SANDF-SA Army 2024/2025 Applications

Apply for SA Army Military Skills Development System (MSDS) 2024/2025


The South Africa 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, depending on the duration of the functional orientation, they will be deployed where needed and given the opportunity to apply their knowledge and develop their skills.

General Requirements 

  • RSA Citizen ( no dual citizenship)
  • 18-22 years of age (Grade 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) score 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

Location: South Africa

How to Apply

Download application form here >>SA ARMY Application form 2024/2025

Hand deliver completed application form  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 X98
Pretoria, 0001

If you have not been contacted by 31 December 2024, Kindly consider your application unsuccessful

Related queries: Tell : 012 355 1438/2130

MSDS Application Closing date: 15 March 2024