Australian Defence College

The Australian Defence College (ADC) was established to provide education and training to the Australian Defence Force (ADF). It plays a pivotal role in contributing to building ADF capability.

The following centres form part of ADC:

ADC promotes learning and growth of leaders and managers who have professional interest in national and international defence and security issues.

The College manages the Defence Registered Training Organisation (DRTO), which is responsible for providing nationally accredited training for current and transitioned ADF members through recognition of prior learning.

 

Alumni

Graduates from ADC become lifelong members of our alumni community. The Alumni community is made up of individuals across the globe.

To connect with other alumni, or subscribe to the ADC Alumni newsletter, visit the ADC Alumni Hub.

Events

VET Forum

  • Date: 29 November 2022
  • Time: 9:00 - 4:00pm
  • Venue: Australian Defence College, Kirkpatrick St, Weston, ACT 2611. 
  • Invited: Attendance at the Forum is available to all Defence personnel and key contractors across the education and training domain.
  • More information: The forum provides professional development for Defence's education and training workforce and will be promoted to Defence personnel through a DEFGRAM. Defence engages with the Vocational Education and Training (VET) sector to provide formal accreditation for our skilled workforce through the Defence Registered Organisation (DRTO).

Defence Strategic Studies Course Graduation Ceremony

  • Date: 2 December 2022
  • Time: 9:30am - 1:00pm
  • Venue: TBC Blamey Theatre, Australian Defence College, Kirkpatrick St, Weston, ACT 2611. 
  • Invited: DSSC students and their families.
  • More information: The ceremony will be administered by the Australian War College administration.

Australian Command and Staff Course (ASCS) Graduation Ceremony

  • Date: 2 December 2022
  • Time: 9:30am - 1:00pm
  • Venue: Adams Auditorium, Australian Defence Force Academy, Campbell, ACT 2612. 
  • Invited: ASCS students and their families.
  • More information: The ceremony will be administered by the Australian War College administration.
ADC Prospectus (PDF, 4.85 MB)