DCS Correctional Services NQF Level 4 Learnership 2023

The Department of Correctional Services is inviting applications from suitable, young South Africans from various communities to apply for its Corrections Services NQF Level 4 Learnership 2023 intake. Be sure to go over the minimum eligibility criteria and key responsibilities of the role before applying.

About the Department of Correctional Services

The Department  of Correctional Services manages South Africa’s prison system. Employing close to 34,000 staff, the DCS is in charge of looking after 240 prisons which houses approximately 190,000 inmates in minimum, medium, and maximum security facilities.

DCS Correctional Services NQF Level 4 Learnership 2023

The successful  candidate will  have an opportunity to acquire an NQF Level 4 Further Education Training Certificate in Corrections Services qualification at the end of the 12-month learnership. With the aim of  helping address the skills shortage within DCS and South Africa, the learnership consists of about 30% instructional/theoretical learning and 70% workplace exposure. Instructional learning involves theoretical modules, firearm training, self-defense, and physical training at select DCS colleges. Uniforms, accommodations, meals, and training materials will be provided during this phase of the learnership. A monthly stipend amounting to R3,758.25 will be available to the successful candidate during this period.

The larger portion of the learnership takes place at designated correctional and social reintegration centers, as well as community corrections offices.  At this point of the learnership, the successful candidate will only have access to the monthly stipend.

DCS Correctional Services NQF Level 4 Learnership 2023

Who should apply?

Applicants must be able to satisfy these basic eligibility requirements to apply for the role:

  • A South African citizen
  • Completed Grade 12 or National Senior Certificate, National Certificate in Vocational Studies, further Education and Training, or
    • Penology, Criminology, Corrections
    • Agriculture, Agriculture Engineering, Agriculture Economists, Agriculture  Management, Animal/Plant Production, Animal Health Technicians
    • Artisans (e.g. Pastry/Baker, Bricklayer, Boiler Maker, Construction Carpenter, Cabinet Maker, Fitter/Turner, Gunsmith, Furniture Polisher, Millwright, Locksmith, Patternmaker, Painter, Sheet Metal, Plumber, Spray Painting, Die/Tool Maker, Wood Machinist, Welder
    • Safety Technicians or Construction Health
    • Food Processing, Meat Inspector/Processing/Examination,
    • Graphic Design
    • Textile Designing
    • Two-way Radio Technicians
  • Must be able to pass medical and physical fitness examinations
  • Must be 21 to 35 years old
  • Able to pass personnel suitability screenings (criminal records, qualifications, citizenship, etc.)

How do I apply?

Eligible candidates are required to download and fill out the Corrections Learnership application form 2022/23. The application form is also available at Management Community/Area, Correctional/Corrections Center, Head Office, and Regional office.

Click/tap the link to download the DCS Correctional Services NQF Level 4 Learnership 2023 application form.

IMPORTANT

  • Attach the required documents after completing the form
  • Indicate the reference number of the learnership you are applying for as listed below:
    • For Eastern Cape applicants
      St. Albans (Ref: E01/2022)
      Amatole (Ref: E02/2022)
      Kirkwood (Ref: E03/2022)
      East London (Ref: E04/2022)
      Sada (Ref: E05/2022)
      Mthatha (Ref: E06/2022)Postal address
      The Regional Commissioner Eastern
      Cape. Recruitment Section, P/Bag
      X9013, East LondonContact person
      Mr Ndlela HH
      (043) 706 7834/ Ms Myataza Z (043) 706
      7866/ Ms Mgugudo N (043) 706 7882/ Mr
      Ndonyela N (043) 706 7883
    • For Northern Cape and Free State applicants
      Groenpunt (Ref: E07/2022)
      Grootvlei (Ref: E08/2022)
      Colesburg (Ref: E09/2022)
      Kimberley (Ref: E10/2022)
      Upington (Ref: E11/2022)
      Goedemoed (Ref: E12/2022)
      Bizzah Makhate (Ref: E13/2022)Postal address:
      The Regional Commissioner Free State
      and Northern Cape, Recruitment Section,
      P/Bag X20530, Bloemfontein, 9300Contact person
      Mr Gouws W/ Ms
      Mkuni NJ (051) 404 0268/ Ms Molutsoane N/ Ms. Moreki-Rathaba MP/ Ms.
      Ramncwana B (051) 404 0283

