Updated Intakes and Dates from Defence Careers

May 18, 2020

Below are links to important information you should research when considering joining the Defence Force.

Updated Intake Dates – need to apply as soon as possible

Confirmed commencement dates:

  • RNZN Basic Common Training (BCT) will now commence 24 August 2020
  • RNZAF Recruit Course R2 will be combined with R3 and commence 7 September 2020
  • NZ Army Regular Recruit Force Intake 398 will be combined with 399 and commence 10 August 2020
  • Thinking if 2021 start your application now as it can take between 3-6 months in some cases

You can join the Facebook page for regular updates of other intakes: NZDF Defence Careers

You can also join the fitness Facebook page: Force Fit – Christchurch

Link to apply https://www.defencecareers.mil.nz/apply

Check if you are eligible to apply https://www.defencecareers.mil.nz/defence-careers/how-do-i-join/am-i-eligible/

Detailed application process https://www.defencecareers.mil.nz/defence-careers/how-do-i-join/the-application-process/

Preparation for the assessment day and fitness test https://www.defencecareers.mil.nz/defence-careers/how-do-i-join/aptitude-testing/

Medical and Health requirements https://www.defencecareers.mil.nz/defence-careers/how-do-i-join/medical-and-health/

We will hopefully be having a visit from the recruitment team at Defence Careers soon so keep checking the school notices, please see Mrs. Williamson if you need any help or email her on a.williamson@kaiapoi.school.nz