Transnet Group Offers Jobs for Trainee Protection Officers

Transnet Group Services is offering the Latest Jobs for Trainee Protection Officers in South Africa. 1,145 Positions for Trainee Protection Officers are lying vacant at the Security Department of Transnet. It is also pertinent to mention here that after the successful completion of 11 weeks Learnership Programme 2014, the candidates may get permanent employment at Transnet as Transnet Trainee Protection Officers.

Transnet Group Services is one of the biggest companies working in South Africa, and you can avail the Jobs at Transnet after completing the training programme 2014. Hence if you are looking for the Transnet Jobs for 2014 in South Africa, you should submit your job application at the earliest possible time for Transnet Careers and available Vacancies. The interested candidates should have a look on the complete advert before submitting the application for employment at Transnet Group Services.

Trainee Protection Officers Jobs at Transnet South Africa

Reference Number: 6001382

Objectives of the Programme

  • To undergo a Security training program and be confirmed as a competent Protection Officer after 11 weeks of Training.
  • The Transnet School of Security offers an eleven (11) weeks Learnership in SASSETA Skills Programme 1 & 2
  • Demonstrate Knowledge of the Firearms control act 2000 (Act no.60 of 2000)
  • Handle and use of handgun for business purposes
  • Peace Officers Training


Please note that applicants should be residing in the area they are applying for; proof of residence MUST accompany the application.

Applicants may not apply for learnerships in more than one area; you may only apply in the area you are residing. Applications received for multiple areas will be disqualified. The job opportunities for Transnet Trainee Protection Officers are available at the following places.

  • Eastern Cape – 157
  • Free State – 128
  • Gauteng – 216
  • Kwa-Zulu Natal – 105
  • Limpopo – 15
  • Mpumalanga – 69
  • North- West – 16
  • Northern Cape – 150
  • Western Cape – 289

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Unless the applicant can demonstrate that he/she has gained the necessary competencies through extensive experience, a Grade 12 certificate is required
  • Must pass the Fitness Evaluation
  • Must be medically fit and pass Medical Examination and Psychometrical test
  • No Criminal record
  • Must be a South African Citizen
  • Experience in the SANDF, the SAPS, Correctional Services, other Police Services and the Private Security Industry environment will be an added advantage

Fitness selection Criteria

Fitness evaluation: Male

  • 2.4 km run under 12 min
  • 2 minutes to complete as many push ups as possible (min 40)
  • 2 minutes to complete as many sit ups as possible (min 55)
  • 10 shuttle runs in less than 60 seconds (lines are 22 metres apart)
  • 4 km walk in less than 30 minutes
  • Fitness evaluation: Female
  • 2.4 km run under 14:30 min
  • 2 minutes to complete as many push ups as possible (min required 34)
  • 2 minutes to complete as many sit ups as possible (min required 31)
  • 10 shuttle runs in less than 70 seconds (lines are 22 metres apart)
  • 4 km walk in less than 35 minutes


  • Medical assessment will be the inherent requirement of the job.
  • If you have done a medical assessment in the last 6 months please attach the results
  • Should more applicants per area meet the minimum requirement the fitness result would be considered to determine the successful applicant.


  • Analytic thinking
  • Problem solving
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Communication (Writing & Verbal)
  • Good listener
  • Trustworthy/Reliable
  • Must be able to work with other people and as a team
  • Open minded and always pro-active in actions
  • Sense of professionalism
  • Good frame of mind to be able to retain information
  • Self-confidence Flexibility
  • Endurance/Perseverance
  • Assertive
  • Computer literacy will be added an added advantage

How to Apply for Trainee Protection Officer Jobs at Transnet Group Services

If you possess with the eligibility criteria and are interested in applying you must e-mail your Curriculum Vitae (CV) to [email protected] or Apply Online.

Closing Date: 14 March 2014 at 12H00 (Midday)

Please note that due to the fast amount of applications received Transnet would not be in a possession to respond to telephonic enquiries regarding your application.

If you have not been contacted within 30 days of the closing date of this advertisement please consider your application as unsuccessful.

You should not waste your time here and there, and apply for the Trainee Protection Officer Vacancies at the earliest possible time. The Transnet Jobs 2014 are available in different cities and provinces, so you should submit your application in your region to avail the employment and job opportunities for 2014 at Transnet Group.

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  1. What if i don’t working before? But i have matric certificate

  2. Emmanuel Perumall

    Currently employed as an assistant foreman as well as in charge of quality control

  3. hi im tumelo machaba i would like to know if u got my application,please forward my answer on my email please

    • Maleepo Teledimo/0714941622

      Hi!I’m maleepo looking for a job at Transnet, I’ve got Psira and police clearence certificate with 5 experienc, pls! Send me sms or WhatsApp me, its ugent!

  4. When do we hv to start counting 30 days of de closing for the Trainee Protection Officers. Is it tdy the 14 th April?

    • Hi Kgomotso did they call at Transnet for protection officers learnership because im also waiting for their call if u have their phone no’s ke a di kopa hle tsa Transnet.

  5. Ever since ive apply on line i have not receive any response from you guys>

  6. How far are u with those applications we have been waiting but with no respond,pls advise

  7. I’m Nancy I applied for protection service I would love if can reply here in my Email

  8. I’m Nancy @ western cape I work @ Coin group in JHB airport and I took transfer to Cape town I work @ CiviC center as an emergency controller

  9. I applied via emial on March so am still wiating now its the end of April .

  10. Nontembeko Mabaleka

    Fit,strong and healthy,computer literacy,mach/elec engineering,can work under pressure,matric passed(maths and physical science) can run/walk a long distance,had medical test and passed……….but no NO ‘police service(SANDF)experience*sad*

  11. I dd a 7 weeks protection officer learnership den dey send us home,cn u pls tel me wat ws da reason nd wats gona hapen wit us,cos we wer reali hapi thnkng we got dis job.pls help us

  12. Hi am thandeka a lady called yesterday morning,said i must come to a training on 29 May which is thursday by 7 o’clock in the morning. She said i must go at King Edward sport ground 20 Union Street Dundee, i do not know the place i have been asking people about it but they do not know it,is it near king edward hospital? I was happy when i got a call even my family too because they believe in me,but when i ask the lady to email me directions she said she can not do that she is only allowed to call me. I am very worried now cause i can not go to the training when i do not know the venue. I am from Durban in KWAZULU-NATAL if you know the place can u please email me direction i realy need this learnership PLEASE! PLEASE!!


  14. my name is sihle I was on training of protection officer thise year january I just want to know that is there chance of employment,

  15. Sithembele Maweni

    Dear Medam/Sir

    Im seeking for a job in safety & security . Im competent on the following ( Basic Fire & Emergency , 1st Aider level 3 , Firearm & use of hand gun , SAPS competent , Apply Occupational Health , Safety and Enviromental Princeples , Handle and Use a handgun for business purposes , Explain and perfom fall arrest when working on heights , Valid Drivers licence Code 8 )

  16. hey am jaffta i was a student at sos last year september,i want to know if tbere is a chance for employment

  17. THIBEDI letsoalo

    Hi e-mail me any general work, security, driver, cleaning job

  18. Mozenjane B Billy

    I’m Mozenjane Ben Billy, I did apply for Leading Protection Officer job on March and April. But I’ve get answer. I use post.

  19. Good day…Can you please notify me if there is any vacancies available at Transnet…. I’ve got security Management Certificate…. Thanks

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