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National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) LLB / Law Internships 2021 / 2022

National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) is inviting all unemployed graduates to apply for the ongoing LLB / Law Internship Programme 2021 / 2022.

National Prosecuting Authority (NPA): Aspirant Prosecutor Training / Internships 2021

Successful candidates once appointed will undergo a 12 months programme which shall include a formal assessment at the end to determine overall competency to be appointed as a Prosecutor in South African Courts. 

On successful completion of the programme, the Aspirant Prosecutors may be appointed as entry level Prosecutors in the District Courts responsible for: conducting prosecutions and attending to all matters incidental thereto; act as the gatekeeper of criminal law; represent public interest in the criminal justice process

Salary: R198 411 – R230259 per annum (LP-1 to LP-2)


  • Applicants who are in possession of a South African LLB degree or equivalent, which includes at least the following courses: Law of Evidence, Civil Procedure, Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure and Interpretation of Statutes.


  • Final year LLB students with the courses listed above provided they would have completed the degree before commencement of the programme.
  • Applicants must be South African.
  • Demonstrable competency in acting Independently, Professionally, Accountable and with Credibility

References and locations:

  • CPP: Port Elizabeth (Ref No: APTPE)
  • CPP: East London (Ref No: APTEL)
  • CPP: Queenstown (Ref No: APTQUE)
  • CPP: Butterworth (Ref No: APTBUTW)
  • CPP: Mthatha (Ref No: APTMTHA)
  • CPP: Bloemfontein (Ref No: APTBFN)
  • CPP: Welkom (Ref No: APTWLK)
  • CPP: Vaal Rand (Ref No: APTVR)
  • CPP: Pretoria (Ref No: APTPTA)
  • CPP: Johannesburg (Ref No: APTJHB)
  • CPP: West Rand (Ref No: APTWR)
  • CPP: East Rand (Ref No: APTER)
  • CPP: Durban (Ref No: APTDBN)
  • CPP: Empangeni (Ref No: APTEMP)
  • CPP: Pietermaritzburg (Ref No: APTPMB)
  • CPP: Ladysmith (Ref No: APTLDS)
  • CPP: Port Shepstone (Ref No: APTPS)
  • CPP: Ntuzuma (Ref No: APTNTZ)
  • CPP: Thohoyandou (Ref No: APTTHY)
  • CPP: Polokwane (Ref No: APTPLK)
  • CPP: Modimolle (Ref No: APTMDM)
  • CPP: Middelburg (Ref No: APTMID)
  • CPP: Nelspruit (Ref No: APTNELS)
  • CPP: Witbank (Ref No: APTWIT)
  • CPP: Mmabatho (Ref No: APTMMB)
  • CPP: Klerksdorp (Ref No: APTKLE)
  • CPP: Odi (Ref No: APTODI)
  • CPP: Kimberley (Ref No: APTKIMB)
  • CPP: Upington (Ref No: APTUPI)
  • CPP: George (Ref No: APTGRG)
  • CPP: Cape Town (Ref No: APTCTN)
  • CPP: Wynberg (Ref No: APTWYN)
  • CPP: Bellville (Ref No: APTBEL)
  • CPP: Mitchells Plain (Ref No: APTMITC)

Please note:

  • A written contract between the National Prosecuting Authority and the Aspirant Prosecutor outlining the conditions of service shall be entered into and such contract will be valid and binding between the parties.
  • An entry examination will be written which will form part of the selection process and only candidates successful in the examination will be allowed to the next level of the selection process. It is anticipated that the programme will commence on 03 January 2022.

Internship Application Closing Date : 07 June 2021.

Internship Location: South Africa

How To Apply National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) LLB / Law Internships 2021 / 2022

Please note:

  • Applications must be submitted on the new Z83 (Download Here)
  • CVs without a Z83 will not be accepted.
  • Handwritten Z83 must be completed in BLOCK LETTERS.
  • Applicants should only apply for one chosen cluster (CPP).
  • Should an applicant apply for more than one cluster he/she will be totally disqualified from the process.
  • All applications must reach the NPA on/or before the closing date.
  • No late applications will be accepted/processed

Required Documents:

  • Only copies of certified required qualifications, identity document and documents as per the advert, must be included with your application.
  • For final year LLB students, a copy of Academic Record must accompany the application

Send Applications to the given email:

For Enquiries:

  • CPP: Port Elizabeth Andiswa Qamba Tel No: 012 845 1450
  • CPP: East London Talita Raga Tel No: 040 608 6812
  • CPP: Queenstown Nomfuneko Ntapane Tel No: 046 602 3046
  • CPP: Butterworth & CPP: Mthatha Linda Mankayi Tel No: 047 501 2607
  • CPP: Bloemfontein & CPP: Welkom Lemmer Ludwick Tel No: 051 410 6001
  • CPP: Vaal Rand & CPP: Pretoria Godfrey Ramakuela Tel No: 012 351 6808
  • CPP: Johannesburg Noria Malahlela Tel No: 011 220 4274
  • CPP: West Rand & CPP: East Rand Khensani Manganye Tel No: 011 220 4266
  • CPP: Durban; CPP: Empangeni; CPP: Port Shepstone & CPP: Ntuzuma Ntokozo Dlamini Tel No: Tel No: 031 334 5274
  • CPP: Pietermaritzburg & CPP: Ladysmith Thabisile Radebe Tel No: 033 392 8753
  • CPP: Thohoyandou; CPP: Polokwane & CPP: Modimolle Thuba Thubakgale Tel No: 015 045 0285
  • CPP: Middelburg, CPP: Nelspruit & CPP: Witbank Tebogo Mashile Tel No: 013 045 0686
  • CPP: Mmabatho; CPP: Klerksdorp & CPP: Odi Flora Kalakgosi Tel No: 018 381 9041
  • CPP: Kimberley & CPP: Upington Nicholas Mogongwa Tel No: 053 807 4539
  • CPP: George, CPP: Cape Town; CPP: Wynberg; CPP: Bellville & CPP: Mitchells Plain Angelene Jansen Tel No: 021 487 7123

NB. If you do not hear from us within (6) six months from the closing date of the advert, please accept that your application was unsuccessful