Based on Bridgewater Retail Park on Manchester Road in Broadheath (Opposite Halfords) Sea Cadets Trafford (South) has a catchment area of Altrincham, Sale, Partington, Wythensahwe although anyone is free to apply regardless of home address.
Cadets are aged 9-18 and have the choice of Sea Cadets (following the traditions and customs of the Royal Navy) or the Royal Marines Cadets at this unit. Cadets Aged 9-11 can join the Junior Sea Cadets, Sea Cadets ages 12-18 and Royal Marines Cadets ages 13-18.
Cadet Training and Activities typircally cover (but is not limited to)
- Duke of Edinburgh Award Bronze, Silver and Gold
- Adventure & Fieldcraft Training
- Rowing, Powerboating, Sailing, Windsurfing and Paddlesport.
- Visits to Royal Navy Ships and Shore Establishments.
- Offshore Sailing and Power.
- Cadets also get full ceremonial uniform which they must look after and get to parade at local events such as the Altrincham Festival and RemembranceDay Parades.
and much, much more.