Grade 12 / N3: Cadet Pilot Programme 2018 at SAA

Location: Gauteng

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


  • 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.


  • Communication.
  • Judgement and decision making.
  • Problem-solving ability.
  • Multi-tasking.


  • Good hand-eye coordination.
  • Technically orientated.
  • Highly motivated.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Confident and assertive.
  • Must be medically fit.


  • 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.

How To Apply

Apply for the SAA Cadet Pilot Programme