Cadet Unit Structure
Our purposefully designed training programme offers you the "Army" flavour:
Skills to Learn
History of NZ Army and the unit
Become familiar with where the New Zealand Army has been deployed and where your unit comes from.
Learn the team work and skills required to stand tall in public.
Dress and bearing
Become skilled in meeting exacting standards of personal presentation.
Become skilled and comfortable in a bush environment.
Weather reading skills
Learn to read and appreciate the role weather plays in the outdoors.
Develop skills to improve your survival in various outdoor environments.
Know how to look after yourself and your team in the area of First Aid.
General Service Knowledge
Gain knowledge about the New Zealand Army, the equipment is uses, what it offers and how it assists New Zealanders.
Develop skills in passing on knowledge to other Cadets.
Find you way in open and bush country.
Weapons training and marksmanship
Become skilled in safe weapons handling and competition shooting.
Develop the skills to lead others.
Gain and practice correct military procedures when using radios.
Acquire status from serving others.
Achieve skills in a wide range of recreational activities. These could include such activities as tramping, camping, abseiling, climbing and caving.
Gain and maintain the benefits of a good level of fitness.
Involvement in the Duke of Edinburgh scheme
Become involved in an international leadership training scheme.