Register your interest

ACFA PATHWAYS4CADETS - Skills Development & Apprenticeships

Who can register?

All serving cadets aged 16 to 18 years regardless of their GCSE results/grades can register. Cadets who are nearing the age of 18 and are likely to be leaving the ACF in the near future can also register however they will not be entitled to apply for a bursary once they have been discharged from the ACF.

ACF adult volunteers under the age of 24 can also register. They are not required to attend the introduction2employability course unless they wish to and would normally be referred directly to a Skills Group careers advisor.

Please note: this is currently a trial initiative being run in Devon & Cornwall ONLY. Unfortunately we cannot accept any enquiries from other counties at this stage.

How to register

To register, or to discuss any aspect of the different pathways before registering, please contact Major Colin Charters Tel: 01752 823882 Mob: 07862 223680.

Parents/guardians can also contact us if they have any queries or questions.

To apply by email please send your contact details (full name, address and contact telephone numbers) to

On receipt of your enquiry you will either be contacted by Major Charters or an Officer from your ACF county who will have an informal chat with you about the pathways and your aspirations. We will then email you a registration form which should be completed electronically and returned to