The direct entry applicant must show an ability to
attain the skills required of a submariner or have the potential to pass
the intense and demanding courses required of a submariner. The minimum
academic qualifications recommended are as follows:
a. Completed Grade 12 with passes in English, Mathematics (not
functional mathematics) and Science. Standard Grade “D” symbols.
b. Completed the academic cycle of their qualification at a
Technical training school/institute with passes in the Mechanical,
Electrical or Electronic direction.
c. Mechanical N3 subjects to include, Diesel Trade Theory,
Engineering Drawing, Engineering Science and Mathematics.
d. Electrical N3 subjects to include Electrical Trade Theory,
Industrial Electronics, Logics and Mathematics.
e. Radio/Radar N3 subjects to include Radio Theory Industrial
Electronics Logic Systems and Mathematics.
Note: If an applicant is currently busy with Grade 12 or a N3
qualification, mid term results will be considered.