Cadet Opportunities

As a cadet, you’ll be offered inspiring and challenging experiences. You will learn valuable life and work skills that may open up new possibilities, opportunities and career options. While not a requirement, you will be encouraged to consider a career in the military, police or emergency services. 

As a cadet you will:

  • Be part of a team and gain team building skills
  • Develop leadership and survival skills
  • Make new friends and have fun
  • Experience challenges
  • Learn to take responsibility
  • Take part in physical education activities
  • Self-discipline
  • Safe weapons handling
  • Fieldcraft
  • First aid
  • Drill and ceremonial
  • Communications and navigation skills
  • Band activities
  • Cadet programs operate out of sponsoring service facilities.
  • Young people are encouraged to consider a career or to become an adult volunteers.
  • Cadets learn a diverse range of emergency response skills from highly experienced personnel.

Find out more:

ADF Cadets

Air Force

Emergency Service Cadets 

Surf Rescue