SAPS (South African Police Service) WIL (Workplace Integrated Learning) Internship 2021-2022: Unemployed Individuals Encouraged to Register for Positions in All Provinces

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About the SAPS (South African Police Service)
The SAPS (South African Police Service) is South Africa’s recognizable national police force. Headquartered in Pretoria, the establishments is home to 1 154 police stations all over the country, in which they are divided based on their provinces. The SAPS holds the central responsibility of protecting the general public by reducing crime rates within the areas and borders. As real-time practitioners of the law, the SAPS main job is to enforce any forms of jurisdiction in an orderly manner, all the while creating a safe space for South African citizens to live in.

About the SAPS (South African Police Service) WIL (Workplace Integrated Learning) Internship 2021-2022
The SAPS (South African Police Service) is offering a WIL (Workplace Integrated Learning) Internship for individuals who require practical work exposure. The SAPS (South African Police Service) WIL (Workplace Integrated Learning) Internship is a fantastic opportunity that is searching for unemployed graduates ready to fully commit to the 12-month duration of the programme in all provinces. This programme conducted as part of an initiative held by the National Human Resource Development Strategy and the National Skills Development Strategy.

As an intern, you will be required to study the following core competencies:

  • Crimes around the station’s precint
  • Causes of crimes within the station’s precint
  • Impacts and effects of crimes within the area
  • Data analysis to determine the cause of crimes through prediction, detection, and prevention.

Interns of the SAPS (South African Police Service) WIL (Workplace Integrated Learning) Internship will be eligible for a stipend. The amount of the stipend will be up to the Safety and Security Sector Education and Training Authority (SASSETA).

Eligibility Criteria
Candidates interested in the SAPS (South African Police Service) WIL (Workplace Integrated Learning) Internship must adhere to the programme’s eligibility criteria. Each of these items below will determine whether you have what it takes to become a well-rounded candidate fit for the internship. To guarantee a successful application, candidates must meet all of these following requirements. Failure to do so will result in disadvantageous consequences towards your registration. Take note of this list for personal reference.

The SAPS (South African Police Service) WIL (Workplace Integrated Learning) Internship Eligibility Criteria are as follows:
1. Basic Requirements

  • Officially recognized as a citizen of South Africa
  • Currently between 18-35 years old
  • Possesses a National Senior Certificate or any equivalent qualification (NCV L4)
  • Does not have prior criminal track records or pending cases
  • Unemployed during the time of internship, has never been employed by the advertised post, or did not take part in an internship programme before this
  • Candidates must reside in the province of the advertised post
  • Candidates are only allowed to apply up to three (3) positions (please send in separate application forms with different post reference numbers)
  • People with Disabilities are encouraged to register
  • Graduate interns: possesses a tertiary qualification.

2. Additional Requirements

  • Possesses an NQF 6 qualification or above in these subjects:
    • Criminology 1, 2, and 3
    • Expert in the scientific study of crime and criminals
    • Advantageous: Data analysis course/modules

Number of Positions


Application Instructions
Download application form: SAPS (South African Police Service) WIL (Workplace Integrated Learning) Internship 2021-2022.

1. Application Form
The selection committee will only be accepting the official application form for the Workplace Integrated Learning (Internship).

Skim through the application queries before completing the document. Read through the instruction before filling in the application form with your correct personal details.

Indicate your post particulars and post reference number on your application form. This will help the selection committee easily identify your registration.

2. Supporting Documents
Candidates must provide the following documents to support your application forms:

  • Your most updated CV (Curriculum Vitae)
  • Legitimate proof of residence
  • Valid copies of your Identity Document
  • Valid copies of your Senior Certificate
  • Valid copies of your previous post school educational qualifications.

All copies should be certified and must not be older than 3 months. The selection committee will only accept certificate of qualifications, not a statement of results.

These documents must be included in your application dossier. Incomplete applications will not be considered by the selection committee.

3. Application Submission
By submitting your applications, you are hereby giving permission to have your personal information utilized by the selection committee for application purposes.

Applications will be subjected to further evaluation and vetting procedures to verify the validity of candidates. Anyone discovered to be falsifying any aspects of their applications will automatically be disqualified.

Submissions must be mailed to the addresses provided. Applications sent via other methods, such as email or fax, will not be accepted by the selection committee.

Important Notes

  • Shortlisted candidates will be required to do a fingerprint screening, security clearance, and personal interview
  • A stipend will be given to interns based on their proof of relevant qualification
  • Selected interns must sign a 12-month internship contract
  • Interns of this programme will not receive a guarantee of permanent employment.

Closing Date
Applications for the SAPS (South African Police Service) WIL (Workplace Integrated Learning) Internship must be submitted before the closing date on 19 February 2021.

The selection committee has absolute zero tolerance for late applications. Candidates found to be making their submissions past the deadline will not be considered for registration.

