National Prosecuting Authority Circular 18 of 2021


The NPA is an equal opportunity employer. People with disabilities will be given preference and are encouraged to apply. In the filling of vacancies, the objectives of Section 195(1)(i) of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa,1996, and in particular the Employment Equity Act,1998 (Act 55 of 1998) and the NPA Employment Equity Strategy 2016, will take highest preference in selection of suitable candidates.


APPLICATIONS                       :           Applications will only be accepted if submitted to the relevant Recruitment Response E-mail as stated below.

CLOSING DATE                      : 07 June 2021

NOTE                                         : For your application to be accepted: Applications must be submitted on the new 2021 version Z83, obtainable from any Public Service department or on which must be fully completed as per the instructions on the form, signed and dated. If the Z83 is not completed as prescribed your application will not be accepted. CVs without a Z83 will not be accepted. Handwritten Z83 must be completed in BLOCK LETTERS. Applicants should only apply for one chosen cluster (CPP). Should an applicant apply for more than one cluster he/she will be totally disqualified from the process. Only copies of certified required qualifications, identity document and documents as per the advert, must be included with your application. NB: A copy of Academic Record for final year LLB students must accompany the application. All applications must reach the NPA on/or before the closing date. No late applications will be accepted/processed. The NPA cannot be held responsible for server delays. Applicant’s attention is drawn to the fact that the NPA uses an Electronic Response Handling System in terms of e-mailed applications. Please DO NOT contact the NPA directly after you have e-mailed your applications to enquire if your application(s) have been received. If you have not received an acknowledgement of receipt within one week after the closing date then you can contact the NPA. The NPA reserves the right not to fill any particular position. If you do not hear from us within (6) six months from the closing date of the advert, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Successful candidates will be subjected to a security clearance of at least confidential. Appointment to this position will be provisional, pending the issue of security clearance. Fingerprints will be taken on the day of the interview. The social media accounts of shortlisted applicants may be accessed as part of the verification process.The Aspirant Prosecutor Programme is aligned to the government’s objective of advancing youth employment and focus and preference will be given to the youth and other persons from previously disadvantaged backgrounds.Applicants are advised that from 1 January 2021 a new application form for employment (Z83) is in use. The new application for employment form can be downloaded at From 1 January 2021 should an application be received using the incorrect (old) application for employment (Z83), it will not be considered. NB! Applicants who are successful must please note that the NPA is not in a position to pay resettlement costs.



POST 18/185                            : ASPIRANT PROSECUTOR TRAINING

National Prosecutions Service


SALARY                                    : R198 411 – R230259 per annum (LP-1 to LP-2)

CENTRE                                   :           CPP: Port Elizabeth (Ref No: APTPE) CPP: East London (Ref No: APTEL) CPP: Queenstown (Ref No: APTQUE) CPP: Butterworth (Ref No: APTBUTW) CPP: Mthatha (Ref No: APTMTHA) CPP: Bloemfontein (Ref No: APTBFN) CPP: Welkom (Ref No: APTWLK) CPP: Vaal Rand (Ref No: APTVR) CPP: Pretoria (Ref No: APTPTA)

CPP: Johannesburg (Ref No: APTJHB) CPP: West Rand (Ref No: APTWR)


CPP: East Rand (Ref No: APTER) CPP: Durban (Ref No: APTDBN) CPP: Empangeni (Ref No: APTEMP)

CPP: Pietermaritzburg (Ref No: APTPMB) CPP: Ladysmith (Ref No: APTLDS)

CPP: Port Shepstone (Ref No: APTPS) CPP: Ntuzuma (Ref No: APTNTZ) CPP: Thohoyandou (Ref No: APTTHY) CPP: Polokwane (Ref No: APTPLK) CPP: Modimolle (Ref No: APTMDM) CPP: Middelburg (Ref No: APTMID) CPP: Nelspruit (Ref No: APTNELS) CPP: Witbank (Ref No: APTWIT)

CPP: Mmabatho (Ref No: APTMMB) CPP: Klerksdorp (Ref No: APTKLE) CPP: Odi (Ref No: APTODI)

CPP: Kimberley (Ref No: APTKIMB) CPP: Upington (Ref No: APTUPI) CPP: George (Ref No: APTGRG) CPP: Cape Town (Ref No: APTCTN) CPP: Wynberg (Ref No: APTWYN) CPP: Bellville (Ref No: APTBEL)

CPP: Mitchells Plain (Ref No: APTMITC)

REQUIREMENTS                    : Applicants who are in possession of a South African LLB degree or equivalent

foreign qualification which was certified as such by SAQA, which includes at least the following courses: Law of Evidence, Civil Procedure, Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure and Interpretation of Statutes are invited to submit their applications to attend the above-mentioned prosecutorial training. Or final year LLB students with the courses listed above provided they would have completed the degree before commencement of the programme. Applicants must be South African. Demonstrable competency in acting Independently, Professionally, Accountable and with Credibility.

