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Other Ranks (Non Technical)
The only method of Direct Enlistment as a Commando in the Australian Army is through the Special Forces Direct Recruitment Scheme. You will be enlisted in the Infantry Corps.
If you are successful as a Special Forces Direct Recruitment Scheme General Entry Commando you will graduate from your Basic Military training, Infantry Initial Employment Training and Commando Initial Employment Training at the rank of private. As with other jobs within the Army, you will be eligible to be promoted to higher ranks. Based on your performance, successful completion of both Army and Commando promotion courses and vacancies, you can expect to be considered for promotion to Lance Corporal, Corporal, Sergeant and Warrant Officer as your career progresses.