Military Skills Development System 2015 at SA Air Force

Military Skills Development System 2015 at SA Air Force

Being a soldier requires the skills and training; one can’t be a soldier unless they have gone through a form of training from a military institution. The South African Air Force (SA Air force) is offering the latest 2015-16 military skills development system, where a lot of candidates will be engaged for military training programme. Going through this form of training enables you to get jobs at SA Air Force after completing your 2015 military skills development programme.

The 2015-2016 military skills development system will boost your career and make you get better jobs and career opportunities after successfully completing your training. So if you are interested in joining the Air Force Training Programme 2015, you should have a look on the details and descriptions of the job before forwarding your job application form at the recruitment department of the concerned company.
The South African Air Force is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. The candidature of persons, whose appointment will promote representation.

It is one of the services in the SANDF which offers young South Africans opportunities to be trained in the Military, through a two years Military Skills Development System. The system is aimed at affording young people military skills, which could assist in their quest for employment in the job market. Successful candidates will undergo full time training for two-years, during which, they will receive military and further functional training. During the selections, applicants will be subject to psychometric test; medical examination; vetting on criminal record and verification of qualifications.


All applicants must comply with the following:

  • South African citizenship (No dual citizenship).
  • SGrade 12 or Equivalent with subjects specific to a career selection;
  • SUnmarried;
  • SNot Area Bound;
  • SNo Criminal Record;
  • SPhysically and medically fit

Areas Of Recruitment

ENGINEERING: 18 – 24 Years (Maths and Science Level – 6 (APS – 35 – University Entry) on offer are: Industrial Engineering ♠ Electronic Engineering ♠ Mechanical Engineering ♠ Civil Engineering ♠ Aeronautical Engineering

PILOT TRAINING: 18 – 24 Years (Maths and Physical Science Level 4; University entry).
Minimum Height – 1600mm, Maximum Height – 1900mm
Minimum Weight – 53kg; Maximum – 104kg
No Hearing Impairment (No hearing aid)
Have 6 / 6-eye vision (No spectacles / contact lenses)

NAVIGATOR: Requirements same as for Pilot.

COMMAND AND CONTROL: 18 – 22 Years (Mathematics Level 4 and Geography Essential)

TECHNICAL TRAINING: 18 – 22 Years (Maths and Science Level-3) or Technical N6 Diploma up to 25 years old)

FIRE FIGHTING: 18 – 22 Years (Maths and Science Level-3) or Technical N6 Diploma up to 25 years old)

MATERIAL SUPPORT CLERK (TECHNICAL): 18–22 Years (Maths and Science Level-3) or Technical N6 Diploma up to 25 years old)

How to Apply for SA Air Force Military Skills Development Programme 2015-2016
If you meet the minimum eligibility criteria of the above-mentioned details and descriptions of the job, you should Click here to download the South African Military Skills Development Application Form for 2015/16.

Attach your CV with certified copies of qualifications and ID to this coupon and send to The Recruitment Office, SA Air Force Headquarters, Private Bag X199, Pretoria 0001

N.B. Should you not receive a response by 31 October 2015, kindly consider your application as unsuccessful.


South African Air Force vacancies and careers mostly remain available for the hard working candidates. You should join the traineeship to boost your level of military experience, if you are willing to become a part of SA Air Force. After completing your training programme at SA Air Force, you will be able to easily join the company through employment offers. So don’t waste your time here and there, but rather apply for the military skills development programme at SA Air Force.

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