Dept of Home Affairs Cadet Learnership 2023-2024: Opening X60 Posts with Stipend of R4 500 per Month

About the Dept of Home Affairs
The Department of Home Affairs in South Africa is a government entity tasked with overseeing immigration, citizenship, and civic services within the country. Its primary focus is to regulate and manage the entry, stay, and departure of foreign nationals while providing essential services to citizens and immigrants alike. This involves processing visa and permit applications, handling refugee and asylum seeker affairs, and ensuring border control for national security.

Additionally, the department manages matters related to South African citizenship, including applications for citizenship by birth, descent, and naturalization. It also plays a vital role in maintaining vital records such as birth, marriage, and death registrations, as well as issuing identity documents and passports to citizens. As part of its efforts to promote civic awareness, the department conducts public awareness campaigns to educate citizens about their rights and responsibilities concerning citizenship and identity documents.

About the Dept of Home Affairs Cadet Learnership 2023-2024
The Dept of Home Affairs is currently offering X60 Cadet Learnership positions to support young individuals who require theoretical and experiential learning. The Dept of Home Affairs Cadet Learnership is an initiative focused on Youth Development Empowerment. It aligns with the National Development Plan’s concept of structured recruitment programs that combine theoretical training and experiential learning. This initiative aims to provide unemployed South African youth with the opportunity to acquire skills, knowledge, and experience, while preparing them for active and meaningful engagement in the job market.

The Cadet Learnership Programme incorporates both theoretical and practical elements, providing training in the National Certificate: Home Affairs Services. Through this program, learners will gain insight into the core functions of the Department, including Civic Services and Immigration Services. Preference will be given to young individuals residing in close proximity to the office where the position is based.

Learners will be entitled to a stipend of R4 500 per month.

The Dept of Home Affairs Cadet Learnership is based in the locations below:

1. Gauteng (X8 posts)

  • Krugersdorp – Ref No: HRMC 44/23/1a (1 Post)
  • Akasia – Ref No: HRMC 44/23/1b (1 Post)
  • Soshanguve – Ref No: HRMC 44/23/1c (1 Post)
  • Randfontein – Ref No: HRMC 44/23/1d (1 Post)
  • Kempton Park – Ref No: HRMC 44/23/1e (1 Post)
  • Ga-Rankuwa – Ref No: HRMC 44/23/1f (1 Post)
  • Germiston – Ref No: HRMC 44/23/1g (1 Post)
  • Vereeniging – Ref No: HRMC 44/23/1h (1 Post)

2. Free State (X6 posts)

  • Bloemfontein – Ref No: HRMC 44/23/2a (1 Post)
  • Welkom – Ref No: HRMC 44/23/2b (1 Post)
  • Harrismith – Ref No: HRMC 44/23/2c (1 Post)
  • Botshabelo – Ref No: HRMC 44/23/2d (1 Post)
  • Thaba Nchu – Ref No: HRMC 44/23/2e (1 Post)
  • Sasolburg – Ref No: HRMC 44/23/2f (1 Post)

3. Kwazulu Natal (X9 posts)

  • Eshowe – Ref No: HRMC 44/23/3a (1 Post)
  • Pongola – Ref No: HRMC 44/23/3b (1 Post)
  • KwaDukuza – Ref No: HRMC 44/23/3c (1 Post)
  • Ndwendwe – Ref No: HRMC 44/23/3d (2 Posts)
  • Hluhluwe – Ref No: HRMC 44/23/3e (1 Post)
  • Kokstad – Ref No: HRMC 44/23/3f (1 Post)
  • Empangeni – Ref No: HRMC 44/23/3g (1 Post)
  • Pine Town – Ref No: HRMC 44/23/3h (1 Post)

4. Eastern Cape (X7 posts)

  • Gqeberha – Ref No: HRMC 44/234a (1 Post)
  • Mthatha – Ref No: HRMC 44/23/4b (1 Post)
  • Queenstown – Ref No: HRMC 44/23/4c (1 Post)
  • Lusikisiki – Ref No: HRMC 44/23/4d (1 Post)
  • King Williams Town – Ref No: HRMC 44/23/4e (1 Post)
  • East London – Ref No: HRMC 44/23/4f (1 Post)
  • Bizana – Ref No: HRMC 44/23/4g (1 Post)

5. Limpopo (X8 posts)

  • Modimolle – Ref No: HRMC 44/23/5a (1 Post)
  • Polokwane – Ref No: HRMC 44/23/5b (1 Post)
  • Dendron – Ref No: HRMC 44/23/5c (1 Post)
  • Nebo – Ref No: HRMC 44/23/5d (1 Post)
  • Thabazimbi – Ref No: HRMC 44/23/5e (1 Post)
  • Mookgopong – Ref No: HRMC 44/23/5f (1 Post)
  • Makwarela – Ref No: HRMC 44/23/5g (1 Post)
  • Lebowakgomo – Ref No: HRMC 44/23/5h (1 Post)

6. North West (X6 posts)

  • Mmabatho – Ref No: HRMC 44/23/6a (1 Post)
  • Klerksdorp – Ref No: HRMC 44/23/6b (1 Post)
  • Rustenburg – Ref No: HRMC 44/23/6c (1 Post)
  • Wolmaransatd – Ref No: HRMC 44/23/6d (1 Post)
  • Vryburg – Ref No: HRMC 44/23/6e (1 Post)
  • Brits – Ref No: HRMC 44/23/6f (1 Post)

