Basic Police Development Learning Programme

The South African Police Service (SAPS) is offering the Basic Police Development Learning Programme 2020 in Limpopo, South Africa. The Basic Police Learnerships or Training Programme 2020 is available in various provinces of South Africa, and you can join the Police Learnerships 2020 by forwarding your application to the concerned department.

South African Police Jobs 2020 are rare, so you should not miss the chance for Basic Police Development Programme 2020 i.e. a special Police Training Programme 2020. It is pertinent to mention here that after completing the Police Traineeships 2020 in Limpopo, South Africa, you may get Permanent Police Jobs in South Africa. So the Police Training will be helpful for you in near future. SAPS Jobs and Careers usually remain available / vacant in South Africa, and you may also avail the SAP Vacancies after having good experience in Police Department.

The Police Training Jobs in Limpopo are available, so you should forward your application for Basic Police Development Learning Programme 2020 at the first convenient. The interested candidates should go through the complete job details before forwarding their job application form.

Basic Police Development Learning Programme 2020 in Limpopo South Africa

Stipend: R4500.00

The South African Police Service is recruiting for entry level Police Trainees
and invites applications from all races and gender for Enlistment in the Basic Police Development Learning Programme (BPDLP) from young, energetic, intelligent, physically and mentally fit individuals, dedicated to serving their country by pursuing a career in policing.

Stream 1
Applicants in possession of a Senior Certificate / National Senior Certificate
/ National Certificate (Vocational):

Applicants who successfully completed the Military Skills Cadet
Development Programme with the South African National Defence Force

Stream 2
Applicants who fully completed a three (3) year National Diploma
/ Degree recorded on the National Learner Record Database (NLRD) on at least a NQF 6 or higher level in the following fields of study:

Law / Policing / Criminology / Law Enforcement / Forensic Investigation

Successful applicants in Stream 2 will undergo a shortened basic
training programme as determined by the National Commissioner


  • Be South African
  • Be proficient in at least English and one other official language
  • Between eighteen (18) and under thirty (30) years of age
  • Have no previous criminal convictions and shall allow his or her fingerprints to be taken and
  • background enquiries to be made
  • Not have any tattoo marks of which will be visible and irreconcilable with the objectives of the Service
  • Be prepared to take the oath of office
  • Complete a medical examination
  • Complete 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
  • Be prepared to serve and be trained anywhere in the Republic of South Africa

Body Mass Index of less than 30 / or Waist circumference ≤ 102 cm (males) and ≤ 88 cm (females)

Core Functions: Successful candidates will serve as functional
police officials. As such, they will be deployed to carry out one or more of the following functions:

  • Prevent, combat and investigate crime,
  • Maintain public order,
  • Protect and secure the inhabitants of the Republic and their property,
  • Uphold and enforce the law

All applicants will be subjected to a fitness, psychometric and integrity testing as well as medical evaluation and will be interviewed during the recruitment, selection and enlistment process. The SAPS will also verify the criminal record, qualifications, driver’s license, citizenship and residential address of each applicant.

Applicants will be subjected to a vetting process which will include security
screening and fingerprint verification.

Applicants who previously served in a Government Department and who were dismissed as a result of misconduct are excluded.

In view of the physical demands of the Basic Police Development Learning
Programme, applicants with chronic diseases, physical impairments or any other health condition that may lead to interruption of the training programme, will be excluded from participation in the programme. Such applicants’ failure to disclose the conditions will result in their withdrawal from the programme on the determination thereof.

About the Programme

Selected applicants shall participate in a Basic Police Development Learning
Programme (hereafter referred to as the PROGRAMME) for a period of 21 (twenty one) months.

The PROGRAMME shall consist of three phases:

Induction Phase

One (1) month at a designated police station;

Basic Training Phase

Eight (8) months Basic Training at a designated SAPS Academy (with practical training at a designated police station;

Probation Phase

After successful completion of the Induction-and the Basic training Phases, the police trainee shall be appointed as a member of the Service under probation (12 months).

During the Basic Training Phase of the PROGRAMME the Service shall provide free training gear, meals and accommodation to the police trainee.

Trainees will also receive medical aid benefits for the duration of the 21-month Basic Training Learning Programme. Upon successful completion of the Basic Training Learning Programme trainees will be considered for permanent appointment as members of the SAPS.

