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Detailed guide: Lowlands Reserve Forces and Cadets Association (RFCA)

Reserve Forces Cadets Associations

February 26
17:01 2021

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Caitlin Fitzimmons standing in Army Cadet uniform.

Caitlin Fitzimmons. Lowland RFCA Crown Copyright.

Caitlin Fitzsimmons used first aid skills, she learned with the Army Cadet Force, to help her partners mother when she stopped breathing and went into anaphylactic shock. Read the fully story at Cadet Force adult volunteer saves womans life thanks to army cadet first aid training.

Champion Cadets

Two young cadets laughing and smiling in their uniform.

Young Cadets in uniform. RFCA Crown Copyright.

Despite enjoying high Cadet turn-out, Drumchapel ACF hut had become desperately unsuitable and was deemed uneconomical to repair. Lowland RFCA decided to take action, which led to the complete refurbishment of Drumchapels old Police Station, to create a safe and suitable Cadet facility. After months of delay and years of hard work, Drumchapel ACF can finally enter their new home.

Read the full story at Drumchapels Old Police Station converted into new Army Cadet Force facility.

Promote the Reserves Force

Engage with the local community and employers on behalf of defence

Viking vehicles driving through snowy terrain in Norway.

Viking vehicles driving in Norway. UK MOD Crown Copyright 2020.

Lowland Reserve Forces and Cadets Association (RFCA) was pleased to be able to give senior executives from around the United Kingdom the unique opportunity of visiting Royal Marines Reserve units taking part in Exercise Harespring - cold weather warfare training in northern Norway.

Read the full article at Employers on Norwegian Exercise with Royal Marines.

Provide the best place to work and train

Exterior shot of Drumchapel ACF Cadet Centre.

Drumchapel ACF Cadet Centre. Lowland RFCA Crown Copyright.

Since 2011, Lowland Reserve Forces and Cadets Association has been working with Education Scotland to develop a suite of recognised qualifications which formalises the training young people receive and equips them with qualifications that are recognised and valued by education institutions and employers.

Read the full article at Qualifications equip Cadets for world of work.

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Published 26 February 2021

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