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South African Army: Military Training Programme 2024 New Hiring

We are seeking experienced and dedicated individuals to join our team as Military Training Programme Instructors. In this role, you will play a crucial part in training and developing the next generation of soldiers for the South African Army. As an instructor, you will impart essential military knowledge, skills, and values to recruits, ensuring they are equipped to meet the demands of modern warfare and fulfill their duties with proficiency and resilience.

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  • Conducting training sessions in various aspects of military operations, including weapons handling, tactical maneuvers, first aid, and physical fitness.
  • Providing instruction on military doctrine, discipline, and ethics to instill a strong sense of duty, loyalty, and professionalism in recruits.
  • Evaluating trainees' progress and performance, identifying areas for improvement, and providing constructive feedback and remedial training as necessary.
  • Demonstrating proper techniques and procedures through practical demonstrations and simulations, ensuring trainees develop practical skills and confidence.
  • Maintaining accurate training records and reports to track individual and unit progress and compliance with training standards.
  • Collaborating with fellow instructors and senior officers to develop and update training curriculum, incorporating best practices and lessons learned from operational experiences.
  • Fostering a positive and inclusive learning environment that promotes teamwork, camaraderie, and mutual respect among trainees.
  • Previous military experience with the South African Army or another recognized armed forces branch.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in military tactics, weapons systems, and combat skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively instruct and motivate diverse groups of individuals.
  • Strong leadership qualities and the ability to lead by example, inspire confidence, and command respect.
  • Physical fitness and stamina to endure the rigors of military training and participate in physical activities alongside trainees.
  • Commitment to upholding the values and standards of the South African Army, including integrity, loyalty, and service to the nation.
  • Willingness to undergo further training and professional development as required.
  • Preference may be given to candidates with prior experience as military instructors or trainers.
Job Benefits
  • Competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience and qualifications.
  • Opportunity for career advancement and specialization within the South African Army.
  • Comprehensive training and professional development programs to enhance skills and knowledge.
  • Pension scheme and other military benefits.
  • The chance to make a meaningful contribution to national security and the defense of South Africa.
  • Prepare Your Application Materials: Gather your resume or curriculum vitae (CV) outlining your relevant experience, qualifications, and skills. Ensure your application highlights your military background, training expertise, and any relevant certifications.
  • Compose a Cover Letter: Write a tailored cover letter expressing your interest in the position and detailing why you believe you are a suitable candidate for the role. Highlight your passion for military training, your commitment to the values of the South African Army, and any specific experiences or achievements that demonstrate your suitability for the position.
  • Submit Your Application: Visit the official website of the South African Army or the SANDF recruitment portal to access the application form for Military Training Programme Instructors. Complete all required fields accurately and attach your resume/CV and cover letter.
  • Application Review: Once submitted, your application will be reviewed by the recruitment team of the South African Army. Be sure to provide accurate contact information so that they can reach out to you if further information or clarification is needed.
  • Interview Process: If your application meets the initial criteria, you may be invited for an interview or assessment. Be prepared to discuss your military background, training experience, teaching methodologies, and your understanding of the role and responsibilities of a Military Training Programme Instructor.
  • Background Checks: As part of the recruitment process, you may undergo background checks, security clearance procedures, and medical evaluations to ensure you meet the requirements for service in the South African Army.
  • Job Offer: If successful, you will receive a job offer detailing the terms and conditions of employment, including salary, benefits, and any other relevant information. Review the offer carefully and respond within the specified timeframe to accept the position.
  • Commence Training: Upon accepting the job offer, you will undergo any necessary induction and training to familiarize yourself with the policies, procedures, and expectations of the South African Army. You will then begin your role as a Military Training Programme Instructor, contributing to the development and success of future soldiers.
Employment Type
Duration of employment
3 Months
Armed Forces
Job Location
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa, Johannesburg, Gauteng, 2000, South Africa
Working Hours
Date posted
June 30, 2024
Valid through
February 7, 2028
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