You've found the perfect job (or internship, or bursary) with a government department. Applying to government positions is a complicated process, so here's a guide on how to apply to government jobs.
How to Apply to Government Postings - Jobs, Internships, Bursaries
So you've found a government job or internship or bursary you're interested in and want to apply for it. The first thing you need to do is note down the reference number as stated in the advert.
Next, you need to get your hands on a Z83 form. The Z83 is the "Application for Employment" form and is designed to assist government departments in choosing the right person for the position. You can download one here, or get a copy from your nearest government department.
How to Fill in a Z83
You've got the Z83 and now you need to fill it in. It may look confusing but don't worry, it's not too bad! Take a look at the example below:
Filled in Example Z83
Sections E, F and G may be ignored if you are submitting a CV along with your form.
Now all you need to do is submit your Z83 form and any additional documents required to the correct address, as specified in the advert you saw.