Announcements will only be made to shortlisted candidates. Should you not hear back from the selection committee within 2 months past the closing date, we regret to inform you that your application was unsuccessful.

The SAPS (South African Police Service) reserves the rights to make an appointment or not during the recruitment process. All decisions made by the selection committee are final.



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  3. Hi,I just finished my matric last year I’m waiting for the results and I am interested in this internship.

  4. I honesty need this opportunity to look after my mother and reguse the rate of unemployment youthi waithing for this opportunity long time

  5. I Lindokuhle nxele…i an willing to be the Police offiser…so that i could end the coraption in this country nd arrest thugs gang whos are not behaving/ anybody whos not goin under the state law…

  6. Hi
    I finished my matric 2019 I’m interested in this internship I wish I can get an opportunity to be part…my aim is to fight crime in our country and learn more.

  7. I’d really love to help make a difference in this country serve and protect and be loyal to the country

    1. am ambitious and hard working and am quicker learner and I can communicate clearly and effectively and am always willing to learn at any given time.

  8. I’ve been trying to apply for long time too many times but i’ve never got any responses from this post

  9. I am hardworking, dedicated, eager to learn. I need a job in the police department, that’s my dream

  10. Hi I’m also interested to be a police m not working m 35yrs old.live in Durban ,have matric n drivers licence

  11. Hi I’ m also interested to be a police m not working its been a long time without a job I do have matrc n drivers license, m 35 yrs old m staying in Durban tnx

    1. I a matriculation of 2020 and i haven’t gotten my final matric results yit, as i will only get it the 23 of February 2021.
      I would like to know what do i do in terms of my NSC qualifications if the due date is the 19 February 2020.

      I would like to apply for SASP as it is my main goal.

  12. Ntombizodwa Mwelase I will be very happy to get this opportunity I love my country and I’m willing to protect it in many ways

    1. I’m interested be a police,I’m a hard worker and I like working with people and like to help commity

    2. I Lindokuhle Nxumalo will like to get the opportunity of working as a police officer ,I’m so intrested in getting this job…if I may be kindly given a chance to get the job I’m so willing to give my all to work if I can get a chance
      I’ll really appreciate to be given a chance
      It’s not like wanting a job but I also love it…
      May you kindly please read my comment n also it will be a pleasure to be given a chance

  13. I have got matric certificate… And i’m interested in these leanership i wish i can get these opportunity 🙏

    1. Currently unemployed and will really appreciate it if I was given a chance to became a policeman. I would like to make a different in our countries crime rate.

  14. Just finished my N6 Public Management currently looking for work experiencial learning and this opportunity could help me to get my Diploma as my college does not have funds at the moment.

    1. Im very interested in the police. I’m a loyal person and like to work with other people. I have alot of skills. Im done with school.

  15. aѕ a yoυng ιnтellιgenт perѕon.. ι нave тнe wιll тo reѕтore мany coммυnιтιeѕ, concernιng тнe drυgѕ, crιмe eтc..

    1. I’m interested in this internship I hope I will get the opportunity to be a part of it.I would like to become a police

  16. im interested in this internship i wish if i can get an opportunity to be part of it i have looking for for a longtime and i would love to become a police

  17. I’m bongi sambo im interested in working as a police to reduce crime in my village ,I’m a fast learner an im good in communicating with poeple

  18. I would like to apply for a police job I’m done with school last grade 12..I have a lot of law skills

    1. Good Afternoon
      I’m Clairisha , I am unemployed I am a matriculant and I dont tertiary education to obtain my N6 certificate in Education and Training and I am very interested in the internship opportunity

      Kindly Regards

      1. I’m interested In this since 2015 until now each an every post I’m the one who apply

    2. I would like to apply for a job of being a police I’m done with school last year I was doning my grade 12 I m a hard worker

  19. I would honestly be very much appreciated, if i may be given any chance of this opportunity. I am a very hard working person, very good and on working with a team or individual, ready to work over time if needed , and willing to learn more.

  20. Hello my name is mpumi, i am deaf and used to sign language and writing the english. I can computer typing.

    1. I am Mkanyisi Nobhokisi I’m looking forward to work as South African police. Looking forward to fight to crime in our country. I want to make a difference to our country.

  21. I am Anna Tlhapi I want to make difference by reducing crime. I want to work hard and shows that being a police woman is a calling

    1. Hi my name is yonela I want to be a police woman and opromise to make the different and reduce crime.iwill wark hard when iget this job

  22. I’m interested in this and also I’m unemployed willing to get this internship.
    I really love to protect people and I’m I’d become more happier if I could get a chance to become a police.

      1. Good day
        Thabang im interested in joining the agency im based in Johannesburg.
        I have a matric and learners license.

    1. Hi
      I just Finished My Matric Last Year And I’m Interested In This Internship But I’m Still Waiting For My Results

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