To be a Cadet

Date published: 29 March 2018 13:10

South Yorkshire Volunteer Police Cadets are ambassadors for the force; participating in a variety of activities, formal training and events as well as learning about the various roles within the Police.

What you will learn as a Cadet

During the scheme you will explore the following subjects:


• citizenship

• personal development

• police powers

• road safety

• personal safety

• diversity issues

• crime prevention

• drug law and connected issues

• radio/communications

• theft/criminal damage

• public order/sporting events

Expectations of Cadets

You will be expected to:

• dress smartly and wear appropriate uniform when attending cadet evenings and other events

• adhere to force policy on dress and personal appearance at work, which covers hair, facial hair, jewellery, cosmetics and tattoos

• supply your own plain black shoes/boots which must be worn with black socks

• attend a weekly district meeting held on a Wednesday evening and volunteer for additional activities that may take place at evenings and weekends

• be punctual at all times and inform the cadet manager if delayed for any reason.

• participate in no acts likely to bring discredit on either the South Yorkshire Police Volunteer Cadets or South Yorkshire Police

• successfully pass Force vetting procedures and a probationary period.

Eligibility

  • You need to be 15 years of age by 31 August 2018 and no older than 17 years of age by 31 March 2019
  • You need to live or attend a school/college in South Yorkshire

Applying

Applications are now open!

Applications will be accepted from 29 March until 30 April 2018

Interviews will take place between Tuesday 29 May 2018 and Friday 1 June 2018 (9am - 5pm)

To Apply...

Induction

All successful Cadets will be expected to attend a two-day compulsory induction on Thursday 30 August 2018 and Friday 31 August 2018

Start Date

The Cadet programme will start on Wednesday 5 September 2018