Transnet School of Security


The Transnet School of Security is a major milestone in ensuring the successful execution of the company’s Market Demand Strategy. The launch of the school in 2012 marked a significant shift in the company’s approach to the protection of its people and assets.The school is part of a broad initiative to secure Transnet’s interests and address some of the critical areas of the business which are most affected by crime.

Upon graduation, the officers are absorbed into the company, following 10 weeks of comprehensive security training accredited by the Safety And Security SETA. The programme includes training on the basic requirements for becoming a security service provider (officer), the use of security equipment as well as application of legal aspects in a security environment In addition, the recruits received specialised training specific to Transnet’s operations, such as practical training on various legislation governing the ports and pipelines, securing goods in transit and occupational health and safety.


The minimum entry requirements include matric, a certain level of physical fitness and no criminal record. The school, which is based in Esselen Park, East of Johannesburg, has a staff complement of 50 trainers with vast experience in policing, defence and security operations.

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For more information contact the school on 011 929 1603