SAPS: Criminology Graduate / Internship Programme 2020

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The South African Police Service hereby invites unemployed graduates who conform to the requirements for participation in a twelve (12) months’ Workplace Integrated Learning (WIL) Internship in all the Provinces.The Workplace Integrated Learning (WIL) Internship 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 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 Provinces where the post is advertised Applicants are restricted to apply for only three (3) positions (complete separate application form for each post reference number)
Intern category with minimum requirements:

Graduate Intern: Tertiary Qualification is required

NB: Stipend will be as determined by the Safety and Security Sector Education and Training Authority (SASSETA)

Additional Requirements:

Be in possession of NQF 6or higher qualification in the following: Criminology / Expert in the scientific study of crime and criminals. Data Analysis course / module will add advantage.
Core Functions:

Study of the crimes around the station’sprecinct
Study the causes of crime around the station’s precinct
Study the impact / effects of crime around the area
Analyse the data to determine why the crime was committed and find ways to: (i) Predict (ii) Detect and prevent further criminal behaviour
The following posts are advertised for the consideration of the Workplace
Integrated Learning (WIL): Internship Placements 2019 / 2020

Eastern Cape
Graduate Intern [x10]

Mthata, Ref: 01 / 2019 [x2]
Madeira, 02 / 2019 [x2]
Qumbu, 03 / 2019 [x2]
Bethelsdorp, 04 / 2019 [x2]
Gelvandale, 05 / 2019 [x2]


Administrative Graduate Intern [x8]

Witbank, Ref: 06 / 2019 [x2]
Nelspruit, 07 / 2019 [x2]
Middleburg, 08 / 2019 [x2]
Vosman, 09 / 2019 [x1]
Ermelo, 10 / 2019 [x1]


Administrative Graduate Intern [x10]

Temba, Ref: 11 / 2019 [x2]
Soshanguve, 12 / 2019 [x2]
Dobsonville, 13 / 2019 [x2]
Moroka, 14 / 2019 [x2]
Johannesburg Central, 15 / 2019 [x2]


Administrative Graduate Intern [x10]

Plessislaer, Ref: 16 / 2019 [x2]
Durban Central, 17 / 2019 [x2]
Umlazi, 18 / 2019 [x2]
Inanda, 19 / 2019 [x2]
Pinetown, 20 / 2019 [x2]


Administrative Graduate Intern [x8]

Thohoyandou, Ref: 21 / 2019 [x2]
Seshego, 22 / 2019 [x2]
Mankweng, 23 / 2019 [x2]
Mahwelereng, 24 / 2019 [x1]
Polokwane, 25 / 2019 [x1]

Free State

Administrative Graduate Intern [x8]

Parkweg, Ref: 26 / 2019 [x2]
Welkom, 27 / 2019 [x2]
Thabong, 28 / 2019 [x2]
Bethlehem, 29 / 2019 [x1]
Phuthaditjhaba30 / 2019 [x1]

Western Cape

Administrative Graduate Intern [x10]

Cape Town Central, Ref: 31 / 2019 [x2]
Mitchells Plain, 32 / 2019 [x2]
Kraaifontein, 33 / 2019 [x2]
Nyanga, 34 / 2019 [x2]
Stellenbosch, 35 / 2019 [x2]

Northern Cape

Administrative Graduate Intern [x8]
Kimberley, Ref: 36 / 2019 [x2]
Galeshewe, 37 / 2019 [x2]
Upington, 38 / 2019 [x2]
Kagisho, 39 / 2019 [x1]
Roodepan, 40 / 2019 [x1]

North West
Administrative Graduate Intern [x8]
Rustenburg, Ref: 41 / 2019 [x2]
Potchefstroom, 42 / 2019 [x2]
Klerksdorp, 43 / 2019 [x2]
Mahikeng, 44 / 2019 [x1]
Ikageng, 45 / 2019 [x1]


  • Only the official application form for the Workplace Integrated Learning (WIL) Internship (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 indicated on the application form.
  • A Curriculum Vitae must be submitted together with the application form and *proof of residence.
  • Certified copies of an applicant’s ID document, Senior Certificate and all post school educational qualifications obtained must also be submitted and attached to application. Certified copies should not be older than 3 months. No faxed or e-mailed applications will be considered only certificate of qualifications will be accepted, and not a statement of results.
  • All short-listed candidates will be subjected to fingerprint screening.
  • Applications must be mailed timeously. Late applications will not be accepted or considered. The closing date for all applications is 2019-11-15
  • If an applicant is short-listed, it can be expected of him / her to undergo a personal interview. Short-listed applicants may be subjected to securityclearance.
  • Correspondence will be conducted with successful interns only. If you have not been contacted within 2 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.
  • A stipend will be paid according to proof of relevant qualification.
  • Recommended candidates will be expected to sign a 12 month internship contract.
  • Workplace Integrated Learning (WIL) Internship in the SAPS may not be regarded as a guarantee for automatic absorption for permanent appointment.

How To Apply

Download Application form

Eastern CapeSouth African Police Service
Human Resource Development
Private Bag x7471
King William’s Town
5600Lt Colonel S Vosloo / SAC AM Moraba: 0406087414 or 0406088441Buffalo Street
Old Griffitt Mxenge Blg
Block K, Room 10
MpumalangaSouth African Police Service
Human Resource Development
No 7 Ferreira Street
1200Col Nchabeleng / Lt Col Nkosi: 013762 4461 / 013762 4436No 7 Ferreira Street
GautengSouth African Police Service
Human Resource Development
Private Bag X57
2017Capt MH Mabitsela: 011274 750716 Empire Road
Park Town
KwaZulu-NatalSouth African Police Service
Human Resource DevelopmentP O Box 1965
4000Lt Col N Nayager: 031325 475115 Braam Fischer Road
LimpopoSouth African Police Service
Human Resource Development
Private Bag X 94
0700Col Mongwe / W / O Seroma / GC CST Moloto MD: 015293 7002
/ 015293 7014 / 015293 701581 Biccard Street
Free StateSouth African Police Service
Human Resource Development
Private Bag X 20501
9300Lt Col Heilbron / Capt Lekometsa: 051411 7830 / 051411 7846
/ 051411
7839C / O East Burger & Charles Street
TAB Building
3rd Floor
Northern CapeSouth African Police Service
Human Resource Development
Private Bag X5001
8300Lt Col Van Wyk / Sgt Dlamini: 053807 0110 / 053807 012316 Warren StreetOld Gladstone BuildingDe BeersKimberley
North WestSouth African Police Service
Human Resource Development
Private Bag X 801
2520Lt Col Cronje / Lt Col Tapala: 018299 7786 / 018299 778699 Wilmar Building
Walter Sisulu Street
Western CapeSouth African Police Service
Human Resource Development
Private Bag X 9004
Cape Town
8000Capt Greeff / Cst Adams: 021409 6635 / 021409 6636Customs House
Heerengracht Street
Cape Town