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Benefit from world-class training for your ADF role, together with opportunities to gain professional, trade and tertiary qualifications. You'll start learning from the day you join the ADF, gaining knowledge that benefits your whole career. We'll prepare you for service life, ensure you're fit enough to serve, and equip you with the personal and professional skills to tackle every challenge in every situation.

The ADF has a well-deserved reputation for producing leaders of the highest calibre. We take resourceful men and women and transform them into Officers, who lead and manage teams in a variety of capacities. As an Officer in the ADF you'll gain highly sought-after management and leadership skills that will benefit your whole career.

The ADF invests heavily in the personal and vocational development of all personnel, and offers promotion courses that prepare you for higher rank. You can choose to grow your skills in your existing trade or profession, or you might be approved to specialise in a new or expanded field.


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