NLCC Cadet Advancements

 

Academics

 

1) NLCC Syllabus. The NLCC Training Syllabus is the source document for NLCC

cadet training. The syllabus contains activities and exams required for

advancement.

2) Cadets must score 70% or higher to pass each assignment of the practical factors.

3) Advancement Examinations. NLCC advancement examinations are part of, and

administered in accordance with, the NLCC Syllabus.

4) Test Scores. The minimum passing score on each NLCC advancement exam is

65%.

 

Training 

 

1) NLCC Cadets are not required to attend training to advance in the NLCC.

2) NLCC Cadets who elect to attend training must first attend NLCC Basic Orientation,

which is generally 5 to 7 days in length.

3) Leadership academies offered as NLCC advanced training are not a requirement for

any advancement in the NLCC.

4) NLCC Cadets may not serve as a Staff Cadet unless specifically authorized by NHQ.

 

Physical Fitness

 

In support of the NSCC program goals of healthy lifestyles, all NLCC

Cadets must meet the minimum Physical Readiness Test (PRT) scores, in the previous

six months, to be advanced to the next rate.

 

NLCC Cadet Advancement Requirements

 

A. Apprentice Cadet (APC). Cadets may be advanced to Apprentice Cadet (LC2) in

Magellan when the following requirements are met and have been recorded in

Magellan:

1) Complete Part 1 of the NLCC Syllabus.

2) Pass the Apprentice Cadet Examination.

3) Pass the Physical Readiness Test (PRT) within the previous six months.

4) Serve a minimum 4 months in rate as a Recruit Cadet (LC1).

5) Serve a minimum 4 months as an NLCC Cadet.

 

B. Able Cadet (ABC). Cadets may be advanced to Able Cadet (LC3) in Magellan

when the following requirements are met and have been recorded in Magellan:

1) Complete Part 2 of the NLCC Syllabus.

2) Pass the Able Cadet Examination.

3) Pass the Physical Readiness Test (PRT) within the previous six months.

4) Serve a minimum 4 months in rate as an Apprentice Cadet (LC2).

5) Serve a minimum 8 months as an NLCC Cadet.

 

C. Petty Officer Third Class (PO3). Cadets may be advanced to Petty Officer Third

Class (LC4) in Magellan when the following requirements are met and have been

recorded in Magellan:

1) Complete Part 3 of the NLCC Syllabus.

2) Pass the PO3 Examination.

3) Pass the Physical Readiness Test (PRT) within the previous six months.

4) Serve a minimum 4 months in rate as an Able Cadet (LC3).

5) Serve a minimum 12 months as an NLCC Cadet.

 

D. Petty Officer Second Class (PO2). Cadets may be advanced to Petty Officer

Second Class (LC5) in Magellan when the following requirements are met and have

been recorded in Magellan:

1) Complete Part 4 of the NLCC Syllabus.

2) Pass the PO2 Examination.

3) Pass the Physical Readiness Test (PRT) within the previous six months.

4) Serve a minimum 6 months in rate as a PO3 (LC4).

5) Serve a minimum 18 months as an NLCC Cadet.

 

E. Petty Officer First Class (PO1). Cadets may be advanced to Petty Officer First

Class (LC6) in Magellan when the following requirements are met and have been

recorded in Magellan:

1) Complete Part 5 of the NLCC.

2) Pass the PO1 Examination.

3) Pass the Physical Readiness Test (PRT) within the previous six months.

4) Serve a minimum 6 months in rate as a PO2 (LC5).

5) Serve a minimum 24 months as an NLCC Cadet.

 

F. Ship’s Leading Petty Officer. Cadets may be advanced to Ship’s Leading Petty

Officer when the following requirements are met and have been recorded in

Magellan:

1) Complete assignments 1 through 6 of the Basic Military Requirements Course

(BMR), NAVEDTRA 14325.

2) Pass the Physical Readiness Test (PRT) within the previous six months.

3) Be at least 12 1/2 years of age.

4) Serve a minimum 6 months in rate as a PO1 (LC6).

5) Serve a minimum 30 months as an NLCC Cadet.

© 2017

by LT Michael Murphy Sea Cadets Corps

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