The FET Certificate in Correctional Services Learnership uses English language as a main language during the learnership programme. The other advantages, learners will improve their skills, knowledge and working experience in The opportunity to acquire skills, knowledge and workplace experience in the area of corrections. In addition, this programme also gives learners a monthly stipend of over R3500.00 for 12 months.
To apply Correctional Services Learnership, candidates must be a South African who are holding a Grade 12/Standards 10. If not, you must have completed the National Certificate in Vocational Studies (NQF Level 4). Or if not too, you must have completed a FET Certificate (NQF Level 4). If you have higher qualifications, you also can participate in this programme, but it’s not be affected for your stipend paid or for future remuneration.
Candidates must be South Africans who between 23-35 years old, have good character, are willing to allow their fingerprints to be taken to background checkups, are law abiding citizens without any criminal records, are willing to follow the interviews and selection process, are willing to disclose the information and allow DCS to review the qualifications, and are willing to take a part in psychometric testing.
This learnership consists of about 30% of theory and approximately 70% workplace learning.
About 30% of learning theory is inclusive of the firearms, physical training and self-defense in the appropriate colleges accredited by The DCS. Free accommodation meals, training materials, and uniforms (wearing sweatpants and field) will be provided during this training phase. Compulsory theoretical training, learners need to be housed full-time at the Training College.
Approximately 70% work-based learning, will be held in Correctional and Social Reintegration Centres. During this phase, learners will continue to receive a stipend, accommodation, meals, and transportation. But to be noted there is no pension fund, housing allowances/benefits, provisions for risks, medical aid. The learners should be considered as a competent after the successful completion of the theory learning phase and working learning phase, the final presentation of the Portfolio of Evidence (POE) and successfully in external review by SASSETA. Any deviation from the learnership agreement during the 12 months will be processed by the DCS, in accordance with sections 17 and 18 of the Skills Development Act, 97 of 1998. After the successful completion of this learnership candidates will receive FET Certificate in Correctional Services (equal NQF Level 4). However, the DCS does not guarantee any permanent jobs.
To apply Correctional Services Learnership, candidates must download Correctional Services Learnership Application Form and complete in your own handwriting. Quoting the learnership application which you are applying for (for example KZN Region: Durban Ref: E22/2018). Ensure that candidates do not allowed to leave any empty spaces and must be signed by your own-hands (application form do not allowed to be signed by agent). Include certified copies of your qualification documents and ID that are not older than 3 months.
For more information regarding Correctional Services Learnership for 2019, contact The Regional office details are indicated below.
EASTERN CAPE REGION:
The Regional Commissioner Eastern Cape. Recruitment Section, P/Bag X9013, East London.
Block E Ocean Terrance
Mr S Twani: (043) 706 8784
FREE STATE AND NORTHERN CAPE
The Regional Commissioner Free State and Northern Cape, Recruitment Section, P/Bag X20530, Bloemfontein, 9300.
103 Zastron Street
Ms M. Maile: (051) 404 0277
The Regional Commissioner Gauteng, Recruitment Section, P/Bag X393, Pretoria, 0001.
04 Ketjen Street
Pretoria West (Kgosi Mampuru II
Ms Sibongile Mkuzangwe: (012) 420 0146
KWA-ZULU NATAL REGION:
The Regional Commissioner Kwa-Zulu Natal, Recruitment Section, P/Bag X9126, Pieter maritzburg, 3201.
Eugene Marie Road
Ms Rajashree Moodley: (033) 355 7359
LIMPOPO, MPUMALANGA AND NORTH WEST REGION:
The Regional Commissioner Limpopo, Mpumalanga & North West, Recruitment Section, P/Bag X142, Pretoria, 0001.
Proes & Paul Kruger Street
198 Masada Building
Mr Eddie Nhlengethwa: (012) 306 2025
WESTERN CAPE REGION:
The Regional Commissioner Western Cape, Recruitment Section, P/Bag X1, Edgemead, 7407.
Breede River Street
Mr F. Ngcanga
(021) 550 6078
Private Bag X136
124 WF Nkomo Street
Ms Rose Sekotlong
(012) 305 8591
The Department of Correctional Services is an equal opportunity employer and the provisions of the Employment Equity Act shall be taken into consideration during the selection for the enrolment to the learnership. Take note that correspondence shall only be restricted to shortlisted candidates and subsequent successful candidates. Should you not be contacted within three (3) months after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application for the learnership was been unsuccessful.