SAPS Police Training Programme in KwaZulu Natal (611 Positions)

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

611 Entry Level Posts are available in the Basic Police Development Learning Programme at the following stations in KwaZulu Natal:

  • Brighton Beach (7 Posts) – Ref: KZN T1/2015
  • Montclair (3 Posts) – Ref: KZN T2/2015
  • Umbilo (10 Posts) – Ref: KZN T3/2015
  • Brighton Beach CI (4 Posts) – Ref: C1 3/2015
  • Chatsworth (10 Posts) – Ref: KZN T4/2015
  • Ballair (3 Posts) – Ref: KZN T5/2015
  • Kwandengezi (3 Posts) – Ref: KZN T6/2015
  • Chatsworth CI (4 Posts) – Ref: CI 6/2015
  • Dundee (3 Posts) – Ref: KZN T7/2015
  • Nquthu (11 Posts) – Ref: KZN T8/2015
  • Helpmekar (3 Posts) – Ref: KZN T9/2015
  • Kingsley (1 Post) – Ref: KZN T10/2015
  • Nondweni (2 Posts) – Ref: KZN T11/2015
  • Wasbank (2 Posts) – Ref: KZN T12/2015
  • Dundee CI (3 Posts) – Ref: CI 12/2015
  • Durban Central (5 Posts) – Ref: KZN T13/2015
  • Berea (4 Posts) – Ref: KZN T14/2015
  • Durban North (3 Posts) – Ref: KZN T15/2015
  • Maphumulo (2 Posts) – Ref: KZN T16/2015
  • Ndwedwe (2 Posts) – Ref: KZN T17/2015
  • Newark (1 Post) – Ref: KZN T18/2015
  • Nsuze (1 Post) – Ref: KZN 19/2015
  • Glendale (5 Posts) – Ref: KZN T20/2015
  • Metrorail  Kwamashu (27 Posts) – Ref: KZN T21/2015
  • Cross Border and Freight (25 Posts) – Ref: KZN T22/2015
  • Durban Central CI/ P/H/Q – Counter & OIAC OIA (11 Posts) – Ref: CI 22/2015
  • Empangeni (5 Posts) – Ref: KZN T23/2015
  • Esikhaleni (3 Posts) – Ref: KZN T24/2015
  • Mtunzini (5 Posts) – Ref: KZN T25/2015
  • Ntambanana (2 Posts) – Ref: KZN T26/2015
  • Richards Bay (4 Posts) – Ref: KZN T27/2015
  • Eshowe (12 Posts) – Ref: KZN T29/2015
  • Ekombe (1 Posts) – Ref: KZN T30/2015
  • Mbongolwane (5 Posts) – Ref: KZN T31/2015
  • Melmoth (1 Posts) – Ref: KZN T32/2015
  • Eshowe CI (4 Posts) – Ref: CI 32/2015
  • Amangwe (2 Posts) – Ref: KZN T233/2015
  • Escourt (6 Posts) – Ref: KZN T34/2015
  • Winterton (3 Posts) – Ref: KZN T35/2015
  • Greytown (4 Posts) – Ref: KZN T36/2015
  • Ematimatolo (3 Posts) – Ref: KZN T37/2015
  • Msinga (1 Post) – Ref: KZN T38/2015
  • Riet Vlei (1 Post) – Ref: KZN T39/2015
  • Greytown CI (4 Posts) – Ref: CI 39/2015
  • Boston (4 Posts) – Ref: KZN T40/2015
  • Impendle (1 Posts) – Ref: KZN T41/2015
  • Nottingham Road (2 Posts) – Ref: KZN T42/2015
  • Howick CI (4 Posts) – Ref: KZN T42/2015
  • Inanda (18 Posts) – Ref: KZN T43/2015
  • Greenwood Park (13 Posts) – Ref: KZN T44/2015
  • KwaMashu E (2 Posts) – Ref: KZN T45/2015
  • Ntuzuma (13 Posts) – Ref: KZN T46/2015
  • Sydenham (8 Posts) – Ref: KZN T47/2015
  • Inanda CI (2 Posts) – Ref: CI 47/2015
  • Jozini (5 Posts) – Ref: KZN T48/2015
  • Ndumo (2 Posts) – Ref: KZN T49/2015
  • Jozini CI (4 Posts) – Ref: CI 49/2015
  • Franklin (1 Post) – Ref: KZN T50/2015
  • Gowan Lea (1 Post) – Ref: KZN T51/2015
  • Harding (8 Posts) – Ref: KZN T52/2015
  • Ibisi (5 Posts) – Ref: KZN T53/2015
  • Intsikeni (1 Post) – Ref: KZN T54/2015
