5422-Special Forces Defence Members

Job Title: 

Special Forces Defence Members

Job Description: 

Spec forces defence members liaise, exercise, practise, design, coordinate, command and guide the military use of spec forces personnel and capabilities (fighting power).


Acting as the warrior diplomat during Peace Keeping Operations

Linked Education ( CESM Codes ) : 

1999 - Public Management and Services, Other

Specific Occupations: 

542201 - Special Forces Manager
Description : Collects and analyses intelligence, plan, coordinate, monitor and manage all aspects of special forces operations in the training, preparation and operational environments. They support and assist with joint and integrated spec forces operational and tactical requirements at all levels of training, preparation and execution.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : NoTrade : No

542202 - Special Forces Officer
Description : Liaises, exercises, practises, designs, coordinates, commands and guides the military use of special forces personnel and capabilities (fighting power) that are difficult or impossible to accomplish with conventional forces alone, during war and peace.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : NoTrade : No
Specializations : Branch Warrant Officer (Branch WO), Commando Warrant Officer (Comdo WO), Group Warrant Officer (Gp WO), Spec Forces Course Warrant Officer (Course WO), Spec Forces Operations Officer (Ops Off), Spec Forces Specialist, Spec Forces Staff Officer Operations (SO Ops), Spec Forces Warrant Officer/Sergeant Major

542203 - Special Forces Operator
Description : Practises, exercises and employs special forces tactics, techniques and procedure during war and peace operations.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : NoTrade : No
Specializations : Branch Commander (Branch Cmdr), Branch Second In Command (Branch 2iC), Commando Officer Commanding (Comdo Co), Commando Second In Command (Comdo 2iC), Group Commander (Gp Cmdr), Group Second In Command (Gp 2IC), Team Leader (Tm Ldr), Wing Commander (Wing Cmdr), Wing Second In Command (Wing 2iC)

International Careers(ISCO): 
Source Of Info: 

Source : Organising Framework for Occupations (OFO) 2013, Department of Higher Education and Training, Republic of South Africa