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The Sussex Police Cadets, also known as the Volunteer Cadet Corps or VCC, is a non-competitive programme of practical and Police related activities for young people aged 14 to 18.

Each Cadet Unit will have local duties that they regularly participate in. To find out more, see the Sussex Cadet Units

You can also watch our vlog with more information on being a Cadet in Sussex.

At a general level, the Sussex Cadets curriculum of learning will include:

Police

  • Basic knowledge of the law which is relevant to cadets, cadet activities and Neighbourhood Policing.
  • Knowledge of different roles within Sussex Police.
  • Knowledge of basic police procedures with a focus on neighbourhood policing.

Personal Development

  • Team building exercises
  • Communication skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Decision making skills
  • Encouragement to become peer educators, so cadets can take their learning back to their schools and communities
  • First Aid.

The curriculum may also include the following activities

  • Service to the Community
  • Knowledge of other emergency services
  • Cadet duties at planned community events
  • Assisting in test purchasing subject to operational risk assessments and the VCC Manual of Guidance
  • Duke of Edinburgh - this is a significant commitment for Leaders and is not available to every unit, but some cadet activities will qualify for the service aspect of Duke of Edinburgh Awards
  • Drill.

Curriculum Attainment

A development programme is available to recognise achievement by cadets. It is incorporated into the curriculum which is recognised by Bronze, Silver and Gold awards on attainment of defined competencies.