Closing Date: 17 July 2015

As part of the Recruitment and Retention Strategy of the Department of Correctional Services in order to attract high quality people with the required competences to join the Department and to meet its future personnel needs, applications for bursaries from unemployed South African citizens are invited for the 2016 academic year in the following fields of study:

Artisans Diploma / ND:

  • Bricklaying
  • Welding
  • Painting
  • Electrical

ND / Degree Primary Health Care, Nursing

Degree in Pharmacy

Masters in Clinical Psychology

MBCHB Medicine

ND / Degree Internal Auditing

ND / Degree Information Technology


Applicants must: Be accepted at an accredited South African Tertiary institution be prepared to enter into an agreement with the Department of Correctional Services, do counter service upon completion of qualification anywhere in the department where there is a need; if successful, be prepared to pay the minimum registration fees (refundable at a later stage) as required by tertiary institutions that do not accept the Departments sponsorship letter.

How to Apply

Applicants must complete an Application Form, Annexure G5 and Course Fee Outline which are obtainable from the Departments website: or at any regional office of Correctional Services on the addresses below:


Post: Ms. Sbongile Mkhuzangwe, Private Bag X393, Pretoria, 0001 or

Hand deliver: Broll Building 1077, Corner Festival and Arcadia Street, Hatfield

Tel: (012) 420 0190

Limpopo / Mpumalanga / North West

Post: Mr. Eddie Nhlengethwa / Mr. Alfred Phahlane, Private Bag X142, Pretoria, 0001 or

Hand deliver: Masada Building, C/n Proes and Paul Kruger Street

Tel: (012) 306 2100 /2026

Western Cape

Post: Mr. FD Ngcanga, Private Bag X1, Edgemead, 7407 or

Hand deliver: Breede River Street, Montagu Drive, Monte Vista, 7460

Tel: (012) 550 6068 / 78

Northern Cape / Free State

Post: Mr. Charles Matsapola / Ms Elsa Feder, Private Bag X20530, Bloemfontein, 9300 or

Hand deliver: Zastron Street, 103 Agrimed Building, Bloemforntein

Tel: (051) 404 0266

Eastern Cape

Post: Mr. SV Twani, Private Bag X9013, East London, 5200 or

Hand deliver: Ocean View Terrace, East Block, Moore Street

Tel: (043) 06 7803 / 7840

Kwa-Zulu Natal

Post: Ms. Rajashree Moodley, Private Bag X9126, Pietermaritzburg, 3200 or

Hand deliver: Eugene Maraise Road, Napierville, PMB

Tel: (033) 355 7303 / 7359


  • Please note the following: Application forms will under no circumstances be posted or faxed to the applicant
  • Certification of copies should not be older than three months.
  • Completed application forms must be hand delivered / posted (not registered mail please) to the abovementioned offices no later than the 17″ July 2015 by 15:45.
  • Incomplete faxed and emailed application forms will not be considered Correspondence will only be limited to successful candidates.



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