How do I join the Botswana Defence force?

How do I join the Botswana Defence force?


  1. Botswana Citizens both Males and Females (in possession of valid National ID cards, Omang).
  2. Aged between 18-24 years.
  3. Be physically and mentally fit in accordance with the BDF Recruitment Medical Standards.
  4. No adverse criminal records.

How much does a soldier earn in Botswana?

Salaries for specific jobs

Armed Forces Officer 9,850 BWP
Public Affairs Specialist 13,600 BWP
Public Information Officer 8,840 BWP
Rifleman 6,760 BWP
Soldier 8,740 BWP

What rank is an officer cadet?

Officer/Cadet Rank Insignia
Grade Army ROTC Cadet
0-1 Second Lieutenant Second Lieutenant
Grade Army Senior ROTC Cadet
W-5 Master Warrant Officer 5 No equivalent cadet rank

Do you call a cadet sir?

All cadre and cadet officers are addressed as “SIR”/”MA’AM”. As a general rule, “Sir”/”Ma’am” is used in speaking either officially or socially to any senior.

Is a cadet higher than a private?

“Because according to the Army, they outrank me, sir.” I was floored. Everyone knows that the lowest Army private outranks the highest cadet… This regulation shows that cadets rank after commissioned and warrant officers, but before NCOs.

What are the duties of a cadet officer?

Helps train and counsel Cadets regarding attitude, appearance, military courtesy, and discipline. Reports serious cases to the Battalion Commander. Supervises the Color Guard to maintain the highest standards of training and appearance.

How much does a police cadet get paid?

How Much Does a Police Cadet Earn In The United States? The average police cadet makes about $45,099 per year. That’s $21.68 per hour! Those in the lower 10%, such as entry-level positions, only make about $33,000 a year.

Do cadets get paid?

Cadets at the U.S. Military Academy, the U.S. Air Force Academy, the Coast Guard Academy, and midshipmen at the U.S. Naval Academy are entitled to pay at the monthly rate of 35 percent of the basic pay of a commissioned officer in the pay grade O-1 with less than 2 years of service.

How do you become a cadet officer?

A high school diploma or its equivalent is often required, and police cadets may have to enroll in college courses or be willing, or eligible, to take college courses relative to law enforcement. A minimum grade point average may be required while participating in the program.

Do police cadets become officers?

Once they successfully finish the police cadet program, enrollees can apply to become full-fledged police officers.

How long is police cadet training?

about 13 to 19 weeks

Why you want to be a cadet?

Becoming a Cadet will help your teen to gain skills, tackle challenges and discover hidden talents and strengths. They’ll also learn the value of perseverance and see just how much further they can stretch with a little encouragement.

What are the benefits of being a cadet?

As a cadet, you get to take part in various fun, adventurous, competitive, challenging and electrifying activities such as; fieldcraft, adventure training, first aid, music, various sports, kayaking, sailing, and shooting, to name but a few.

What age can you start cadets?

How old must I be to join? You can join when you’re between 13, or 12 if you’re already in year 8 at school, and usually leave when you’re 20. The latest age you can joing is before your 17th birthday.

What do you learn at cadets?

Through enjoyable military themed and adventurous activities, cadets have the opportunity to take responsibility, develop skills such as leadership, self-reliance, resourcefulness, endurance and perseverance.

How much does it cost to join cadets?

A. There is no cost to join cadets and the uniform is supplied on loan. All weekend activities are at no cost and cadets can even get paid for attending summer camp. Nothing!

Do air cadets get military discount?

Um the actual 3822 doesn’t give you any discounts. Some stores just take it for military ID and give you whatever military discount they run, but not all shops do. However once you’re 16 and still serve in any Cadet Force you are eligible for the defence discount I believe.

How much is it to join air cadets?

Cadets may be required to pay towards some activities, for example an annual camp might be £40 – a small amount considering what’s involved. Most squadrons also charge subscriptions of around approximately £10 per month to cover running costs, transport etc.

What are the ranks in air cadets?

Officer ranks

  • Wing Commander.
  • Squadron Leader.
  • Flight Lieutenant.
  • Flying Officer.
  • Pilot Officer.

What do you do at cadets?

From adventurous training (AT) such as kayaking, mountain biking and abseiling to military-themed activities including shooting, fieldcraft and skill at arms, as well as training in first aid, you’ll get the chance to discover lots of new experiences.

Do Air cadets fly planes?

Joining the Air Cadets opens up lots of opportunities, including the chance to fly! It’s our aim to get you airborne as often as possible, as a passenger in a light aircraft, a glider or even on-board RAF aircraft such as our Typhoon fast-jet or a Chinook helicopter.

Is it hard to become a pilot?

It is not hard to fly an airplane. To qualify and become an airline pilot is hard. Operating a commercial jet requires years of flying experience and extensive aeronautical knowledge to become an incompetent pilot. The other 50% is to get flying hours and gain knowledge to qualify as a competent pilot.

Can I learn to fly in the RAF?

You could fly on a training exercise in allied airspace. You will join the RAF on an Initial Commission of 12 years and will be selected to serve on a pension earning commission of 20 years’ service or to age 40, whichever is the later, on completion of your first Operational Conversion course.

How much do RAF fighter pilots earn?

Total Pay Average The typical Royal Air Force Pilot salary is £57,144. Pilot salaries at Royal Air Force can range from £42,348 – £91,583.

How long does the RAF application process take?

approximately four months

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