Unlock Career Opportunities with SAPS Internships in Gauteng 2024/2025


The South African Police Service (SAPS) proudly presents its internship program for graduates in Gauteng for the year 2024/2025. Aligned with the National Human Resource Development Strategy and the National Skills Development Strategy, these internships are tailored to equip graduates with practical skills and professional experience in the public service sector.

SAPS Internships Overview

The SAPS Internships program serves as a pivotal transition from academic studies to practical, professional environments. Its primary focus is on enriching skills and preparing participants for the workforce by providing hands-on experiences that complement traditional classroom learning. This initiative targets unemployed graduates, offering them a platform for skill enhancement and readiness for diverse career opportunities in various public service fields.

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Eligibility Criteria:

To qualify for an internship at SAPS, candidates must meet the following criteria:

  • South African citizenship.
  • Possession of a National Senior Certificate or its equivalent (NCV Level 4).
  • A clean record, free from any previous criminal convictions or pending cases.
  • Unemployment status, without prior employment in the advertised field or participation in relevant internship programs.
  • Residence in Gauteng, the province where the internship is offered.
  • Applicants can apply for a maximum of three positions, submitting a separate application form for each.

Available Internship Positions and Locations:
A wide array of internship opportunities awaits across various departments and locations within Gauteng. These include positions such as Legal Administrative Intern, Motor Mechanic Intern, Graduate Administrative Intern, Assistant Librarian Intern, and more.

Applications can be either posted or hand-delivered to designated SAPS HRDC Centres: 

ProvinceHRDC CentreNameContact DetailsPhysical Address
GautengGauteng: Provincial Head OfficeCol Mathabatha Lt Col Pillay SPO Mohlala W/O Baloyi011 274 7477 011 274 7508 011 274 750716 Empire Road, Parktown, Johannesburg (Office no GE 004)
GautengHRDC WestrandSgt Mahlobisa A/C Mokgorong011 951 1198 011 951 1188Commissioner St, Krugersdorp, Johannesburg, 2001
GautengHRDC PretoriaW/O LE Grange012 320 326812 Loop Street next to Manhattan Hotel Destinatum Building, Pretoria
GautengHRDC SpringsCapt Theron011 365 5922The Avenues Shopping Centre, 1st Floor, 5th Avenue Springs
GautengHRDC BenoniCst Taukobong011 746 5717 011 746 5726Kleinfontein Lake Office park, Cnr Lake Vieto Cres & Pioneer Drive, Benoni
GautengHRDC Vaal RandA/C D LehlooCnr Marriman & Edward Avenue, Vereeniging

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Application Process:
Applying for SAPS internships is straightforward. Follow these steps:

  1. Download the Official SAPS Application Form: Obtain the official SAPS application form from the SAPS website or designated HRDC Centres.
  2. Prepare Required Documents: Along with the application form, gather an updated CV, uncertified copies of ID, educational certificates, and any other relevant documents specified for the chosen internship position.
  3. Submit Application: Completed application forms and supporting documents can be posted or hand-delivered to designated SAPS HRDC Centres in Gauteng.
  4. Closing Date: Ensure timely submission before the closing date, which is 17 May 17, 2024.

Selection Process:
The selection process for SAPS internships is rigorous and involves several stages:

  1. Fingerprint Screening
  2. Personal Interviews
  3. Vetting Process
  4. Final Selection

SAPS Internships offer a unique opportunity for graduates to acquire essential workplace skills and make significant contributions to their communities within the public sector. By meeting the eligibility criteria and successfully navigating the application process, aspiring professionals can embark on a fulfilling career path within SAPS. Apply now and take the first step toward a promising career in public service.

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