As a Navy Gap Year Electronics Engineer you will be immersed in Navy's engineering environment
The Navy Gap Year program provides young Australians an opportunity to broaden their life experience with only a one year commitment. The program offers a 'try before you buy' experience of Navy training and lifestyle, without any obligation to serve beyond the program period.
In 12 memorable months you'll experience life and work in the Navy, while enjoying
At the end of the program you can choose to continue your career in the Navy, or use the skills and experiences you've acquired to secure an alternative career path.
Your Gap Year role
Navy's fleet of ships and Collins Class submariners are critical to Navy's capability. As a Navy Gap Year Electronics Engineer you will be immersed in Navy's engineering environment, working with people who maintain ship and submarine communication, radar, sonar, navigation and combat data, fire control and weapons systems. You could be involved in monitoring system performance and developing repair schemes. Shadowing experienced Electronics Engineers, you will also learn about their duties, such as overseeing teams of technicians who ensure the fleet is expertly maintained and ready for service, coordinating and scheduling personnel and tasks, and keeping Officer of the Day duties.
As either a Navy Gap Year Electronics Engineer will have experiences and develop skills that will benefit you in your career and personal life long after you graduate. Your Gap Year will be broken up into different stages. This will give you the opportunity to receive basic training and to tour Navy's different bases. You will experience life at sea, as well as what it is like to be employed ashore in Navy Officer roles. As a Navy Gap Year Electronics Engineer you will be provided with the opportunity to contribute to the operation of the ship or unit.
Ready for an exciting and adventurous gap year? Then apply now.
Medical and fitness guidelines also apply.