Trainee Prosecutor Internship Programme 2015 | National Prosecuting Authority (NPA)

The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) is inviting applications from law graduates and final year law students who will have completed their LLB degrees by 1 February 2014 to apply for its 2015 Trainee Prosecutors Internship Opportunities. Trainee Prosecutors will be based at various offices of the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) accross South Africa for the duration of the training.

If your application is successful, your key performance areas will include conducting prosecutions and attending to matters incidental thereto, you will represent the public interest in the criminal justice system. You will be further required to be the gatekeeper of criminal law. While performing these duties, you are expected to follow the Code of Conduct and observe National Prosecuting Authority Act (Act No.: 32 of 1998) policy directives.

Trainee/Aspirant Prosecutors will receive monthly remuneration equivalent to an annual salary of R141 339 to R164 028 per annum (i.e. a minimum salary before tax and other deductions of R11 778.25 PER MONTH).

What are the requirements?

To be considered for these Trainee Prosecutor, you have to meet the following minimum requirements and apply according the procedure as listed in “How to apply”.

  • Have an LLB degree obtained from a South African university or a be a final year student;
  • Have the following subjects:
    1. Criminal procedure;
    2. Civil procedure;
    3. Law of evidence;
    4. Criminal law; and
    5. Interpretation of statuses.
  • If currently a student, must complete your LLB degree before 1 February 2015
  • Willingness to enter into a binding training contract with the NPA outling the conditions of service;
  • Willingness to take part in an entry examination as part of the selection process

How to apply?

To apply for these opportunities, make your application on a Z83 Form (CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE Z83 FORM or go fetch one at a government office/department). You duly completed Z83 Form should be accompanied by a recent detailed CV, certified copies of ID, Transcript(s) of Academic Record, and qualifications. (NB! On the z83 Form, under “Position for which you are applying (as advertised)” write ASPIRANT PROSECUTOR TRAINING and under “Reference number (as stated in the advert)” write the recruit number that correspond with the NPA centre you wish to be trained at (see table below) and under “Department where the position was advertised” write National Prosecuting Authority.

Depending on the NPA center you prefer to write the entry examination and be trained at, send your application to one of the addresses in the table below (do not forget to write the correct recruit number on your Z83 Form):

NPA CentreRecruit No.: (to be used as reference number on Z83 Form)Postal Address:
BenoniRecruit 2014/158Tutor Aspirant Prosecutor ProgrammeBenoni Magistrate CourtPrivate Bag X013



BloemfonteinRecruit 2014/143Tutor Aspirant Prosecutor ProgrammeBloemfontein Magistrate CourtPrivate Bag X20583



DurbanRecruit 2014/144Tutor Aspirant Prosecutor ProgrammeDurban Magistrate CourtPrivate Bag X54360,



GeorgeRecruit 2014/152Tutor Aspirant Prosecutor ProgrammeGeorge Magistrate CourtPrivate Bag X6537



JohannesburgRecruit 2014/141Tutor Aspirant Prosecutor ProgrammeJohannesburg Magistrate CourtPrivate Bag X34



KimberleyRecruit 2014/151Tutor Aspirant Prosecutor ProgrammeKimberley Magistrate CourtPrivate Bag X 5014



KlerksdorpRecruit 2014/150Tutor Aspirant Prosecutor ProgrammeKlerksdorp Magistrate CourtPrivate Bag XA8



MadadeniRecruit 2014/154Tutor Aspirant Prosecutor ProgrammeMadadeni Magistrate CourtPrivate Bag X5010



MdantsaneRecruit 2014/146Tutor Aspirant Prosecutor ProgrammeMdantsane Magistrate CourtPrivate Bag X006

East London


MthathaRecruit 2014/149Tutor Aspirant Prosecutor ProgrammeMthatha Magistrate CourtPrivate Bag X5008



PietermaritzburgRecruit 2014/153Tutor Aspirant Prosecutor ProgrammePietermaritzburg Magistrate CourtPrivate Bag X 9011



PolokwaneRecruit 2014/148Tutor Aspirant Prosecutor ProgrammePolokwane Magistrate CourtPrivate Bag X9320



Port ElizabethRecruit 2014/145Tutor Aspirant Prosecutor ProgrammePort Elizabeth Magistrate CourtPrivate Bag X3904

Port Elizabeth


PretoriaRecruit 2014/142Tutor Aspirant Prosecutor ProgrammePretoria North Magistrate CourtPrivate Bag X1

Pretoria North


RandburgRecruit 2014/156Tutor Aspirant Prosecutor ProgrammeRandburg Magistrate CourtPrivate Bag X3005



SowetoRecruit 2014/140Tutor Aspirant Prosecutor ProgrammePO Box 7361Albemarle


ThabamoopoRecruit 2014/157Tutor Aspirant Prosecutor ProgrammeThabamoopo Magistrate CourtPrivate Bag X05



WelkomRecruit 2014/155Tutor Aspirant Prosecutor ProgrammeWelkom Magistrate CourtPrivate Bag X5



WynbergRecruit 2014/147Tutor Aspirant Prosecutor ProgrammeAthlone Magistrate CourtPrivate Bag X1



Closing Date: 07 July 2014


  • Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.
  • Ensure the correct recruitment number (Recruit number in table above) is used on the reference number field in your Z83.
  • If you are not contacted within three(3) months, accept that your application was unsuccessful.
  • Fingerprints will be taken on the day of your interview, if you are shortlisted.
  • Successful candidates will be required to pass a security clearance at Top Secret level or higher; appointments will be provisional pending the issuance of the security clearance.
  • Disabled persons are encouraged to apply.
  • The National Prosecuting Authority is an equal opportunity, employment equity employer.

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