St John Ambulance Cadets
10 – 17 year olds can join one of our
Cadet units, which operate throughout the country. At Cadets it's
all about fun, adventure and community.
Guided by youth
leaders, Cadets take part in an interactive and full programme,
working towards their Grand Prior Award.
The programme enables young people to learn important life skills
in a fun and safe environment, but with challenge and excitement
appropriate to their age.
Cadets can choose from over seventy
different subjects to help complete their award. These
range from Fire prevention and Photography, to Sports and first
Younger Cadets learn first aid skills through
our training course for young people
while older Cadets can undertake a community first aid or first aid
at work course. Cadets can put their first aid and other
communication skills into practice by providing first aid to the
public at events or teaching first aid to other young people and
The next step
If you would like to join the Cadets, either
complete the online form or call
Live outside England, Channel Islands and Isle of Man?
Unfortunately we are only able to deal with enquiries
for England, Channel Islands and Isle of
Man. You can find out about becoming part of the team in other locations.