This article on the UK’s Service Cadet Organisations is divided into Five Parts:

PART FIVE: MISCELLANEOUS

5.0     Summary

This article has provided the reader with a broad outline of the UK’s Service Cadet Organisations. It outlines what they are, the four organisations, and the training that young people may undertake during their time with the cadets, which includes a wide range of military activities, adventurous training, and community work. It also highlights the role of the 13 RFCA’s and how they support the cadets. The article outlines the role of CFAV’s and the benefits of becoming one, as well as outline some groups that have an impact on the cadets.

5.1     Useful Publications

5.2     Useful Links

5.3     References

ACF (Army Cadet Force) (2018a) Quick Guide to Cadet Badges and Ranks. Available from World Wide Web: https://armycadets.com/news-and-events/features/quick-guide-to-cadet-badges-and-ranks/. [Accessed: 04 September, 2018].

ACF (Army Cadet Force) (2018b) Cadet Ranks. Available from World Wide Web: https://armycadets.com/join-cadets/activities/apc/ranks/. [Accessed: 04 September, 2018].

ACF (Army Cadet Force) (2018c) Army Proficiency Certificate. Available from World Wide Web: https://armycadets.com/join-cadets/activities/apc/. [Accessed: 04 September, 2018].

ACF (Army Cadet Force) (2018d) Master Cadet Course. Available from World Wide Web: https://armycadets.com/about-us/cadet-training-centre/cadet-courses/master-cadet-course/. [Accessed: 04 September, 2018].

ACF (Army Cadet Force) (2018e) Champion Cadet Competition. Available from World Wide Web: https://armycadets.com/about-us/cadet-training-centre/cadet-courses/champion-cadet-competition/. [Accessed: 04 September, 2018].

Anderson, V. (2018) Senior Cadets Pass Out As Instructors. The Volunteer: Magazine of the NW RFCA. Issue 113, Summer 2018.

Anderson-Butcher, D., Cash, S.J., Saltzburg, S., Midle, T. & Pace D. (2004) Institutions of Youth Development: The Significance of Supportive Staff-Youth Relationships. Journal of Human Behaviour in the Social Environment. 9(1-2), pp.83-99.

Army Cadet Volunteer (2018) Opening Up. Army Cadet Volunteer: Magazine of the Army Cadet Force. Winter 2017/18.

BERR (Department for Business, Enterprise & Regulatory Reform) (2007) Employment Bill: Impact Assessment – Cadet Force Adult Volunteers. Available from World Wide Web: https://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukia/2007/34/pdfs/ukia_20070034_en.pdf. [Accessed: 26 June, 2018].

Brown, G. (2018) Cadets Set for the Future with Unveiling of New £600k Arbroath Base. Available from World Wide Web: https://www.thecourier.co.uk/fp/news/local/angus-mearns/633376/cadets-set-for-the-future-with-unveiling-of-new-600k-arbroath-base/. [Accessed: 26 June, 2018].

Burns-McCombe, G. (2018) Notebook to Redbook! The Journey from Cadet RSM to Adult Instructor. The Volunteer: Magazine of the NW RFCA. Issue 113, Summer 2018.

Cabinet Office Propriety & Ethics Team direction DTG 041322 October 2007.

City of London Policy & Resources Committee. (2013) Funding of the City of London Reserve Forces’ and Cadets’ Association. Available from World Wide Web: http://democracy.cityoflondon.gov.uk/documents/s18807/130226%20COL%20reserve%20force%20and%20cadets%20association%20report.pdf. [Accessed: 27 June, 2018].

Clayton, A. (2018) New Look Champion Cadet Competition 2018. Army Cadet Volunteer: Magazine of the Army Cadet Force. Winter 2017/18.

CRFCA (Council of Reserve Forces’ and Cadets’ Associations) (2017) Annual Report and Accounts 2016/17.

CTC (Cadet Training Centre) Frimley Park (2018) CTC Frimley Park Course Start Standards and Pre-requisites. https://www.ctcfrimleypark.com/ctc-frimley-park-course-start-standards-and-pre-requisites/. [Accessed: 04 September, 2018].

East Midlands RFCA (2018) Become an Adult Volunteer. Available from World Wide Web: http://eastmidlandsrfca.co.uk/cadets/become-an-adult-instructor/. [Accessed: 26 June, 2018].

Feinstein, L., Bynner, J., & Duckworth, K. (2006) Young People’s Leisure Contexts and their Relation to Adult Outcomes. Journal of Youth Studies. 9(3), pp.305-327.

