The structure of our cadet
corps is based on a modified Infantry Battalion. Because of the size of
our Cadet Corps, we continue to appoint Cadet Officers in addition to the
Warrants and Non-Commissioned Officers authorized by the Royal Canadian
Army Cadet Organization.
Cadet Officer Ranks include:
The Royal Canadian Army Cadet
Cadet Lieutenant Colonel
Authority for the
Promotion of Cadets
Cadet Chief Warrant Officer
Cadet Master Warrant Officer
Cadet Warrant Officer
Cadet Master Corporal
Cadet Lance Corporal
Appointment of Cadets
The Commanding Officer may promote
a cadet who has earned the required qualifications (see below) and demonstrated
the appropriate knowledge, skills and attitude.
A vacancy must exist in the
Battalion for promotion to sergeant and above.
Promotion to Corporal and Lance
Corporal will normally be automatic upon completion of the required star
qualifications (see below.)
Unless the cadet is qualified
for the rank (see below), the promotion to a rank to sergeant and above
will be in acting rank only.
Cadet appointments for Platoon
Warrants and above shall be made by the Commanding Officer. This will normally
be done in consultation with other Corps officers and instructors.
Officers and NCO's of House
Companies will normally be appointed from within their own house, except
in exceptional circumstances.
Consideration for appointments
Appropriate qualifications (see
Demonstrated interest in a leadership
Demonstrated leadership abilities
in the cadet program and other school activities and sports,
House and grade.
Platoon Commanders may appoint
qualified Corporals or Lance Corporals as Section Commanders with approval
of their Company Commander.
Qualifications & Normal Employment
two star qualifications are indicated, they represent the minimum and preferred