SA Army Offers Military Skills Development Programme 2019

South African Army (SA Army) is offering the Military Skills Development Programme 2019 in South Africa. The Military Skills Development System (MSDS) has announced the Latest Military Training Programme 2019-2020 for those candidates who are willing to server in the Military Uniform. The SA Army Jobs and Careers mostly remain available / vacant for the hard working and patriot candidates. It is also worth mentioning here that you may also avail the SA Army Careers and Job Opportunities after having the experience certificate. If you are looking for Military Jobs, you have come to the right place.

It is also pertinent to mention here that after completing the Military Skills Development Programme 2019-2020, you may get more better Jobs in South Africa. It is also worth mentioning that you may get Jobs at SA Army after getting the training certificate from the SA Army. SA Army Military Skills Development Training Programme 2019 will boost your experience level that will be helpful for you in near future. The SA Army Training Programme 2019-2020 should be joined by the interested candidates after having a look on the details and descriptions of the Training Jobs.

SA Army’s Military Skills Development System 2019-20 in South Africa: Army Training Jobs

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.

Requirements for SA Army Military Skills Development Programme 2019

  • 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 Military Skills Development Programme 2016 at MSDS South Africa

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.

If you are willing to get SA Army Jobs or Military Jobs in South Africa, you should not miss the chance. You should forward your Military Skills Development Programme Application Form at the first convenient. The 2 Years Training Programme will jump start your career and give you more better jobs and career opportunities after the successful completion of your training.

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  1. Sanelisiwe Shabalala

    Dear Mr/Madam

    Can you please help me with the MSDS Application Coupon: SA Army (Ref No. )?

  2. i also applied this year even last year i had applied but no respond i hope im gonna be selected this tym.

  3. I had applied for SANDF many times but they never even called me to come for selection actually whats happening in that department hey?

  4. Hi!!! I’m filling this SA army form but on top I see a space saying they want an (Ref no ) what is it guys I need it ASAP.

  5. Bogatsu Levy Gopolang

    I am a student doing grade 12 aged 19 and I want to work for SA army next year.My numbers are 0832412157 please help me…


  7. i like to work at SA Army but i have applyed i wish they can call me soon as they start to call others

  8. Timothy Mofubelu Khauhelo

    I do not question the order of the force. but my query is for young applicants like me, who will be finishing grade 12 at the age of 17. the army, is all I have ever dreamt of since childhood. with all due respect, I can not spend a year roaming home because I was too young when I finished school. please get back to me as to inform me if I have anything I can do, to join at 17. even shadowing a senior officer will be good for me. thank you .

  9. I would like to work for SA ARMY

  10. I would like to know,when can we expect calls from De fence force office for successful applicants?

  11. I did apply to S.A army and i had all the requirements hope that my application will be successful

  12. Salutation!!! my name is phindile Maluleke,my dream is to become a soldier.but I don’t have metriculated,I’m only having grade 11. If I’m lucky follow me .

  13. hey gys i have been apply for many years even till these year of 2015 i did nt get a call it my last chance in this yr.i turn to 23 years this year of 2015 i wish to know when did i get the feed back i wish god can help me im khumbulani zulu from durban

  14. Hi! I am filling out an application form and there is a field at the top that says: MSDS Application Coupon: SA Army (Ref. No ). what is this vocancy’s reference number?

    Please help ASAP

  15. I want to join sndf what can i do to apply?

  16. I really love to join sa arm guys

  17. To be one of S.A army is what i need .i really would like to be one of them ,because is my dream to be a soldier .

  18. nifty maswanganyï

    I have been appy my wish is to be my application form must be considered an successful

  19. could you please send me PDF applocation form..because this form you have included here is not a PDf Form is just a picture ,,i also need a fax number

  20. Greeting, plz has any one received a call from them (Army)? I jst wish to know when are they gonna start to call successful applicants, thank you



  23. I would like to be the SA ARMY am waiting for feed back

  24. Good day

    Can someone please contact me to assist me with a application.

    And when the closing date is and I would also like to know is it possible for me to apply now as iam still in matric

    Kindest Regards


  25. Jacob kagiso maphanga

    I hav been applying since I was 17-18 since now.even dis year of 2015 and it also my last chance.I hope for the best.coz I wanna serve my country.just want my application to been considered dis tym.plzzz

  26. I would like to work for SA ARMY my contacts are 0768357927

  27. I love to work for army and I’m turning 19 this year. I’m doing grade 12, my contact number is

  28. My resolution this year is to see my self inside SANDF uniform,here’s my contact detail, 0606798069,my email address,

  29. Rachael thato Tjale

    I am thato tjale i realy love this career of army and I’m 19 years old this year plzz my contact number is 0822636129