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4.8.27 Purpose

4.8.29 Member this Division applies to

Guidance

In the total workforce model, the following arrangements apply.

  1. A member on continuous full-time service may be described as a member in Service category 6 or 7. A member who is in Service category 3, 4 or 5 and Service option C is also on continuous full-time service.

  2. A member of the Reserves on Reserve service may be described as a member in Service category 3, 4 or 5. A member on Service option C is not a member of the Reserves on Reserve service.

Guidance

In the total workforce model, the following arrangements apply.

  1. A member on continuous full-time service may be described as a member in Service category 6 or 7. A member who is in Service category 3, 4 or 5 and Service option C is also on continuous full-time service.

  2. A member on Reserve service may be described as a member in Service category 3, 4 or 5. A member on Service option C is not a member on Reserve service.

4.8.30 Payment

Guidance

Example: A member enrols in training that costs $12,000. The CDF approves the training as a professional development activity under section 4.8.31. The maximum calculated for the member under section 4.8.32 is $10,000. The member may be reimbursed $10,000.

Non-Example: A member buys computer equipment that costs $1,000. The CDF does not approve the equipment as a professional development activity. The member may not be reimbursed for the purchase.

4.8.31 Professional development activities

Guidance

Example: Courses offered under the Defence Assisted Study Scheme.

Guidance

Example: A member purchases a personal digital assistant (PDA) device. The equipment does not meet the criteria for a professional development activity under subsection 1. The cost of the device is not reimbursed.

4.8.32 Calculation of the maximum

Guidance

In the total workforce model, a member of the Permanent Forces may be described as a member in Service category 6 or 7.

Guidance

In the total workforce model, a member of the Reserves on continuous full-time service may be described as a member in Service category 3, 4 or 5 and Service option C.

Example: A member works 65 consecutive days of service in a financial year. The member has worked two complete periods of 30 consecutive days. The member's maximum is $833.33 multiplied by two, or $1,666.66.

Guidance

Example: A member works five days a month over a six month period. The member has worked 30 days in a financial year. The member's maximum is $27.39 a day multiplied by 30 days. The member's maximum reimbursement is $821.70.

Guidance

Example: A Reserve member works 55 days of continuous full-time service in a financial year. The member also works nine individual days of Reserve service in the financial year. The member's maximum is the sum of items 1 and 2.

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