7. Mpumalanga (X6 posts)

  • Nelspruit – Ref No: HRMC 44/23/7a (1 Post)
  • Ermelo – Ref No: HRMC 44/23/7b (1 Post)
  • Hazyview – Ref No: HRMC 44/23/7c (1 Post)
  • Middleburg – Ref No: HRMC 44/23/7d (1 Post)
  • Emalahleni – Ref No: HRMC 44/23/7e (1 Post)
  • Malelane – Ref No: HRMC 44/23/7f (1 Post)

8. Western Cape (X5 posts)

  • Wynberg – Ref No: HRMC 44/23/8a (1 Post)
  • Somerset West – Ref No: HRMC 44/23/8b (1 Post)
  • Mitchells Plain – Ref No: HRMC 44/23/8c (1 Post)
  • Stellenbosch – Ref No: HRMC 44/23/8d (1 Post)
  • Grabouw – Ref No: HRMC 44/23/8e (1 Post)

9. Northern Cape

  • Kimberley – Ref No: HRMC 44/23/9a (1 Post)
  • Upington – Ref No: HRMC 44/23/9b (1 Post)
  • Kuruman – Ref No: HRMC 44/23/9c (1 Post)
  • Springbok – Ref No: HRMC 44/23/9d (1 Post)
  • Postmansburg – Ref No: HRMC 44/23/9e (1 Post)

Eligibility Criteria
Do you feel confident about applying for the Dept of Home Affairs Cadet Learnership? Be sure to submit your application without delay! However, before proceeding, it is crucial to carefully review the eligibility criteria for the position. These requirements will determine whether you possess the necessary qualifications to be considered a strong candidate. To assess your suitability, please refer to the eligibility criteria listed below. If you aim to enhance your chances of success, it is recommended to fulfill all the items outlined in the following guidelines.

The Dept of Home Affairs Cadet Learnership Eligibility Criteria are as follows:

  • Officially recognized as a citizen of South Africa
  • Currently between 18-35 years old
  • Has a Grade 12 qualification

Note: learners who took part in a Public Service Learnership programme before this will not be considered.

Application Instructions
Download the Z83 Application Form: Dept of Home Affairs Cadet Learnership 2023-2024.

Kindly complete the application form by typing in your most relevant responses into the appropriate sections. Ensure that all the personal information you provide is accurate and reflects your current circumstances.

Additionally, you will need to provide the documents below:

  • Your most updated Curriculum Vitae
  • Certified copies of your Grade 12 certificate
  • Identification Document
  • If you have a foreign qualification, you must accompany it with an evaluation certificate issued by SAQA.

All these documents must be included in order to be considered eligible. Send your application, along with all the necessary supporting documents, to the provided address, making sure to include the relevant reference number in your submission.

Make sure you send in your applications based on your relevant location:

1. Gauteng

  • Postal Address: Private Bag X108, Braamfontein, 2017
  • Physical Address: 3rd Floor, Mineralia Building, Cnr De Beer and De Korte Street, Braamfontein, 2017

2. Free State

  • Postal Address: P.O Box 12262, Brandhof 9324
  • Physical Address: 40 Victoria Road, Willows, Bloemfontein 9301

3. Kwazulu Natal

  • Postal Address: Private Bag X 09, Pietermaritzburg 3209
  • Physical Address: 181 Church Street, Pietermaritzburg 3209

4. Eastern Cape

  • Postal Address: Private Bag 7413,King Williams Town, 5600
  • Physical Address: 11 Hargreaves Avenue, King William’s Town, 5600

5. Limpopo

  • Postal Address: Private Bag X 9517, Polokwane, 0700
  • Physical Address: 89 Biccard Street, Polokwane, 0699

6. North West

  • Postal Address: Private Bag X 119, Mmabatho, 2735,
  • Physical Address: Cnr Sheppard and Carrington Street, Mafikeng, 2745

7. Mpumalanga

  • Postal Address: Private Bag X11264, Nelspruit, 1200,
  • Physical Address: 29 Bester Street, Nelspruit, 1200

8. Western Cape

  • Postal Address: Private Bag X 9103, Cape Town, 8000
  • Physical Address: 4th Floor FairCape Building, 56 Barrack Street, Cape Town, 8000

9. Northern Cape

  • Postal Address: Private Bag X 6073, Kimberley 8300
  • Physical Address: Quantum Leap Building, 69 Du Toitspan Road, Kimberley, 8300

By submitting your applications, you are granting permission to the selection committee to use your personal information for registration purposes.

Applicants must utilize the provided portal to process their applications. Submissions made through alternative methods, including email or fax, will not be accepted by the selection committee.

Closing Date
Applications for the Dept of Home Affairs Cadet Learnership must be submitted before the closing date on 15 August 2023.

Applications submitted after the deadline will not be taken into consideration by the selection committee. Any submissions received after the deadline while registration is open will not be acknowledged.

Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit their applications at the earliest opportunity. This will allow them ample time to carefully review the information provided in their applications. Please ensure that your applications are prepared promptly.

Throughout the recruitment process for the Dept of Home Affairs Cadet Learnership, the organization retains the authority to decide whether to make an appointment or not. The decisions made by the selection committee are deemed final and cannot be contested.

Committee Details
If you have any inquiries or concerns about the Dept of Home Affairs Cadet Learnership, please don’t hesitate to ask. Feel free to reach out to the contact persons listed below with your questions.

  • +27 12 406 4174 (Ms N Masanabo)
  • +27 12 406 4195 (Ms LI Dibakwane)
  • +27 12 406 7078 (Ms M Kobola)
  • +27 12 406 4358 (Ms MM Ndlovu)
  • +27 12 406 4192 (Ms MD Dithebe)

Vacancy Source:


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