Potential Applicants may apply for the following two year training opportunities.
Subsequent to the reporting of successful Applicants for military training, recruits can then be considered for the under mentioned developmental opportunities and tertiary training and will be selected for the said opportunities during the two year Military Skills Development System (MSDS) training. PLEASE NOTE that training in any of these fields cannot be guaranteed and will be subject to availability and further selection criteria
PHARMACY ASSISTANT – The pharmacy assistant training program is designed to provide broad knowledge of pharmacy practice with the aim of assisting in the performance of daily repetitive tasks and provide support to the pharmacist in the practice of a pharmacy. Applicants who wish to join this mustering need Grade 12 certificate or learners still busy with Grade 12 with English Level 4, Mathematics Level 4, Life Science Level 4 and Physical Science Level 4 as compulsory subjects.
MBCHB The degree qualifies successful students to be medical doctors. .Subsequent to successful completion of the degree, Medical Doctors are employed mainly in Military Hospitals, Sickbays and Clinics that may include facilities in rural areas, Applicants must also note that the SAMHS deploy medical doctors for support to military operational deployments including peacekeeping in Africa. Applicants will need a Grade 12 certificate or learners still busy with Grade 12 with university exemption, English Level 6, Mathematics Level 6, Physical Science Level 6 and Life Science Level 6 as compulsory subjects, and a minimum APS of 36.
NURSING DIPLOMA – Nursing is a healthcare profession focused on the care of individuals, families and so they may attain, maintain or recover optimal health and quality of life from conception to death. Applicants will Grade 12 certificate or learners still busy with Grade 12 with university exemption, English Level 4, Mathematics and Life Science Level 4 as compulsory subjects, and a minimum APS of 24.
OTHER GREAT OPPORTUNITIES
VETERINARY SCIENCE (VETERINARY SURGEON) – The degree qualifies successful students to be Veterinary Applicants will need a Grade 12 certificate or learners still busy with Grade 12 with university exemption, 6, Mathematics Level 6, Physical Science Level 6 and Life Science Level 6 as compulsory subjects, and a minimum of APS of 3.
ENQUIRIES AND APPLICATIONS
Administrative enquiries can be directed to the SAMHS Recruitment Office at (012) 671 5171/5828. If you are interested in the Military Skills Development System in the SA Military Health Services, please complete the coupon with the requested documentation enclosed and post it to: SAMHS Recruitment Office, Department of Defence, SA Military Health Services, Private Bag X102, Centurion, 0046.
APPLICANTS WILL BE SUBJECTED TO PSYCHOMETRIC TESTING, MEDICAL EVALUATION, VETTING ON CRIMINAL RECORD AND VERIFICATION OF QUALIFICATIONS DURING THE SELECTION PROCESS.
Please note: All applicants must comply with the following:
- Applicants must comply with health assessment requirements for appointment in the SANDF.
- Applicants must be accepted by a Military Selection Board and ascribe to the Military Code of Conduct.
- Applicants must be younger than 23 years of age and Graduates up to the age of 25.
- Applicants must be SA Citizens (compulsory).
- Applicants must have no record of criminal offence or any pending case.
- Applicants must be willing to undergo Basic Military Training for a period of 6 months, further Functional Training and serve in uniform within the RSA and abroad.
- Applicants must be willing not to be area bounded.
THIS APPLICATION FORM MUST BE SUBMITTED WITH THE FOLLWONG CERTIFIED DOCUMENTS:
- Copy of ID
- Copy of Grade 12 Certificate
- A Short CV
- Copy of highest achieved qualification (eg Degree or National diploma)
It an applicant did not receive any response by 31 October 2016 application as unsuccessful.
How to Apply
Kindly complete the application form with the requested documents & post to:
South African National Defence Force
Office of the Surgeon General
Private Bag X161