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Business Unit / Group Function: Africa - Platinum Group Metals (PGMs)

Discipline: Engineering

Location: Burgersfort, South Africa

Reference Id: REF55500L

Experience / Work Type: Entry Level / Learnership / Apprentice

Closing Date: 16 February, 2024


Company Description:

Come and join us as part of Anglo American Platinum. Our Platinum operations’ is hereby inviting applications for Engineering Exposure Training. These opportunities are available across the following operation: Mototolo Mine. First preference will be given to relevant applications from host communities.

Anglo American is a global diversified mining business. Our portfolio of world-class mining operations provides the metals and minerals that make modern life possible. We use innovative practices and the latest technologies to discover new resources and mine, process, move and market our products to our customers around the world.

Anglo American Platinum

Our Platinum business mines, processes, and refines the entire range of platinum group metals (PGMs): platinum, palladium, rhodium, ruthenium, iridium and osmium. We are the world’s leading primary producer of PGMs, which have a range of specialised applications that improve lives across the world – from vehicle fuel cells to jewellery; dentistry to glassmaking; pacemakers to petroleum refining. 

Job Description:

Below are the exciting opportunities to join us:

The successful Candidates will be afforded an opportunity to enrol in an external Unemployed (18.2 B1) Learnerships programme leading to the selected qualification as a qualified Artisan.

  • Learnership Boilermaker Plater x 3

Our Three-year Artisan Learnership Program is an enrichment program for the community and will enable you to develop skills with classroom and on-the-job/core training at Mototolo Mine. This Program will enable you to maximize your potential along with a tailored plan to provide you with a future to make a difference. As you progress through your Artisan learnership program, we will help you discover your real capability and develop your skills as an Artisan

Training Programs for Artisan Learner:

  • 1st year: Institutional training at ESTC, Engineering Skills Training Centre.

  • 2nd year: On-the-job/core training at Mototolo Mine.

  • 3rd year: Complete trade test


Qualifications and Requirements

The following are the minimum entry requirements into each of the programmes:

Minimum Entry Requirements

  • Matric with Mathematics (not Mathematics Literacy), Physical Science and English (all with minimum 40% pass), or

  • N2 or higher with all subjects as per the specific Discipline Requirements or

  • NCV Level - 4 in appropriate trade with all subjects passed with a minimum 40% pass

Trade Test Requirements

  • A minimum of N2 Subjects/ certificate with applicable subjects for the relevant trade as specified

  • Mathematics

  • Engineering Science

  • Relevant Trade Theory – Plating trade theory

  • Plating Structural Drawings

  • NCV Level - 4 in appropriate trade with all subjects passed with a minimum 40% pass

Please submit your full CV, ID copy and certified copies of all relevant qualifications. 

Important: Applications without certified copies of qualification/s and proof of residence will not be considered.

Additional information:

Learnership Conditions:

  • Must be prepared to work on surface, open pit ‘dusty areas’.

  • Work in accordance to work schedule of area and could possibly involve working shifts.

  • Must be a South African Citizen

  • Must pass the relevant psychometric assessment.

  • Must have a medical certificate of fitness or able to obtain one

  • Must have good written and verbal communication skills in English.

  • A valid South African Driver’s license will be advantageous.

How to apply

  • You will have the opportunity to upload your CV and other relevant documentation as part of this process.

  • All CV’s from host communities must strictly come with a proof of residence with the stamp from relevant tribal office or municipality.

  • CV’s that do not meet the relevant requirements will not be considered.

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