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SAPS Police Traineeships for 2018 to 2019 All Provinces: Download Form And Apply

Basic Police Development Learning Programme – South African Police Service

Basic Enlistment Requirements:

Young South African men and women who apply to be appointed as a member in terms of the South African Police Service Act, 1995 (Act no 68 of 1995) must:

  • Apply on the application form determined by the National Commissioner and affirm under oath or by way of a solemn declaration that the information furnished in the application form is true and correct;
  • Be a South African citizen of which documentary proof must be furnished;
  • Be at least eighteen (18) and under thirty (30) years of age of which documentary proof must be furnished (APPLICANTS MUST BE UNDER THE AGE OF 30 YEARS BEFORE THE CLOSING DATE OF THIS ADVERTISEMENT);
  • Be in possession of a Grade 12 school certificate or National Certificate (Vocational) Safety in Society of which documentary proof must be furnished (2017 matriculants are welcome to apply and before enlistment proof of successful completion of Grade 12 (Senior Certificate) must be submitted. As an interim arrangement kindly submit proof of Statement of Symbols, reflecting a pass rate for Senior Certificate)
  • An aggregate of “4” and above in English may serve as an advantage;
  • Must be in possession of a valid light motor vehicle driver’s licence. Only 10% of the total allocation of trainees will be allowed without a driver’s licence;
  • Submit himself or herself to a physical medical examination as determined by the National Commissioner and must be found to be physically and mentally fit for appointment in the post for which he or she applies;
  • Undergo a psychological assessment as determined by the National Commissioner and be found to comply with the profile of a police official;
  • Be proficient in at least two of the official languages, of which one must be English;
  • Be prepared to take the oath of office;
  • Be prepared to undergo such training as determined by the National Commissioner;
  • Not have any tattoo marks of which will be visible when wearing the SAPS summer uniform;
  • Have no previous criminal convictions and/or pending criminal, civil, disciplinary cases and such person shall allow his or her fingerprints to be taken and allow background enquiries to be made;
  • Not have been declared unfit to possess a firearm;
  • Be prepared to serve anywhere in the Republic;
  • Must have a Body Mass Index (BMI) of less than 30; and
  • Male applicants must have a Waist circumference <= 102cm and Female applicants must have a Waist circumference of <= 88cm.

Further Information:

All applicants will be subjected to a fitness, psychometric and integrity testing as well as medical evaluation and will be interviewed during the recruitment, selection and enlistment process. The SAPS will also verify the criminal record, qualifications, driver’s license, citizenship and residential address of each applicant.

Applicants in possession of valid driver’s license for at least a light motor vehicle will receive preference.

Applicants will be subjected to a vetting process which will include security screening and fingerprint verification.

Applicants who previously served in a Government Department and who were dismissed as a result of misconduct are excluded.

In view of the physical demands of the Basic Police Development Learning Programme, applicants with chronic diseases, physical impairments or any other health condition that may lead to interruption of the training programme, will be excluded from participation in the programme. Such applicants’ failure to disclose the conditions will result in their withdrawal from the programme on the determination thereof.

The Criminal Law (Forensic Procedures) Amendment Act, Act 37 of 2013 requires that all new appointments in the South African Police Service as from 31st of January 2015 provide a buccal (inside cheek) sample in order to determine their forensic DMA profile. The forensic DMA profile derived from the sample will be loaded to the Elimination Index of the National Forensic DMA Database.

Basic Police Development Learning Programme (BPDLP)

Successful applicants will participate in the Basic Police Development Learning Programme (hereafter referred to as the PROGRAMME) for a period of 21 (twenty one) months.

Remuneration for Induction Phase and Basic Training Phase will be a stipend of R4500.00

The PROGRAMME shall consist of three phases:

1. Induction Phase

  • One (1) month at a designated police station;

2. Basic Training Phase

  • Eight (8) months Basic Training at a designated SAPS Academy (with practical training at a designated police station);

3. Probation Phase

  • After successful completion of the Induction and the Basic training Phases, the police trainee shall be appointed as a member of the Service under probation for a period of 12 months

During the Basic Training Phase of the PROGRAMME the Service shall provide free training gear, meals and accommodation to the police trainee.

Trainees will also receive medical aid benefits for the duration of the 21 month Basic Training Learning Programme. Upon successful completion of the Basic Training Learning Programme, trainees will be considered for permanent appointment as members of the SAPS.

Remuneration during the Probation Phase (on completion of the training period) will be on the first notch of Band A (currently R164 109 per annum). In addition to this, appointees will receive the
applicable service benefits.