  • Besters (4 Posts) – Ref: KZN T55/2015
  • Colenso (1 Post) – Ref: KZN T56/2015
  • Ezakheni (8 Posts) – Ref: KZN T57/2015
  • Upper Tugela (2 Posts) – Ref: KZN T58/2015
  • Ladysmith CI (2 Posts) – Ref: CI T58/2015
  • Margate (16 Posts) – Ref: KZN T59/2015
  • Paddock (1 Post) – Ref: KZN T60/2015
  • Gronvlei (2 Posts) – Ref: KZN T61/2015
  • Madadeni (16 Posts) – Ref: KZN T62/2015
  • Newcastle (3 Posts) – Ref: KZN T63/2015
  • Normadien (2 Posts) – Ref: KZN T64/2015
  • Osizweni (6 Posts) – Ref: KZN 65/2015
  • Phoenix (14 Posts) – Ref: KZN T66/2015
  • Verulam (3 Posts) – Ref: KZN T67/2015
  • Pietermaritzburg (5 Posts) – Ref: KZN T68/2015
  • Bishopstowe (2 Posts) – Ref: KZN T69/2015
  • Caperdown (2 Posts) – Ref: KZN T70/2015
  • Mountain Rise (9 Posts) – Ref: KZN T71/2015
  • Wartburg (1 Post) – Ref: KZN T72/2015
  • Pinetown (7 Posts) – Ref: KZN T73/2015
  • Hillcrest (5 Posts) – Ref: KZN T74/2015
  • Inchanga (5 Posts) – Ref: KZN T75/2015
  • Kwadabeka (9 Posts) – Ref: KZN T76/2015
  • Mpumalanga KZN (8 Posts) – Ref: KZN T77/2015
  • Westville (1 Post) – Ref: KZN T78/2015
  • Pinetown CI (4 Posts) – Ref: CI 78/2015
  • Plessislaer (14 Posts) – Ref: KZN T79/2015
  • Richmond KZN (1 Post) – Ref: KZN T80/2015
  • Taylors Halt (5 Posts) – Ref: KZN T81/2015
  • Creighton (4 Posts) – Ref: KZN T82/2015
  • Donnybrook (3 Posts) – Ref: KZN T83/2015
  • Dududu (4 Posts) – Ref: KZN T84/2015
  • Mehlomnyama (1 Post) – Ref: KZN T85/2015
  • Scottburg (1 Post) – Ref: KZN T86/2015
  • Umzimkhulu (7 Posts) – Ref: KZN T87/2015
  • Hlabisa (2 Posts) – Ref: KZN T88/2015
  • Magudu (2 Posts) – Ref: KZN T89/2015
  • Mpumngamhlophe (2 Posts) – Ref: KZN T90/2015
  • Nongoma (4 Posts) – Ref: KZN T91/2015
  • Pongola (7 Posts) – Ref: KZN T92/2015
  • Ulundi (2 Posts) – Ref: KZN T93/2015
  • Umlazi (2 Posts) – Ref: KZN T94/2015
  • Amanzimtoti (7 Posts) – Ref: KZN T95/2015
  • Folweni (1 Post) – Ref: KZN T96/2015
  • Umbumbulu (5 Posts) – Ref: KZN T97/2015
  • Isipingo (8 Posts) – Ref: KZN T98/2015
  • Umkomaas (2 Posts) – Ref: KZN T99/2015
  • Metrorail Reunion (20 Posts) – Ref: KZN T100/2015
  • Umlazi CI (2 Posts) – Ref: CI 100/2015
  • Vryheid (7 Posts) – Ref: KZN T101/2015
  • Gluckstadt (2 Posts) – Ref: KZN T102/2015
  • Louwsburg (3 Posts) – Ref: KZN T103/2015
  • Ngome (4 Posts) – Ref: KZN T104/2015
  • Kwamsane CI (2 Posts) – Ref: CI T104/2015
  • Mtubatuba (1 Post) – Ref: KZN T28/2015
  • Static/PPS (5 + 16 Posts) – Ref: KZN T105/2015
  • Operational Support – IMC (4 Posts) – Ref: KZN T106/2015
  • Operational Support – BIA (1 Post) – Ref: KZN T107/2015
  • Operational Support – SPECH  & TECH (5 Posts) – Ref: KZN T108/2015
  • CI-VIP (3 Posts) – Ref: CI T108/2015
How to applyApplications close on 18 August 2015. Complete an application form in your own handwriting (download here). 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. Applicants may report such incidents to the National Anti Corruption Line at telephone number: 0800 701 701.

