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Gap Year in the ADF

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The year after high school is usually a bit of a lost one but the ADF is offering a more constructive option.

ADF Gap Year applications for 2019 have opened and present an opportunity for school leavers to try out a career in Navy, Army or Air Force to get a feel for a military life without committing for a longer period.

Through an ADF Gap Year they'll:

  • Gain valuable skills and work experience
  • Enjoy a great salary package plus free healthcare
  • Live a varied, active and healthy lifestyle
  • Make friends with like-minded people
  • Get the opportunity to see more of Australia

In 2019 there are 14 roles to choose from ranging from admin to artillery and even flight crew, plus this year 30 Army Officer roles are on offer.

ADF Gap Year – Navy                                                    Closes 9 April 2018

ADF Gap Year Army Combat Engineer                          Closes 9 April 2018

ADF Gap Year Army Officer                                           Closes 23 April 2018

ADF Gap Year Army Artillery Operator                          Closes 23 April 2018

ADF Gap Year Army Infantry Soldier                              Closes 14 May 2018

ADF Gap Year Army Driver                                            Closes 21 May 2018

ADF Gap Year Army Administration Assistant               Closes 21 May 2018

ADF Gap Year Army Warehouse Assistant                   Closes 21 May 2018

ADF Gap Year Army Air Defence Operator                   Closes 21 May 2018

ADF Gap Year Air Force Cabin Crew                             Closes 7 March 2018

ADF Gap Year Air Force Warehouse Storeperson        Closes 28 May 2018

ADF Gap Year Air Force Aviation Support Technician   Closes 28 May 2018

ADF Gap Year Air Force Airbase Protection and Security   Closes 4 June 2018

ADF Gap Year Air Force Administration Assistant         Closes 4 June 2018 


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