How to Apply

Application forms are obtainable at all local police stations. The application form must be completed in your own handwriting and must be handed in at your nearest police station.

Applicants must take note of the fact that application forms and employment are not for sale and any payment offered by an applicant or promises provided in this regard will be investigated and may lead to criminal prosecution. Applicants may report such incidents to the National Anti Corruption Line at telephone number: 0800 701 701

Specify the post which you are applying for.

Make sure you have signed your application form.

Attach certified copies of your:

  • ID Document
  • Driver’s license
  • Matric/Senior Certificate (Grade 12 certificate)
  • Additional qualifications
  • Proof of residence

You are advised to apply for posts within your province, close to your place of residence.

Visit your nearest police stations in order to obtain application forms.

Application forms must be hand delivered to your nearest Police Station (HRM office).

Closing: 15 June 2018


Posteal Details Per Province

Job Title Remuneration Level Location Closing Date
Police Trainees Limpopo R4500 per month Limpopo 2018/06/15
Police Trainees Eastern Cape R4500 per month Eastern Cape 2018/06/15
Police Trainees Mpumalanga R4500 per month Mpumalanga 2018/06/15
Police Trainees Western Cape R4500 per month Western Cape 2018/06/15
Police Trainees Kzn R4500 per month Kwazulu-Natal 2018/06/15
Police Trainees North West R4500 per month North West 2018/06/15
Police Trainees Northern Cape R4500 per month Northern Cape 2018/06/15
Police Trainees Free State R4500 per month Free State 2018/06/15

Source: SAPS

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First Rand Traineeships May 2018

This is a 12 month fixed-term contract for graduates to join our carefully crafted Young Talent Programme, structured to help provide valuable support and skills needed to build workplace confidence and competence.
FirstRand believes that its people are its single most important resource and will not operate in a sector unless it has people who are right for that market and who share FirstRand’s business values. We recruit self-starters who have a passion for what they do. We empower them, hold them accountable and reward them appropriately. We value diversity in our people, particularly for the way that this contributes to innovative thinking. If you think you will flourish in our environment, and you believe you have the necessary skills and competencies for the position advertised, then we are looking for you! All suitably qualified candidates will be considered. Appointments will be made in line with the Bank’s EE Strategy.


Students who have completed their qualification in:
  • Commerce (Accounting, Business Management, Finance, Economics etc),
  • Actuarial Science,
  • Statistics,
  • Engineering,
  • Marketing,
  • Human Resources Management,
  • Industrial Psychology,
  • Information Systems,
  • Computer Science
This is not an exhaustive list of degrees

How To Apply

Apply Online for the FirstRand: Graduate Traineeship Programme 2018 / 2019

Closing Date: 18 May 2018

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Traineeships Opportunities at Dis-Chem

Trainee Retail Assistant Manager opportunity available at Dis-Chem Pharmacies. The incumbent will assist the Store Manager with all operations of the store. Retail hours apply.

Trainee Opportunities At Dis-chem
  1. Trainee Retail Assistant Manager – Sedibeng Region
  2. Trainee Retail Assistant Manager – Bloemfontein Region
  3. Trainee Retail Assistant Manager – Krugersdorp Region

Minimum Requirements…


  • Grade 12 / Matric
  • Minimum of 5 years’ retail/FMCG experience in all retail departments: Receiving, Admin, Capturing, Till Operations, Cash Office, Sales Floor and Customer Service
  • Minimum of 3 year’s management/supervisory experience
  • Computer literate – MS Office and retail operating systems
  • Willing and able to work retail hours

How to Apply For Dis-Chem Traineeships

CLICK HERE: Trainee Retail Assistant Manager – Sedibeng Region (Closing 23 May)

CLICK HERE: Trainee Retail Assistant Manager – Bloemfontein Region (Closing 29 June)

CLICK HERE: Trainee Retail Assistant Manager – Krugersdorp Region

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Do You Want to Be a Teacher: Apply Now


The Thandulwazi Intern-Teacher Training Programme, in partnership with St Stithians College, is offering prospective teachers the opportunity to study towards a part-time 4-year Bachelor of Education (BEd) or 2-year postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE), through UNISA, while gaining workplace experience at St Stithians College.

Successful candidates will be appointed from January 2019.

