Gap Year Air Force Aviation Support Technician | Darwin

Darwin, Northern Territory
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Take on a dynamic 12-month role in the Air Force and experience what life could be like. The ADF Gap Year program isn’t just reserved for people that are straight out of school. It’s a unique opportunity where you get to try out a year in the Air Force working alongside a variety of expert personnel, all without needing any prior qualifications. Get paid to gain invaluable life and work experience while making friends that could last a lifetime.

As an Air Force Aviation Support Technician, you’ll support the ongoing maintenance of aircraft and airframe systems at either flight line or workshop level. You’ll undertake a range of tasks, including but not limited to, aircraft ground handling, operating ground support equipment, replenishments, towing, marshalling, washing, launching aircraft and fly away kit maintenance.

If you’re someone that’s looking for a one-of-a-kind experience and is curious to see what life is like across different aspects of the Air Force—then this is an opportunity you wouldn’t want to miss.

Life in the Air Force Gap Year Program:

Take to the skies and go beyond the ordinary in the Air Force Gap Year Program. This is the perfect opportunity for you to become a part of a world-class military force that operates some of the most advanced aircraft and defence technology in the world with just a one-year commitment.

Not only will you be given all the skills and experiences as full-time Air Force personnel, but you’ll get to travel and be working with some of the most ambitious and talented people in Australia. Take the opportunity to receive world-class training and learn valuable skills you can take into a future Air Force role or another career.

Take a year to feel a sense of accomplishment and pride from serving your country and helping to keep our airspace safe in the Air Force Gap Year Program.


During your 12-month role and on completion of training, you will receive a salary package starting from $69,660  plus 16.4% superannuation.

In addition to your salary, you will receive generous superannuation, housing subsidies and free medical and dental care.

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To apply for this role, you must be aged between 17-24 years old, an Australian Citizen, hold a provisional Drivers Licence (minimum) and have completed Year 12, with passes in Year 10 English and Maths.

Click the APPLY button if you think you have what it takes to spend 12 months as an ADF Gap Year Aviation Support Technician and we’ll get in contact with you shortly.


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