SAPS Traineeship Programme 2018

 

SAPS Traineeship Programme 2018

SAPS Traineeship Programme undergo a Basic Police Development Learning Programme (BPDLP) when they enlist in the South African Police Service.Upon recruitment, a Memorandum of Agreement is entered into between the South African Police Service and the police recruit for a contract period of 24 months.

During this period, the recruit will be a police trainee and will undergo the Basic Police Development Learning Programme.
The purpose of the Basic Police Development Learning Programme is to enable newly-appointed police officials to –

  • use a series of legal and policing skills to protect and serve members of communities in accordance with the Constitution of South Africa
  • provide a more effective service that will improve community satisfaction and position them to fulfil their mission of creating a safe and secure environment for all who live in South Africa.

SAPS Traineeship Programme

The course is presented at the accredited SAPS academies earmarked to present the Basic Police Development Learning Programme.  The SAPS have the following academies:

SAPS ACADEMY ALL SAINTS EASTERN CAPE
SAPS ACADEMY BHISHO EASTERN CAPE
SAPS ACADEMY GRAAFF – REINET EASTERN CAPE
SAPS ACADEMY MTHATHA EASTERN CAPE
SAPS ACADEMY CHATSWORTH KWAZULU-NATAL
SAPS ACADEMY ULUNDI KWAZULU-NATAL
SAPS ACADEMY TSHWANE GAUTENG
SAPS ACADEMY BISHOP LAVIS WESTERN CAPE
SAPS ACADEMY OUDTSHOORN WESTERN CAPE
SAPS ACADEMY PHILIPPI WESTERN CAPE

STRUCTURE OF THE BPDLP

The duration of the Learning Programme will be 24 months, of which 12 months will be at the Academy and 12 months in the workplace.  It will consist of two phases at the academy and one phase in the workplace.

  • Phase One:  Academy (10 months)
    • Foundational phase – will mainly focus on acquiring necessary knowledge and skills.
    • Practical application of knowledge and skills
  • Phase Two:  Workplace experience (12 months)
    • Workplace exposure at a station
  • Phase Three:  Academy (2 months)
    • Integrated assessments

When police trainees complete the training and are found competent, they are permanently enlisted in the South African Police Service as constables.

Payment and benefits during the first 24 months
A police trainee will receive the following payment and benefits during the first 24 months:
Phase 1: 10 months at the SAPS Academy
R3 175,00 per month
Free meals and accommodation
Polmed medical aid – lower plan membership, no pension fund
Phase 2 and 3: 12 months in the workplace at a station and two months integrated assessment at the Academy
R 7 275,00 per month
Own meals and accommodation
Polmed medical aid – lower or higher plan membership, pension fund and all other benefits (Leave, allowances, etc)
Permanent appointment after 24 months:
R 10 307,00 per month
All benefits applicable to SAPS Act members

SAPS Traineeship Application

SAPS traineeship online applications processes is not available. Applications must be collected from the SAPS Department Offices within their Region or Province. Any faxed or electronically submitted application forms will be dismissed. Incomplete forms, or forms missing a signature, or documentation will be dismissed.

Candidates are asked to deliver the completed application with required certified documentation to the offices where they collected the forms from. For more information on their opportunities visit the SAPS Website.

Here are some of the offices where forms may be acquired:

Mabopane

2161 Lucas Mangope Drive

Block U

012 358 9242

Hammanskraal

113 Lovers Lane

Mandela Village

012 358 9887

Pretoria

1 Madiba Street

012 358 5917

Winternest

Unit 14b

C/O Daan de Wet Nel & Willem Cruywagen Street

Station Square Centre

012 358 9450

Mamelodi West

71 Boundary Avenue

Sun Valley

012 358 5230 / 012 358 5216

Bronkhorstspruit

Info Forum Building

013 932 6285

Centurion

100 Napier Road

Lyttelton

012 358 3116

Pretoria West

C/O Morkel & Transoranje Street

012 358 1905

Sinoville

119 Brat Avenue

Sinovich Centre

012 543 1715

Rayton

C/O Oakley & Montrosse Street

012 734 6057

Johannesburg

195 Main Road

011 758 9100

Western Cape

101 Hertzog Boulevard

021 427 5000

Northern Cape

C/O Honeysuckle & Jakkalsvlei

Bontheuwel

021 695 3061

South African Police Services Traineeship Closing Dates:

SAPS Traineeship Programme  do not have closing dates and the opening dates will vary, depending on the different departments of the Police. No late entries will be accepted, so, candidates are urged to find out about the closing dates from their local Police and Metro Police offices.

Head Office

Tel: +27 (0) 12 393 1000
SAPS Head Office
Koedoe Building
236 Pretorius Street
Pretoria
Private Bag X94
Pretoria
0001
GPS Coordinates: S25.74790 E28.18901

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