Blackdown Cadet Training Centre (CTC)

Blackdown Cadet Training Centre

Information about Blackdown CTC

Command Team

Commanding Officer

Major D. Forster

Deputy Commanding Officer

Major A. MacDonald

Chief Training Officer

Major C. Miller

Chief Warrant Officer

Chief Warrant Officer D. Hood

Courses, dates
Course Dates Graduation Parade
Aviation Technology and Aerospace 5 - 16 August 2024 16 August 2024
Advanced Aviation 8 July - 2 August 2024 2 August 2024
Introduction to Survival 5 - 16 August 2024 16 August 2024
Survival Instructor 8 July - 2 August 2024 2 August 2024
Expedition Team Member 5 - 16 August 2024 16 August 2024
Expedition Team Leader 8 July - 2 August 2024 2 August 2024
Introduction to Marksmanship 5 - 16 August 2024 16 August 2024
Air Rifle Marksmanship Instructor 8 July - 2 August 2024 2 August 2024
Introduction to Drill and Ceremonial Instructor 5 - 16 August 2024 16 August 2024
Drill and Ceremonial Instructor 8 July - 2 August 2024 2 August 2024
Introduction to Fitness and Sports 5 - 16 August 2024 16 August 2024
Fitness and Sports Instructor 8 July - 2 August 2024 2 August 2024
Introduction to Military Band 5 - 16 August 2024 16 August 2024
Military Band Musician 8 July - 2 August 2024 2 August 2024
Introduction to Pipe Band 5 - 16 August 2024 16 August 2024
Pipe Band Musician 8 July - 2 August 2024 2 August 2024
Address, Map

Address
Blackdown CTC
CFB Borden
51 Blackdown Road
Borden, ON
L0M 1C0

Mailing Address
Blackdown CTC
PO Box 1000 Station Main
Borden, ON
L0M 1C0

Cadet Mailing Address
Cadet's name, Course, Platoon/Flight
Blackdown CTC
PO Box 1000 Station Main
Borden, ON
L0M 1C0

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Blackdown CTC Joining Instructions

Laundry

Laundry facilities and detergent are available to all cadets at no cost.

Irons and ironing boards are available for use.

Accommodations

Cadets will be housed in soft-walled structures. Cadets are provided with a bunk-style bed and locker for storing personal items.

Washrooms are located in the building adjacent to the cadet sleeping accommodations.

All accommodations are gender-specific.

Visitor Access

Access to Blackdown CTC is restricted to authorized personnel only. Visitors will be required to produce Government-issued photo identification.

Anyone wishing to visit a cadet or take them off base must complete the Time-Off Authorization and Consent Form (You are now leaving Canada.ca. Link accessible only on the Cadet365 SharePoint) and return it to the Cadet Training Centre.

Guests attending special ceremonies or course graduations will be required to produce photo identification upon arrival at the training centre.

Cadets attending Music Courses

Cadets are permitted to bring their own musical instruments, though they should note that the Crown and CTC will not be liable for any damage, loss, or theft of these personal instruments.

Cadets who do not bring their own will be provided with instruments by the CTC, for which they will be responsible, particularly in cases of damage beyond normal wear and tear. All participants are expected to handle any instrument, whether personal or issued, with care and in accordance with the guidelines provided.

Cadets attending Pipes and Drums may bring their highland dress, however are required to travel in Service Dress - C3. The CTC has highland dress available for those that do not bring their own.

Medical Services

CTC medical clinic will be available:

  • Monday to Saturday 7 am to 7 pm
  • Sunday 8 am to 12 pm
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Contact us

 Call during CTC
1-705-424-1200 ext. 3602

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