How to Apply to SAPS Traineeship – SAPS Application Form 2023 PDF

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The SAPS offers careers in various fields
If you join the SAPS you can either become a Police Official or A Civilian Employee.

Police officials are employed in terms of the South African Police Service Act. Civilian employees are employed in terms of the Public Service Act. Most functional Police Officials are directly involved in preventing, combating, or investigating crimes.

The other Police officials and civilian personnel carry out support functions.

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SAPS Traineeship 2023

The South African Police Service (SAPS) wishes to alert the public of the existence of bogus advertisements purporting to be from the SAPS recruiting interested persons to apply for police traineeship for 2023/2023 and other vacancies within the police on a website

Structure of The Basic Police Development Learning Programme (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)
    • The foundational phase – will mainly focus on acquiring the 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 Forms 2023

Click to access Application-Form.pdf


SAPS  Traineeship Entry Requirement

A candidate must comply with the following, basic enlistment requirements:

  • Be a South African citizen by birth
  • Be at least 25, but under 40 years of age, of which documentary proof must be furnished
  • Complete a health questionnaire, at his or her own cost, which is confirmed by a registered medical practitioner
  • Be medically, mentally and physically fit to perform duties
  • Be of good and sound character
  • Fit the psychometric profile and must successfully complete any other test that may be determined by the National Commissioner
  • Be in possession of at least a senior certificate (Grade 12) or must have successfully completed a SAQA accredited NQF level 4 qualification, of which documentary proof must be provided
  • Be able to speak, read and write at least two official languages, of which one must be English
  • Allow his or her fingerprints and a DNA sample to be taken
  • Be prepared to undergo such training as may be determined by the National Commissioner
  • Be prepared to take the prescribed oath of office
  • Understand that his or her services may be terminated at the age of 60
  • Complete an assessment questionnaire
  • Be vetted or screened
  • Be employed and provide proof of employment
  • Provide proof of his or her residential address
  • Not have a criminal record or any criminal or departmental cases pending against him or her (all criminal or departmental cases must be declared)
  • Not have a tattoo which will be visible if the person wears a uniform

Why You Were Not Accepted

  • If he/she was discharged as being medically unfit by a previous employer
  • Is a former member of the SAPS whose application for re-enlistment was rejected due to negative considerations
  • Is a member of the Regular Force of the National Defence Force referred to in section 52 of the Defence Act, 2002 (Act No 42 of 2002)
  • Holds a key position as determined by the Department of Labour
  • Holds any post or office in a political party, organization, movement or body
  • Is actively involved in politics or who is an outspoken supporter of a political party and who may violate the non-partisan nature of the SAPS
  • Is a full-time or part-time journalist
  • Does not have a fixed residential address
  • Is not in full-time employment
  • Is a scholar
  • Is a bouncer or chucker-out
  • Is a member of municipal police service (including a local law enforcement officer)
  • Is a sheriff or deputy sheriff
  • Is in any manner connected to a brothel, escort agency or any other undertaking which –
    • remunerates persons to perform sexual acts or striptease dancing, or serve as waiters or waitresses while naked or semi-naked
    • supplies persons to clients for purposes of allowing such clients to perform sexual acts with such persons
    • sells, distributes or promotes any form of pornographic material or sexual aid (other than a sexual aid prescribed by a medical practitioner) or
    • is involved in the taking of or posing for pornographic photographs or the making of pornographic sketches, films, videos or computer-readable material
  • Is in any manner connected to a business or industry which has contracted with or submitted a tender to the State to render a service or to supply a product to the SAPS
  • Is in any manner whatsoever involved in —
    • the private security industry (whether as director, partner or employee)
    • the taxi industry (this includes but is not limited to, running a taxi service by the person himself or herself, or by employing another person, or the performance of remunerative work for a taxi association, group of taxi owners or operators or for a single taxi owner or operator)
    • the trade of liquor or the keeping of a tavern or shebeen
    • the preparation or completion of applications for liquor licenses
    • private investigation services (this includes, but is not limited to, performing tracing work as a tracing agent, moneylender, debt collector or financial institution, the performance of private detective work, the interception of communications or the planting of electronic bugging devices)
    • running a scrapyard (whether as owner or employee)
    • the microlending services
    • conducting the business of trading in second-hand goods
    • the tow-in or breakdown service industry (this includes, but is not limited to, the operation of a tow-in or breakdown service by the person himself or herself or through another person, or the performance of remunerative work for an association of persons or entities running tow-in or breakdown services, a group of persons or entities running tow-in or breakdown services or for a single tow-in or breakdown service owner or operator
    • the gambling industry
    • the preparation or completion of applications for firearm licenses
    • the rendering of a security service
    • insurance investigations and investigations on behalf of agencies handling claims against the Road Accident Fund
    • serving of court processes, excluding the serving of summonses in civil cases
    • trading in livestock, excluding such trading as part of bonafide farming activities
    • the business of a funeral undertaker

How to Apply Online to SAPS Traineeship

  • Log on to
  • Pick a position of your choice
  • Follow the procedure as required.


The public should bear in mind that they can view existing vacancies and obtain the official application forms from the official website of the SAPS Only the information that is on this website can be regarded as authentic.

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