Each year the Royal New Zealand Navy selects o number young New Zealanders for training as officer codets.
CADET-MIDSHIPMEN: Open to boys aged between 14 1£2 a 15 1£2 on 1st January of the year in which they apply.
Qualifications: Applicants must pass a Naval medical test a compete in an educational examination which has the same sylabus as School Certificate and includes mathematics. Success candidates enter the Royal Australian Naval College in Janu of the year following acceptance. After 3 years there they s for the United Kingdom for further training and courses Lieutenant.
Applications close: 1st July each year.
SPECIAL ENTRY: Open to boys who are between 17 years 3 months and 18 years 7 months on the date applications close. For the November Entry only the upper age limited is 18 years 6 months.
Qualifications: After a Naval medical test applicants sit a competitive examination with a syllabus of University Entrance standard and including mathematics and physics. If successful they enter the Royal Naval College at Dartmouth, England, and spend approximately 3 years in the United Kingdom undergoing special training at seo and ashore.
Applications close: three times a year for Special Entry Scheme—on 1st April, August, November.
Full details and application forms for both methods of entry may be obtained from Naval Recruiting Officers at Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin.