellence
1232–4445–5758–7172+18–2324–2930–3536+10–1213–1516–1920+
1332–4445–5758–7172+18–2324–2930–3536+10–1213–1516–1920+
1441–5455–6869–8283+24–3031–3738–4445+14–1819–2324–2930+
1551–6465–7879–9394+24–3031–3839–4647+16–2122–2728–3435+
1661–7172–8283–9394+24–3031–3839–4647+18–2223–2829–3435+
1761–7576–9091–105106+24–3031–3839–4647+18–2223–2829–3435+
1872–8283–9394–105106+24–3031–3839–4647+18–2223–2829–3435+
Back Saver Sit and Reach (In cm)Back Saver Sit and Reach (In cm)
12-1820cmCadets must be able to touch

their fingertips together behind their

back on both the right and left sides.

Female fitness requirements

20-m Shuttle Run TestCurl-Up (no. completed)Push-Up (no. completed)
AgeBronzeSilverGoldExcellenceBronzeSilverGoldExcellenceBronzeSilverGoldExcellence
1215–2223–3132–4041+18–2122–2627–3132+7–89–1112–1415+
1323–3132–4041–5051+18–2122–2627–3132+7–89–1112–1415+
1423–3132–4041–5051+18–2122–2627–3132+7–89–1112–1415+
1532–3738–4344–5051+18–2223–2829–3435+7–89–1112–1415+
1632–4041–5051–6061+18–2223–2829–3435+7–89–1112–1415+
1741–4647–5354–6061+18–2223–2829–3435+7–89–1112–1415+
1841–5051–6061–7172+18–2223–2829–3435+7–89–1112–1415+
Back Saver Sit and Reach (In cm)Back Saver Sit and Reach (In cm)
12-1425cmCadets must be able to touch

their fingertips together behind their

back on both the right and left sides.

15-1830cm

Emergency First Aid

Standard First Aid

Marksman

First Class Marksman

Expert Marksman

Distinguished Marksman

Categories and standards

In order to qualify for a specific category, a cadet shall meet the prescribed standard on two different targets within a year. groupings do not have to be fired during the same relay.

There are four categories within the classification program which are assessed using the following standards:

  • Marksman: each grouping must be within a circle of 3 cm in diameter;
  • First Class Marksman: each grouping must be within a circle of 2.5 cm in diameter;
  • Expert Marksman: each grouping must be within a circle of 2 cm in diameter; and
  • Distinguished Marksman: each grouping must be within a circle of 1.5 cm in diameter.

Conditions

Classification firing shall be conducted under the following conditions:

  1. Distance: 10 metres;
  2. Position: prone unsupported. (Sandbags or other supports will not be used as a rest for the rifle or the forearm);
  3. Rifle: Daisy 853C air rifle;
  4. Sights: iron sights only as issued with the rifle;
  5. Loading: single pellet loading only. 5 pellet loading clip will not be used;
  6. Course of Fire: each cadet will fire two five round groupings during the same relay. Each five round grouping must be fired on separate target diagrams on the Cadet Air Rifle Grouping Target;
  7. Targets: Cadet Air Rifle Grouping Target;
  8. Time Limit: maximum of 15 minutes;
  9. Ammunition: DND issued pellets;
  10. Coaching: not permitted;
  11. Aids to firing:
    1. the use of a sling, marksmanship jacket, glove, and hat is permitted, and
    2. the use of a spotting scope is not permitted; and
  12. Safety Equipment: safety glasses or shatterproof eyeglasses must be worn. It is recommended that hearing protectors be worn as well.

Bronze

Silver

Gold

Glider Pilot Front Seat Familiarization

Glider Pilot Back Seat Familiarization

Glider Pilot Front Seat Familiarization

The pilot shall:

  1. Hold a valid Canadian Glider Pilot Licence and shall have 10 hours PIC in gliders;
  2. Have successfully demonstrated the ability to brief the passenger on the characteristics and limitations of the glider and the flying sequences authorized to be performed during the famil flight, and have successfully demonstrated the ability to consistently perform the takeoff, tow, release circuit and landing to a PL 4; and
  3. Have flown at least three solo flights utilizing the same launch method as that intended for the passenger carrying flight.

Note: If the pilot holds a valid Canadian Private Pilot Licence or higher, or has successfully completed flying training to CF “Wings” standard, then the 10 hours PIC in gliders may be waived.

Glider Pilot Back Seat Familiarization

The pilot shall:

  1. Hold a valid Canadian Glider Pilot Licence;
  2. Have acquired:
    1. not less than 15 hours PIC, including not less than 100 flights in gliders; or
    2. not less than 10 hours PIC, including not less than 200 flights in gliders; and
  3. Have successfully demonstrated the ability to brief the passenger on the characteristics and limitations of the glider and the flying sequences authorized to be performed during the famil flight, and have successfully demonstrated the ability to consistently perform the takeoff, tow, release, circuit and landing to a PL 4.

Note: If the pilot holds a valid Canadian Private Pilot License or higher, or has successfully completed flying training to CF “Wings” standard, and the pilot has acquired 5 hours PIC as a Glider Familiarization Pilot (Front Seat), then the PIC requirements and number of flights in gliders may be waived.