MSDS 2022: Air Force - Pilots, Navigators, Engineers and Technical (Nationwide)

MILITARY SKILLS DEVELOPMENT SYSTEM 2022

The Department of Defence reserves the right to employment


SA Air Force - PILOTS / NAVIGATORS/ ENGINEERS/TECHNICAL

An Air Force That Inspires Confidence


BACKGROUND

The South African Air Force is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. The candidature of persons, whose appointment will promote representivity, will receive preference. Successful candidates will undergo full time training for two-years, during which, they will receive military and further functional training.

The SA Air Force intends to capacitate the candidates to be highly skilled and disciplined military professionals and patriotic citizens.


GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

 RSA Citizen (No dual citizenship)

 Preferably Single

 Not Area Bound

 No Criminal Record

 Comply with medical fitness requirements for appointment in the SANDF



1. PILOTS/NAVIGATORS REQUIREMENTS

 Members with Commercial Pilots License (CPL) not older than 24 years with Mathematics and Physical Science (Level 4)

 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)

 No Hearing Impairment (No hearing aid)

 Have 6/6-eye vision (No contact lenses or corrective lenses or surgery)


PILOTS AND NAVIGATORS ARE TO COMPLY WITH THE FOLLOWING COCKPIT MEASUREMENTS:

- Minimum Height –1600mm, Maximum Height –1900mm

- Minimum Weight – 53kg; Maximum - 102kg


SELECT ONE OF THE FOLLOWING: Pilot, Navigator







2. ENGINEERS REQUIREMENTS

- 18–24 Years - Completed Grade 12

- 22 - 26 Years if in possession of a relevant Tertiary qualification (Degree, N Diploma or N4, N5, N6 prescripts) completed Grade 12 with Level - 6 Mathematics and Physical Science

- English Level-5

- Admission Point Score (APS) of 35 excluding Life Orientation


SELECT ONE OF THE FOLLOWING: Industrial Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering




3. TECHNICAL TRADE REQUIREMENTS

18 to 22 Years Completed Grade12 or N3 with 6 subjects of which two must be languages 22 to 26 Years if in possession of N4,N5 and N6 (Technical subjects) Mathematics and Physical Science minimum level 3


SELECT ONE OF THE FOLLOWING CAREERS IN APPRENTICESHIP: Electrical Trade, Electronic Trade, Mechanical Trade