Development Learning Programme (BPDLP) when they enlist in the South African Police Service.
Upon recruitment, a Memorandum of Agreement is entered into between the South African Police Service and the police recruit for a contract period of 24 months. During this period, the recruit will be a police trainee and will undergo the Basic Police Development Learning Programme.
The purpose of the Basic Police Development Learning Programme is to enable newly-appointed police officials to
use a series of legal and policing skills to protect and serve members of communities in accordance with the Constitution of South Africa
provide a more effective service that will improve community satisfaction and position them to fulfil their mission of creating a safe and secure environment for all who live in South Africa.
The course is presented at the accredited SAPS academies earmarked to present the Basic Police Development Learning Programme. The SAPS have the following academies:
STRUCTURE OF THE 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)
Foundational phase – will mainly focus on acquiring 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)
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
Preference will be given to people from previously disadvantaged communities and unemployed youths in the Mpumalanga province who meet the following requirements:
- A minimum educational qualification of Grade 12
- At least a Code B driver’s licence
- Applicants should be between 18 and 35 years of age
- Applicants must be physically fit
- A name clearance certificate from the South African Police Force indicating that the applicant does not have a criminal record
NB: The traffic training will be conducted at the newly established Moumalanga Training College at Mkhuhlu (Calcutta) in the Bushbucksridge Local Municipality
Successful candidates will be expected to enter into a 12 month contract with the department and on completion of the course, learners will receive a Diploma in Basic Traffic Officer: NQF 4.
It is our intention to promote race, gender, and disability.
How to Apply
Applications must submitted on a Z83 form, and must be accompanied by an updated CV, certified copies of original qualifications, academic transcripts and a copy of ID.
Application, quoting the reference number, should be forwarded to the: Director HRM & D, Department of Community Safety, Security and Liaison, Private Bag x11269, Nelspruit 1200, or hand deliver at the 2nd Floor, Building 4, Riverside Park Ext 7, Government Boulevard.
No faxed or emailed applications will be considered.
Enquiries: Mr. NL Maphanga, tel. 013 766-4064 or Mr. S. Khoza, tel. 013 766 4392.
Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidate only. If you have not been contacted within 3 months of the closing date of this advert, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful.