To mould the builders of a safe and secure home
Route of Advancement
The Corp's membership comprises students from the government secondary schools, adult and youth volunteers from the education service, tertiary institutes and members of public. As at Jun 2006, the NPCC has in its membership book, over 18,000 cadets from the secondary schools and over 1,000 adult and youth leaders.
Although supported by two government bodies, the NPCC is largely dependent
on its members who volunteer to plan and implement training and enrichment
activities for its student
Closely affiliated to the SPF, the NPCC adheres to the rank and uniform structure of its parent organisation. NPCC members can be categorised into the following categories :
In general, an NPCC member can serve the Corps till the official retirement age of 62. Depending on his background, education qualifications and contributions, an NPCC member could move up the ranks from cadet to Assistant Commandant, which (at this point) is the highest attainable appointment for an NPCC member.
A former Assistant Commandant who had reached the official retirement age of 62 and would like to continue active service with the Corps could be appointed as Liaison Officer. Appointment to Liaison Officer is by invitation only.
A member of public with no NPCC background could also join the NPCC as a non-uniformed member.
The route of advancement for NPCC members is delineated as follows: