South African National Defence Force (SANDF) application forms 2024 | PDF Download. If you want to follow a career in the military, the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) offers young, fit and mentally strong citizens the chance to follow a military career by joining the Military Skills Development System (MSDS). This article will guide you through about www.sandf.gov.za application form 2024.
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Military Skills Development System (MSDS)
The Military Skills Development System (MSDS) is a two-year voluntary service system that allows young South African citizens to serve in uniform.
Successful MSDS candidates will receive basic military training, specific mustering and functional training in the first year and be utilised or deployed internally or externally in the second year of the MSDS.
After the 2 years, you will either continue as part of the Reserve Force or receive a contract offer to join the Regular Force.
What kind of training can you expect?
In the first 2 years of voluntary service, you can expect to receive the following training.
First Year of Military Skills Development Service
- Basic military training and functional training.
- Corps specific training.
- Participation in practical military exercises.
- Combat ready training exercises.
- Selection of junior leaders.
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Second Year of Military Skills Development Service
- Junior leaders (Officers) are receiving leader group corps training.
- Undergo Young Officers Formative training.
- Selection of Officers to study at the Military Academy.
- Focus on utilisation and deployment of Military Skills Development System troops.
In the recent announcement, applications will close on the 5th of March 2024.
Requirements for completing SANDF Forms
To complete the PDF forms, you have to meet the following requirements:
- 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 26 years.
- Leadership potential.
- Not to be area bound.
- Have no criminal record or pending cases.
SANDF Application Forms 2024 | PDF Download
Applications received after the closing date will not be accepted. Goodluck on your application.