Placement: Successful candidates will be trained at any SAPS Academy in South Africa and will be placed at any Police Station / Unit in South Africa after completion of the Institution Phase

How to Apply for Basic Police Development Learning Programme 2020 in South Africa

Closing Date: 15 October 2019

The Provincial Head Personnel Management Private Bag X 9428 Polokwane 0700

Contact Persons: Lt Col Kgadima or Capt Kobe, Tel: (015)290
6024 (015)290 6094

Applications can be hand delivered at: 44 Schoeman Street Landbank Building Polokwane 0700 or posted to the Provincial Head(as given)

Download Application Form

Applicants must take note of the fact that application forms and employment are not for sale and any payment offered by an applicant or promises provided in this regard will be investigated and may lead to criminal prosecution. Applicants may report such incidents to the National Anti Corruption Line at telephone number: 0800 701 701.

Specify the post which you are applying for.

Make sure you have signed your application form in front of a commissioner of oath. Attach certified copies of your:

  • ID Document,
  • Driver’s license,
  • Senior Certificate / National Senior Certificate or National Certificate
  • Additional qualifications,
  • Proof of residence.

Correspondence will be conducted with successful candidates only.

The South African Police Service is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. It is our intention to promote representivity through the filling of these posts. The South African Police Service is under no obligation to fill the advertised posts.

If you have not received feedback from the South African Police Service within 3 months of the closing date, please regard your application as unsuccessful.

This application form together with all the required documentation, should be handed in at your nearest police station or at the address provided below:

If you meet the minimum eligibility criteria as mentioned above, you should forward your application for the South African Police Training Jobs 2020 at the first convenient. The Police Training Programme 2020 will boost your experience level that will be helpful for you in future.

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  1. I’m interested to that job but i don’t have a driver’s licence.

  2. lorato Ramakgabe

    I am very interested to become a police officer, i have my matric certificate and driver’s license

  3. I Mr B.N Monama I would love to help community to stop crime.

  4. when do I get my results after writing a psychometric test ?

  5. is a drivers licence a must or an advantage ?

  6. Onke Eric Cunukelo

    Hi I am Onke Cunukelo I wish I can join the army to protect my country I have grade 12 and drivers licence and I once gone for the test but I was unsuccessful I would like to get a second chance please

  7. I wish to become a member of SAPS my is I don’t have driver’s licence

  8. Lorato Ramakgabe

    I am very interested to be a police officer in our country..I have matric and driver’s licence..

  9. i am having matric,full end user computer but i have learners and am 27 years old

  10. I am 19 year old boy I have matriculated 2015 I really need to become an police officer and I have no drivers license

  11. I am much more interested

  12. ndhlovu sifiso floyd

    thank you for keeping us updated.

  13. i really love to be part of the train

  14. simakade thamsanqa

    iam 21 years old young loyal man who wishes to become a south african police.

  15. simakade thamsanqa

    iam a 21year old young loyal man who wishes to become a south african police.

  16. i have dreads of 25 years of growing would i need to shave them off bcoz id love
    to serve the country n my community .

  17. I am 23 years old and I am willing to work as a police officer.

  18. i really love the profession but being an often will really disadvantage me because i don’t have any financial means to get myself a drivers licence.

  19. Am interested to be a part of SAPS

  20. I would like to become a member of SAPS. I have code 8, matric and
    management Assistant qualification. I have applied two times for SAPS but no luck.

  21. I’m interested in the post, I do have the requirement unfortunately age, I’m running 31

  22. I am interested in police…my problem is I don’t have drivers licences and im 21 years old

  23. I need to became a member. I am hard work. help me to apply

  24. hy i’m Jabulani mdaka I’m much more interested to work at saps m a hard work with discipline.i would like if I can get this opportunity to work for my country to support our community are suffered by criminal offence around the world.

  25. am interested in being SAPS field.

  26. I don’t know what can I do to become the SAPS.

  27. I am interested in police problems is i am 32 of age

  28. I’m interested in police job,but the problem is that i don’t have driver’s licenses.


    I like this job

  30. from the youngest until today this is the career I love and that I am interested in.. I really love and wish to have this job

  31. Since I wrote psychometric test last yr October at Limpopo (Lebowakgomo) yet I didn’t get any respond and i really wish to police officer 1 day

  32. I am 19 years old, ive just matriculated (2015). I would be honored to get this job as i am always eager to work at my best potential.


    i want to join SAPS

  34. I want to become a member in force.

  35. I need to became a member am a hard worker pls help me to apply. i m 39 yrs old.

  36. is it possible for me to apply without having a driver’s license?

  37. Dear:Sir or Madam

    I’ m Victor from Bloemfontein… I would like to serve in the Saps… I m currently working part time at KFC…

    I have grade 12 and Code 10…

    I would like to hear from saps… Please

  38. I’M interested…I’m having matric, drivers licence and I’m 27 years old…

  39. Im very much interested in police

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