ABOUT uth African Police Force :

The South African Police Service (SAPS) is the national Police service of the country. With over 1154 police stations across the country, SAPS ensures that safety, security and lawfulness is followed in the country and in accordance to the Constitution.

DETAILS ABOUT THE INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME:

Location: South Africa (all provinces)
Duration: 12 months
Pay/ Stipend: Will be determined based on qualification by the Safety and Security Sector Education and Training Authority (SASSETA)

The South African Police Service (SAPS) is offering unemployed graduates a Workplace Integrated Learning (WIL) Internship opportunity as part of the National Human Resource Development Strategy and the National Skills Development Strategy.

Key Performance Areas of the Programme:

  • Studying crimes and the cause of crime within the stations boundaries
  • Studying the effects and impact of the crime around the area
  • Studying and analysing data to hypothesise why the crime was committed and find ways to predict, detect and prevent any future criminal behaviour

 

Workplace Integrated Learning (WIL): Internship Placements (Please see below the available posts and reference numbers pertaining to each province).

Province: Western Cape
Section: Police Stations
Position: Administrative Graduate Intern
Number of Positions: 10
Locations and References:

  • Delft: 2 positions (Ref: 31/2021)
  • Khayelitsha: 2 positions (Ref: 32/2021)
  • Philippi East: 2 positions (Ref: 33/2021)
  • Nyanga: 2 positions (Ref: 34/2021)
  • Harare: 2 positions (Ref: 35/2021)

Province: Eastern Cape
Section: Police Stations
Position: Administrative Graduate Intern
Number of Positions: 10
Locations and References:

  • Cambridge: 2 positions (Ref: 04/2021)
  • East London: 2 positions (Ref: 02/2021)
  • Humewood: 2 positions (Ref: 03/2021)
  • Lusikisiki: 2 positions (Ref: 05/2021)
  • Mthata: 2 positions (Ref: 01/2021)

Province: Northern Cape
Section: Police Stations
Position: Administrative Graduate Intern
Number of Positions: 8
Locations and References:

  • Kimberley: 2 positions (Ref: 36/2021)
  • Galeshewe: 2 positions (Ref: 37/2021)
  • Upington: 2 positions (Ref: 38/2021)
  • Mothibistad: 1 position (Ref: 39/2021)
  • Kuruman: 1 position (Ref: 40/2021)

Province: Free State
Section: Police Stations
Position: Administrative Graduate Intern
Number of Positions: 8
Locations and References:

  • Parkroad: 2 positions (Ref: 26/2021)
  • Welkom: 2 positions (Ref: 27/2021)
  • Thabong: 2 positions (Ref: 28/2021)
  • Bethlehem: 1 position (Ref: 29/2021)
  • Bloemspruit: 1 position (Ref: 30/2021)

Province: North West
Section: Police Stations
Position: Administrative Graduate Intern
Number of Positions: 8
Locations and References:

  • Rustenburg: 2 positions (Ref: 41/2021)
  • Klerksdorp: 2 positions (Ref: 42/2021)
  • Brits: 2 positions (Ref: 43/2021)
  • Mahikeng: 1 position (Ref: 44/2021)
  • Ikageng: 1 position (Ref: 45/2021)

Province: KwaZulu-Natal
Section: Police Stations
Position: Administrative Graduate Intern
Number of Positions: 10
Locations and References:

  • Plessislaer: 2 positions (Ref: 16/2021)
  • Durban Central: 2 positions (Ref: 17/2021)
  • Umlazi: 2 positions (Ref: 18/2021)
  • Phoenix: 2 positions (Ref:19/2021)
  • Pinetown: 2 positions (Ref: 20/2021)

Province: Gauteng
Section: Police Stations
Position: Administrative Graduate Intern
Number of Positions: 10
Locations and References:

  • Honeydew: 2 positions (Ref: 11/2021)
  • Pretoria Central: 2 positions (Ref: 12/2021)
  • Tembisa: 2 positions (Ref: 13/2021)
  • Randfontein: 2 positions (Ref: 14/2021)
  • Johannesburg Central: 2 positions (Ref: 15/2021)

Province: Mpumalanga
Section: Police Stations
Position: Administrative Graduate Intern
Number of Positions: 8
Locations and References:

  • Witbank: 2 positions (Ref: 06/2021)
  • Piet Retief: 2 positions (Ref: 07/2021)
  • KwaMhlanga: 2 positions (Ref: 08/2021)
  • Barberton: 1 position (Ref: 09/2021)
  • White River: 1 position (Ref: 10/2021)

Province: Limpopo
Section: Police Stations
Position: Administrative Graduate Intern
Number of Positions: 8
Locations and References:

  • Thohoyandou: 2 positions (Ref: 21/2021)
  • Seshego: 2 positions (Ref: 22/2021)
  • Giyani: 2 positions (Ref: 23/2021)
  • Lebowakgomo: 1 position (Ref: 24/2021)
  • Tubatse: 1 position (Ref: 25/2021)

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS NEEDED TO APPLY:

Before applying, please ensure that you meet ALL of the following minimum entry criteria – failure to satisfy all the requirements will result in your application being disqualified:

