The SA Navy conducts a career workshop in Dundee
Article by PO Tumi Sehloho
Photos by WO2 Oupa Moraile
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October 2012, the SA Navy was called to conduct a career
briefing to the schools Endumeni community in Dundee,
kwazulu Natal. The briefing covered various careers in
the SA Navy including the reserve forces. The Mayor of
Endumeni Municipality, His Excellency Cllr T M Mahaye
blessed this occasion by giving a key note address to
the learners present.
Capt Morake giving the leaners a brief over view about
the SA Navy
were welcomed by the Municipal Manager, Mr T. P. Biyela
who encouraged all the leaners present to listen and pay
attention to what was being presented to them. Capt H.T.
Morake also welcomed the learners and gave them a brief
over view of the day before he handed to Director Naval
Personnel, R Adm (JG) A.E. Kubu, who pointed out to the
leaners that the SA Navy is a career opportunity and not
just a job, as it needs a person with passion to fulfil
daily tasks on his/her specified career.
Kuhlase and PO T. Selepe conducted the presentations to
the leaners about the various careers in the SA Navy as
Cdr O Pfuhl handled the questions about the reserve
forces. Simultaneously Lt F.T. Selhako was also present
to explain what the (Maritime Reaction Squadron) MRS
entails and what do they do on a daily basis.
learners interacted well with the SA Navy personnel that
were present as they asked relevant questions about the
various careers in the SA Navy and the SANDF as a whole.
There were nine schools in total and some FET colleges
who attended this briefing from Tuesday until Friday.
Department of Education together with some other
councillors and the Deputy Mayor were also present to
observe as the learners absorbed the information
presented to them by the SA Navy.
Navy is thankful to the Endumeni Municipality and the
Department of Education for the opportunity to let them
present to the schools in Dundee.