Basic Police Development Learning Programme

The South African Police Service is offering the Basic Police Development Learning Programme 2017 in North West, South Africa. The Basic Police Training Programme 2017 or Police Learnership Opportunity is available in various provinces of South Africa, and you can join the Police Learnerships by forwarding your application to the concerned department.

South African Police Jobs are rare, so you should not miss the chance for Basic Police Development Programme i.e. a special Police Training Job. It is pertinent to mention here that after completing the Police Traineeships  in North West, South Africa, you may get Permanent Police Jobs in South Africa. So the Police Training will be helpful for you in near future. SAPS Careers and Jobs usually remain available / vacant in South Africa, and you may also avail the SAP Vacancies after having good experience in Police Department.

The Police Training Jobs in North West are available, so you should forward your application for Basic Police Development Learning Programme 2016 at the first convenient. The interested candidates should go through the complete job details before forwarding their job application form.

Basic Police Development Learning Programme 2017 in North West, South Africa

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

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 form determined by the National Commissioner and affirm under oath or by way of a solemn declaration that the particulars furnished in the application, are the truth 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;
  • Be in possession of a Grade 12 school certificate or National Certificate (Vocational) Safety in Society of which documentary proof must be furnished (2015 matriculates 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 last school report); Preference will be given to applicants who are in possession of at least a light vehicle 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;
  • 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 and
  • Be prepared to serve anywhere in the Republic.

Body Mass Index of less than 30 / Waist circumference ≤ 102 cm (males) and ≤ 88 cm (females).

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 have an added advantage.
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.

The SAPS will also publish the names of applicants on the SAPS Website and in the newspapers for public comments.

Applicants will undergo a Final Selection Phase (“Grooming Phase”) at a venue and period as determined by the National Commissioner, to select the successful applicants.

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 DNA profile. The forensic DNA profile derived from the sample will be loaded to the Elimination Index of the National Forensic DNA Database.

Basic Police Development Learning Programme

Selected applicants shall participate in a Basic Police Development Learning Programme (hereafter referred to as the PROGRAMME) for a period of 24 (twenty four) months. The PROGRAMME shall consist of three phases:

  • Academy Phase: Ten months training at a designated SAPS Academy;
  • Field Police Development Phase: Twelve months training at a designated Field Police Development police station;
  • Integrated Assessment Phase: Two months assessment at a designated SAPS Academy.

During the Academy Phase of the PROGRAMME the Service shall provide free training gear, meals and accommodation to the police trainee. During the Field Police Development Phase of the PROGRAMME the police trainee shall be responsible for his/her own meals and accommodation; Trainees will also receive medical aid benefits for the duration of the 24-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 (on completion of the training period) will be on the first notch of Band A (currently R142 140 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

34 Entry Level Posts are available in the Basic Police Development Learning Programme at the following stations in the North West Province:

  • Gravelotte (1 Post) – Ref: LIM01/07/2015
  • Phalaborwa (2 Posts) – Ref: LIM02/07/2015
  • Mokwakwaila (2 Posts) – Ref: LIM02/07/2015
  • Mooinooi (5 Posts) – Ref: NW01/08/2015
  • Rustenburg (5 Posts) – Ref: NW02/08/2015
  • Boitekong (2 Posts) – Ref: NW03/08/2015
  • Phokeng (8 Posts) – Ref: NW04/08/2015
  • Swartruggens (2 Posts) – Ref: NW05/08/2015
  • Assen (4 Posts) – Ref: NW06/08/2015
  • Boshoek (1 Post) – Ref: NW07/08/2015
  • Bray (1 Post) – Ref: NW08/08/2015
  • Mokopong (2 Posts) – Ref: NW09/08/2015
  • Vortershoop (1 Post) – Ref: NW10/08/2015
  • Morokweng (2 Posts) – Ref: NW11/08/2015
  • Kgomotso (1 Post) – Ref: NW12/08/2015
  • Reilvilo (1 Post) – Ref: NW13/08/2015
  • Piet Plessis (1 Post) – Ref: NW14/08/2015

How to Apply for Basic Police Development Programme 2016 in South Africa: Police Training in North West

Closing Date: 31 August 2015

Complete an application form in your own handwriting. These application forms can be obtained from your nearest SAPS Recruitment office or the Human Resource Official at local Police Stations as well as the SAPS Website.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.

Specify the post which you are applying for. Make sure you have signed your application form in front of a commissioner of oath.

Attach certified copies of your: * ID Document, * Driver’s license, * Matric/Senior Certificate (Grade 12 certificate), * Additional qualifications, * Proof of residence.

