NPA: LLB degree Trainee Prosecutor Internship Programme 2018

Closing Date: 07 July 2014

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. Law of evidence;
    3. Criminal law; and
    4. 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 Centre Recruit No.: (to be used as reference number on Z83 Form) Postal Address:
Benoni Recruit 2014/158 Tutor Aspirant Prosecutor ProgrammeBenoni Magistrate CourtPrivate Bag X013Benoni1500
Bloemfontein Recruit 2014/143 Tutor Aspirant Prosecutor ProgrammeBloemfontein Magistrate CourtPrivate Bag X20583Bloemfontein9300
Durban Recruit 2014/144 Tutor Aspirant Prosecutor ProgrammeDurban Magistrate CourtPrivate Bag X54360,Durban4000
George Recruit 2014/152 Tutor Aspirant Prosecutor ProgrammeGeorge Magistrate CourtPrivate Bag X6537George6530
Johannesburg Recruit 2014/141 Tutor Aspirant Prosecutor ProgrammeJohannesburg Magistrate CourtPrivate Bag X34Johannesburg2000
Kimberley Recruit 2014/151 Tutor Aspirant Prosecutor ProgrammeKimberley Magistrate CourtPrivate Bag X 5014Kimberley8300
Klerksdorp Recruit 2014/150 Tutor Aspirant Prosecutor ProgrammeKlerksdorp Magistrate CourtPrivate Bag XA8Klerksdorp2570
Madadeni Recruit 2014/154 Tutor Aspirant Prosecutor ProgrammeMadadeni Magistrate CourtPrivate Bag X5010Madadeni2951
Mdantsane Recruit 2014/146 Tutor Aspirant Prosecutor ProgrammeMdantsane Magistrate CourtPrivate Bag X006
East London5219
Mthatha Recruit 2014/149 Tutor Aspirant Prosecutor ProgrammeMthatha Magistrate CourtPrivate Bag X5008Mthatha5099
Pietermaritzburg Recruit 2014/153 Tutor Aspirant Prosecutor ProgrammePietermaritzburg Magistrate CourtPrivate Bag X 9011Pietermaritzburg3200
Polokwane Recruit 2014/148 Tutor Aspirant Prosecutor ProgrammePolokwane Magistrate CourtPrivate Bag X9320Polokwane0700
Port Elizabeth Recruit 2014/145 Tutor Aspirant Prosecutor ProgrammePort Elizabeth Magistrate CourtPrivate Bag X3904Port Elizabeth6056
Pretoria Recruit 2014/142 Tutor Aspirant Prosecutor ProgrammePretoria North Magistrate CourtPrivate Bag X1Pretoria North0116
Randburg Recruit 2014/156 Tutor Aspirant Prosecutor ProgrammeRandburg Magistrate CourtPrivate Bag X3005Randburg2125
Soweto Recruit 2014/140 Tutor Aspirant Prosecutor ProgrammePO Box 7361Albemarle1410
Thabamoopo Recruit 2014/157 Tutor Aspirant Prosecutor ProgrammeThabamoopo Magistrate CourtPrivate Bag X05Chueniespoort0745
Welkom Recruit 2014/155 Tutor Aspirant Prosecutor ProgrammeWelkom Magistrate CourtPrivate Bag X5Welkom9459
Wynberg Recruit 2014/147 Tutor Aspirant Prosecutor ProgrammeAthlone Magistrate CourtPrivate Bag X1Athlone7764



  • 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.