NR3/2012                                    SPECIAL PROJECT

14 January 2013            





            1000 METRO POLICE TRAINEES


Applications are awaited from dynamic people for the following challenging positions.

Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, religious belief, age, national origin, marital status, physical disabilities, HIV status, gender, social origin, culture, political opinion or conscience and sexual orientation.

It is our intention to promote representivity in the City of Tshwane through the filling of these positions. Candidates whose transfer/promotion/appointment will promote representivity will therefore receive preference.

  • Please note that applicants need to obtain an application form from the Metro Police Regional Office in their region of residence (map of wards attached).
  • Further enquiries can be directed to the regional offices of the Metro Police at:



Tel no client Service Centre 

Physical address

1: Sector 1 

(012) 358-9242 

2161 Lucas Mangope Drive, Block U, Mabopane

1: Sector 2 

(012) 358 9450 

Unit 14b, c/o Daan de Wet Nel and Willem Cruywagen Streets, Station Square Centre, Winternest 

2: Sector 1 

(012) 358-9887 

113 Lovers Lane, Mandela Village, Hammanskraal

2: Sector 2 

(012) 543 1715 

119 Brat Avenue, Sinovich Centre, Sinoville 

3: Sector 1 

(012) 358 1905 

Corner Morkel & Transoranje streets, Pretoria West

3: Sector 2 

(012) 358-5917     

1 Madiba Street, Pretoria


(012)    358 3116 

100 Napier Road    

Lyttelton, Centurion 


(012) 734 6057 

Corner Oakley and Montrosse Street, Rayton, 1001 


(012) 358-5230/5216 

71 Boundary Avenue

Sun Valley, Mamelodi West 


(013) 932 6285 

Cnr Mark & Botha street

Info Forum Building



  • Completed application forms should be submitted at the Metro Police Offices in the region of residence (No CV’s will be accepted)
  • Only applications with certified copies of grade 12, valid ID and at least Code B manual transmission driver’s license attached, will be considered.
  • If a candidate does not comply with the appointment requirement, the application will not be considered
  • No late applications will be accepted
  • If you do not receive correspondence from our office by 30 January 2013, please consider your application unsuccessful.
  • Applicants should take note that they will be required to provide proof of original qualifications during the selection process.
  • At any time during the selection process may applicants be subjected to a re-assessment of the physical evaluation

CLOSING DATE: 25 January 2013 before 12:00





Learning opportunities for 1000 Trainees in the Tshwane Metro Police Department that renders a 24 hour policing service to the community including mainly three core functions namely- Road Policing, By-Laws Policing and Crime Prevention. The main focus is to ensure a safe and secure road environment and to reduce any causes and opportunities for the occurrences of all criminal activities, traffic and by-law contraventions. Trainees will be engaged on an annual eighteen (18) month fixed term contract commencing with an initial 4 week Selection Course. Only after successful completion of this course, deployment for practical training, in any of the 105 wards of the CoT, will prepare Trainees for the Basic Metro Police Course. Once fully complied/qualified for all legal appointment requirements, permanent employment as a Constable will be considered in any of the 105 CoT wards according to an approved grading scheme and shift system.





Terms of employment: 

Metro Police Trainees will be employed on an annual 18 months training contract to be trained as a Metro Police Constable. Once fully complied /qualified, permanent employment will be considered.



R3 000 per month




Must be a permanent resident of Tshwane area

Must be between 18-35 years old

Must be physically and mentally fit.

Must be in possession of a senior certificate (GR12), of which documentary proof must be submitted.

Have no criminal convictions excluding previous convictions relating to political activities in the previous dispensation, and allow his/her fingerprints to be taken

Is proficient in English

Minimum of a valid Code B driving license (manual transmission)

Must take the oath of office as determined by the Municipality after successful completion of the course 


Personal attributes

and/or competencies:     

Good liaison skills, Good communication skills (written and verbally), Leadership skills, Independence regarding the execution of assigned duties, Positive attitude, Must be able to work under pressure, honest and reliable.


Selection Criteria:  

Must be able to undergo a fitness test of 2.4 km running

within 11.09 minutes for males and 14.29 minutes for


Must complete an obstacle course within 3 minutes for

males and 4 minutes for females

Provide a medical certificate as proof that a person may do strenuous exercise (you will be requested to provide this certificate if and when you are invited for a physical evaluation)

Complete an English proficiency pre-requisite test

Must pass a medical examination


Training programme

Must be prepared to attend training courses as determined by the CoT

Must participate in a vigorous training program (Inter alia physical, fire arm, theoretical and practical)

Must be willing to undergo abnormal training including after hours without compensation

Will be deployed to any area within the Tshwane Municipal boundaries 



To be determined 


Training related enquiries:   

Metro Police Academy; 11 State Artillery Road, Pretoria West



Can be obtained from the Tshwane Metro Police Regional Offices (See lists attached) 



Completed application forms must be submitted at the Metro Police Regional Offices:






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