  • Must be a South African Citizen
  • Education: must have completed Matric (NSC) or equivalent (NCV level 4)
  • Must have completed an NQF-6 or Higher in Criminology1, 2 and 3/ Expert in the scientific study of crime/ criminals
  • Other Qualifications: must have completed Module/ Course in Data Analysis (advantageous)
  • For the graduate intern position, a tertiary qualification is required
  • Must be 18 to 35 years-old
  • Must NOT have a criminal record or any pending cases
  • Must be unemployed
  • Must NOT have previously been employed in the advertised field
  • Must have NOT participated in another internship programme that is related to the advertised field/ post
  • Must be residing in the advertised provinces

 

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE INTERNSHIP POSITION:

Candidates must download the SAPS Graduate Internships (pdf format)

Attach the following documents to your application form:

  • An updated Curriculum Vitae
  • A proof of residence
  • A certified copy of your Identity Document (no older than 3 months)
  • A certified copy of all of your academic transcripts (no older than 3 months)

 

Deliver your application, along with the relevant documentation to your provincial department. (Contact details and addresses below in ‘Contact’ section)

Province: Western Cape
Postal Address: South African Police Service, Human Resource Development, Private Bag X 9004, Cape Town, 8000
Physical Address: Customs House, Heerengracht Street, Foreshore Cape Town.

Province: Eastern Cape
Postal Address: South African Police Service, Human Resource Development, Private Bag x7471, King William’s Town, 5600.
Physical Address: Buffalo Street, Old Griffitt Mxenge Blg, Block K, Room 10, Zwelitsha.

Province: Northern Cape
Postal Address: South African Police Service, Human Resource Development, Private Bag X 5001, Kimberley, 8300.
Physical Address: 16 Warren Street, Old Gladstone Building, De Beers Kimberley.

Province: Free State
Postal Address: South African Police Service, Human Resource Development, Private Bag X 20501, Bloemfontein 9300.
Physical Address: C/O East Burger & Charles Street, TAB Building, 3rd Floor.

Province: North West
Postal Address: South African Police Service, Human Resource Development, Private Bag X 801, Potchefstroom, 2520.
Physical Address: 147 Wilmar Building, Walter Sisulu Street, Potchefstroom (Auto Avenue c/o Embert Street next to Labour Building)

Province: KwaZulu-Natal
Postal Address: South African Police Service, Human Resource Development, P O Box 1965, Durban, 4000.
Physical Address:15 Braam Fischer Road, Durban.

Province: Gauteng
Postal Address: South African Police Service, Human Resource Development, Private Bag X 57, Braamfontein, 2017.
Physical Address: 16 Empire Road, Park Town.

Province: Mpumalanga
Postal Address: South African Police Service, Human Resource Development, No 7 Ferreira Street, Nelspruit, 1200.
Physical Address: No 7 Ferreira Street, Nelspruit, 1200.

Province: Limpopo
Postal Address: South African Police Service, Human Resource Development, Private Bag X 94, Polokwane, 0700.
Physical Address: 81 Biccard Street, Polokwane.
Please note:

  • Applicants may only apply to 3 positions. Please complete a separate application form for each post
  • The application is open to individuals with disabilities
  • Only the Workplace Integrated Learning (WIL) application form will be considered
  • All instructions on the application form MUST be followed- failure to do so will result in your application being unsuccessful
  • The references number on the application MUST be correct
  • Emailed and faxed applications will NOT be considered
  • Only successful candidates will be contacted
  • If you have not received a response within 2-months of the closing date, consider your application unsuccessful
  • Shortlisted candidates will undergo fingerprint screening
  • The SAPS is NOT obligated to fill out a post after advertised
  • Permanent employment is NOT guaranteed after the 12-month internship contract

 

CONTACT THE INTERNSHIP PROVIDER FOR QUERIES:

For any queries related to this internship programme, please contact your relevant Provincial department:
Province: Western Cape
Contact Persons: Capt Greeff / Cst Adams
Telephone Numbers: 021 409 6635 / 021 409 6636

Province: Eastern Cape
Contact Person: Lt Colonel S Vosloo / SAC AM Moraba
Telephone Numbers: 040 608 7414 / 040 608 8441

Province: Northern Cape
Contact Persons: Col Markgraaff / Lt Col Van Wyk / Sgt Dlamini
Telephone numbers: 053 807 0110 / 053 807 0123

Province: Free State
Contact Persons: Lt Col Heilbron / Capt Lekometsa
Telephone Numbers: 051 411 7830 / 051 411 7840 / 051 411 7839

Province: North West
Contact Persons: Lt Col Cronje / Lt Col Tapala
Telephone Numbers: 018 299 7786 / 018 299 7786

Province: KwaZulu-Natal
Contact Persons: Lt Col N Mabhida / Lt Col N Nayager
Telephone Numbers: 031 325 6163 / 031 325 4751

Province: Gauteng
Contact Persons: Lt Col Malatjie / Capt MH Mabitsela
Telephone Numbers: 011 274 7508 / 011 274 7507

Province: Mpumalanga
Contact Persons: Lt Col Nkosi / Capt Marks
Telephone Numbers: 013 762 4461 / 013 762 4436

Province: Limpopo
Contact Persons: Col Mongwe / W/O Seroma GC
Telephone Numbers: 015 293 7002 / 015 293 7014