Gap Year Now Open
A Gap Year in the Navy is not only a chance to experience what a career in the Navy could be like, but also to have a year full of adventure, new friends, new skills, leadership, and travel.
An ADF Gap Year is a truly unique opportunity for you to grow and figure out what next step you’ll take in life.
A Gap Year unlike any other
Earn a good salary plus generous Super
Learn practical and leadership skills
Enjoy a healthy and varied lifestyle
Get fit and choose from numerous sports
Meet new people and make great friends
Benefit from free medical and dental
Applications now open
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Looking for a gap year that gives you more?
There's a lot that makes an ADF Gap Year so fulfilling. It’s an opportunity to get a feel for military life while enjoying unique experiences.
Navy Recruit and Seamanship School
Recruits undertake initial training, learning the skills required to become sailors in the Navy.
Navy Gap Year - Sea Familiarisation Phase
During a Navy Gap Year, you'll spend two months on board HMAS Adelaide where you'll gain valuable life experiences.