Air Cadets Cyber Specialist Badge available in Bronze, Silver or Gold.
Foundation Bronze Badge
This training aims to develop the skills and knowledge required to undertake and protect oneself from the dangers inherent in modern information and communication technology.
Complete a 1 day introduction to Cyber communications course.
Eligibility - Achieved the Basic Radio Operator and Cyber Awareness Blue Badge.
Advanced Silver Badge
This training aims to develop the skills required to creatively use information and communication technology in a responsible, competent and confident way.
Complete a 2 day course with the following key learning objectives:
1. Understand and apply the fundamental principles and concepts of computer science, including abstraction, logic, algorithms and data representation.
2. Analyse problems and have practical experience of writing computer programs in order to solver these problems.
3. Evalute and apply information technology, including new or unfamiliar technologies, analytically to solve problems.
Eligibility - Achieved the Cyber Foundation Bronze Badge.
Specialist Gold Badge
This training aims to develop the skills required to protect networks from intrusion and test those networks using Penetration Testing Techniques:
Pass the Local and Wide Area Networking course by self-study of the training material, if not already achieved.
Complete a one week residential Cyber course at either No1 Radion School at RAF Cosford or by an Industry partner.
Eligibility - Achieved either the Radio Communicator Specialist Silver Badge or the Cyber Specialist Silver Badge.