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Squad Instructor

Location:   Cadet Training Centre, Frimley


Commencing – September 2018

The Army Cadet Force Association (ACFA) is seeking a Squad Instructor, working at the Cadet Training Centre at Frimley.

The Squad Instructor aims to instruct and qualify Cadet Force Adult Volunteers in the ACF and CCF to deliver demanding, realistic, interesting, progressive and safe training to members of the Cadet Forces. 

This is a permanent position and will consist of a 48 hour working week and a starting annual salary of £26,000.  A copy of the Job Description can be found here.

The Cadet Training Centre, Frimley Park is the National Training Centre for the Combined Cadet Force and the Army Cadet Force. The majority of instruction is carried out for students from these organisations attending week long residential courses.  Courses normally assemble mid Sunday afternoon and disperse PM Fridays.  There are in addition 10-12 weekend conferences scheduled throughout the year. 

Applications be submitted to Martin Meek by Email to:  by midnight Thursday 23rd August 2018 and interviews will take place in Frimley on the week commencing Monday 3rd September 2018.  A copy of the application form is here.


Accounting Apprenticeship

An opportunity has arisen to take the first step towards a career in finance with an apprenticeship at the Combined Cadet Force and Army Cadet Force Associations (CCFA/ACFA).

The position is available from September 2018 and will see the post-holder work towards an AAT Level 3 Advanced Accounting qualification.

The apprenticeship, which is based at the HQ in London, is offered in partnership with the College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London at the Tottenham Centre. 

The successful candidate will complete a 14-week pre-Apprenticeship Course (spending three days a week at college and two days in the CCFA/ACFA Finance Department) which will result in the award of the AAT Level 2 Foundation Certificate in Accounting. This will be followed by a 12-month AAT Level 3 Advanced Accounting qualification (consisting of one day a week at college and four days' practical experience in the Finance Department).

Applicants must have five GCSEs at Grade C or above which must include Maths and English (or are anticipated to achieve these grades this summer). Experience of the cadet forces will be an advantage.

Those interested should send a CV (with two referees) and a covering letter to Martin Meek, HR Coordinator, no later than Friday 31 August 2018 by email to: