The Air Training Corps (ATC) is a British volunteer-military youth organisation.They are sponsored by the Ministry of Defence and the Royal Air Force.The majority of staff are volunteers, and some are paid for full-time work – including Commandant Air Cadets, a Full Term Reserve Service RAF officer, at the rank of Air Commodore. Although many ATC cadets go on to join the RAF or other Country: United Kingdom. Over 20? Seeking a new challenge? Would you like to develop skills, leadership qualities and gain qualifications too? At Air Cadets, we constantly assess our past achievements, implement changes to meet the challenges of today and make plans for the future. And a huge part of that planning is you.
Each Air Training Corps Wing is commanded by a Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve Training Branch officer, the officer commanding Sussex Wing is Wing Commander Kevin Tucker. The rank of Squadron Leader is held by Wing Staff Officers such as OC Training and Development Unit and the various Sector Commanders within Sussex Wing. ADULT NCO's in the Air Training Corps _____ All ATC staff are volunteers. There are both uniformed Reservist and civilian staff on squadron strength. Staff can attend courses to gain qualifications in First Aid, weapons training, mountain leadership, basic expedition leader and more.
The Officers' Initial Courses (OIC) The aim of the OIC is to prepare newly and recently appointed officers to the RAF VR (T) to carry out their role effectively on Air Training Corps (ATC) Squadrons and Volunteer Gliding Schools (VGSs).