Armed Service Officer

Job Description

As an Army Officer, you’ll command, train and motivate soldiers in one of many military specialisations. You’ll pick up the fundamentals of being a leader: mentorship, influence, problem solving, decision making, and much more.

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An applicant must pass four tertiary accredited subjects at Year 12 level including English—and meet University Admission Index requirements.

To be enlisted or appointed, you must be medically and physically fit for entry to your chosen occupation. This is partially assessed from the completion of an extensive questionnaire covering your medical history, followed by a physical examination.

You will also be required to successfully pass a physical fitness test before appointment.


  • Adaptability
  • Communicator
  • Confidence
  • Cooperative
  • Dependable
  • Interpersonal
  • Intelligence
  • Problem Solving
  • Practical
  • Self-Motivator
  • Team Player

Key Skills

  • Self-Discipline
  • Physical Fitness
  • Respect
  • Performance
  • Presentable
  • Oath

Future Prospects

You may like to think about moving on from this career, some transferable skills can be utilised in roles such as;