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Initial Interview Questions

The following list is a selection of the questions you are likely to be asked during your initial interviews with your Army Careers Advisor (ACA) to determine your basic eligibility for the Army. These questions are generic to both Officer and Soldier applicants.

1. Personal Circumstances

Home and Family Background

Partner and Dependents




Standards and Behaviour

2. Achievements and Interests

Education, Qualifications and Skills

Employment and Work

Sports, Hobbies, Interests, Clubs and Organisations



3. Military Awareness

Service Connections

Knowledge and Research

Understanding of Terms and Conditions of Service

4. Attributes and Job Preferences

Aspirations and Expectations

English Speaking and Listening

How well you can understand and speak English will be assessed during the interview.