PSiRA: YES Programme 2024/2025 

Position: Youth Empowerment Service Programme 2024/2025


NQF 6 stipend: R5,000

NQF 7 stipend: R6,000

NQF 8 stipend: R7,000

Location: Gauteng

Closing Date: 20 February 2024


The Private Security Industry Regulatory Authority (PSiRA), based in Centurion (Eco Park), is the statutory body regulating the private security industry in South Africa. PSiRA is inviting unemployed South African youth to participate in the Youth Employment Service Programme (YES) 2024/2025. YES is a collaborative initiative aimed at addressing and reducing youth unemployment by providing 12 months of valuable work experience and learning opportunities.

Programme Overview:

Qualified participants will receive a stipend according to their qualification level (NQF 6, 7, or 8) for the duration of 12 months.

The programme focuses on three key areas:

Performance Monitoring and Evaluation:


  • National Diploma / Degree in Public Management or Public Administration

Occupational Health and Safety:


  • National Diploma / Degree in Safety Management / Occupational Health and Safety / Environmental Science

Customer Relations Management:


  • National Diploma / Degree in Business Administration or Business Management / Office Management or Office Administration

Key Competencies:

  • Computer literacy
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Innovative and articulate
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Open-minded with organizing skills
  • Ubuntu (putting others first)
  • Professionalism, honesty, ethics, accountability, and integrity

Essential Criteria and Conditions:

  • South African citizens aged between 18 and 35 years
  • Willingness to commit to the PSiRA and YES Programme
  • Not previously participated in a Youth Empowerment Programme (YES)
  • Studied at an accredited South African Educational Institution in the relevant field
  • Submission of comprehensive CV and certified copies of qualifications and ID document
  • Indication of preferred field and region in the application letter

Failure to submit required documents will result in application disqualification

Applications received after the closing date will not be considered

Foreign qualifications must be accompanied by an evaluation certificate from SAQA

Successful candidates will be appointed for 12 months

Correspondence limited to shortlisted candidates

Persons with disabilities encouraged to apply

How to Apply:

Interested candidates can submit a comprehensive CV with certified copies of qualifications and an application letter to:

Senior Manager: Human Capital, Private Bag X817, Pretoria, 0001

Or hand-deliver to:

420 Witch-Hazel Avenue, Block B Eco Glades 2 Office Park, Eco Park, Highveld Ext 70

Closing Date: 20 February 2024

Note: No faxed applications will be accepted. Shortlisted candidates will undergo an interview process. Unsuccessful applicants will not be contacted.

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