Palabora Copper Learnership Programme 2018

Closing Date: 4 August 2017

This is an invitation to the Ba-Phalaborwa citizens to apply for a 15 month full time learnership programme in order to obtain a nationally recognized qualification


This programme will afford the successful candidates an opportunity to gain knowledge and practical exposure in the respective fields. Successful  candidates will enter into a learnership agreement with the Palaborwa Copper and the Mining Qualifications Authority. This is not a contract of employment and it does not guarantee a job at the end of the programme. It is a 100% a learning opportunity.

National Certificate: Mining Operation Underground Hard Rock x5
National Certificate: Mineral Processing x5
National Certificate: Metal Production x5
National Certificate: Rock Breaking Surface x5


  • Grade 12 with Maths, Physical Science and English (NB: Maths Literacy will not be accepted)
  • A valid driver’s licence (Applicable to NC: Mining Operations and NC: Mineral Processing)
  • In making the final selection, the following will be considered:

    Meeting all the above mentioned requirements
    Never been on MQA learnership programme before
    Currently unemployed
    Aged between 18 and 35
    No criminal record

    Submit your application by email or

  • Post: The training department, 2017 Non-Artisan Learnership, Palabora Copper, PO Box 65, Phalaborwa, 1390 (Write the name of the learnership applying for on the envelope / email subject).

    Correspondence will be limited to short listed candidates only

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