South African Police Service (SAPS): Internship Programme 2024

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The South African Police Service invites unemployed graduates to apply for the Internship Programme for a period of 12 months contract.

Position: Internship Programme 2024 (12 months contract)
Location: Eastern Cape, Free State, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, Mpumalanga, Northern Cape, North West and Western Cape.
Closing Date: 17 May 2024

The South African Police Service hereby invites unemployed graduates who conform to the requirements for a twelve (12) month graduate’s scheme programme at Eastern Cape Province. The Graduaten Recruitment Scheme is part of the National Human Resource Development Strategy and the National Skills Development Strategy.

Generic requirements:
*Be a South African citizen
*Must be in possession of National Senior Certificate or equivalent (NCV L4)
*Must have no previous criminal conviction(s) or case(s) pending
*Applicants must be unemployed, never employed in the field of the advertised post and never participated in an internship programme in the relevant to the field of the post
*Applicants must be residents of the Province where the post is advertised (proof of residential address to be attached)
*Applicants are restricted to apply for only three (3) positions and complete separate application forms for each post reference number.

Intern categories with minimum requirements:
Graduate Intern: Tertiary Qualification is required
Student Intern: Practical experience is required by the tertiary institution in order for the learner finalise his/her qualification (letter from the institution must be attached)

NB: Stipend for each category will be as determined by the Divisional Commissioner Human Resource Development: South African Police Service

The following posts are advertised for consideration in terms of the Graduate Recruitment Scheme in the South African Police Service.

Download the advert in pdf


The South African Police Service hereby invites unemployed graduates who conform to the requirements for a twelve-month graduate’s scheme programme in Free State Province. The graduate scheme programme is part of the National Human Resource Development Strategy.

Generic requirements:
*Be a South African citizen
*Must be in possession of National Senior Certificate or equivalent (NCV L4)
*Must have no previous criminal conviction(s) or case(s) pending
*Applicants must be unemployed, never employed in the field of the advertised post, and never participated in an internship programme relevant to the field of the post
*Applicants must be residents of the Province where the post is advertised
*Applicants are restricted to applying for only three (3) positions and complete separate application forms for each post-reference number.

Intern categories with minimum requirements:
Graduate Intern: Tertiary Qualification is required
Student Intern: Practical experience is required by the tertiary institution for the learner to finalise his/her qualification ((letter from the Institution not older than two (2) years must be attached))

NB: Stipend for each category will be as determined by the Divisional Commissioner Human Resource Development: South African Police Service

The following posts are advertised for consideration in terms of the Graduate Recruitment Scheme in the South African Police Service.

Download the advert in pdf


The South African Police Service hereby invites unemployed graduates who conform to the requirements for a twelve (12) months Graduate Recruitment Scheme at Gauteng Province. The Graduate Recruitment Scheme is part of the National Human Resource Development Strategy and the National Skills Development Strategy.

Generic requirements:
*Be a South African citizen
*Must be in possession of National Senior Certificate or equivalent (NCV L4)
*Must have no previous criminal conviction(s) or case(s) pending
*Applicants must be unemployed, never employed in the field of the advertised post and never participated in an internship programme in the relevant field of the post
*Applicants must be residents of the Province where the post is advertised
*Applicants are restricted to applying for only three (3) posts and complete a separate application form for each post reference number.

Intern categories with minimum requirements:
Graduate Intern: Tertiary Qualification is required
Student Intern: Practical experience required by the Tertiary Institution for learners to finalise their qualification (letter from the Institution not older than two (2) years must be attached).

NB: STIPEND FOR EACH CATEGORY WILL BE DETERMINED BY THE DIVISIONAL COMMISSIONER: HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT: SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE SERVICE.

The following posts are advertised for consideration in terms of the Graduate Recruitment Scheme in the South African Police Service.

Download the advert in pdf


The South African Police Service hereby invites unemployed graduates who conform to the requirements for a twelve (12) month graduate’s scheme programme at KwaZulu-Natal Province. The Graduaten Recruitment Scheme is part of the National Human Resource Development Strategy and the National Skills Development Strategy.

