The Cadet Corps staff
at St. Andrew's include Officers of the Cadet Instructor's Cadre (part
of the Canadian Force's Primary Reserve), Civilian Instructors who are
recruited from inside the school, and special instructors who are recruited
from outside of the school for their specialized skills. More detailed
information is provided on our Staff Page.
students of St. Andrew's College are members of the Cadet Corps. Students
are appointed to the roles of Battalion Officers and Non-Commissioned Officers.
Check our Ranks and Qualifications Page for
more information how to earn qualifications and be considered for promotion
and appointments. Also check out the Battalion
Organization Chart and our Roles and Responsibilities
for Cadet Officers and Senior Non-Commissioned Officers.
The Cadet Battalion is composed
of the following elements:
The Battalion Headquarters
consists of the Cadet Commanding Officer (a cadet Lieutenant Colonel),
the Deputy Commanding Officer (a cadet Major) and the Regimental Sergeant
Major (a cadet Chief Warrant Officer.)
Company (HQ Coy)
Under the command of the
Adjutant as Company Commander (a cadet Major or Captain), the Headquarters Company
consists of a variety of units which provide support to the operation to
the Cadet Battalion:
Flag Party (under a cadet
Administration Support Platoon
(under a cadet Lieutenant)
Administration Section (under
the Chief Battalion Clerk)
Quartermaster's Stores Section
(under the RQMS)
Public Affairs Section (under
a cadet Sgt)
Pipes and Drum Band (under
the Pipe & Drum Majors)
Junior and Intermediate Pipes
Cadet Military Band (under
the cadet Band Officer, Band Warrant and Drum Major)
These companies form the
foundation of the Cadet Battalion and consist of the majority of cadets
who do not have special assignments. Each house company is under the command
of a Company Commander (a cadet Captain) and is assisted by a Company Sergeant
Major (a cadet Master Warrant Officer).
Each company consist of two
platoons led by a Platoon Commander (a cadet Lieutenant) assisted by a
Platoon Warrant (a cadet Warrant Officer.) Each platoon may be further divided
into Sections led by a cadet Sergeant, Master Corporal or Corporal.
The Training Company consists
of Grade 6, 7 and 8 members the Middle School.
It is led by a Company Commander (a cadet Captain), a Company Sergeant Major (a cadet Master Warrant
Officer), Platoon Commanders (cadet Lieutenants) and Platoon Warrants and
Sergeants who are generally senior
cadets from grade 10, 11 and 12. All of training company marches at the Annual
Church Parade but only the Grade 7 & 8's parade with the Battalion for the Annual Inspection.