Our History
Line of personnel
1979 Defence International Training Centre (DITC) was originally established when the Army Languages Training Wing amalgamated with the RAAF School of Languages.
1985 Restructured to become a tri-service unit, the Defence Cooperation Language School.
1990 Adopted its current title.
1994 Was formally established as a joint Service Unit, funded by the Strategy Group and administered as part of the Air Force Training Group.
2011 In June DITC transitioned to ADC, in response to the Strategic Reform Program.


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Today, students at DITC come from the defence forces of more than 30 Asian, Middle Eastern, South East Asian and South West Pacific nations. They range in rank from newly enlisted personnel to senior officers. Scientists, engineers and other ranks also attend DITC courses from time to time.

Over 1,300 students a year pass through DITC, with an average of 50 students in residence at any one time.

A key aim of DITC is to enhance the effectiveness of training provided in Australia to overseas Defence Force personnel, by facilitating the integration of those personnel into ADF training systems, and fostering cross-cultural awareness between members of the ADF and foreign military personnel.

Acknowledgement of Country
Reflection Statement by Alex Herbert

In the spirit of reconciliation the Defence International Training Centre acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea and community. We pay our respect to their Elders past, present, and emerging. We also extend that respect to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men and women who have contributed to the defence of Australia in times of peace and war.

Alumni Hub
Alumni Graduate Photo

The Alumni Hub contains tasks and content designed for past participants of the Teacher Training Section courses to continue engagement and professional development with DITC.

Who can log in to the Alumni Hub?


The Alumni Program is designed for previous participants of the Teacher Training Section courses i.e. (MELT, ETDC, TPC, ECDC) to continue engagement and professional development with DITC.

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