Generic requirements:
*Be a South African citizen
*Must be in possession of National Senior Certificate or equivalent (NCV L4)
*Must have no previous criminal conviction(s) or case(s) pending
*Applicants must be unemployed, never employed in the field of the advertised post and never participated in an internship programme in the relevant to the field of the post
*Applicants must be residents of the Province where the post is advertised (proof of residential address to be attached)
*Applicants are restricted to apply for only three (3) positions and complete separate application forms for each post reference number.

Intern categories with minimum requirements:
Graduate Intern: Tertiary Qualification is required
Student Intern: Practical experience is required by the tertiary institution in order for the learner finalise his/her qualification (letter from the institution must be attached)

NB: Stipend for each category will be as determined by the Divisional Commissioner Human Resource Development: South African Police Service

The following posts are advertised for consideration in terms of the Graduate Recruitment Scheme in the South African Police Service.

Download the advert in pdf


The South African Police Service hereby invites unemployed graduates who conform to the requirements for a twelve (12) month graduate’s scheme programme at Limpopo Province. The Graduaten Recruitment Scheme is part of the National Human Resource Development Strategy and the National Skills Development Strategy.

Generic requirements:
*Be a South African citizen
*Must be in possession of National Senior Certificate or equivalent (NCV L4)
*Must have no previous criminal conviction(s) or case(s) pending
*Applicants must be unemployed, never employed in the field of the advertised post and never participated in an internship programme in the relevant to the field of the post
*Applicants must be residents of the Province where the post is advertised (proof of residential address to be attached)
*Applicants are restricted to apply for only three (3) positions and complete separate application forms for each post reference number.

Intern categories with minimum requirements:
Graduate Intern: Tertiary Qualification is required
Student Intern: Practical experience is required by the tertiary institution in order for the learner finalise his/her qualification (letter from the institution must be attached)

NB: Stipend for each category will be as determined by the Divisional Commissioner Human Resource Development: South African Police Service

The following posts are advertised for consideration in terms of the Graduate Recruitment Scheme in the South African Police Service.

Download the advert in pdf


The South African Police Service hereby invites unemployed graduates who conform to the requirements for a twelve (12) month graduate’s scheme programme at Mpumalanga Province. The Graduaten Recruitment Scheme is part of the National Human Resource Development Strategy and the National Skills Development Strategy.

Generic requirements:
*Be a South African citizen
*Must be in possession of National Senior Certificate or equivalent (NCV L4)
*Must have no previous criminal conviction(s) or case(s) pending
*Applicants must be unemployed, never employed in the field of the advertised post and never participated in an internship programme in the relevant to the field of the post
*Applicants must be residents of the Province where the post is advertised (proof of residential address to be attached)
*Applicants are restricted to apply for only three (3) positions and complete separate application forms for each post reference number.

Intern categories with minimum requirements:
Graduate Intern: Tertiary Qualification is required
Student Intern: Practical experience is required by the tertiary institution in order for the learner finalise his/her qualification (letter from the institution must be attached)

NB: Stipend for each category will be as determined by the Divisional Commissioner Human Resource Development: South African Police Service

The following posts are advertised for consideration in terms of the Graduate Recruitment Scheme in the South African Police Service.

Download the advert in pdf


The South African Police Service hereby invites unemployed graduates who conform to the requirements for a twelve (12) month graduate’s scheme programme at Northern Cape Province. The Graduaten Recruitment Scheme is part of the National Human Resource Development Strategy and the National Skills Development Strategy.

Generic requirements:
*Be a South African citizen
*Must be in possession of National Senior Certificate or equivalent (NCV L4)
*Must have no previous criminal conviction(s) or case(s) pending
*Applicants must be unemployed, never employed in the field of the advertised post and never participated in an internship programme in the relevant to the field of the post
*Applicants must be residents of the Province where the post is advertised (proof of residential address to be attached)
*Applicants are restricted to apply for only three (3) positions and complete separate application forms for each post reference number.