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 to:

Durban Central – Capt SG Chetty /Contact no:031-3254442
Physical Address: SAPS DURBAN CENTRAL 282 Stalwart Simelane Street, Durban.

Inanda – Lt Colonel Jali /Contact no:031-5109969
Physical Address: SAPS INANDA Old Main Road, Inanda

Umlazi – W/Officer B Pillay/ Contact no: 031-9080080
Physical Address: SAPS UMLAZI V1295 Number1 Prince Mcwayizeni Road ,Umlazi

Brighton Beach – Capt Hitler/Contact no: 031-4518021
Physical Address: SAPS BRIGHTON BEACH 133 Hoosen Hassajee Road, Brighton Beach

Chatsworth – PPO S Moodley /Contact no:031-4514256
Physical Address: SAPS CHATSWORTH NO 1 Justice Street ,Chatsworth

Phoenix – Lt Col Mthembu/ Contact no:031-5082311/2/3/4
Physical Address: SAPS PHOENIX 177 Longcroft Drive Phoenix

Pinetown – PPO Thaver/Contact no: 031-3255129
Physical Address: SAPS PINETOWN 133 Josiah Gumede Road, Pinetown

Empangeni – Mrs Majola/Contact no:035-9015816
Physical Address: 46 Old Main Road Empangeni

Port Shepstone- W/Officer P Moonsamy /Contact no: 039-6881114
Physical Address: SAPS PORT SHEPSTONE Lot 341 Court House Road,Port Shepstone.

Pietermaritzburg- Lt Colonel Louwrens /Contact no: 033-8452450
Physical Address: SAPS- PIETERMARITZBURG 231 Jabu Ndlovu Street, Pietermaritzburg

Howick – PPO Nzimande/Contact no: 033-2399369/367
Physical Address: SAPS- HOWICK 15 Morning Street, Howick

Kokstad – Capt Theron /Contact no:039-7971121
Physical Address: SAPS KOKSTAD 65 Main Street, Kokstad

Kwamsane – PO Mbatha /Contact no:035-5519021
Physical Address: SAPS Kwamsane Lot 1273 Tjaka Street

Ladysmith- Capt Sithole/Contact no:036-6383313
Physical Address: SAPS Ladysmith 36 king street

Margate – SAC Langazane/CAC Dwarikapersad /Contact no:039-3129897/6
Physical Address SAPS Margate Lot 459 Corner of Clifton road & National Road, Margate

Newcastle- Capt Mante/SPO Cochrane/Contact no :034-3146134
Physical Address: SAPS-NEWCASTLE 76Allen Street, Newcastle

Estcourt- Capt Cloete/Contact no: 036-3429510/9516
Physical Address: SAPS-ESTCOURT 172 Albert Street, Estcourt

Dundee – Capt Botha/ Contact no: 034-2999756/9775
Physical Address: SAPS-DUNDEE 75 Gladstone Street,Dundee

Greytown – SAC Ramkison/ Contact no: 033-4139008
Physical Address: SAPS-GREYTOWN 99 Pine Street,Greytown

Plessislaer – LT Col Nel/ Contact no: 033-3989731
Physical Address: SAPS-PLESSISLAER OLD Main Road PMB

Eshowe – Spo ZG Mdlalose/ Contact no: 035-4734230
Physical Address: SAPS-ESHOWE 73-75 Main Street ,Eshowe

Jozini- Capt Myeni/Contact no 035-5723643
Physical Address: SAPS JOZINI Jozini Main Road 356 Nsinde street

Ulundi – Lt Masondo/ Contact no: 035-8740240
Physical Address: Unit A no 8 Wombe Street, Block 15 Office No 8,Ulundi

Vryheid – Sgt Mtshali /AC Buthelezi/ Contact no: 034-9895833
Physical Address: NBS Building 1stFloor,Office 117 Corner High Street & Church Street

PSS- Capt Reddy/PPO Puran/Contact no 031-3192044/2121
Physical Address: Protection Security Service 143 Margaret Mncadi Avenue , Maritime House, Durban

Enquiries: P/H/Q-KZN Lt Colonel K Govender / PPO M.Parsaramen/ SPO SV Nkosi Contact no: 031-3254808/6194/6196

Via – SAPS

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