Military Skills Development Programme 2019 at SA Army

The South African Army Careers and Jobs are available for learners. The SA Army Skills Development Programme 2019 has been announced for hard working and skills candidates. The MSDS or MSDP 2019 will boost your experience level in short span of time, and you may become able to get SA Army Jobs or SA Army Vacancies in near future. The Military Skills Development System 2019 is available and you can get the Application Forms Online over the web.

If you are looking for Military Training Programme 2019 or Military Jobs, you have come to the right place. The SA Army is offering the Military Skills Development Programme 2019 in South Africa. The 2019 MSDS will jump start your career and give you better Jobs in near future. You may avail the Military Careers or Military Vacancies after completing the Military Skills Development 2019 i.e. a special Military Training Programme 2019. The Military Training Jobs are rarely available in SA, so you should not waste your time and forward your application form to the concerned department at first convenient. The interested candidates should have a look on the details of SA Army Vacancies before forwarding their job application form to the Army Recruitment Department.

Military Skills Development Programme for 2019: SA Army Training Programme

The South African Army, through its Military Skills Development System (MSDS), is offering young South African citizens an opportunity to serve in uniform over a two-year period. 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 MSDS.


  • No dual citizenship be a South African citizen only.
  • Grade 12 Applicants must be between the ages of 18-22 years.
  • Graduates and/or other Tertiary Qualification up to the age of 25 years
  • Successfully completed Grade 12 (preferable with university entrance)
  • Leadership potential
  • Not be area bound
  • Have no criminal offence record or pending cases
  • Comply with medical fitness requirements for appointment in the SANDF
  • Be prepared to serve in uniform, undergo Basic Military and Functional Training


The SA Army’s mandate focuses on the provisioning of combat ready forces and plays a leading role in landward operations. Training will be decentralized to operational units where members will be appointed to undergo Basic Military Training, mustering training and be deployed as per requirements of the South African Army. Incomplete forms will not be considered. Only applicants who have passed Grade 12 may apply and must not be older than the age as stipulated above on the date of reporting for training.

How to Apply for SA Army Military Skills Development Programme 2019: South African Army Careers & Jobs

Closing date is 28 February 2018. If you are interested in the Military Skills Development System in the SA Army, click here to download the 2018 SA Army application form. Please complete the form with the requested documentation and post it to: SA Army HQ, Chief Army Corporate Services, Directorate Army Human Resources, Private Bag X 981, Pretoria, 0001.

Required documentation: Certified copies of ID document, Grade 12 certificate or Post grade 12 qualifications and CV must accompany this application form to SA Army Recruitment, Private Bag X 981, Pretoria, 0001.

N.B. During the selections, the applicants will be subject to Psychometric evaluations; Medical Evaluation; Vetting and Verification of qualifications.

ENQUIRIES AND APPLICATIONS: Administrative enquiries can be directed to the SA Army MSDS Section (012) 355 2130 or (012) 355 1774

Should you not hear from Department of Defence by 31 October 2018 please consider your application unsuccessful.

The South African Military has also announced the Military Development System 2019 at SA Air Force. If you comply with the minimum eligibility criteria as mentioned above, you should Apply Online for the Military Skills Development System 2019 (MSDS). The Military Jobs for 2019 have been announced, and you should get full advantage of the training programme.

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  1. i have been applying for the post since 2012 still now i dnt get a call and ihve N6 qualifications.

  2. Hello I’m Charles mathole and I’m really interested to work as an South African soldier. So I’m turning 22 this year and I’m good in training, I’m also a hard worker

    here is my contract 0794074473

  3. Wonder Othandwayo Scott

    I also like the job, I just also want to join the s.a army

  4. What does one need to do to be considered even if you meet their requirements then you are not contacted.Is there something that we are missing perhaps when applying for these post?, is it a first come first serve case?

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    I’m olebogeng mogotsi and I am a proud South African tswana lady from the east of joburg and I am interested in joining the army.

