How do I apply for SANDF?
The South African Army’s mandate centres on the provisioning of combat-ready forces and the leading role it has to play in the development of the Army component of the landward defence capability. The South African Army, its members one in spirit, has the commanding presence and the power of a pride of lions, forever professional and ready, making a difference in serving South Africa, no matter where and under what circumstances.
Training Opportunities in the South African Army
The Military Skills Development System (MSDS) programme is a two-year voluntary service system with the long-term goal of enhancing the South African National Defence Force’s deployment capability. Recruits are required to sign up for a period of two years, during which they 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 their functional orientation, they will be deployed where needed and given the opportunity to apply their knowledge and develop their skills.
1. SA Army contact address The South African Department of Defense, Directorate Human Resource acquisition, Private Bag X2381, Pretoria, 0001.
2. SA Navy contact address The Department of Defence, SA Navy Headquarter (Recruitment Center) Private Bag X104, Pretoria, 0001.
3. SAAF contact address SA Air Force Headquarters (Directorate of Human Resource Services), Private Bag X199, Pretoria, 0001.