South African Airways Recruitment 2015: Cadet Pilot programme

Posted on :

30 Sep, 2014

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Aviation Jobs in South Africa

South African Airways (SAA) is providing an opportunity to our youth who wish to become aspiring pilots to participate in the SAA Cadet Pilot Development Programme, a bursary award programme aimed at assisting successful candidates with funding to obtain a Frozen Airline Transport Pilots Licence.


Minimum Requirements…

All applicants who meet the minimum criteria outlined below are invited to submit applications for the bursaries

Key Requirements

Matric Certificate/Grade 12 results/N3 or relevant tertiary qualifications (SAQA accredited)

Compulsory subjects include: Mathematics or Statistics 101, Physical Science or equivalent and English. Subjects are to be passed with D

symbol on Higher Grade, C symbol on Standard Grade or Level 5

Candidates without previous flying experience will also be considered

Pass a security competency assessment

Be a South African citizen

Be willing to relocate for approximately 54 weeks

Sign a training bond

To pass a rigorous selection and evaluation process


Knoweldge & Skills
Judgement and decision making
Problem-Solving ability
Good hand-eye coordination
Technically orientated
Highly motivated
Ability to work under pressure
Confident and assertive
Must be medically fit


Documentation Requirements
Matric results transcript
Copies of the following: Matric Certificate, South African Identity Document/Passport, Academic transcripts, Passport Photograph. Last page of Pilot logbook, Copy of Pilot Licence.


Job Specification…
On completion, successful cadets will be required to seek employment in the Aviation sector to gain further flying experience. Once sufficient flying experience has been obtained and should suitable vacancies arise in SAA, successful cadets will be eligible to apply for an appropriate position in line with SAA’s recruitment and selection processes. Please note that being part of the Cadet Pilot Development Programme does not guarantee employment at SAA



The onus is on the applicant to prove that he/she meets the minimum requirements.
Please note that no applications will be accepted without a certified copy of the applicant’s ID and all relevant qualifications.
Closing date will be on 2014-10-03 at 15H00 Please be mindful of the closing date as NO late applications will be considered. Responses will be sent via e-mail.
Applicants will go through a comprehensive assessment process which may include competency and/or psychometric assessments;
Applicants will undergo pre-employment checks i.e. criminal, credit, reference, authentication of qualification etc.
SAA is committed to Employment Equity. All appointments will be made in this context.
SAA reserves the right not to make an appointment to any of the positions contained in this advert.
Queries relating to the above positions may be directed to the relevant HRBP.
Should you not receive a response in 21 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.


How to Apply

Click here to apply online


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