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Submit Your Application For The SA Army Military Skills Development

Submit Your Application For The SA Army Military Skills Development

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The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) hopes to recruit eligible members of the public to apply to the Military Skills Development System (MSDS). Members of the public who wish to join SANDF in 2024 may apply now.

Army Application

Those interested in applying will need to meet the following application requirements.

SANDF Application

  • A South African Citizen (No dual citizenship).
  • Age between 18 and 22 at the time of joining (Completed Grade 12 or N3 with 6 subjects including two languages) or not more than 26 if in possession of a 3-year tertiary qualification (Degree, National Diploma or N6 with N4 and N5 prescript).
  • Preferably single.
  • Comply with medical fitness requirements for appointment in the SANDF.
  • Currently in Grade 12 or completed Grade 12 or equivalent with subjects specific to a career selection.
  • Not be area bound.
  • Must not have a criminal record.
  • Comply with medical fitness requirements for appointment in the SANDF.
  • Comply with all other prescribed requirements for appointment in the SANDF.
  • Must be willing to relocate and participate in deployments both in South Africa and abroad if required to do so.
  • Be recommended by a selection board.

Applicants are reminded that forms can be found at all SANDF regional offices as well as on the official SANDF website. SANDF reminds candidates that the application process is free and no amount of money is required to apply.

Members of the public are encouraged to report such actions or persons who demand money with the promise of employment in the SANDF to the nearest police station or SANDF unit and base.

HOW TO APPLY – SA Army Application Forms

  1. CLICK HERE to download the SA Army application form.
  2. Fill in the application form.
  3. Hand-deliver the application to the nearest recruitment centre or mail your application to the SA Army Recruitment Office.

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