Summer Training


Summer Training Courses

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There is a wide variety of training courses that are being offered for 2023. With a combination of instructor led, and self-paced courses, cadets will be able to earn qualifications, learn new skills, and connect with friends across Canada.

Summer Courses Times/Dates (Please add 2 days before and after to add to your plans for travel) Parents can attend the graduation ceremonies of the courses upon request to the CTC. Some courses may have virtual pre-training activities to complete.

  • Drill & Ceremonial Instructor: 17 July – 4 Aug 23
  • Fitness & Sports Instructor: 17 July – 4 Aug 23
  • Air Rifle Marksmanship Instructor: 17 July – 4 Aug 23
  • Glider Pilot Training Course: 10 July – 25 Aug 23
  • Power Pilot Training Course: 10 July – 25 Aug 23
  • Advanced Aviation: 17 July – 11 Aug 23
  • Survival Instructor: 17 July – 11 Aug
  • Military Band Course: 17 July – 4 Aug 23
  • International Air Cadet Exchange UK or US: 13 -27 July 23
  • Civil Air Patrol Cadet Officer Program USA: 15 – 31 July 23

Non 2021 Summer Training Information Below - *IMPORTANT* These are previous training courses, there are courses no longer being offered and some new ones available to cadets. Updates to these should be coming soon.


One Week Course

  • General Training Course (GTC)
    • General training is designed for new cadets entering the summer training experience for the first time. They learn a broad number of topics intended to allow them to experience everything in a short time frame with the hope they find a specific aspect of the program they enjoy.


  • Three Week Course
    • Basic Drill and Ceremonial Course (BDCC)
    • Basic Survival Course (BSC)
    • Basic Fitness and Sports Course (BFSC)
    • Basic Aviation Course (BAC)
    • Basic Aviation and Technology and Aerospace Course (BATAC)
    • Military Band – Basic Musician Course (MB-BMC)
    • Pipe Band – Basic Musician Course (PB-BMC)


  • Three & Six Weeks
    • Advanced Aviation Course (AAC) (Three Week Course)
    • Drill and Ceremonial Instructor Course (DCIC)
    • Survival Instructor Course (SIC)
    • Fitness and Sports Instructor Course (FSIC)
    • Air Rifle Marksmanship Instructor Course (ARMIC)
    • Military Band – Intermediate Musician Course (MB-IMC)
    • Pipe Band – Intermediate Musician Course (PB-IMC)


  • Six Weeks
    • Military Band – Advanced Musician course (MB-AMC)
    • Pipe Band – Advanced Musician course (PB-AMC)

Staff Cadet

  • Positions available at various cadet training centres

National Courses

  • Three to Seven Weeks depending on the course / exchange
    • Advanced Aerospace Course (AASC)
    • Advanced Aviation Technology Course – Airport Operations (AATC-AO)
    • Advanced Aviation Technology Course – Aircraft Maintenance (AATC-AM)
    • Glider Pilot Scholarship (GPS)
    • Power Pilot Scholarship (PPS)
    • International Air Cadet Exchange (IACE)