SA Army: Military Skills Development Trainee Programme for 2024

SA Army: Military Skills Development Trainee Programme

The MSDS for 2024 – 2025 was opened on the 12th of February 2024. The closing date for applications is the 15th March 2024.


Location: 
♦ Gauteng ♦ Eastern Cape ♦ Free State ♦ Northern Cape ♦ Limpopo ♦ Mpumalanga ♦ Western Cape ♦ North West ♦ KZN

Requirements

  • Be South African only.
  • Must at least be 18 years of age but not older than 22 and must have completed Grade 12
  • up to 26 years of age and must be completed grade 12 ith a 3 years tertiary qualification (360 Credits)
  • Completed Grade 12 wth average of 50% or level 4 (Maths and Science will be advantageous)
  • Admission Point Score (APS) of 17 excluding Life Orientation
  • Leadership Potential
  • Not area bound
  • No criminal Record
  • Comply with medical fitness requirements for the appointment

Height and Weight

  • Minimum height  – 1480mm (Females)
  • minimum weight – 48KG;
  • Minimum height – 1550mm; maximum height – 1900mm (Males)
  • minimum weight – 52KG;

Successful MSDS candidates will receive basic military training, specific mustering and functional training in the first year and be utilized or deployed internally or externally in the second year of the MSDS.

After the two years, you will either continue as part of the Reserve Force or receive a contract offer to join the Regular Force.

To qualify for the MSDS programme, you have to meet the following requirements:

  1. Be a South African citizen only. (No dual citizenship)
  2. Grade 12 Applicants must be between the ages of 18 – 22 years
  3. Graduates and/or other Tertiary Qualification up to the age of 26 years
  4. Completed Grade 12 (with average of 50% or level 4; Mathematics and Science will be advantageous)
  5. Admission Point Score (APS) of 17 excluded Life Orientation
  6. Leadership potential
  7. Not to be area bound
  8. Have no criminal record or pending cases
  9. Comply with medical fitness requirements for the appointment within average height/weight ratio (minimum height for women is 148cm, for men its 155cm; minimum weight for women is 48kg, for men the minimum weight is 52kg.
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HOW TO APPLY

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE ARMY APPLICATION FORM

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