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Cadet Achievement & Certification Badges

There are many qualification badges available to be earned. They shall be worn on the left sleeve in the order that they are awarded. The first badge is centred immediately above the cuff of the uniform jacket. The second badge awarded is placed immediately to the left of the first badge, to the front of the sleeve. The third badge awarded is placed immediately to the right of the first badge, to the rear of the sleeve. The fourth and fifth badge are placed immediately above badges one and two, forming a second row of badges and they are placed in the same order as the first row.

A maximum of five Cadet Achievement and Certification Badges may be worn, one per category.

First Aid Badges:
 Title Prerequisites
Badge
 Emergency First Aid
Successfully completed the St. John Ambulance Emergency First Aid course. Placement of the new badge has not yet been stated in the CATO.
 Standard First Aid
Successfully completed the St. John Ambulance Standard First Aid course. Placement of the new badge has not yet been stated in the CATO.


Fitness Badges:
 Title Prerequisites
Badge
 Bronze  Earned the bronze level fitness qualification as identified in CATO 14-18.  
 Silver  Earned the silver level fitness qualification as identified in CATO 14-18.  
 Gold  Earned the gold level fitness qualification as identified in CATO 14-18.  
 Excellence  Earned the excellence level fitness qualification as identified in CATO 14-18.  

Marksmanship Classification Badges:
 TitleDescription
Prerequisites
Badge
 Marksman Cadet shall meet the standard on two different targets within a year. Groupings do not need to be fired during the same relay.

 Each grouping must be within a circle of 3 cm in diameter. 
 First Class Marksman
 Cadet shall meet the standard on two different targets within a year. Groupings do not need to be fired during the same relay.

 Each grouping must be within a circle of 2.5 cm in diameter. 
 Expert Marksman
 Cadet shall meet the standard on two different targets within a year. Groupings do not need to be fired during the same relay.

 Each grouping must be within a circle of 2 cm in diameter. 
 Distinguished Marksman
 Cadet shall meet the standard on two different targets within a year. Groupings do not need to be fired during the same relay. Each grouping must be within a circle of 1.5 cm in diameter. 

Music Classification & Appointment Badges:
 Title    Prerequisites
 Placement Badge
 Music Proficiency Levels 1-5 Successfully meet the training requirements for each of the Music proficiency levels. See direction above 
 Drum Major
 Be appointed as the Drum Major of a band other than a Pipe Band. Up to the rank of FSgt, centred on the left sleeve of the jacket, the bottom of the badge immediately above the top of the cuff. For WO2 and WO1, centered mid-way between the elbow and the upper shoulder seam
 


Pilot Badges:
 TitleDescription
Prerequisites
Badge
 Glider Pilot Wings
 Glider Pilot wings - cloth may be worn on jacket as described in CATO 55-04. Metal wings may be worn on the short-sleeve shirt only as described in CATO 55-04. Must be a qualified Glider Pilot. This badge is issued to qualified Glider Pilots by the Cadet Air Operations Staff at the Regional Gliding School, typically at the conclusion of the Glider Pilot Scholarship summer training course. 
 Power Pilot Wings
 Power Pilot wings - cloth may be worn on jacket as described in CATO 55-04. Metal wings may be worn on the short-sleeve shirt only as described in CATO 55-04. 
Must be a qualified Power Pilot. This badge is issued to qualified Power Pilots by the Cadet Air Operations Staff, typically at the conclusion of the Power Pilot Scholarship summer training course.
 
 Glider Pilot Front Seat
 Glider Pilot is qualified to take passengers in the back seat on familiarization flights (while piloting from the front seat). Must be a qualified Glider Pilot and meet the requirements as detailed in the Air Cadet Gliding Program Manual, A-CR-CCP-242/PT-005. This badge is issued to qualified Glider Pilots by the Cadet Air Operations Staff at the gliding sites or RGS. 
 Glider Pilot Back Seat
 Glider Pilot is qualified to take passengers in the front seat on familiarization flights (while piloting from the back seat). Must be a qualified Glider Pilot and meet the requirements as detailed in the Air Cadet Gliding Program Manual, A-CR-CCP-242/PT-005. This badge is issued to qualified Glider Pilots by the Cadet Air Operations Staff at the gliding sites or RGS.