Military Skills Development System (MSDS)-Military Health Services 2024/2025

The South Africa Military Health Services invites all suitable unemployed individuals to apply for their Military Skills Development System (MSDS 2024/2025 programme.


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
  • Admission Point Score (APS) score of 24 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 

step 1 : Download application form here >>SAMHS-Military health 2024/2025 Application form

step2 : Hand deliver completed application form  to the nearest recruitment centre or via post at SAMHS Recruitment Postal address:

SAMHS Recruitment Office-Department of Defence

Private Bag X102

Centurion, Pretoria, 0046

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

Related queries: Tell : 012  671 5053/5199/5168/5002

MSDS Application Closing date: 15 March 2024

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