Welcome to Bader

Bader is the principal information management system for the Royal Air Force Air Cadets (RAFAC) which is accessible by all members of the organisation and permanent HQ staff. Combining the Microsoft 365 suite with our own applications such as SMS (Squadron Management System), Cadet Portal and Ultilearn, it provides a common group of applications to underpin the RAF Air Cadets and delivery of its key services to cadets.

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If you are struggling to access your role accounts from your personal accounts, help is available on Sharepoint. You can sign into Sharepoint with your personal RAFAC account. Please use this article, and contact your local Bader Point of Contact should you have any further questions.

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I'm a volunteer

Discover the applications available to you and how to use them

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I'm a cadet

What is Cadet Portal, how do I login and how do I access Ultilearn?

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I'm a parent or guardian

Learn how the use of Bader can maximise your child’s cadet experience

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Latest News

Bader Systems Notice - Updated 24 Mar 22 Bader web application outage update, SMS, Cadet Portal, Admin Portal & Volunteer Portal now online.

Admin & Volunteer Portal Launch 5 Aug 21 The Bader team are about to launch Admin and Volunteer Portal across the organisation. Information regarding the launch has previously been available through the Bader Hub but is also detailed here for volunteers without access to SharePoint.

Temporary Helpdesk Arrangements 30 Oct 20 As announced by email, the Bader Helpdesk is going to be changing to a new system. To review the temporary arrangements during this transition please click Read More.

Cadet Portal v2.3.2 and SMS v5.4.2 Released 23 Sep 20 Cadet Portal and SMS have been updated to v2.3.2 and v5.4.2 respctively.

Cadet Portal v2.2.0 and SMS v5.3.2 Released 30 Aug 20 Introducing new medical and allergy recording options in SMS, Cadet Portal now has the ability to display these records to cadets.

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