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Details of South African Police Service SAPS Learnership 2024

Details of South African Police Service SAPS Learnership 2024

The South African Police Service SAPS learnership is made every year available within each Province of South Africa. For candidates who want to apply, you have to apply in their own province.


Most of this SAPS learnership (South African Police Service learnership) will be available for 18 months and include a monthly stipend.

The Metro Police has a couple of offices which are featured precincts in every national region within South Africa. SAPS also offers Basic Police Development Learning Programme (BPDLP). BPDLP will be available for 24 months. For further information, click here.

SAPS Learnership 2024 Available

This sector provides a couple of different companies which offer a couple of fields. The fields may include the following:


The Canine Unit,
Road Policing,
Crime prevention,
Freeway Patrol,
The Equestrian Unit and
By-Law Policing.

Requirements of SAPS Learnership 2024

The candidates must be between the ages of 18 and 35. The candidates of SAPS learnership 2024 must have detailed curriculum vitae which are completed with contactable references, contact details and also a couple of information that they feel will be important to their application.

You also have to include certified copies of all relevant certificates; identity and proof of address which no older than three months. Candidates must be South African residents and citizens. Candidates also have to complete a couple of these requirements:


  • You must have Grade 12 or Matric Certificate
  • You have to be mentally and physically fit
  • You have to be able to communicate in English both written and verbal
  • You must hold NO criminal record
  • You have to be able to operate computer
  • You must hold a valid Code B Driver’s license
  • You have to be able to work as a team or individually
  • You must have great liaison skills
  • You must possess leadership skill

The candidates have to be prepared to take the Oath as decided by the Municipality of concern once the learnership has been completed.

SAPS Learnerships Application

SAPS Learnership online applications processes is not available. Applications must be collected from the SAPS Department Offices within their Region or Province. Any faxed or electronically submitted application forms will be dismissed. Incomplete forms, or forms missing a signature, or documentation will be dismissed.

Candidates are asked to deliver the completed application with required certified documentation to the offices where they collected the forms from. For more information on their opportunities visit the SAPS Website.

South African Police Services Learnerships Closing Dates

These learnerships do not have closing dates and the opening dates will vary, depending on the different departments of the Police. No late entries will be accepted, so, candidates are urged to find out about the closing dates from their local Police and Metro Police offices.