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Australian Defence Force Gap Year Applications Now Open
An ADF Gap Year is a unique opportunity to experience life in the Navy, Army or Air Force, without needing to make a long-term commitment. The skills obtained through the ADF Gap Year program will provide valuable work and life experience and are completely transferable. It will enable students to develop the confidence for their next endeavour.
- Students who take part in the ADF Gap Year program:
- Gain valuable skills and work experience
- Enjoy a great salary package plus free healthcare
- Live a varied, active and healthy lifestyle
- Make friends with like-minded people
- Have the opportunity to see more of Australia
Whatever their interest, there are a variety of roles to select that will provide young Australians valuable life skills. These include experiences as an officer, in management, engineering, logistics and warehousing, combat and security, and administration. Learn More
Interested in event management, tourism, travel, hospitality, or cookery? How about flight operations, patisserie, baking, meat processing, food studies, culinary management, or hotel management? Not sure where a career in these study areas can take you? William Angliss is a specialist institute in Melbourne offering vocational and higher education courses. You can book a 1:1 appointment with a course adviser by filling out an online form at this link
Considering an electrical apprenticeship? The National Electrical and Communications Association (NECA) provide a national pre-selection test for young people interested in applying for electrical apprenticeships. The test measures literacy, numeracy and comprehension. For more information on test dates/ locations, please go to https://bit.ly/2W3UCNF
Have you always wanted to work with racing cars and work within a motorsports team? The following are two institutes that offer motorsports courses:
Automotive Centre of Excellence
Melbourne Docklands, Victoria
Motorsports Training Australia
Wodonga Institute of TAFE
If you’re planning on enrolling in a Bachelor of Science, there are loads of reasons why majoring in physics is a good idea. And despite the maths-meets-science elective often overlooked for those with clearer post-grad pathways, employers are crying out for physics majors, maths, analytics, problem-solving and computer skills.
At this link, Cassie Steel from Careers With STEM explores four unexpected jobs a Bachelor of Science majoring in Physics can lead to – Astrophysicist, Geophysicist, Materials Scientist, and Meteorologist, http://bit.ly/2U8N1yc.