Cadets should have successfully completed the Cadet Radio User, although it is possible to start at lineman level. The cadet will be required to lay and recover field cables, have a working knowledge of their construction, and communicate using field telephone networks.
Assessment will be by CFAVs approved and authorised by the Cadet Forces National Signals Advisor. This requirement is met by successful completion of the CFAV ISI course.
On successful completion a badge and certificate are awarded. The cadet lineman badge must be worn below the rank on the brassard, replacing the CRU badge.
A Cadet Lineman should be able to:
- Lay and recover field cables.
- Have a working knowledge of field cables.
- Establish communications using field telephone networks.