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What is the fitness test for the ADF?

What is the fitness test for the ADF?

Ground Defence Officers must achieve 10 push ups, 20 sit ups and shuttle runs to a level 6.5. Before acceptance into the ADF you will also be tested for a variety of viral infections, including HIV and Hepatitis B and C.

Is the ADF fitness test hard?

You will be required to reach level 7.5 as an Army applicant to pass the beep test. This means you will perform 56 shuttles in six and a half minutes. The Beep Test is undeniably tough. By far the most important area to focus on is endurance cardio, though sprint and strength training is also essential.

What happens if you fail the ADF fitness test?

If you fail your PFA you will lose that job offer. They don’t just let you go into the Defence Force and just ‘see if you pass at Kapooka’. You need to pass before you go and if you don’t, then your job goes to the next in line.

What are the fitness requirements for the Australian Army?

For the Army the requirements are: For men: 15 push-ups, 45 sit-ups, 7.5 shuttle run score. For women: 8 push-ups, 45 sit-ups, 7.5 shuttle run score. Special requirements apply for those in Special Forces (from which women are currently excluded from recruitment): 30 push-ups, 60 sit-ups, 10.1 shuttle run score.

How many pushups does the army require?

Male recruits ages 17 to 21 have to do 42 push-ups, 53 sit-ups and a two-mile run in 15 minutes and 54 seconds or less. Women in the same age group have to complete 19 push-ups, 53 sit-ups and two miles of running in 18 minutes and 54 seconds or less.

Can you fail the ADF Aptitude Test?

You can fail to score highly enough to ‘unlock’ the tier of occupation that you may have been hoping for. Alternative options will be given at the time by your Career Coach or Case Manager, so very few people leave their assessment without being offered any kind of position with the ADF.

How much do you have to weigh to join the Australian army?

The maximum allowable BMI for entry to the ADF is 32.9 (29.9 for pilot candidates who also have additional weight requirements). Candidates with a BMI less than 18.5 are also potentially at risk of injury in training and may be deemed temporarily unfit by DFRC medical staff.