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TLC Basic Course

Format:  7.25 hours of discussion-based learning in-residence, with three short web modules

Outcome:  Adult leaders prepared to contribute as Cadet Programs Officers on a squadron staff

Learning Goals: 

  1. Articulate the Cadet Programs vision, to include referencing the key traits of cadet life, the program elements and the outcomes each produces, and an explanation of the promotion process.

  2. Explain the roles and responsibilities of cadet programs officers serving at the squadron level, with special regard to leadership dynamics, as the adult’s role changes when the cadet staff’s readiness changes.

  3. Describe operating principles for squadron-level cadet programs, including Cadet Great Start, weekly meetings and activities, and using the Quality Cadet Unit Award as a self-assessment and managerial tool.

Target Audience:  
•  New adult volunteers
•  Adult volunteers serving in positions below squadron deputy commander
•  Veteran CP officers seeking refresher training

Pre-Arrival Coursework:  Students need to complete three web-based lessons prior to arrival.
See eServices > Online Learning > Learning Management System > Cadet Programs > TLC Basic Course

Course Materials: 

BLOCK Z   ADMINISTRATION
  Lesson Resources  Version

Z.1 Greetings & Overview
20 min  Class

 Lesson Plan
 Slides (PDF)
 Slides (PPT Show)
 Student Packet

 Oct 2021 

Z.2 Conclusion
5 min  Class

 Lesson Plan
 Slides (PDF)
 Slides (PPT Show)  
 Example of Evaluation

 Oct 2021 

BLOCK 1    INTRO TO THE CAP CADET PROGRAM

1.1 Elements, Traits, & Outcomes   
40 min  Class 

 Lesson Plan 
 Slides (PDF)
 Slides (PPT Show)

 Oct 2021

1.2 Cadet Advancement
Web Module

 Complete in eServices 

 Oct 2021

1.3 Review: Cadet Advancement
15 min  Class

 Lesson Plan
 Slides (PDF) 
 Slides (PPT Show) 

 Oct 2021

BLOCK 2   CADET PROGRAMS LEADERS

2.1 Cadet Programs Officers
55 min  Class

 Lesson Plan
 Slides (PDF)  
 Slides (PPT Show)

 Oct 2021

2.2 Service Learning
85 min  Class

 Lesson Plan
 Slides (PDF)
 Slides (PPT Show)

 Oct 2021

2.3 Progressive Discipline
Web Module

 Complete in eServices

 Oct 2021 

BLOCK 3    SQUADRON-LEVEL CADET PROGRAMS

3.1 Cadet Great Start
Web Module

 Complete in eServices 

 Oct 2021

3.2 Squadron Meetings
60 min  Class

 Lesson Plan
 Slides (PDF)    
 Slides (PPT Show)

 Oct 2021

3.3 Cadet Activities I
70 min  Class

 Lesson Plan
 Slides (PDF)
 Slides (PPT Show)
 Answer Key (CAPF 160)   

 Oct 2021

3.4 Compliance & Quality
60 min  Class

 Lesson Plan  
 Slides (PDF)
 Slides (PPT Show)

 Oct 2021

3.5 Continuing Education
15 min  Class

 Lesson Plan
 Slides (PDF)  
 Slides (PPT Show)

 Oct 2021

 

 

 

 

 

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