Here Are The Requirements For The SAPS Apprenticeship

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The South African Police Service (SAPS) offers careers in a wide variety of fields. If you join the SAPS you can either become a police official or a civilian employee. These are the eligibility requirements for the SAPS apprenticeships.


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If you are among those who looking to join the South African Police Service (SAPS), an apprenticeship may be a good place to start. Here are all the requirements.

  • Be a South African Citizen
  • Be in possession of a Senior Certificate / National Senior Certificate / National Certificate (Vocational) and be in possession of a Bachelor of Science Degree or other any other fields of study (minimum 3 year National Diploma/Degree) recorded on the National Learners’ Record Database on NQF level 6 or higher
  • Be fluent in at least two of the official languages, of which one must be English
  • Between eighteen (18) and under thirty (30) years of age
  • Have no previous criminal convictions or pending criminal cases and shall allow his or her fingerprints to be taken and background enquiries to be made, and found to be suitable for appointment
  • Not have any tattoo marks of which will be visible and/or irreconcilable with the objectives of the Service;
  • Be prepared to take the oath of office
  • Complete and pass a medical examination
  • Complete and pass a physical fitness assessment
  • Undergo a psychological and Integrity assessment as determined by the National Commissioner and be found to comply with the profile of a police official
  • Be prepared to undergo such training as determined by the National Commissioner; and
  • Be prepared to serve and be trained anywhere in the Republic of South Africa

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