rmy MSA Army Military Skills Traineeship Programme 2024-2025

The SANDF are now recruiting for their Military Skills Development System 2024 2025 version, so if you would like to train and learn new skills, while earning and being a part of the country’s military, this popular opportunity could be for you.


SANDF Application Forms 2024

The Military Skills Development System (MSDS) allows South African citizens to serve in the four arms of the military on a two year contract.

The recruits will receive military training and further functional training in their first year of service. During the second year of service they will get to practice their speciality at a base somewhere across the country.

General Requirements for the MSDS 2024/2025

  • 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.

Military Application Forms 2024

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.

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