Applying for RMC
At RMC we’ll help you bring out the leader within. No experience required – you’ll get fully paid, world-class leadership training.
1. Check your eligibility
If you have drive, determination and ambition,
you could be an Army Officer. You’ll need to be an
Australian Citizen with Year 12 passes in English and three other subjects,
subjects, plus a reasonable level of fitness.
2. Choose and apply for an officer role
Training at RMC could lead to a range of job opportunities.
When you finish your Army Officer training you’ll be assigned a specific role in an
Army corps or as a degree-qualified Special Service Officer.
Discover the specific role opportunities you could get after RMC here.
If you'd prefer some guidance first, get in touch:
Call 13 19 01
Visit your local Defence Force Recruiting Centre
Note: Although we consider preferences and aptitude, you are not guaranteed allocation to your chosen specialisation as a GSO.
3. Complete the application process
Once you've applied or registered your interest online, you'll be invited to a
Your Opportunities Unlimited (YOU) session to talk to a Career Coach about roles available. At this informal session you’ll complete exercises
that give us an idea of your reasoning and
maths ability, and we’ll discuss your health and fitness.
4. Start your career journey
Next, you’ll do a more detailed assessment session, including medical and
psychological components. This is to explore your suitability for
an Army leadership role.
If you’re successful, you’ll move on to an Officer Selection Board.
Read more about OSBs here:
When you need to apply
Officer Selection Boards are conducted the year. RMC intakes happen in January and July. As a very broad guide (subject to individual application circumstances, progress and timings):
Apply by: For intake in:
February January (following year)
August July (following year)