Preference will be given to aspiring teachers who are:

  • Passionate about exploring a career in teaching Mathematics, Life Sciences, Physical or Natural Sciences, Languages (across the phases); and ECD/ Foundation Phase
  • Students already registered in one of the above courses
  • Grade 12 learners eager to explore a career in teaching who display strong academic results especially in Maths and/or Science.
  • From previously disadvantaged groups and/or students in need of financial assistance. (Students who wish to gain on-the-job experience, but don’t need financial assistance may also apply).

Benefits you will receive:

  • Mentoring by an experienced educator.
  • Valuable professional training and workplace experience within an independent school environment.
  • In addition, you may qualify for one or more of the following benefits, depending on your financial needs analysis:
  • Payment of tuition fees and a textbook allowance.
  • Daily meal allowance during term time.
  • Professional development allowance.
  • A monthly stipend.
  • Please note that accommodation and transport subsidies are not offered as part of this programme.

If you would like to apply for this opportunity, please apply online by clicking on the following link:


Closing date for Applications: 31 May 2018.


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Transnet is Looking for Trainee Train Assistants

Are you between the ages of 18 and 35 and have a passion to want to connect people? Is being a Train Assistant a dream of yours? There are a few things you need to know about becoming a Train Assistant. Becoming a Train Assistant is cool but a vigorous profession and career

Trainee Train Assistant Internship – Transnet

A Train Assistant job is to assist the Train Driver in the movement of the train and to convey information to the client centre and route to enhance the safe, fast movement of commodities. Training to become a Train Assistant is hard and requires physically ability to lift and carry objects.

A Trainee Train Assistant will be required to undergo modular training, conduct and successfully complete the required modules in Train Assistant –Initial Course and practical training as to be qualified and certified as a Train Assistant.


  • Grade 12 with Mathematics
  • At least 1.6 metres tall
  • Visual acuity
  • Physically able to lift and carry objects (be prepared to be subjected to assessment of physical abilities)
  • Possess the following skills:
    • Psycho Motor
    • Depth perception
    • Communication (reading, written and verbal)
    • Safety conscious
    • Environmental awareness
    • Conscientious
    • Prepared to work overtime
    • Prepared to work shifts


  • Check and supplement prescribed equipment i.e. pantograph hook stick (± 5kg), jumper cables (± 10kg), etc.
  • Coupled locomotive (multiple set) through air and vacuum hoses, jumper cable and ensure correct functioning of automatic coupler between locomotives
  • Dispatch locomotives, operating hand operated points
  • Attached and/or detach vehicles according to works order in absence of yard personnel (Equivalent of 45kg)
  • Mount telemeters (where necessary) i.e. mount (front unit = 5.17kg) (rear unit = 8.06kg)
  • Remove and carry train indicators to last vehicle and mount (side and rear indicators) (± 10kg), required to board vehicle to effect proper mounting
  • Examining of train as prescribed assistance and route
  • Verbal exchange of signal positions
  • Observe proceeding trains
  • Patrol locomotives (walking through corridors of electric locomotives using extended foot plate and hand rails at speeds up to 40km/h; walking on running board of diesel locomotives and stepping over to another locomotive at speeds up to 40km/h; manual operating of circuit breakers while locomotive is in motion)
  • Protect train during incidents, accidents, etc.
  • Be prepared to walk relatively long distances to check train loads (day and night)
  • Determine status of train, placing and securing detonators on rail, displaying hand signals day and night, walking on uneven ground, ability to withstand natural elements
  • Assistant to Train Driver during emergencies (in event of Driver failure to bring train to standstill; walking long distances to report positions, and requirements)
  • Attach/detach trucks as per works-order (manual application of equipment; standing of vehicle walking alongside moving vehicles)
  • Obtain radios/handsets/two way communication radios/telemeters when applicable (carrying of communication equipment and place on footplate or mount on vehicle) Prepared communication equipment
  • Obtain radios/handsets/two way communication radios/telemeters when applicable (carrying of communication equipment and place on footplate or mount on vehicle) Shunting movements Stable train/locomotive
  • Assist the Train Driver by applying hand brake
  • Secure as prescribed (applying hand brakes and placing on scotch blocks in front wheels)
  • Store tools and equipment (remove kit-box from locomotive and store away)

On completion of the programme you will be a Qualified Train Assistant,

How to Apply

You may view the adverts and apply online HERE or HERE

You may fax your application to 0117730778

The closing date is on 03.04.2018. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that HR has received the application
before the closing date of the advertisement.

Note: if you have not been contacted within 30 days of the closing date of this advertisement please consider your application as unsuccessful.

Any questions regarding the application or recruitment process should be sent in writing to GRACE.FELBROOK@TRANSNET.NET.

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