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Youth Foundation Training Programme (YFTP) Selection Process for the year 2008

PLEASE NOTE THERE WILL BE NO YOUTH FOUNDATION TRAINING PROGRAMME SELECTION PROCESS FOR THE YEAR 2009

The advertisements and selection of candidates for the Youth Foundation Training Programme is done once annually in the preceding year.

The criteria for the programme are as follows:

  • The candidate must be a South African citizen.
  • He/She must be in possession of a Senior Certificate (Grade 12) with Mathematics and Physical Science (minimum E- symbol)

The Selection process are as follows:

  • Psychometric tests are done on all candidates. If a candidate passes these tests, he/she will then be interviewed by the Selection Board panel.
  • Selection Board interview. The Board is representative, according to race, gender and Defence Force Arms of Service representatives. If a candidate is successful at the interview he/she then proceeds to do the medical assessment.
  • SA Criminal Buro screening. Finger prints of the candidates are taken for security clearance purposes.
  • Medical examination. If a candidate meets the medical requirements as stipulated by Surgeon General, a Call-up instruction is then sent to the successful applicant. The Call-up instruction informs the successful applicants where and when to report for service.
  • The Selection process is done in all nine provinces in the RSA.