    South Africa my beginning
    South Africa my ending

    Kind regards

  6. I have applied when I was in matric in 2010. But I have not been contacted even today.

  7. Please sent me a form to apply

  8. Am looking for a space to be part of south African defence force

    • 1. How many young soldiers needed in S. A. Per year.?

      2. I am 20 years old now and next year in 2018 i will be 21 so is it possible for me to be taken in 2018 army training?.

      3. So if i apply now for 2018 how many chances do i have to be taken?

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  10. With honour and privilege I metriculated in 2014 I’m willing to be a part of SA army in to stand firm protecting my country – in the department of safety and security

  11. Tsholofelo Mashiane


    I really want to join SA Army and I am willing to serve the Country.I am Tsholofelo from North west

  12. Dear sir/madam

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  16. I would like to apply

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    i am so very interested in joining SA Army to defend south Africa as my Country there are lot of people who do wrong things like boarder are wild open to many people exporting drugs this is why i want to defend south AFRICA TO JOIN ARMY

  18. i did apply for the SA ARMY twice and didn’t receive any calls and i really want to be part of it i did do the basic drilling skills at a military ground for the NYC also.

  19. I wanto to join SA army for next year (2018) im doing matric this year

  20. i am arie van wyk from delareyville in north west

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    contact me on.0760103211

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  22. I am still in matric next I would like to join army next year

  23. I’m in matric and I want to join the military army for 2018. How do I apply with out my final year marks?

  24. I want to join sa army and now I’m need application form for 2018

  25. I really want to join the SA Army can you email me the Application form Arm

  26. Hi I’m shelta Mphago l am willing to joing SA ARMY for 2018.I have attended the national youth service programme presented by the department of defence at 3 SAI battalion Kimberly over period 10 February 2014 to 02 may 2014 my number 0728120142 & 0734092029

  27. Maboya Simphiwe Brian

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  28. I’m 19 years old and willing to join the SA Army, but not yet approved successful. While aplied more than once.

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    Mzwanele Ncame


  30. im Lebogang i applied for severel times but i didnt receive any feedback

  31. I like the job

  32. I want army forms for 2018 still in matric

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    19 of age and just completed my matric in 2017

  34. Hey. Im thapelo from carletonville i just finished matric so i would like to join the army.

  35. I want army forms still in matric

  36. I’m willing to join and serve as an SA Army, but still waiting for an approval to go and join the trainers.

  37. I’m 21 years old and I’m willing to join the SA Army

  38. Patunia mokgaetsi kekana

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  39. Thandeka Hlongwane

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  40. am Asiphe Madayi am 27 yrs this year I have ND:MANAGEMENT obtained in 2016 I want any kind of job bt formally job my contact 0737206290

  41. Regionald fini ngobeni

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  43. Yellow sir/madam I put my form on 2o February 2018 in post office my name SENZO SCELO VILANE and I believe my application will be successful

  44. I am 21 years old boy I would like to work as a part of SA army and I would also like you to please hire me to your military army, I am a hard worker and I have passed my matric. Please contact me on 0797311521.

  45. I m paballo taole. I m 21 years old this year. I m interested in working for South African military soldier. I want to be a soldier. I have ma grade 12 and ma numbers are0789519129

  46. Hi there!!! My Name is Myra.
    I have been applying since 2013 and I never receive any call. I am qualified biokineticist and registered with HPCSA. I WOULD LOVE TO WORK FOR AN ARMY and/or be part of fitness team

  47. hi Im lebepe i do like south african army as my carrer because i need to make sure that my country is protected.

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  49. Mofokeng Lebohang

    Please for intake of 2019 am very serious so serve and protect my country,my number is 0734157845

  50. Can I go for an interview at Army if I didn’t get an sms

  51. Hi I am interested in vacancies available at the defense force, I am 24 years of age and am a real estate student 3 year, residing in Cape Town.

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