QUALIFIED AEROSPACE INSTRUCTORS COURSE (QAIC) – QAIC No.10

SEP 2017 TO MAR 2018 AT RAF LINTON ON OUSE AND MOD BOSCOMBE DOWN


The course will be operated from two separate centres; RAF Linton on Ouse and MOD Boscombe Down. Candidates will be allocated to either Linton or Boscombe Down according to the shortest travelling time. Both centres operate to the same training materials and deliver the same learning outcomes. Candidates should give due consideration to their ability to travel by train on Friday afternoon and Sunday afternoon during course weekend dates before submitting an application.

Candidates must meet the following criteria:

a. At least 16 years of age on 08 Sep 17.
b. Under 19 years of age on the 01 Oct 17.
c. Master Cadet or CCF Advanced at receipt of application.
d. Grade C GCSE (actual or predicted) in Maths and English.
e. Able to access an internet connection and have an email address
f. Have a keen interest in aerospace subjects.
g. Be willing to use the QAI qualification to instruct at squadron, wing and regional activities.
h. Be able to meet the £150 cost of the course from personal or squadron funds.

Selection Suitable applicants will be invited to attend a selection weekend at either RAF Linton on Ouse or MOD Boscombe Down during the weekend 08 - 10 Sep 17 (cost £10). The selection weekend will comprise:

a. 5 minute presentation using PowerPoint (applicants should prepare a presentation on a subject of their choice).
b. Interview.
c. RAF and CCF/ATC knowledge quiz (applicants should have a general knowledge of the structure and of the CCF/ATC and the aircraft, locations and operations of the RAF).
d. Command tasks.
e. Flight Simulator test (no previous knowledge required).

Air Traffic Simulator test (no previous knowledge required)

The course is designed to provide students with the necessary skills and knowledge to be able to instruct staff and cadets in the Regional Activity Centres and to provide them with a broader range of knowledge of aerospace subjects. The course will comprise the following modules:

a. Presentation Skills and Instructional Technique.
b. Air Traffic Control.
c. Air Power.
d. Aerodynamics.
e. Flight Simulation.
f. Pilot Studies.
g. Radio Communications.
h. Leadership and Personal Development.

HOW TO APPLY

On online application via moodle.qaic.org needs to be completed by no later than 17 July. Late applications will not be accepted. Transport will be by rail tickets which need to be requested by the candidates from Wing HQ at least 10 days in advance of the weekend. Detailed travel arrangements will be provided in the Joining Instructions.

More information is contained, including contact details, on the attached QAIC ‘Flyer’.