How To Join Army In South Africa

How To Join Army In South Africa

Learn more about how to join Army In South Africa;

What is an Army?

An army, ground force or land force is a fighting force that fights primarily on land. In the broadest sense, it is the land-based military branch, service branch or armed service of a nation or county. It may also include aviation assets by possessing an army aviation component.

How much do army earn in South Africa?

South African soldiers are said to earn a monthly salary of between around R11 923 – R12 158, which is said to be about 11% above the national average.

How do I join the SA Military?

Candidates for MSDD programme must:

  1. be a South African citizen.
  2. age between 18 and 22 years (Graduates up to the age of 26 years).
  3. Bube currently with the National Senior Certificate (Grade 12) or have completed it.
  4. Not area bound.
  5. Have no record of a criminal offense.
  6. Be preferably single.in

How long is military training in South Africa?

South African Army recruits undergo 22 weeks of basic military training (BMT), up from 14 weeks in 2005. BMT is the first of a series of training periods undertaken at the SA Army Training Depot in Kimberley.

What subjects do soldiers need?

There are no academic subjects needed to join the military, just a fitness test and an IQ test (ASVAB). Minimum scores grant admission.

Can I join SA army without matric?

Successful applicants will be required to serve in uniform and undergo military training. Incomplete application forms will not be considered. Only candidates who are busy with or have passed Grade 12 may apply

How old must you be to join the SA Army?

To join the army reserve through direct recruitment you will have to meet the following requirements: A South African citizen. Medically, mentally and battle fit. Between the ages of 18 and 26 years (the required age varies according to the category of training/service) when joining for the first time.

What does SA Army do?

The primary function of the SANDF is to defend South Africa against external military aggression. 21 The other functions are secondary. However, it is important to highlight that, whenever a need arises, the SANDF is expected to render services to the communities of South Africa.

Where can I study military in South Africa?

The South African Defence College presents the highest level of training offered by the South African National Defence Force. This training is offered in the form of the Executive National Security Programme twice per year at the South African Defence College, Thaba Tshwane.

Military Applications open for 2022?

Military Skills Development (MSD) applications for 2022 are now open, with application forms to be completed by 30 July.