Expired: Dept of Correctional Services Learnership Closing Date: 2 June 2017

Department of Correctional Services  is available now. The Department of Correctional Services opens an opportunity for eligible and selected students to join the Further Educations and Training (FET) Certificate in Correctional Services Learnership (NQF Level 4). This program will train the student to handle the areas of rehabilitation of offenders. They will be able to understand and find solutions for correction and human development. Thus, there will be created a secure, safe, and humane detention based on their supervision in their communities. That is why the department looks for several students in several communities. Of course, the students must understand English language because it is the medium of instructors in giving the instructions or lessons.

General Requirements

Further Educations and Training (FET) correctional learnership

Further Educations and Training (FET) correctional learnership

There are several requirements for this Department of Correctional Services learnership. Let’s see the academic requirements firstly as follow:

  • The applicants must be South Africans who hold the Grade 12 qualification/Standard 10, or
  • They have completed or qualified the National Certificate in Vocational Studies (NQF Level 4), or
  • They hold a further Education and Training Certificate (NQF Level 4).
  • The department also encourages for those who have some additional qualifications such as a diploma or degree to several fields of study (Penology/Corrections/Criminology). They also accept unemployed graduates who hold other post or higher school qualifications, which are still in regard to the correctional services environment.

Next, you will know the general requirements for the applications. They are as follow:

  • You must be a South African
  • Your age must between 23 to 35 years old
  • Reveal your personal information without weak proof
  • You must have high motivation and strong character
  • You must be prepared to pass personal suitability check
  • You must have no criminal records
  • You must be prepared for complying with the selection process


After knowing some requirements from the Department of Correctional Services Learnership, you should know how the program works too. So, there is a legal binding between the employer, learner, and service provider. Here are the agreements as follow:

  • The program will train the students in two sections. Each section has different portion. The first portion is theoretical session, which is more or less than thirty percent. The service provider will support free accommodation such as meals, uniform, and training material. The modules include self-defense training, how to use firearms, and physical workout.
  • Meanwhile, the second portion is workplace training, which is the superior in the program around seventy percent. The student will learn in the nature. They also still get their stipend. However, the free accommodation isn’t given for them this time. They have to manage their own living cost based on the stipend.

Application Instructions

To apply this learnership of the Department of Correctional Services, you must follow several steps:

  • First of all, you have to fill the application form completely. You can find the form at the nearest Management Area or Head Offices. You can also download the form at dcs.gov.za or here.
  • Secondly, please determine the learnership reference number (for example East London Ref: E04/2017)
  • Don’t forget to include your personal documents and certificates
  • The transport and accommodation is your own responsibility this time, so make sure you apply to the nearest location.
  • Don’t send the application later than 2 June 2017.

Reference Number, Address and Contact

St. Albans (Ref: E01/2017)
Amatole (Ref: E02/2017)
Kirkwood (Ref: E03/2017)
East London (Ref: E04/2017)
Sada (Ref: E05/2017)
Mthatha (Ref: E06/2017)

Postal address:
The Regional Commissioner Eastern Cape. Recruitment Section, P/Bag X9013, East London.

Physical address:
Block E Ocean Terrance
Moore Street
East London

Contact Person:
Mr S Twani: (043) 706 8784

Groenpunt (Ref: E07/2017)
Grootvlei (Ref: E08/2017)
Colesburg (Ref: E09/2017)
Kimberley (Ref: E10/2017)
Upington (Ref: E11/2017)
Goedemoed (Ref: E12/2017)
Bizzah Makhate (Ref: E13/2017)

Postal address:
The Regional Commissioner Free State and Northern Cape, Recruitment Section, P/Bag X20530, Bloemfontein, 9300.

Physical address:
103 Zastron Street
Agrined Building

Contact Person:
Ms M. Maile: (051) 404 0277

Leeuwkop (Ref: E14/2017)
Pretoria (Ref: E15/2017)
Baviaanspoort (Ref: E16/2017)
Zonderwater (Ref: E17/2017)
Johannesburg (Ref: E18/2017)
Boksburg (Ref: E19/2017)
Modderbee (Ref: E20/2017)
Krugersdorp (Ref: E21/2017)

Postal address:
The Regional Commissioner Gauteng, Recruitment Section, P/Bag X393, Pretoria, 0001.

Physical address:
04 Ketjen Street
Pretoria West (Kgosi Mampuru II
Training Centre)

Contact Person:
Ms Sibongile Mkuzangwe: (012) 420 0146

Durban (Ref: E22/2017)
Kokstad (Ref: E23/2017)
Pietermaritzburg (Ref: E24/2017)
Ncome (Ref: E25/2017)
Empangeni (Ref: E26/2017)
Glencoe (Ref: E27/2017)
Waterval (Ref: E28/2017)

Postal address:
The Regional Commissioner Kwa-Zulu Natal, Recruitment Section, P/Bag X9126, Pieter maritzburg, 3201.

Physical address:
Correctional Services
Eugene Marie Road

Contact Person:
Ms Rajashree Moodley: (033) 355 7359

Polokwane (Ref: E29/2017)
Barberton (Ref: E30/2017)
Bethal (Ref: E31/2017)
Klerksdorp (Ref: E32/2017)
Rooigrond (Ref: E33/2017)
Rustenburg (Ref: E34/2017)
Thohoyandou (Ref: E35/2017)
Witbank (Ref: E36/2017)

Postal address:
The Regional Commissioner Limpopo, Mpumalanga & North West, Recruitment Section, P/Bag X142, Pretoria, 0001.

Physical address:
Proes & Paul Kruger Street
198 Masada Building
09th Floor

Contact Person:
Mr Eddie Nhlengethwa: (012) 306 2025

Drakentstein (Ref: E37/2017)
Allandale (Ref: E38/2017)
Brandvlei (Ref: E39/2017)
Pollsmoor (Ref: E40/2017)
Goodwood (Ref: E41/2017)
Southern Cape (Ref: E42/2017)
West Coast (Ref: E43/2017)
Voorberg (Ref: E44/2017)
Overberg (Ref: E45/2017)
Breede River (Ref: E46/2017)

Postal address:
The Regional Commissioner Western Cape, Recruitment Section, P/Bag X1, Edgemead, 7407.

Physical address:
Breede River Street
Monte Vista

Contact Person:
Mr F. Ngcanga
(021) 550 6078

Security Section

Head Office Security (HO 01/2017)
Zonderwater College Security (HO 02/2017)
Kroonstad College Security (HO 03/2017)

Postal address:
Private Bag X136

Physical address:
124 WF Nkomo Street
Poyntons Building

Contact Person:
Ms Rose Sekotlong
(012) 305 8591

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    my name is yonela silwane i have matric and i am 23 years old ia intrested in this oporturnity my contact number is 0620483261

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    hi please help me to apply for a learnership here because i have been trying but i get no responds

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  • Reply n p msibi May 25, 2017 at 2:04 pm

    this is not fair when you reach 36 you are not allowed to apply but prisoners have right to do everything as if they are free. you should look beyond our age cos we all need to work. hunger has no age

  • Reply Jared Rambajan May 25, 2017 at 10:36 am

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