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What is the Academy?



To be the leading safety and security training Institution in South Africa — promoting knowledge and providing professional career education relevant to the needs of the industry.


To provide a high-standard, learning opportunity to empower learners through the rendering of outcome-based safety and security training and equipping them with the relevant knowledge and skills to execute effective service delivery.

How to Enrol:

Before applying for a Tshwane Metro Police post, you must meet the following basic requirements

  • Possession of a Grade 12 certificate
  • Possession of a valid driver's licence
  • Being between the ages of 18 to 35
  • Being a South African citizen who resides in Tshwane
  • No criminal record
  • Being mentally and physically fit


The Human Recourse Management Section will advertise positions when available.

The process to follow after the positions are advertised is as follows:
  • A complete CV -- stating all the information of the candidate -- must be handed in at the Tshwane recruitment officers, before the closing date of the advertisement.
  • The Human Resources Division will handle the pre-selection of the candidates.
  • A specific pre-selection process will be followed as indicated by the Department Community Safety. All selection criteria for evaluations is determined by the HOD or his/her nominee.
  • After completing the pre-selection process, candidates will undergo interviews and medical evaluation.
  • After these processes, the top successful candidates will be appointed as student constables.

Programme Overview

12 month training that consists of:
SA law Overload control
Criminal law Basic accident recording
Specific common law crimes Completion of Section 56 & 341
Criminal Procedure Act Dangerous goods
Law of evidence Incident management
Constitutional law Stop and approach of vehicles
Administrative powers Practical survival skills
Powers derived from certain legislation Basic first aid
Use of force Drill manoeuvres
Interpretation of statues; Physical fitness
Animal Protection Act Physical Education
NRTA 29/1989 & 93/1996 Selected fire-arm skills
Systematic examination of vehicles Dimensions and projections on vehicles
  By-law policing

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