Recruit School Contacts

Contact times

Recruit School Divisional Staff may be contacted during business hours, 7:30am to 4:30pm (0730hrs - 1630hrs). When contacting Divisional Staff, please call the Divisional Chief Petty Officer in the first instance.

Please note that privacy and legal requirements will restrict what information can be released on personnel over 18 years of age without their consent.

Recruits may be contacted in their accommodation block on the foyer telephone at the following times:

  • 4:30pm to 6:30pm (1630hrs - 1830hrs)
  • 8:30pm to 10:30pm (2030hrs - 2230hrs)
  • Evening meal is from 5:15pm to 6:00pm (1715hrs - 1800hrs).
  • Recruits are expected to have their lights out at 10:30pm (2230hrs).
  • Calls to blocks are to be restricted to three (3) minutes.
  • Calls may be received at the above times during the week or on weekends.
 

Telephone numbers

  • Ship's Office - (03) 5931 6289
 

Emms Division

  • Divisional Officer-in-Charge - (03) 5931 5749
  • Divisional Chief Petty Officer - (03) 5931 5099
  • Divisional Petty Officer - (03) 5931 5874
  • Emms Foyer - (03) 5931 5462
 

Taylor Division

  • Divisional Officer-in-Charge - (03) 5931 5714
  • Divisional Chief Petty Officer - (03) 5931 5809
  • Divisional Petty Officer - (03) 5931 5510
  • Taylor Foyer - (03) 5931 5196
 

Rogers Division

  • Divisional Officer-in-Charge - (03) 5931 5807
  • Divisional Chief Petty Officer - (03) 5931 6197
  • Divisional Petty Officer - (03) 5931 5892
  • Rogers Foyer - (03) 5931 5196
 

Shipp Division

  • Divisional Officer-in-Charge - (03) 5931 5808
  • Divisional Chief Petty Officer - (03) 5931 5525
  • Shipp Divisional Petty Officer - (03) 5931 5525
  • Shipp Foyer - (03) 5931 5180
 

Emergency after hours contact

  • Recruit School Duty Instructor - Gangway - (03) 5931 5375
  • Recruit School Duty Instructor - Mobile - 0400 255 196

Should you wish to contact the Recruit School Duty Officer, the Recruit School Duty Instructor will arrange this for you.

 

Postal address

Mail is delivered to and collected from Recruit School daily. Depending on which intake number the recruit enters he/she will be in either EMMS, ROGERS, TAYLOR or SHIPP Division. Australia Post is the only courier allowed to enter HMAS Cerberus

Mail for Recruits should be addressed as follows:

(Employee ID Number only if known) RCT (first name) (family name) 
(Division Name) (General Entry Intake Number) 
RAN Recruit School 
HMAS Cerberus VIC 3920

Example

8060001 RCT Bill Smith  
EMMS Division GE 367 
RAN Recruit School 
HMAS Cerberus VIC 3920