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.


Application Process

Show us your inner leader. The application process will help us see your qualities and potential to become an Army Officer.

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)