12-Month Army Experience – Army Combat

National, All States & Territories
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  • Good salary package and numerous benefits
  • Dynamic one-year role
  • Diverse ongoing employment opportunities

Your role:

Immerse yourself in an action-packed experience while on an Army Combat Gap Year and gain skills for life in one of three Army Combat roles. From the moment you start your experience, you’ll be trained to be part of a highly skilled team to handle any situation and keep the Army moving.

It isn’t just reserved for people that are straight out of school. It’s a unique opportunity where you’ll get the chance to try out a year in Defence, learning how to fulfil a combat role that’s unlike any other. You’ll get paid to travel and gain invaluable life and work experience while making friendships that could last a lifetime.

Once you complete your initial military training, you’ll grow your skills and expertise in one of the following roles:

Infantry Soldier where you’ll form part of an Infantry combat team and be armed with advanced weapons and equipment, or

Artillery Operator where you’ll operate artillery weapons and provide vital artillery support to Army combat operations, or

Combat Engineer where you’ll learn about military field engineering and gain skills in bridge-building, minefield clearance, field defence construction and demolition.

Life in the Army Gap Year Program:

Action, adventure, exciting career opportunities and amazing mateship – the Army Gap Year Program is a one-year commitment that takes you out of the office and into barracks, training exercises and the field itself.

There’s also the unique sense of accomplishment and pride that comes from serving your country and providing support to communities in need, both here and overseas. Whether you decide to extend into a longer-term role in the Army, or not, you’ll get the chance to see if it’s a good fit for you.

Along with the highly purposeful work, you’ll be working in a supportive environment alongside highly skilled professionals to help guide you throughout the whole program.


During your 12-month role and on completion of training, you will receive a salary package starting from $66, 963.

In addition to your salary, you will receive generous superannuation, housing subsidies and free medical and dental care.

Apply now:

You must be aged between 17-24 years old to apply, an Australian Citizen and have completed Year 12, with passes in Year 10 English and Maths.

Click the APPLY button if you think you have what it takes to spend 12 months in an ADF Gap Year Army Combat role, and we’ll get in contact with you shortly.

You can also visit the link below to view the full position description and learn more about life in the Army.



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