Basic Policing Traineeship Programme 2018 / 2019


Closing Date: 15 JUNE 2018

The South African Police Service invites applications from all races and gender for Enlistment in the Basic Police Development Learning Programme (BPDLP) from young, energetic, intelligent, physically and mentally fit individuals, dedicated to serving their country by pursuing a career in policing

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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 maximum waist circumference of 88cm.

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:

  • Induction Phase
    • One (1) month at a designated police station;
  • Basic Training Phase
    • Eight (8) months Basic Training at a designated SAPS Academy (with practical training at a designated police station);
  • 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.

Core Functions: Successful candidates will serve as functional police officials. As such, they will be deployed to carry out one or more of the following functions: • Prevent, combat and investigate crime, • Maintain public order, • Protect and secure the inhabitants of the Republic and their property, • Uphold and enforce the law

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
  • (a) Your nearest Police Station (HRM office)

VACANCIES: FREE STATE PROVINCE

BETHLEHEM CLUSTER PHUTHADITJHABAARLINGTON FST01/05/2018

PHUTHADITJHABA FST18/05/2018

PAUL ROUX FST02/05/2018

HARRISMITH FST19/05/2018

FICKSBURG CLUSTERTSESENG FST20/05/2018

CLOCOLAN FST03/05/2018

VERKYKERSKOP FST21/05/2018

ROSENDAL FST04/05/2018

SELOSESHA CLUSTER
KROONSTAD
CLUSTER
HOBHOUSE FST23/05/2018

KOPPIES FST05/05/2018

TWEESPRUIT FST24/05/2018

MAOKENG FST06/05/2018

SMITHFIELD CLUSTER
VREDEFORT FST07/05/2018SMITHFIELD FST25/05/2018
MANGAUNG CLUSTERGARIEPDAM FST26/05/2018

MANGAUNG FST08/05/2018

ROUXVILLE FST27/05/2018

BRANDFORT FST09/05/2018

VAN STADENSRUS FST28/05/2018

HEIDEDAL FST10/05/2018

WEPENER FST29/05/2018

KAGISANONG FST11/05/2018

THABONG CLUSTER
REDDERSBURG FST12/05/2018VENTERSBURG FST30/05/2018

PARKWEG CLUSTER THABONG FST31/05/2018

PARKWEG FST13/05/2018

HENNENMAN FST32/05/2018

BAINSVLEI FST14/05/2018

TROMPSBURG CLUSTER
BOSHOF FST15/05/2018TROMSPBURG FST33/05/2018

DEALESVILLE FST16/05/2018

EDENBURG FST34/05/2018

TIERPOORT FST17/05/2018

JACOBSDAL FST35/05/2018

 

POSTAL /  PHYSICAL ADDRESS

PARKWEG, MANGAUNG AND SELOSESHA CLUSTERSRecruitment and
Staffing Private
Bag X20501
BLOEMFONTEIN
Medpol Building
126 Charlotte
Maxeke Street
BLOEMFONTEIN
Colonel Mahamu
PPO Coetzee PO
MG Moeketse PO
NT Monyane
051-5076423
051-5076419
051-5076407
051-5076807

 

BETHLEHEM CLUSTERRecruitment and Staffing
Private Bag x53
BETHLEHEM
25 Baartman
Street Seder hof
building
BETHLEHEM
Colonel Nkhi
SPO NE Makhubu
AC T Qhobosheane
058-3077943
058-3077923
058-3077926
FICKSBURG CLUSTER
Recruitment and Staffing
Private Bag X07
FICKSBURG
80 McCabe Street
FICKSBURG
Lt Col MA Thys
PPO LF Sekonyela
SPO Ngwenya
051-9339678
051-9339677
051-9339667
KROONSTAD CLUSTER
Recruitment and Staffing
Private Bag X27
KROONSTAD
64 Murray Street
KROONSTAD
Lt Col Mokoai
Captain Lehmkuhl
PO Khupane
PO Modise PO Mohapi
056-2165525
056-2165526
PHUTHADITJHABA CLUSTER
Recruitment and Staffing
Private Bag X18
PHUTHADITJHABA
c/o Elizabeth Ross
and Mampoi Street
PHUTHADITJHABA
Lt Col ME Tshabalala
CPO MG Mahlangu
PPO MB Hlalele
AC MM Nkepane
PO Mosia
0587180906
SMITHFIELD CLUSTER
Recruitment and Staffing
PO Box 23
SMITHFIELD
23 Juana Plein
Street
SMITHFIELD
AC KV Mtshiselwa
CAC SO Modipane
AC LD Khongoane
PO VJ Maso
051-6836206
051-6836208
051-6836207
TROMPSBURG CLUSTER
Recruitment and Staffing
PO Box 2
TROMPSBURG
29 Vos Street
TROMPSBURG
Colonel PF Tsomela
Captain XH Cexa
PO ICF Boikanyo
AC ST Mothupi
0517139834
‘0517139817
THABONG AND WELKOM CLUSTER
Recruitment and Staffing
Private Bag X22
WELKOM
Jan Hofmeyerweg
83 WELKOM
Lt Col MJ Moeketsi
Captain Langatshe
PO Kapeng
PO MJ Tsoamotse
057-3916075
057-3916080
057-3916083
057-3916072
ZAMDELA
PO Box 51
SASOLBURG 1947
Lekoa Street
Zamdela
SASOLBURG
Lt Col MD Mahlatse
Captain JCE Fouche
PO MT Zwane
PO Radebe
PO RT Tshabalala
0169746106
‘0169746048
‘0169746043
‘0169746045

Correspondence will be conducted with successful candidates only. The South African Police Service is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. It is our intention to promote representivity through the filling of these posts. The South African Police Service is under no obligation to fill the advertised posts. If you have not received feedback from the South African Police Service within 3 months of the closing date, please regard your application as unsuccessful.


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