As a Navy Gap Year Marine Engineer, you will be immersed in Navy's engineering environment, working with people who tackle engineering challenges on the Collins Class submarine or Navy's fleet of ships.
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
As a Navy Gap Year Marine Engineer, you will be immersed in Navy's engineering environment, working with people who tackle engineering challenges on the Collins Class submarine or Navy's fleet of ships. This includes structures, propulsion systems, electrical generation and distribution, and domestic and associated mechanical services. You will work with Marine Engineers responsible for the maintenance and repair of engines, and air conditioning, hydraulics and ventilation systems. You will also experience how Navy engineers oversee teams of technicians, ensuring vessels are expertly maintained and ready for service.
As a Navy Gap Year Marine Engineer you 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 Marine 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 (below).