Location: All regions

Term: 12 Months

Stipend: R3500.00

The DCS is searching for people from different networks, premiums and with fitting capabilities to go into a Further Education and Training Certificate in the Corrections Services Learnership (NQF Level 4). The capacity of these students will be to contribute towards the restoration of guilty parties through revision and human improvement in secure, protected and altruistic detainment or under the network based remedial supervision.

Fundamental enrollment necessities

  • South Africans who are in control of a Grade 12/Standard 10 Certificate; or
  • South Africans who have effectively finished the National Certificate in Vocational Studies (NQF Level 4); or
  • South Africans who have effectively finished a Further Education and Training Certificate NQF (Level 4).

Besides, candidates must be South Africans who

  1. Are somewhere in the range of 21 and 35 years old;
  2. Have a solid character;
  3. Are reputable residents and are without criminal records (points of interest of the pending criminal cases must be given amid the determination procedure).

The FET Certificate in Corrections Services Learnership

The learnership is result based and is planned to contribute towards tending to the aptitudes deficiency in South Africa. The Corrections Services Learnership depends on a legitimately official understanding between the business, student and specialist co-op.

The Learnership Program will be introduced for a time of one year comprising of:


A ± 30% serious instructional learning hypothesis, which is comprehensive of gun, physical and self-protection preparing, which will happen at assigned authorize DCS schools. Free convenience, suppers, preparing material, uniform (field wear and tracksuit) will be given amid this preparation stage. The mandatory hypothetical preparing carefully requires the student to be suited at the Training College on a full-time premise.

Working environment Training

This is a ± 70% working environment learning stage that will happen at the Correctional and Social Reintegration Centers/Units. If it’s not too much trouble note that this will involve obligations identified with the restoration and arrangement of security to guilty parties.

Amid this stage, students will keep accepting a stipend. The students will be in charge of their own convenience, dinners and transport.

No annuity subsidize, lodging remittance, lodging sponsorship, peril stipend, restorative guide or additional time will be paid by the business amid the hypothetical just as amid the handy preparing stages.

The student will be pronounced skilled after the fruitful finish of the instructional learning stage, the working environment learning stage, the last accommodation of the Portfolio of Evidence (POE) and the effective outside check by SASSETA.

Any repudiation or deviation from the learnership understanding amid the a year time frame will be managed by the DCS as per Sections 17 and 18 of the Skills Development Act, 97 of 1998.

On fulfillment of the learnership, students will get a FET Certificate in Corrections Services:

NQF 4. Anyway the Department of Correctional Services does not ensure perpetual business from that point.

Shutting Date: 17 May 2019 at 15:45

The most effective method to Apply

Download Application Form

Complete the application structure in your very own penmanship. The “Application for Admission to a Learnership in DCS”structure is realistic from every Correctional Service Offices or the DCS site. The e-DCS site is www.dcs.gov.za. Simply click under Internships, the structure can be found there. If it’s not too much trouble observe that these structures are not available to be purchased. Report any type of debasement to either the Department Investigation Unit Hotline 0800 701 or use fax number 012 323 7901.

Indicate the learnership post which you are applying (for example DCS Corrections Service Learnership: Gauteng Region: Leeuwkop (Ref GP02). The application must be marked by the candidate (neither by an intermediary, specialist nor agent of the candidate).

Connect confirmed duplicates of your endorsements and ID that are not more seasoned than 3 months.

Neither late, incomplete nor unsigned application forms shall be accepted. Furthermore, no photocopies of completed forms, faxed nor e-mailed applications shall be accepted.

Taking into consideration that you have to provide your own transport and accommodation during your experiential learning, you are therefore advised to apply for learnership enrolment within the Region or Management Area closest to your place of residence. The application forms with the accompanying documents can be hand-delivered or posted to the following addresses:

Eastern Cape
  1. St. Albans (E01  /  2019)

  2. Amathole(E02 /  2019)

  3. Kirkwood(E03 /  2019)

  4. East London (E04 /  2019)

  5. Sada (E05 /  2019)

  6. Cradock (E06 /  2019)

  7. Umthatha (E07 /  2019)

Postal Address:

Regional Commissioner Eastern Cape, Recruitment Section, Private Bag X9013, East London 5200

Physical Address:

Block E Ocean Terrance, Moore Street, Quigney, East London 5200

Mr R Modimowagae – 043 706 8784

Free State and Northern Cape

(Ref: E08 / 2019)


(Ref: E09 / 2019)


(Ref: E10 / 2019)


(Ref: E11 / 2019)


(Ref: E12 / 2019)


(Ref: E13 / 2019)

Bizzah Makhate

(Ref: E14 / 2019)

Postal address:
Regional commissioner: Free State and Northern Cape
Recruitment Section
Private Bag X20530

Physical address:
103 Zastron Street
Agrimed Building
Contact person:
Mr M Kosana – 051 404 0277


(Ref: E15 / 2019)

Kgoi Mampuru II

(Ref: E16 / 2019)


(Ref: E17 / 2019)


(Ref: E18 / 2019)


(Ref: E19 / 2019)


(Ref: E20 / 2019)


(Ref: E21 / 2019)


(Ref: E22 / 2019)

Postal address:
Regional Commissioner: Gauteng
Recruitment Section
Private Bag X393

Physical address:
4 Ketjen Street
Pretoria West

(Kgoi Mampuru II Training Centre)

Contact person: Ms Sibongile Mkuzangwe
012 420 0146

KwaZulu Natal
  1. Durban (E23 / 2019)

  2. Kokstad (E24 / 2019)

  3. Pietermaritzburg (E25 / 2019)

  4. Ncome (Ref: E26 / 2019)

  5. Empangeni (E27 / 2019)

  6. Glencoe (E28 / 2019)

  7. Waterval (E29 / 2019)

Postal Address:

Regional Commissioner KwaZulu-Natal, Recruitment Section, P / Bag X9126, Pietermaritzburg 3200.

Postal Address:

Correctional Services, 01 Eugene Marie Road, Napierville, Pietermaritzburg 3200

(Rajashree Moodley: 033 355 7360)

Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North West
  1. Polokwane (E30 / 2019)

  2. Barberton (E31 / 2019)

  3. Bethal (E32 / 2019)

  4. Klerksdorp (E33 / 2019)

  5. Rooigrond (E34 / 2019)

  6. Rustenburg (E35 / 2019)

  7. Thohoyandou (E36 / 2019)

  8. Witbank (E37 / 2019)

Postal Address:

Regional Commissioner Limpopo, Mpumalanga and North-West, Recruitment Section, P / Bag X142, Pretoria 0001.

Postal Address:

Proes & Paul Kruger Street

198 Masada Building, 9th Floor, Pretoria, 0001

(Eddie Nhlengethwa: 012 306 2025)

Western Cape
  1. West Coast(E38 / 2019)

  2. Drakenstein(E39 / 2019)

  3. Allandale( E40 / 2019)

  4. Brandvlei (E41 / 2019)

  5. Pollsmoor(E42 / 2019)

  6. Goodwood(E43 / 2019)

  7. Southern Cape(E44 / 2019)

  8. Voorberg (E45 / 2019)

  9. Overberg (E46 / 2019)

  10. Breede River(E47 / 2019)

Postal Address:

Regional Commisioner: Western Cape, Recruitment Section, Private Bag X1, Edgemead, 7407

Postal Address:

Breede River Street, Monte Vista

(Fezile Ngcanga: 021 550 6078)