Applicants who were subjected to the psychometric assessment and fit the profile will be requested, when undergoing the fitness assessment, to submit four (4) colour ID photographs, of which one will be utilized for the application form, one for the fitness assessment form, one for the interview form and one for the medical assessment form.

You are advised to apply for posts within your province, close to your place of residence.Application forms must be hand delivered or posted to:  The Provincial Recruitment Centre Corner Nelson Mandela and Peter Mokaba Drive Private Bag X801 Potchefstroom 2520

South African Police Jobs are rare in South Africa, so you should not waste your time here and there. You should go for the Police Jobs Application Processing at the first convenient to get experience at Police Department. The SAPS Jobs for Learners are available in various provinces, so you should not miss these opportunities.

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  1. Hi,am Innocent Moleya from Kaalfotien,Midrand.I am still a grade 12 learner in Ponelopele Oracle Sec School and I am interested in getting the SAPS learners hip.

    • Hi,iam gugu myeni 26yrz of age iam intrested in saps learnerships ,i would love to have this opportunity.iam a very energetic person whos very passionate in law enforcement and i would like to be more exposed to it.thank you


  2. Dear sir o madam i’m luyanda i stay in durban i’d like to know that i can apply for a post in north west while i stay in durban?

  3. I’m 34 years of age,i’m in a process of drivers licence.Can i apply for this learnership?i’m so interested working with SAPS

  4. Thulebona Mathebula

    Hi am thulebona Mathebula am 21 years am in a process of drivers licence, am interested in de saps, can i apply for dis learnership??

  5. im 21 years of age in a process of getting a drivers licence, im doing hr human resource management n6 in orbit college Im interested in working for SAPS

  6. Im 22 years old staying in Mpumalanga,i am a mMale i would lyk to join th SAPS

  7. I would like to work at the south African police serves

  8. My name is prince sibiya ,I am 21years old I am interested in a leanership

  9. My name is Songezwa Kinana m from Eastern Cape I’m interested in getting the saps learnership of 2016 I have matric I’m 24 years of age plz help

    • Nozandile Magadla

      I want to be a police but I don’t have licence please I can take any opportunity because to work at saps is my career so I want to make my dream come true thank you

  10. My name is Queen I’m a qualified paramedic I have a passion on police learnership an I have valid code10 licence with PDP

  11. I’m 21 years old staying in cape town I’m interested in a learniship

  12. Hi i am George Mcclean i will like to work at saps service i am in possession of grade 12 and Grade C security

  13. Am also interested in saps learnership..but am in middle of ma final exam can i apply for that next year i wont be having problems

  14. Abongile Gungubele

    Dear Sir/Madam I m 26 years old male live in Cape Town I m currently doing my last year NCV Level 4 Safety in Society course in false bay College Westlake campus I m interested for working for SAPS I would like to get a chance to fight against crime

  15. Ayanda Pretty Ngobese

    Im Ayanda pretty Ngobese from johannesburg am intrested on joining the SAPS ,in varsity i did 1 of study in policing and got financialy blocked this year i couldnt go back i would like to know if its possible to get learnership

  16. i have grade 12 and was born 1985,went through courses of reservist at mmatho police station also have persnal number:7067318-7,I Want to be a police officer.

  17. As you know there are some people that are from 30-45 like can you please also open some post for them they also need these opportunities.

  18. I am Thalente Vilakazi from KZN @Empangeni m 23 years old so i wish to join/ m interested with work as SAPS, reason i am one of youth that i have care of our country to protect our citizens keep safety, i have grade 12, driving licence.

  19. Hi my name is Ayanda Nontshubu i stay in Rustenbury i would like to be one of the leaners or employees that would be choosen in the leanership,im one person who like to help those r in need and to child abuse in our local community and around the world.I hope i would be part of ur leanership.

  20. I would like to thank the SAPS for establishing the Safety in Society course. As ,I had completed the course respectively. I reckon SAPS have to consider me as their employee, because I’d gained huge knowledge concerning the SAPS professionalisms.

  21. I am still young and I’m very confident on being a police officer, I’m still a prematric learner. not all humans wants to be police officers because it takes a brave person to be it. I hope when I finish my matric, the will be an opportunity for me.

