directorate human resource acquisition
 
 
     
 
 
 

MILITARY SKILLS DEVELOPMENT SYSTEM (MSDS) SELECTION PROCESS

On the day of selection the following tests are done:

i.                    Test the candidate ito non-verbal reasoning.

ii.                  Test the candidate ito language ability.

iii.                Test the candidate ito mathematical ability.

Medical Evaluation: 

Every candidate that remained after the Psychometric tests had finished, undergo a comprehensive medical examination which determine if a candidate complies with the medical fitness standards of the SA National Defence Force.

Interview:

Every candidate, if found to be medically fit is to be interviewed, to determine whether the candidate has the correct profile/personality to become a member of the SA National Defence Force.

Documentation needed when attending a Selection Board:

i.                    Certified true copy of his/her ID.

ii.                  Certified true copy of his/her Grade 12/Senior Certificate or symbol certificate when currently busy with Grade 12.

iii.                Comprehensive Curriculum Vitae.

iv.                 Other documentation ito post qualifications obtained (Certified true copies).

v.                   Documentation ito work experience in the labour sector obtained (if any).