Staff & Senior Band Courses


The intention to apply for Staff Cadet and Intermediate/Senior Band Courses is now CLOSED.

Please fill in the respective forms if you would like to be considered for the positions/courses:
Staff Cadet: Click Here
Intermediate/Senior Band Courses: Click Here

ALL FORMS WILL CLOSE ON 15 DECEMBER 2017 @ 11:59PM - requests after this date will not be considered.
Questions should be directed to 742training@gmail.com (Capt Donner).


Senior Band Courses and Staff Cadets have an undetermined number of positions. The Squadron holds an internal selection process to select cadets in consultation with the Band Officer (for music courses) and other Staff Members related to the Staff Cadet process. This is done in order to determine which cadets will proceed with their application to be submitted and considered for training at the Regional Level. 742 Squadron ranks the cadets based on the following:

  • rank;
  • cadet training level;
  • previous summer camp experiences;
  • attendance at mandatory activities;
  • participation in optional activities; Band Officer for music course candidates; and
  • Level Officer/Training Officer for Staff Cadet candidates.

Course dates have been updated, Please note these dates DO NOT include travel days.


Course Dates:

9 July - 16 August

Location: Argonaut, NB (English ONLY)

The Pipe Band – Intermediate Musician Course provides cadets an opportunity to participate in music training and pipe band activities, to prepare them to support corps / squadron music programs. Activities include first aid, highland dance, maintaining a primary instrument, music theory, executing drill as a member of a band, and performing ensemble music as a member of a band.

Requirements:

  • Cadets have successfully completed Proficiency Level Two by May 2017.
  • Cadets should have obtained Music Proficiency Level – Pipes and Drums Level Basic

Course Dates:

9 July - 16 August

Location: Argonaut, NB (English ONLY)

The Pipe Band – Advanced Musician Course provides cadets an opportunity to participate in advanced music training and pipe band activities, to prepare them to lead and instruct corps' music programs. Activities include highland dance, music theory, executing drill as a member of a band, performing ensemble music as a member of a band, leadership, and instructional technique.

Requirements:

  • Cadets have successfully completed Proficiency Level Three by May 2017.
  • Cadets should have obtained Music Proficiency Level – Pipes and Drums Level Two

Course Dates:

3 July - 11 August

Location: Bagotville QC, Valcartier QC, Mont St-Sacrement QC (French ONLY)

9 July - 16 August

Location: HMCS Acadia, NS (English ONLY)

The Military Band – Intermediate Musician Course provides cadets an opportunity to participate in music training and military band activities, to prepare them to support corps / squadron music programs. Activities include first aid, maintaining a primary instrument, music theory, executing drill as a member of a band, and performing ensemble music as a member of a band.

Requirements:

  • Cadets have successfully completed Proficiency Level Two by May 2017.
  • Cadets should have obtained Military Band Music Level Basic

Course Dates:

3 July - 11 August

Location: Mont St-Sacrement, QC (French ONLY)

9 July - 16 August

Location: HMCS Acadia, NS (English ONLY)

The Military Band – Advanced Musician Course provides cadets an opportunity to participate in advanced music training and military band activities, to prepare them to lead and instruct corps' music programs. Activities include music theory, executing drill as a member of a band, performing ensemble music as a member of a band, leadership, and instructional technique.

Requirements:

  • Cadets have successfully completed Proficiency Level Three by May 2017.
  • Cadets should have obtained Military Band Music Level Two

Regionally Cancelled for 2018

Requirements:

  • Cadets have successfully completed Proficiency Level Three by May 2017.
  • Cadets should have obtained Music Proficiency Level – Level Three

Cadets are employed as support and training staff, in assistance to summer camp officers, at various cadet summer training centres

Requirements to apply:

Staff cadets may not be less than 16 years of age as of the first day of January of the year of advanced training.

 

 

Updated: Mar 16th, 2018 at 10:58 PM (EST)