RTMC: Traffic Officer Trainee Programme 2022-2023

The Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) has established a Trainee Traffic Officer program, which is at NQF Level 6, which runs over a period of three (3) years. Anyone who is interested to be part of this program is welcome to apply.

The successful candidates will be required to undergo a training program that runs for a period of three (3) years. As such, they will be required to enter a three (3) year contract with the RTMC. The training program will take place in Gauteng Province or any other suitable training venue identified by the RTMC. Accommodation, meals, study material, stipend will be
provided to successful candidates.

Candidates must be prepared to learn about all related field and information concerning traffic law enforcement and road safety. These will include attending classes as well as field related training


  • A minimum qualification of a National Senior Certificate or National Certificate Vocational passed at Diploma adequate achievement i.e., level 4 (50% to 59%) and above. Candidates with a post-matric qualification will also be considered.
  • Code B driving licence (manual transmission)
  • No criminal record
  • South African Citizenship
  • Completed prescribed medical form by a registered medical practitioner as proof that the candidate may do strenuous exercise
  • Must be under the age of 35 on the closing date of the advert

Candidates are required to note the following:

  • Fitness assessments will be conducted during the recruitment process
  • Driving assessment will be conducted during the recruitment process
  • Qualification and criminal record verifications will be conducted during the recruitment process
  • Medical assessments will be conducted prior to enrolment to the programme.

Guidelines for applying:

1. To apply please submit:

  • A letter of application (no prescribed template), accompanied by a recent Curriculum
  • Completed prescribed medical form that the candidate can do strenuous exercise.
  • Certified copies of qualifications, identity document and driving license. These copies must be certified within a period of three months from the advert closing date.

2. Applicants are required to clearly indicate:

  • The province from which they are applying from where they will be assessed during the recruitment process. This should be clearly indicated on the letter of application.
  • The reference number for the position they are applying for on the letter of application.

NB. Applications must meet the above requirements to be considered. If the application does not meet the above requirements, it will be automatically disqualified.

How to Apply?

Using Ref No: RTMC/RTT/2022, Applications must be forwarded via email to: [email protected] , or by post to Postnet Suite 186, Private Bag X4, Menlo Park ,0102.

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Closing Date

24 April 2022

  • no late applications will be accepted.
  • The RTMC reserves the right not to make an appointment. Due to the large number of applications, we envisage receiving, applications will not be acknowledged. If you have not received any response from us within 3 months, please consider your application unsuccessful.
  • Enquiries: 011 318 0181
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