As a Navy Gap Year Maritime Warfare Officer you will experience what it takes to be part of the control team on board a Navy ship or submarine.
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 Maritime Warfare Officer you will experience what it takes to be part of the control team on board a Navy ship or submarine. If you want to develop your leadership abilities, this role will give you that opportunity in a completely unique environment. As a Navy Gap Year Maritime Warfare Officer, you will be immersed in Navy's warfare environment, experiencing some of Australia's most advanced ships, submarines and leading-edge technology. In this role, you will work closely with those in charge, Maritime Warfare Officers. Maritime Warfare Officers undertake a wide variety of jobs throughout their career. These are designed to equip them with the skills and experience required for more senior roles in the higher management of the Navy. This experience will give you a unique insight into their duties, including watch keeping, navigation and ensuring the safety of the vessel and members on board.
As a Navy Gap Year Maritime Warfare Officer 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 Maritime Warfare Officer 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.