  22. hi I m bongani ngoveni from phalaborwa Limpopo I m two years matriculated I m interested in SAPC,my E-mail :[email protected] or call 0732266906 to find me

  23. Andile Sikhakhane

    Dear sir/ madam i m Andiile Sikhakhane frm KZN @Nqutu i really need to be the part of the SAPS, i have matric and also the drivers licence code 10 so how can i apply at SAPS

  24. bonginkosi dlodlo

    i want to know if can i have spornsor

  25. greetings i’m khomotso i wanna becoma a police officer so i do not have much information please contact me if you have the information about the applications form for SAPS CONTACT NO.0728000454 FACEBOO.Isaac phelane,; Whatsapp 0728000454 please let me konw if there are forms for SAPS

  26. am intrested in the C I D i like the c i d job and am still young am 22 years old

  27. Greetings my name is uthea I completed my grade 12 in 2012 and I’ve been applying at SAPS because I really wan’t to be a police woman I really need this training here are my contacts.. cell : 0839992998 Email : [email protected]

  28. GOOD DAY

    I am interested in police service training please notify me when something come up

  29. kamogelo seiphalo

    Hi I am kamogelo seiphalo I also need this opportunity nd I have matric

  30. Goitsemodimo Desrey

    Im Goitsemodimo Segaloe age 23,i have Grade12 and code10 drivers licence,it is my dream to work in SAPS field because im one person who believe in protecting our community

  31. Nomfusi Shwashwa

    I’m Nomfusi Shwashwa 27 years old lady who seek for acceptance at SAPS learnership. I have MATRIC ,COMPUTER and still in process with my drivers licence Code 10…I’m very interested to join this family please help me I really need this…

  32. Hi i am Colane Collen Kunene i’m intrested in the SAPS group i would to work this work because i want to keep my country safety against thiefs

  33. Hi I’m Mpho kekana from polokwane,I’m interested of joining SAPS,I have all your requirements that i needed,so please alert me when applications form are available for 2016

  34. Hi I am Celamandla Mngomezulu 24 years old.
    I am interested in this post because i have love ot the country, I have completed my Matric. I am looking forward to hearing from you and please alert me if application forms are available.

  35. Hi my name is Gift surname Maluleke am a male 25 years old, i have drivers license C1 with PDP , i got job experience for 7 months under working on fire i have completed their induction and Advanced veld and forest fire fighting .. Becoming one of the Police officer it’s my dream and i need your help to archive it.. My number 071 94 65 954 i would be glad if you could take me into consideration…

  36. I ‘ m looking for a job. I have Matric, Computer literacy certificate, IT national Diploma and N+ certificate .

  37. please be honest when will the posts be available

  38. Jongile Ziqwayi

    Hi!I am Jongile Joanita Ziqwayi from Eastern Cape at Elliotdale I am interested to working at South African Police Service for protect our villages in urban areas or rural areas but actually my number is 0784185954

  39. Hi I’m Neliswa I’m interested in this SAPS leadership…I have grade contact details are 0632779236

  40. hi am Ramahlo thabane limpopo province am interested on joining saps i passed the Grade12 and i have code10 drivers liscence..plis let me know when. the
    posts is no 0793068836

  41. I have NQF level 4

    • Hi, I am Wincy Masha Limpopo province am interested on joining saps i passed the NQF Level 4 please let me know when the post is available, 0727509705/0840740886

  42. This is my dream work that i love in my heart and i want to be a role moderm on my community am 22yrs i have drivers licence and advance computer 0745251424 please call me for the post

  43. I am vuyolwethu solinjani in eastern cape at idutywa i have code10 drivers license wth pdp and matric im interested in saps learnership my contact 0635394106 so how to apply for it

  44. Good afternoon.i’m Buti Ngqoko 24 years from North west Province at Rustenburg.I completed my Grade 12 in 2013 and I have code 10 valid drivers license.I’m very much interested in working on SAPS. Thank Yu for giving us opportunity like number 0787911194 email [email protected]

  45. Jabulile Mathibela

    my name is jabulile mathibela I live in Kwa-Thema Ekurhuleni metropolitan based in Gauteng i am currently local government management as a form of distance learning I would like to an SAPS one day please contact me on this number: 079 712 8908 or [email protected].

  46. sthembile zibuyile Ntuli

    Ntuli Sthembile

    I am Sthembile Ntuli at kwaZulu Natal, I am 30 years of age , l complete my Grade 12 in 2006,in 2011 I was a Youth Ambassador my training course take at Cape Town Saldahna bay Department of Defence Force frome there I learn different types of skills and I am a deciplene , pantuality person ,2012 I was a Fire Fighter my training take place at Mpumalanga and I can not fiere any challenges , now I’m interested to be an I am astudent at Coastal College I am doing financial accounting with payroll and Pastel, fore now I have N4 certificate.thank you my number is 0733435550 my you please contact me

  47. I have been applying an no luck now am abt to reach 35 without working for south African government. am Mr MD Dinake from lebowakgomo in need of a job.

  48. Hi I’m mahlatse I am 23 years old a girl with a vision of seing her self being in department of SAPS.I have a matric and I would like to be part of you.I am currently staying at rusted burg.

    • Hi I’m mahlatse and im 23 years old I am currently staying at rusternburg.I kindly want to be in these department of being a police.

