Four Cadets of 631 (Maesteg) Squadron Air
obtained a Level Two BTEC Intermediate
Certificate in Aviation Studies.Their
certificates, awarded by Edexcel, recognise the
effort that they have put into studying and
completing all the levels in the Air Training
Corps training syllabus, and is equaivalent to
two GSCEs (A*-C).
The ATC training syllabus is studied on Squadron
parade nights and starting at the First Class
qualification, the cadets then moved on to
the Leading , Senior and Master Cadet
exams that form the training syllabus in the
The four cadets, Sergeant Chris Raymond,
Corporal David Lakin, Corporal Scott Mably and
Mably, are the first at 631 Squadron to
be able to turn their ATC studies into a
nationally recognised qualification.
Among the subjects studied were Airmanship, Map
Reading, Expedition Training, Propulsion, Radio
Communication and Operational Flying.