SA Air Force Technical Trades & Support 2021 Military Skills Development System

The South African Air Force is inviting applications for its Military Skills Development System for Technical Trades and Support Services. Applicants should be South Africans between the ages of 18 and 22 years, or if they have a tertiary qualification they may be up to 26-years-old.

What are the requirements?


  • 18 – 22 Years – Completed Grade 12 or Equivalent (N4 – N6 Technical Maths)
  • 22 – 26 Years if in possession of N4 – N6 (Technical)
  • Mathematics and Physical Science minimum Level-3
  • English as a passed Subject
  • RSA Citizen no dual citizenship
  • Preferably Single
  • Not Area Bound
  • No Criminal Record
  • Medically and Physically Fit


  • Grade 12 or Equivalent
  • 18–22 Years of Age
  • 22–26 Years if in possession a Degree or National Diploma
  • RSA Citizen no dual citizenship
  • Communications and Flight Operations Management (Level 4 Mathematics Essential)
  • Human Resources Clerk (Grade 12)
  • Material Support Clerk (Admin) (Grade 12)
  • Material Support Clerk (Supply) (Grade 12)
  • Hospitality Services (Grade 12)
  • Material Support Clerk (Technical), (Mathematics Essential)
  • Protection Services (Physical Training Instructor, VIP Protection, Entrance Controllers, and Dog Handlers) (Grade 12)
  • Corporate Communication (N Dip Journalism, BA Communication, N Dip, Graphic Design)

How to apply?

To apply download the SA Air Force MSDS Application Form by CLICKING HERE. Submit the filled in application form together with the following:

  • Attach Certified Identity Document and CV with Qualifications.
  • Statements of symbols for matriculants of 2018 and before will not be accepted.
  • Applicants in position of the National N-Diploma (N6) all copies of the qualification must be attached.

Admission point score (APS) of 17, (excluding Life Orientation). Applicant must not have visible Tattoos (lower Arm, Neck and Face)

Send you applications to:

SA Air Force Headquarters

(Directorate Human Resource Services)

Private Bag X199 Pretoria


Enquiries: Tel: 012-312-2875/2319/2609/1261/ 2752/2665 or Website: WWW.AF.MIL.ZA

Applicants who do not meet the minimum requirements will not be considered.

CLOSING DATE: 29 Feb 2020

 If you have not been contacted by the 31 October 2020, kindly consider your application to be unsuccessful.

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