    • Dear Sir / Madam my name is Nolindela c jili I’m 26 yrs old im intrested for being SAPS worker , i passed my matric in 2009 i hav no criminal record iam currently staying at Undeberg

  49. Mothapo Masobe Tshegofatso

    Dear sir/Madame, this is Mothapo Masobe Tshegofatso, a 19 years old guy from Limpopo. I’m waiting for my grade 12 results and they will be released on the 4th of January 2017. i am interested on working at SAPS as one of the crime stoppers. Below are my contact details:
    cell : 0727588678
    e-mail :[email protected]
    Thank you.

  50. Dear sir or madam my name is Luphumlo Dyasi I passed my matric in 2014, I stay in Tulbagh, Western Cape and I would like to join SAPS so I should apply for the SAPS in North West while I’m in Tulbagh have good day.

  51. Dear sir/madam my name is Luphumlo Dyasi i’m 21 years old i live in Tulbagh,Western Cape. I passed my Grade12 in 2014, i would like to join SAPS and i’m intrested to it so i should apply for SAPS in North West while i’m at Tulbagh, have good day and enjoy it.

  52. Im looking for internship on. Saps as it was my dream since i was at school. Im 32 years

  53. Good day i’m mile sondlane from Nelspruit, 22 years of age young man, i’m busy with in-service training at Mpumalanga government (office of the premier) to complete my diploma in public management, i,m intrested in this learnership and being an saps one day please notify me if there is something outside there, thank you.

  54. Hello,my name is fikile sithole from Limpopo am interested for being a saps worker.i have all the requirements that is needed.pls call me at 0780634875.

  55. I would love to join the SAPS, I have the all the requirement.

  56. SAPS do a right thing

  57. Dear sir /madam I pamella I’m very interested take a part in SAPS.I Ws a volunteer at the police station.&I also try to be a reservest Bt I m still waiting.i need this opportunity

  58. Dear Sir /Madam I’m Sikhokele Mpazwa 26 years old i would love to be the part of ASAPS learnership . I’m from cape town i done my Gr 12 2010.

  59. I’m karabo I would like to be SAPS officer so I’m interested on de opportunity I’ve all requirements and I’m enthusiastic person :contact me Asap 0724633942

  60. Hi m Lindiwe Mohlabane, from Bloemfontein an m also interested in joining SAPS, plz inform me wen there are available post plz…my no. 0719947777

  61. Hi I am Sizoyisile and it is my dream to uphold the law of South Africa and enforce it. I cherish my country and would love to be its servant by becoming a police officer. I passed my matric very well and I am fluent in English. I request to be updated when there is a post

  62. Hi I am Samkelo Mpanza I have level2 electrical infrastructure and construction certificate and matric certificate and would like to get an opportunity

  63. Nekhavhambe dakalo

    Hi am Nekhavhambe D I have a grade 12 obtained in 2013,I have completed my level 2, 3, and 4 in Agriculture.innocent no criminal records.willing to work at all times..0727103031 thank you.

  64. Dear sir/madam
    Am sthabiso from ldysmth am 21 years old I like to join saps and am in a process of getting licence

  65. Mpho Days Tsandeni

    Hi 34 I like to be a member saps and I have criminal justice certificate, computer ,life skills, grade 12 and learned licence, my. Number is 0721464533

  66. Hello I’m charity Matari I’m 24 years ihv drivers licence code 10 with PDP ihv grade 12 I’m interested on this job

  67. I’m charity Matari I’m 24years ih

  68. Phillemon Chepape

    Dear madam/sir

    My name is Phillemon Chepape, I have obtained grade 12,level N6 of Mechanical engineering, license code 10 and i am interested in this learnership.

  69. I am a 21 year old male seeking employment and is interested in working for SAPS.

  70. I am a 21 year old male seeking employment. I have license and I am physically fit for training.

  71. Looking for saps Learnership I’m interested to work for saps

  72. Hi am zanele mgidi am 21year old I want toknow where could i submit my documents if I want to be a police? ???please help

  73. Sibongile Ntlonze

    Good Day My name is Sibongile staying in Free State (Bloemfontein) currently i’m studying Psycology, Criminololy, with University of Free State, Is there any opportunity to work inside SAPS while still studying or maybe get bursary from SAPS – Contact:0742816296/0845085566 – Email [email protected].

  74. I m Mbekezeli Mbanjwa I leave in cape town i m realy interested in this job if is there anyone who can help there my number 0730357813

  75. Greetings, I’m nelson Ngwenya from Hammanskaal. I’m 24 years of age. I’m currently studying criminology at unisa. I’m interested to serve within the SAPS. Any kind of assistance is highly appreciated. Contact me at 0710798651

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