MILITARY SKILLS DEVELOPMENT SYSTEM (MSDS) 2022 - Nationwide

MILITARY SKILLS DEVELOPMENT SYSTEM (MSDS) 2022

The Military Skills Development System is a two-year voluntary service system with the long term goal of enhancing the SA National Defence Force’s deployment capability.

Successful MSDS candidates will be appointed in a specific mustering and will be called up to a Training Unit, where members will complete their Basic Military Training, specific mustering and functional training in the first year and be utilized or deployed in the second year of the


Closing date: 31 July 2021


1. MSDS. South African Air Force - Pilots, Engineers, Navigators and Technical [Click HERE for More Details]

Click HERE to download application form (Air Force - Pilots, Engineers, Navigators and Technical)

Requirements:

- RSA Citizen (No dual citizenship)

- Preferably Single

- Not Area Bound

- No Criminal Record

- Comply with medical fitness requirements for appointment in the SANDF

- 22 - 26 Years if in possession of a relevant Tertiary qualification (Degree, N Diploma or N4, N5, N6 prescripts) completed Grade 12 with Level - 4 (Mathematics and Physical Science)

- 18–24 Years – Completed Grade 12 or N3 (Technical) with 6 subjects of which two must be languages Mathematics and Physical Science minimum ( Level – 4)



2. South African Air Force - General [Click HERE for More Details]

Click HERE to download application form (Air Force - General)

Requirements

-18–22 Years (1999 – 2003) -Completed Grade 12 or N3 with 6 subjects including two languages

-22–26 (1995 – 2002) Years if in possession of a 3 year Tertiary qualification (Degree, National Diploma or N6 with N4 and N5 prescripts)

-RSA Citizen (no dual citizenship)

-Preferably Single

-Not Area Bound

-No Criminal Record

-Comply with medical fitness requirements for appointment in the SANDF




3. South African Navy - Submarines and Divers [Click HERE for More Details]

Click HERE to download application form (Navy - Submarine and Drivers)

Requirements

- Applicants aged between 18 and 22 (1999 – 2003) must have completed Grade 12 with Mathematics and Physical Science with at least Level 4 for both subjects.

- Comply with medical fitness requirements for appointments in the SANDF.

- Be free from physical disabilities and not suffer from claustrophobia or fear of heights. (Submarine)

- Willingness to be exposed to water activities. (Submarine)

- Be free from physical disabilities and not suffer from claustrophobia or fear of heights. (Divers)

- Be a strong swimmer with a flair (Divers)







4. South African Navy - Combat, Engineering, Technical and Support [Click HERE for More Details]

Click HERE to download application form (Navy - Combat, Engineering, Technical and Support)

Minimum Requirements for Applicants with Matric/Grade 12 only:

- Combat applicants aged between 18 and 22 (1999 – 2003) must have completed Grade 12 with Mathematics and Physical Science with at least Level 4 for both subjects.

- Engineering and Technical Applicants aged between 18 and 22 must have completed Grade 12 with Mathematics and Physical Science with at least Level 4 for both subjects.

- Support applicants aged between 18 and 22 must have completed Grade 12.

- Matric statement of results for 2019 and before will not be accepted. (Matric certificate is required).


Requirements for Graduates applicants aged between 18 and 26 (1995 – 2002):

- Must have a completed Grade 12 with a completed Degree/Advanced Diploma/National Diploma or N6 with Trade Test Certificate in Mechanical, Marine or Electrical Engineering.

- Must have completed Grade 12 with a completed Degree/Advanced Diploma/or National Diploma in Human Resource/Logistics/ Organization and Work-study/Sports management.




5. South African Military Health Service [Click HERE for More Details]

Click HERE to download application form (Health Service)

Requirements:

RSA Citizen (No dual citizenship)

• Preferably Single

• Not Area Bound

• No Criminal Record

• Comply with medical fitness requirements for appointment in the SANDF

• 18 – 22 Years (1999 – 2003) with Grade 12

• 18 - 26 Years (1995 – 2002) if in possession of a completed 3 Year Tertiary Qualification or N6 (Transcript of N4 and N5 must be attached)






6. South African Army [Click HERE for More Details]

Click HERE to download Application form (Army)

Requirements:

. Be a South African citizen (No dual citizenship)

. 18 – 22 years and has successfully completed Grade 12

. Graduates up to the age of 26 (360 credits)

. Successfully completed Grade 12 with average of 50% or level 4 (Mathematics and Science will be advantageous)

. Admission Point Score (APS) of 17 excl Life Orientation (LO)

. Leadership potential

. Not be area bound

. Have no criminal record or pending cases

. Comply with medical fitness requirements for the appointment (Minimum height Females 148cm, Males 155cm and Minimum weight Females 48kg, Males 52kg (Within average height/weight ratio)

. Those that are applying for Music must be up to the age of 26. They must have successfully completed at least Grade 6 Music Qualification from a tertiary institution.

Furthermore, they must be able to play an approved music instrument, be able to read music fluently and be prepared to do the auditions.

. Attach CV, Certified Copies: ID, Matric Certificate, Tertiary Qualifications, N6 with transcript N4 and N5


Download application forms (Application forms are not for SALE)

Click HERE to download application form (Air Force - Pilots, Engineers, Navigators and Technical)

Click HERE to download application form (Air Force - General)

Click HERE to download application form (Navy - Submarine and Drivers)

Click HERE to download application form (Navy - Combat, Engineering, Technical and Support)

Click HERE to download application form (Health Service)

Click HERE to download Application form (Army)




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