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Once your application into the Navy, Army or Air Force is successful, this seven-week program can help you build your confidence, fitness, and resilience before your career gets started.
If you've been selected to join the Navy, Army or Air Force and want to develop your confidence, resilience, and fitness before you start, the seven-week Indigenous Pre-Recruit Program might be for you. You'll get a taste of being on a military base, and leave with the fitness and skills to begin your career with confidence.
We encourage you to contact our dedicated Aboriginal Australian and Torres Strait Islander Career Coaches who are current serving ADF members. Our Career Coaches can explain our programs and guide you through the application process.
You'll gain the skills, knowledge and confidence required to overcome any challenge you face in your future career. The Indigenous Pre-Recruit Program includes classroom learning, physical fitness and adventure training.
The Indigenous Pre-Recruit Program is a six-week residential course which may be held at either the HMAS Cerberus in Victoria, Kapooka in New South Wales, or RAAF Wagga in New South Wales.
The program is also compatible with our mentorship program. We offer mentoring from current serving ADF members who can help Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander recruits as they begin their careers in the Navy, Army or Air Force.
The Indigenous Pre-Recruit Program will prepare you for what’s ahead and launch you into your ADF career with confidence.
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Interested in learning more?
If you have questions, call 13 19 01 today and ask to speak with our dedicated Career Coaches for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders.
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There are three Services in the Australian Defence Force, each with unique opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders.