Applicant Requirements

The Application Submission for the 2020-21 Cadet Training Program is now CLOSED. For information on next year’s application process, please check back in November/December 2020.

To apply for the RNC Cadet Training Program, applicants must meet ALL of the following requirements:

  • Canadian Citizenship or Permanent Resident Status (must be obtained and provided before graduation from Cadet Training Program)
  • Successfully completed high school (diploma, GED or ABE)
  • Successfully completed a minimum of ONE of the following before September of the application year:
    • One academic year (6+ months) of post-secondary education from an accredited post-secondary institution (this does NOT include the ‘CAS-Transition’ program from CNA)
    • One year of military service with Canadian (or NATO) Forces Primary Reserve or Regular Forces
  • Be 19 years of age upon graduation from the training program
  • Meet physical requirements, RNC vision and hearing standards, and have no medical conditions that would impact the performance of police duties
  • Valid unrestricted Driver’s License
  • Valid Standard First Aid and CPR certificate
  • No criminal activity, no criminal convictions or findings of guilt relating to integrity or the use of force, and/or no criminal charges pending before the courts