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Police put brakes on training new recruits as it warns of job hoaxes

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Police put brakes on training new recruits as it warns of job hoaxes

This comes after the SA Police Service (SAPS) announced it has put on in discovering the recruitment and training of police trainees on account of the Covid-19 pandemic‚ and has warned the final public in opposition to a number of hoax messages containing job list adverts.

Police acknowledged training the 7‚000 new recruits‚ which had been scheduled to initiate in January 2021‚ has now not started and would be on in discovering except a formal announcement was made.

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The provider also knowledgeable registered and prospective candidates for the basic police learning building programme (BPLDP) to remark endurance throughout these now not easy times.

In a press release‚ the SAPS acknowledged the challenges skilled throughout the Covid-19 pandemic‚ together with social distancing and limitations on titanic gatherings‚ made it inconceivable for training to initiate.

“The basic training of new recruits involves wide bodily contact. With the Covid-19 restrictions in location‚ it is now not going to be conceivable to subject new recruits to a basic training curriculum without increasing the threat of exposing them to being contaminated with the coronavirus.” the police acknowledged on Tuesday.

The recruitment task had already reached an evolved stage‚ with recruits having undergone a rigorous task to resolve their eligibility to abet in blue when it was suspended.

“While the provider is exploring and relooking at a quantity of ways of guaranteeing provider birth and the capacitation of staffing ranges continue the least bit provider aspects‚ individuals of the final public are warned in opposition to a number of hoax messages containing job list adverts.

“Individuals of the final public and employment seekers are knowledgeable to be additional vigilant and now not to fall prey to any scam of this nature. It in discovering to be renowned employment within the police provider is now not for sale.”

Individuals of the final public in discovering been knowledgeable to contact their nearest police station or provider point for clarity and information when uncertain. Alternatively‚ individuals of the final public are knowledgeable to visit the SAPS website to ascertain on hand vacancies below the “careers” section.

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Source: ARENA Holdings.

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Police put brakes on training new recruits as it warns of job hoaxes