South African Navy host first Career Open Day in
Article and photos by Able Seaman Jason Warren
opportunities have been afforded to educational
institutions to visit the South African Navy in the past
except during the annual SA Navy Festival. As such, the
Fleet hosted an open day in order to expose learners to
the career opportunities that are available in the South
African Navy. The initiative will be held on a regular
basis in order to make the South African Navy more
accessible to the youth.
Learners on board SAS ISANDLWANA for a tour
school groups were able to visit the SAS ISANDLWANA, SAS
DRAKENSBERG and SAS UMHLOTI as well as interact with the
members of the Naval Human Resource Outsourcing
Department in terms of entry requirements.
educational institutions who wish to attend the 2017
Career Open Days in Simonís Town can make provisional
bookings with the South African Navy, Public Relations
Office at Naval Base Simonís Town on firstname.lastname@example.org.
The SA Navy will promulgate the dates for the Career
Open Day in 2017. Invitations are distributed by the
Department of Education Western Cape.