Summer Training


Summer Training Courses are once again adapting the current environment and keep cadet and staff safety as it’s top priority. Please see more information on summer training at the link below. 577 Staff will let cadets know the process for summer training as we gain more information ourselves.

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There is a wide variety of virtual training courses that are being offered for 2022. 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. All of the courses will be operated on CADET365.


Below are the Virtual Summer Training Course Application Forms:


Staff Cadets – TBD


Virtual Courses – TBD

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)