It's safe to say that most trade jobs have their fair share of same-old same-old. Not here. There are various qualified jobs and traineeships available in the Air Force, most of which are probably not what you'd expect. And rest assured, as an Air Force tradie there is never a dull moment.
We're looking for people of all ages and levels of work experience. If you're qualified, your civilian skills may transfer directly into the Air Force with minimum on-the-job training. If you're unqualified, there are many traineeship positions available where the Air Force will provide all the training you'll need. Whether you're entering as a trainee or fully qualified tradie, your first stop will be initial military training at Number 1 Recruit Training Unit (1RTU) at RAAF Base Wagga, NSW. Learn More
As with most good jobs, you need to be able to strike the proper work/life balance. The standard working week for a tradie in the Air Force is 40 hours after which you're free to spend your after-hours and weekends doing as you please. There are plenty of clubs and sporting teams you can join, plus you'll get the opportunity to travel within Australia and possibly overseas. Learn More
Trade jobs in the Air Force provide that sense of financial security you need for yourself, your family and most importantly your future. Learn More