ForcesWatch. (2015) The Recruitment Agenda Behind the UK Armed Forces’ ‘Engagement’ with Students in School and Colleges. Available from World Wide Web: https://www.forceswatch.net/sites/default/files/ForcesWatch_recruitment_in_schools_evidence_briefing_May2015.pdf. [Accessed: 26 June, 2018].

Francis, M. (2017) “Filling the Ranks”. Available from World Wide Web: https://www.markfrancois.com/filling-ranks. [Accessed: 26 June, 2018].

Futures (2016) Futures’ Chairman Awarded OBE. Available from World Wide Web: https://www.futuresadvice.co.uk/news/2016/01/11/futures-chairman-awarded-obe/. [Accessed: 27 June, 2018].

Glover, A. & Sparks, J. (2009) The Impact of Combined Cadet Force Contingents in State Secondary Schools in Wales. Newport: University of Wales.

Independent School Parent (2018) CCF – The Combined Cadet Force at School. Available from World Wide Web: http://www.independentschoolparent.com/school/senior/ccf-the-combined-cadet-force-at-school/. [Accessed: 26 June, 2018].

Lafayeedney, D. (2013) The Military’s Role in Building a Healthy Society. Available from World Wide Web: https://www.statecraft.org.uk/research/military%E2%80%99s-role-building-healthy-society. [Accessed: 26 June, 2018].

Lepper, J. (2017) Cadet Unit’s Help Improve Behaviour of Excluded Children. Available from World Wide Web: https://www.cypnow.co.uk/cyp/news/2004320/cadet-units-help-improve-behaviour-of-excluded-children. [Accessed: 26 June, 2018].

MOD (Ministry of Defence) (2014) Review of the Reserve Forces’ and Cadets’ Associations. Available from World Wide Web: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/433767/20141217-Final_RFCA_Review_Report_17Dec14_RP.pdf. [Accessed: 27 June, 2018].

MOD (Ministry of Defence) (2016) The Cadet Forces and MOD Youth Work. Available from World Wide Web: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/the-cadet-forces-and-mods-youth-work. [Accessed: 02 July, 2018].

MOD (Ministry of Defence) (2017a) MOD Sponsored Cadet Forces Statistics. 01 April 2017. Available from World Wide Web: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/632357/MOD_sponsored_cadet_forces_statistics_2017.pdf. [Accessed: 04 July, 2018].

MOD (Ministry of Defence) (2017b) New state schools which have been approved to have cadet units. Available from World Wide Web: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/649276/20170929-State_schools_approved_for_CEP.pdf. [Accessed: 02 July, 2018].

Moon, G., Twigg, L. & Horwood, J. (2010) The Societal Impact of Cadet Forces. Available from World Wide Web: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/28107/FinalreportNovember08th.PDF. [Accessed: 26 June, 2018].

North Yorkshire Lieutenancy (2018) The Armed Forces and the Reserve Forces & Cadets Association (RFCA). Available from World Wide Web: https://www.nyll.org.uk/roles/rfca-cadets/. [Accessed: 27 June, 2018].

RFCA (Reserve Forces’ and Cadets’ Associations) (2018) About Us. Available from World Wide Web: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/reserve-forces-and-cadets-associations/about. [Accessed: 26 June, 2018].

RFCA NE (RFCA for North of England) (2018) Cadet Forces Expansion Programme. Available from World Wide Web: http://www.rfca-ne.org.uk/cadets–youth/cadet-expansion-programme/. [Accessed: 26 June, 2018].

Sea Cadets. (2018) Royal Marines Cadets. Available from World Wide Web: https://www.sea-cadets.org/royal-marines-cadets. [Accessed: 04 July, 2018].

Turnor, A. (2017) Air Cadet Going Solo. Cadet London Bridge: 2017 Review.

Urquhart, M. (2012) The Army’s Cadet Forces: An Overview. Available from World Wide Web: http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20121018224300/http://www.mod.uk/NR/rdonlyres/35B73985-BF8C-4BFE-B051-4E18196CA2C1/0/20120201_LFHeadsBriefing2012V2.pdf. [Accessed: 04 September, 2018].

Wood, H. (2014) Combined Cadet Forces in State Funded Schools: Staff Perspectives. Research Report. Available from World Wide Web: http://dera.ioe.ac.uk/20310/1/DFE-RR342.pdf. [Accessed: 26 June, 2018].

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