SAPS Preliminary Trainee Application (2024/2025)

SAPS Preliminary Trainee Application (2024/2025 Intake):


  • Be at least 18 years old by 1 April 2024.


  • Be a South African citizen by birth or naturalization.


  • Be in possession of a National Senior Certificate (NSC) with:
    • A minimum achievement level of 4 (50%) in four subjects, which must include:
      • Afrikaans or English (at least 50%)
      • Mathematics (at least 40%)
  • Additional Requirements:
  • Meet the prescribed minimum physical requirements set by SAPS.
  • Have no criminal record or pending criminal cases.
  • Meet the required visual acuity standards without corrective lenses.
  • Be prepared to undergo a medical examination, psychological evaluation, and security vetting.
  • Be prepared to relocate anywhere in South Africa.


SAPS 12-Month Internships and Learnerships Available

The SA Police Service is recruiting unemployed young people from across the country to join their 12-month internship programme. The graduate recruitment scheme is part of the SAPS skills development plan and is aimed at offering opportunities to SA citizens with an NQF level 4 qualification.

The SA Police Service (SAPS) is inviting unemployed graduates to apply for the 12-month internship programme which is available at all provinces across the country.

Generic requirements:
*Be a South African citizen
*Must be in possession of National Senior Certificate or equivalent (NCV L4)
*Must have no previous criminal conviction(s) or case(s) pending
*Applicants must be unemployed, never employed in the field of the advertised post and never participated in an internship programme in the relevant to the field of the post
*Applicants must be residents of the Province where the post is advertised (proof of residential address to be attached)
*Applicants are restricted to apply for only three (3) positions and complete separate application forms for each post reference number.

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Intern categories with minimum requirements:
Graduate Intern: Tertiary Qualification is required
Student Intern: Practical experience is required by the tertiary institution in order for the learner finalise his/her qualification (letter from the institution must be attached)
NB: Stipend for each category will be as determined by the Divisional Commissioner Human Resource Development: South African Police Service

There are opportunities available in all 9 provinces as well as in all special units of the SAPS. This includes, Crime Intelligence, Detective and Forensic Services, Protection and Security Services, Compoment Presidential Protection Services, and more.



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