The South African Army, through its Military Skills Development System (MSDS), is offering young South African citizens an opportunity to serve in uniform 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, depending on the duration of the functional orientation, they will be deployed where needed and given opportunity to apply their knowledge and develop their skills.

General Requirements:
· RSA Citizen (No dual citizenship).
· 18 – 22 years of age (Gr 12).
· 18 – 26 (3 years Tertiary Qualification) when reporting.
· Successfully completed Grade 12 (Level 4 – Mathematics and Science will be advantageous).
· Admission Point Score (APS) of 17 and above excluding Life Orientation (LO).
· Have no criminal record or pending cases.
· Comply with medical fitness requirements for the appointment.
· No Visible tattoos (Legs, Lower Arm, Neck and Face).
· Physical Fitness Test will be conducted during selections.

Candidates applying for Music must have successfully completed Grade 12 (18 to 22 years) and a tertiary qualification (18 to 26 years) and completed at least Grade 6 practical Music Qualification. Furthermore, they must be able to play an approved musical instrument and be able to read music fluently.

Other Requirements
· Minimum height Females 148cm, Males 155cm and Minimum weight Females 48kg, Males 52kg (Within
average height/weight ratio).
· Applicants will be subjected to drug testing, fitness, Psychometric and medical evaluation, verification of Criminal record, prescreening and verification of Qualifications.


Hand deliver your application to the nearest recruitment centre or via post at SA Army Recruitment postal address: SA Army HQ, Chief Directorate Army Corporate Services
Directorate Army Human Resources, Recruitment Section
Private Bag X981
Pretoria, 0001

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