Intern categories with minimum requirements:
Graduate Intern: Tertiary Qualification is required
Student Intern: Practical experience is required by the tertiary institution in order for the learner finalise his/her qualification (letter from the institution must be attached)

NB: Stipend for each category will be as determined by the Divisional Commissioner Human Resource Development: South African Police Service

The following posts are advertised for consideration in terms of the Graduate Recruitment Scheme in the South African Police Service.

Download the advert in pdf


The South African Police Service hereby invites unemployed graduates who conform to the requirements for a twelve (12) month graduate’s scheme programme at North West Province. The Graduaten Recruitment Scheme is part of the National Human Resource Development Strategy and the National Skills Development Strategy.

Generic requirements:
*Be a South African citizen
*Must be in possession of National Senior Certificate or equivalent (NCV L4)
*Must have no previous criminal conviction(s) or case(s) pending
*Applicants must be unemployed, never employed in the field of the advertised post and never participated in an internship programme in the relevant to the field of the post
*Applicants must be residents of the Province where the post is advertised (proof of residential address to be attached)
*Applicants are restricted to apply for only three (3) positions and complete separate application forms for each post reference number.

Intern categories with minimum requirements:
Graduate Intern: Tertiary Qualification is required
Student Intern: Practical experience is required by the tertiary institution in order for the learner finalise his/her qualification (letter from the institution must be attached)

NB: Stipend for each category will be as determined by the Divisional Commissioner Human Resource Development: South African Police Service

The following posts are advertised for consideration in terms of the Graduate Recruitment Scheme in the South African Police Service.

Download the advert in pdf


The South African Police Service hereby invites unemployed graduates who conform to the requirements for a twelve (12) month graduate’s scheme programme at Western Cape Province. The Graduaten Recruitment Scheme is part of the National Human Resource Development Strategy and the National Skills Development Strategy.

Generic requirements:
*Be a South African citizen
*Must be in possession of National Senior Certificate or equivalent (NCV L4)
*Must have no previous criminal conviction(s) or case(s) pending
*Applicants must be unemployed, never employed in the field of the advertised post and never participated in an internship programme in the relevant to the field of the post
*Applicants must be residents of the Province where the post is advertised (proof of residential address to be attached)
*Applicants are restricted to apply for only three (3) positions and complete separate application forms for each post reference number.

Intern categories with minimum requirements:
Graduate Intern: Tertiary Qualification is required
Student Intern: Practical experience is required by the tertiary institution in order for the learner finalise his/her qualification (letter from the institution must be attached)

NB: Stipend for each category will be as determined by the Divisional Commissioner Human Resource Development: South African Police Service

The following posts are advertised for consideration in terms of the Graduate Recruitment Scheme in the South African Police Service.

Download the advert in pdf

GENERAL:
•Only the official Application Form for the Graduate Recruitment Scheme (available on the SAPS website) will be accepted. All instructions on the application form must be adhered to. Failure to do so may result in the rejection of the application.
•The post particulars and reference number of the post must be correctly specified on the Application Form.
•An updated Curriculum Vitae must be submitted together with the application form.
•Uncertified copies of an applicant’s ID document, National Senior Certificate, and all post-school educational qualifications with a statement of results obtained must also be submitted and attached to every application. No faxed or e-mailed applications will be considered.
•Applications must be posted/hand delivered timeously. Late applications will not be accepted or considered. The closing date for all applications is 2024-05-17.
•All short-listed candidates will be subjected to fingerprint screening.
•All short-listed candidates will undergo a personal interview. Short-listed applicants may be subjected to vetting.
•Correspondence will be conducted with successful candidates only. If you have not been contacted within 3 months after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.
•The South African Police Service is under no obligation to fill a post after advertisement thereof.
•Recommended candidates will be expected to sign a 12-month Internship Contract.
•Graduate Recruitment Scheme in the SAPS may not be regarded as a guarantee for automatic absorption for permanent appointment.

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