Swindon Cadet achieves academic success

Cadet Corporal Phoebe Parker of 1244 (Swindon & District) Squadron RAF Air Cadets has achieved academic success by being awarded a BTEC in Teamwork and Personal Development in the Community.

Cdt Cpl Parker has worked on studying towards the BTEC by completing a syllabus of training which included learning about public service, careers and voluntary work as well as completing practical work on navigating using a map and compass and physical activity.

Cdt Cpl Parker is one of several cadets on the unit currently undertaking the award. The unit’s Commanding Officer Flight Lieutenant Ian Kent commented on the achievement by saying:

“Cdt Cpl Parker is a very dedicated and hardworking cadet and has put a lot of effort in to her BTEC studies as with all of her Cadet training. She has demonstrated determination and commitment over recent months to succeed and all at 1244 Sqn are extremely proud of her.”

The BTEC is one of several the Royal Air Force Air Cadets offer their members which include music and leadership and are available to the cadets as well as the adult volunteers.

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