The South African Navy manages its own personnel administration by means of the Personnel mustering.

Second year MSD sailors in this mustering must undergo a six months course in Pretoria where the following subjects are presented:

  • Conventions of Service Writing
  • Signal Writing
  • Managing the Computer-Based Remuneration System (PERSOL)
  • Human Resource Functioning
  • Human Resource Maintenance
  • Labour and Service Relations
  • Client Services.

After the course members will be utilised at either a shore establishment or onboard ships where they can apply these skills.

Checking on-line Human Resource details.



Enquiries can be directed to: SA Navy Recruitment Centre at (012) 339 4252 or (012) 339 4421.

Mail: Navy Headquarters, Department of Defence, Private Bag X 104, Pretoria, 0001, Recruitment Section

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revision date: Wednesday, February 02, 2011

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