All Cadets wear a uniform which mirrors the image of our adult
volunteers. Cadets attending unit activities and training wear St
John Ambulance polo shirts with black trousers and footwear.
Cadets who are helping to provide first aid at
events wear a service delivery uniform shirt and combat trousers,
with black socks and shoes.
Award badges can be displayed on your brassard,
which is worn on the left arm.
For certain ceremonial events, Cadets of the
Year and the London Lord Mayor’s Cadet will wear ceremonial uniform
with Cadet markings and appropriate aiguillette (ornamental braided
There are costs associated with uniforms. Financial assistance
is also available. For more information, check our information for
Find out more in our uniform
Contact our regional offices to find your nearest unit
Progress to become a Peer Educator or Youth First Aider
All you need to know about our youth programmes
You can become a
youth leader or if you’re at university, you can join a
first aid society.