List of military schools in South Africa

A military Schools or service academy is an educational institution which prepares candidates for service in the officer corps. … In South Africa usage, the South Africa Military School and the South Africa Naval Academy are both service academies.

SA Army Combat Training Centre

Study at the Military Academy

South African Military Academy

What subjects are needed to become a soldier in South Africa?

To qualify for the MSDS programme, you should:

  • Be a South African citizen;
  • Be aged between 18 and 22 years (graduates up to the age of 26 years);
  • Be currently busy with the National Senior Certificate (Grade 12) or have completed it;
  • Not be area-bound;
  • Have no record of a criminal offence;
  • Preferably be single

What are the requirements for military school?

Educational Requirements Success in any branch of the Military depends on a good education. A high school diploma is most desirable. Candidates with a GED (General Education Development) certificate can enlist, but some Services may limit their opportunities.

How much do South African soldiers earn?

 South African National Defence Force pays its employees an average of R257,705 a year. Salaries at South African National Defence Force range from an average of R131,050 to R494,587 a year.

How long is military training?

Army Basic Combat Training (BCT) lasts nine weeks. This length of time doesn’t count time spent in reception, nor does it count the time spent for job training if you attend an OSUT unit, which combines basic training and job training into one combined course.

Is military school free?

Go to Military School for FREE. Most free military academies are actually public high schools, so they are accessible only to those who live in the area where the military academy is located. Sometimes they are called magnet schools. In other places they are known as charter schools.

Is military school a punishment?

Military school is not easy there is no question about it. At the same time, military school isn’t designed to make life miserable for those who are sent there. Rather, it’s designed to bring out the very best for those who are fortunate enough to attend it. Military school is a privilege to attend, not a punishment.