The Chaplain Service renders a highly specialized ministry to soldiers and their families. Chaplains provide spiritual leadership, ethical guidance and social support to members of the SANDF, and must be equipped with special skills and knowledge to perform optimally in this unique and taxing environment.
We follow a four-pronged approach in our Skills Development.
To facilitate academic theological training at institutions of higher learning, including the following graduate and post-graduate courses:
To plan, direct and control military courses for cplns:
To plan, direct and control functional courses for Cplns:
These four objectives are being achieved simultaneously in the life and career of chaplains, and all four are essential for them not only to be equipped for improved service, but also to be promoted.