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Defence Force Members - Other Ranks

ANZSCO ID 4411

Overview

All Defence Force Members - Other Ranks

  • Unavailable Weekly Pay
  • n/a Future Growth
  • 15,500 workers Employment Size
  • Medium skill Skill level rating
  • 94% Full-Time Full-Time Share
  • 50 hours Average full-time
  • 27 years Average age
  • 13% female Gender Share

Defence Force Members - Other Ranks provide specialised military services to the Australian and New Zealand Defence Forces.

You must complete basic recruit training to join the Australian Defence Force.

Tasks
  • guarding airfields and other defence force bases
  • serving as an infantry soldier
  • erecting bridges, building field defences, constructing temporary roads, clearing minefields, repairing airfields and demolishing targets using explosives
  • crewing armoured fighting vehicles
  • operating artillery, ground and surface-based defence systems, shipboard weapons and other advanced specialist military weapons and equipment
  • providing firepower and ground-based air defence
  • establishing and maintaining command, control and communications equipment and facilities
  • conducting surveillance, reconnaissance and boarding operations
  • maintaining personal arms and ammunition

Prospects

Pathways

You must complete basic recruit training to join the Australian Defence Force.

Before starting a course, check it will provide you with the skills and qualifications you need. Visit

  • My Skills to compare Vocational Education and Training (VET) courses, providers and student outcomes.
  • AAPathways website to explore Tourism, Travel and Hospitality VET training pathways.

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All Defence Force Members - Other Ranks

  • Unavailable Weekly Pay
  • n/a Future Growth
  • 15,500 workers Employment Size
  • Medium skill Skill level rating
  • 94% Full-Time Full-Time Share
  • 50 hours Average full-time
  • 27 years Average age
  • 13% female Gender Share

Defence Force Members - Other Ranks provide specialised military services to the Australian and New Zealand Defence Forces.

You must complete basic recruit training to join the Australian Defence Force.

Tasks
  • guarding airfields and other defence force bases
  • serving as an infantry soldier
  • erecting bridges, building field defences, constructing temporary roads, clearing minefields, repairing airfields and demolishing targets using explosives
  • crewing armoured fighting vehicles
  • operating artillery, ground and surface-based defence systems, shipboard weapons and other advanced specialist military weapons and equipment
  • providing firepower and ground-based air defence
  • establishing and maintaining command, control and communications equipment and facilities
  • conducting surveillance, reconnaissance and boarding operations
  • maintaining personal arms and ammunition

You must complete basic recruit training to join the Australian Defence Force.

Before starting a course, check it will provide you with the skills and qualifications you need. Visit

  • My Skills to compare Vocational Education and Training (VET) courses, providers and student outcomes.
  • AAPathways website to explore Tourism, Travel and Hospitality VET training pathways.

We're working on this content

Filter Skills & Knowledge

Knowledge

These are important topics, subjects or knowledge areas.

Skills

Skills can be improved through training or experience.

Abilities

Workers use these physical and mental abilities.

Activities

These are kinds of activities workers regularly do in this job.

We're working on this content.

Filter Work Environment

Demands

The physical and social demands workers face most often are shown below.

Values

Work values are important to a person’s feeling of satisfaction. All six values are shown below.

Interests

Interests are the style or type of work we prefer to do. All interest areas are shown below.

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