    • For Gauteng applicants
      Leeuwkop (Ref: E14/2022)
      Kgoši Mampuru II (Ref: E15/2022)
      Baviaanspoort (Ref: E16/2022)
      Zonderwater (Ref: E17/2022)
      Johannesburg (Ref: E18/2022)
      Boksburg (Ref: E19/2022)
      Modderbee (Ref: E20/2022)
      Krugersdorp (Ref: E21/2022)Postal address
      The Regional Commissioner Gauteng,
      Recruitment Section, P/Bag X393, Pretoria, 0001Contact person
      Mr De Bruin CR (012)
      420 0181/ Mr Masango SS (012) 420
      0173/ Ms Feni SAP (012) 420 0173/ Ms
      Makwarela P (012) 420 0179

       

    • For KwaZulu-Natal applicants
      Durban (Ref: E22/2022)
      Kokstad (Ref: E23/2022)
      Pietermaritzburg (Ref: E24/2022)
      Ncome (Ref: E25/2022)
      Empangeni (Ref: E26/2022)
      Glencoe (Ref: E27/2022)
      Waterval (Ref: E28/2022)Postal address
      The Regional Commissioner: Kwa-Zulu
      Natal, Recruitment Section, P/Bag
      X9126, Pietermaritzburg, 3201Contact person
      Mr Somaru RK (033)
      355 7365/ Ms Mchunu GJ (033) 355
      7386/ Ms Mkhize AL (033) 355 7370/ Mr
      Khumalo SB (033) 033 355 7368
    • For Mpumalanga, Limpopo, and North West applicants
      Polokwane (Ref: E29/2022)
      Barberton (Ref: E30/2022)
      Bethal (Ref: E31/2022)
      Klerksdorp (Ref: E32/2022)
      Rooigrond (Ref: E33/2022)
      Rustenburg (Ref: E34/2022)
      Thohoyandou (Ref: E35/2022)
      Witbank (Ref: E36/2022)Postal address
      The Regional Commissioner Limpopo,
      Mpumalanga & North West, Recruitment
      Section, P/Bag X142, Pretoria, 0001Contact person
      Ms Sibiya MK (012)
      306 2025/ Mr Ziqubu Z (012) 306 2025/
      Ms Nomvela PM (012) 306 2033/ Ms
      Lekhuleni TD (012) 306 2034
    • For Western Cape applicants
      Drakentstein (Ref: E37/2022)
      Allandale (Ref: E38/2022)
      Brandvlei (Ref: E39/2022)
      Pollsmoor (Ref: E40/2022)
      Goodwood (Ref: E41/2022)
      Southern Cape (Ref: E42/2022)
      West Coast (Ref: E43/2022)
      Voorberg (Ref: E44/2022)
      Overberg (Ref: E45/2022)
      Breede River (Ref: E46/2022)Postal address
      The Regional Commissioner Western
      Cape, Recruitment Section, P/Bag X14,
      Goodwood, 7459Contact person
      Ms NA Mdladlamba
      (021) 550 6014/ Ms A Reddy (021) 550
      6059/ Mr BD Tsewu (021) 550 6052/ Ms
      NC Sotyibi (021)550 6054

Application Deadline?

The deadline for submission of applications is on 15 February 2023.

Contact Information

For enquiries, get in touch with the designated contact person in your region.

Click the link to view a PDF copy of the DCS Correctional Services NQF Level 4 Learnership 2023.

Please refrain from making any queries if the internship is no longer available. Alternatively, you may view our other graduate programme, internship, and learnership listings that are currently accepting applications.

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