DUTIES                                     : Successful candidates once appointed will undergo a 12 months programme which

shall include a formal assessment at the end to determine overall competency to be appointed as a Prosecutor in South African Courts. On successful completion of the programme, the Aspirant Prosecutors may be appointed as entry level Prosecutors in the District Courts responsible for: conducting prosecutions and attending to all matters incidental thereto; act as the gatekeeper of criminal law; represent public interest in the criminal justice process. Conditions: When carrying out their duties, Prosecutors are required at all times to comply with the Code of Conduct and observe Policy Directives as determined and issued by the National Director of Public Prosecutions. A written contract between the National Prosecuting Authority and the Aspirant Prosecutor outlining the conditions of service shall be entered into and such contract will be valid and binding between the parties. An entry examination will be written which will form part of the selection process and only candidates successful in the examination will be allowed to the next level of the selection process. It is anticipated that the programme will commence on 03 January 2022.

ENQUIRIES                              : CPP: Port Elizabeth Andiswa Qamba Tel No: 012 845 1450

CPP: East London Talita Raga Tel No: 040 608 6812

CPP: Queenstown Nomfuneko Ntapane Tel No: 046 602 3046

CPP: Butterworth & CPP: Mthatha Linda Mankayi Tel No: 047 501 2607 CPP: Bloemfontein & CPP: Welkom Lemmer Ludwick Tel No: 051 410 6001 CPP: Vaal Rand & CPP: Pretoria Godfrey Ramakuela Tel No: 012 351 6808 CPP: Johannesburg Noria Malahlela Tel No: 011 220 4274

CPP: West Rand & CPP: East Rand Khensani Manganye Tel No: 011 220 4266 CPP: Durban; CPP: Empangeni; CPP: Port Shepstone & CPP: Ntuzuma Ntokozo Dlamini Tel No: Tel No: 031 334 5274

CPP: Pietermaritzburg & CPP: Ladysmith Thabisile Radebe Tel No: 033 392 8753 CPP: Thohoyandou; CPP: Polokwane & CPP: Modimolle Thuba Thubakgale Tel No: 015 045 0285


CPP: Middelburg, CPP: Nelspruit & CPP: Witbank Tebogo Mashile Tel No: 013 045 0686

CPP: Mmabatho; CPP: Klerksdorp & CPP: Odi Flora Kalakgosi Tel No: 018 381 9041

CPP: Kimberley & CPP: Upington Nicholas Mogongwa Tel No: 053 807 4539 CPP: George, CPP: Cape Town; CPP: Wynberg; CPP: Bellville & CPP: Mitchells Plain Angelene Jansen Tel No: 021 487 7123

APPLICATIONS                       :           CPP: Port Elizabeth e mail: [email protected]

CPP: East London e mail: [email protected] CPP: Queenstown e mail: [email protected] CPP: Butterworth e mail: [email protected] CPP: Mthatha e mail: [email protected] CPP: Bloemfontein e mail: [email protected] CPP: Welkom e mail: [email protected] CPP: Vaal Rand e mail: [email protected] CPP: Pretoria e mail: [email protected]

CPP: Johannesburg e mail: [email protected] CPP: West Rand e mail: [email protected] CPP: East Rand e mail: [email protected] CPP: Durban e mail: [email protected]

CPP: Empangeni e mail: [email protected] CPP: Pietermaritzburg e mail: [email protected] CPP: Ladysmith e mail: [email protected]

CPP: Port Shepstone e mail: [email protected] CPP: Ntuzuma e mail: [email protected] CPP: Thohoyandou e mail: [email protected] CPP: Polokwane e mail: [email protected] CPP: Modimolle e mail: [email protected] CPP: Middelburg e mail: [email protected] CPP: Nelspruit e mail: [email protected] CPP: Witbank e mail: [email protected]

CPP: Mmabatho e mail: [email protected] CPP: Klerksdorp e mail: [email protected] CPP: Odi e mail: [email protected]

CPP: Kimberley e mail: [email protected] CPP: Upington e mail: [email protected] CPP: George e mail: [email protected] CPP: Cape Town e mail: [email protected] CPP: Wynberg e mail: [email protected] CPP: Bellville e mail: [email protected]

CPP: Mitchells Plain e mail: [email protected]

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