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mariomike

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PongoCadet said:
Also I read somewhere that being a Cadet can lead to a fast tracked promotion? Is that actually a thing in Canada?

You may find this discussion of interest.

Incentive Pay Category For Cadets Joining The CF 
https://army.ca/forums/threads/12946.0
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OP: "I recall reading a post where someone said they had never seen anything allowing former Army Cadets to get promoted quicker."

See also,

Army.ca wiki
Cadet Service
https://army.ca/wiki/index.php/Enrolment_Requirements#Cadet_Service
Cadet Service

Former cadets can receive credit towards their next pay incentive in the Militia and Regular Force. Here is what the references have to say:
From CFAO 6-1 -- ENROLMENT - REGULAR FORCE RANK ON ENROLMENT.
Non-Commissioned Members. An applicant for enrolment as an NCM shall be enrolled in the rank of private with the status level of private (recruit) (Pte (R)), except as follows: A former cadet of any of the Canadian cadet organizations who has completed three years as a cadet within the previous five years, during which time the cadet has passed a six-week trade or specialty course, shall be enrolled as Pte (R) and be granted a time credit of 180 days for the purposes of determining the date on which the member will become eligible to be paid the rate of pay prescribed for a private, pay level 1, incentive pay category 1.
Note - For Army cadets, qualification as Master Cadet, and for Air cadets, a flying scholarship or two completed summer camp courses, each of two weeks duration, will be considered equivalent to a six-week trade or specialty course. For Sea cadets, two completed summer camp courses will be considered equivalent to a six-week trade or specialty course.

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It helps if you search for answers to your own questions. I suggest using Google search:  "site:navy.ca [insert question]"

Example:  "site:navy.ca cadets accelerated promotion in military"

The first three results will answer your own question.
 

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kratz said:
It helps if you search for answers to your own questions. I suggest using Google search:  "site:navy.ca [insert question]"

Example:  "site:navy.ca cadets accelerated promotion in military"

The first three results will answer your own question.

I'll be sure to use that way of searching in the future. I didn't search for that question as it was more of a idea that popped up, and would be useful in the comparison of Cadets in Canada and the UK.

Thanks for the tip
 

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You can substitute "Army", or "Milnet" etcetera for "Navy" when using that search method as well, depending upon the particular portal through which you log on.
 

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PongoCadet said:
Cadets, from what I looked into when I was facing the possibility of moving to Vancouver Island

Loachman told you to say that, didn't he?  :'(
 

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daftandbarmy said:
Loachman told you to say that, didn't he?  :'(

I'm assuming thats your neck of the woods.

Nah my family on my Canadian side are all around Victoria and Nanaimo. A fair few were Navy. The others RCMP.
 

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Just to add closure to my presence on this site and this thread;

I have succesfully overturned the Royal Navy's decision that I am unfit to serve, and I am now continuning my application to join the Royal Marines and on track to enter training around this time next year.

Thank you all for the interactions, advice and responses, I hope you all achieve your dreams and have a nice day!
 

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Congratulations and good luck.  :)
 
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