Defence Graduate Jobs & Programmes
Defence is one of South Africa’s greatest and most honorable industries to be working in. Not only are you defending the country, but you are also keeping the country and its citizens safe.
While defence is mostly focused on protection posts, there are also other posts within the defence industry. These posts include jobs within HR, Administration, and Operations- just to name a few. For those posts you will need the respective qualifications and degrees to step into that career.
To gain employment within the Defence industry, most recruiters only require a NSC (National Senior Certificate: Grade 12). Most of the other requirements are skill based as well as physical health based. This allows and gives those who desire to be part of the defence industry an opportunity to make use of their skills and realise their passion.
These internships are very physical and prepare you for the challenges you face once you have completed the programme. It is a strenuous job and will help you build on your physical health as well as your skills set. You will build on your values and even strengthen your beliefs. Most of the candidates who complete the programmes change for the better and become more responsible citizens.
Some of the organizations who offer these internships are the:
These are the two core organizations that make internship programmes available for those who desire to follow a career in defence. The SAPS (South African Police Services) is another example, they offer a 12 month programme which allows you to become part of the South African Defence Force.