Australian Army Fitness Testing

The Australian Army requires new recruits to undergo fitness assessments as part of the recruitment process. Below is some information about the fitness requirements and standards. This information is presented for discussion - for up to date information see official sources.

Assessment Tests

This data is from Jan 2010.

Australian Army Physical Fitness Assessment (PFA) has the following requirements for recruits:

Once chosen, the bi-annual basic fitness requirements include the following tests. The requirements will vary between males and females, and age groups.

Disclaimer

The workplace assessment tests listed here are believed to be accurate at the time it was accessed. Testing protocols and standards are often changed. Please see official sources for accurate up to date information. If you have corrections please contact me or use the comments form below.

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