Learnership Opportunities at Northam Booysendal Mine

Closing Date: 7 February 2014


The Booysendal Platinum Mine is situated on the border of the Limpopo and Mpumalanga Provinces near the towns of Mashishing (Lydenburg), Roossenekal and Steelpoort. The Mine is located on the southernmost exposure of the eastern limb of the Bushveld Complex. This new and exciting platinum project will rely on trackless mechanised mining, to produce some 150 000 ounces (3PGM+Au) at steady state. Booysendal is a division of the JSE-listed Northam Platinum Limited, a well-established, mid-tier independent and integrated platinum group metals producer with a strong tradition of innovation and technical expertise in the sector

Learnership opportunities are offered to self-motivated and suitable students in the following fields of study:

Education Requirements

1. Mining Learnership
• A Grade 12 (National Certificate), Maths and Science.

2. Platers / Welders
• A Grade 12
• N2 Mathematics
• N2 Engineering Science
• N2 Plating and Structural Steel Drawing
• N2 Plater’s Theory.

3. Fitters
• A Grade 12 (National Certificate), Maths and Science.
• N2 Mathematics
• N2 Engineering Science
• N2 Engineering Drawing
• N2 Fitting and Machining Trade Theory.

4. Riggers
• A Grade 12 (National Certificate)
• N2 Mathematics
• N2 Engineering Science
• N2 Engineering Drawing
• N2 Rigging Theory

Minimum Requirements:

• All applicants must provide certified copies of all qualifications and results.
• Learners must be willing to commit themselves to the full training period stipulated in the learnership contract.
• Preference will be given to applicants from local communities and the Sekhukhune district.

How to Apply?

Click HERE to apply online
CVs received in any form after the closing date and time will not be considered. If you have not been contacted within 3 weeks of the closing date, consider your application unsuccessful.
Booysendal Platinum Mine is an equal employment opportunity employer and reserves the right to make appointments in line with its Employment Equity Policy.