How to Join


Recruits during training weekend at RAAF Williamtown

Would you like to join?

321 Squadron conducts two recruit intakes each year, usually in February and July. If you are interested in becoming a cadet at 321 Squadron, please contact the squadron staff Joining enquiry.

General information

To be eligible to join the Australian Air Force Cadets, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Have attained the age of 13 years or are turning 13 within the next 5 months;
  • Be under the age of 18 years;
  • Have your parent’s or guardian’s permission to enrol;
  • Be a person ordinarily resident in Australia;
  • Be sufficiently fit and capable of carrying out the normal duties and activities of a cadet in the AAFC;
  • Not be a member of either the Australian Navy Cadets (ANC), Australian Army Cadets (AAC) or the Australian Defence Force (permanent or reserve);
  • Must make a commitment to abide by the Cadet Code of Conduct; and,
  • You must also be willing to make a commitment to regularly attend Squadron parades and activities.
  • 321 Squadron parades every Wednesday during school terms, from 1800 to 2130. Squadron activities are supervised by AAFC adult staff and senior cadets.

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