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Anglo-American Learnership 2023-2024

Exploring the Mining Learnership Opportunity with Anglo American

Are you looking for a chance to kickstart your career in mining?

Anglo American, a leading mining company, is offering an exciting Mining Learnership Programme that could be your ticket to a rewarding future.

In this article, we’ll break down the details of this opportunity in simple terms.

Job Details

Company: Anglo American

Business Unit / Group Function: Kumba Iron Ore

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Area: Mining

Location: Kathu, South Africa

Reference Id: REF49833Q

Experience / Work Type: Entry Level / Learnership / Apprentice

Closing Date: 09 October, 2023


Company Description

Anglo American’s mission is to become the most valued mining company, driven by a purpose to reimagine mining for the betterment of people’s lives.


If you reside in the JTG District and have a passion for mining, this opportunity at Sishen Mine is perfect for you.

Anglo American offers an eighteen-month Mining Learnership enrichment programme where you’ll learn about surface mining and mobile equipment.

But there’s a catch – you need to be fit to participate.

About Kumba Iron Ore

Kumba Iron Ore specializes in producing high-grade iron ore, a vital component in steel used worldwide for construction and manufacturing.

Their operations encompass exploration, mining, processing, blending, shipping, marketing, and selling.

In South Africa, they have mining operations in the Northern Cape province, a head office in Centurion, Gauteng, and a port operation in Saldanha Bay, Western Cape.

Job Description

This eighteen-month Mining Learnership Programme focuses on Trackless Mobile Machinery (TMM).

It combines classroom learning with practical, on-the-job training in surface mining.

As you progress through the programme, you’ll discover your potential and develop skills as a future Drilling or Blasting Assistant or work with various Trackless Mobile Equipment.


To qualify for this Learnership, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Full Grade 12 or Technical N3 with Mathematics Literacy or Mathematics (Physical Science is a plus).
  • A valid South African Driver’s License.
  • Successful completion of medical-job-fit assessments (RFA).
  • Ability to obtain or already in possession of a valid Sishen VTS (DOVER).
  • The mining learnership will commence after successfully obtaining VTS (Dover) and obtaining a Fitness Certificate.

Additional Information

What You’ll Get

  • A monthly stipend/allowance for the programme’s duration.
  • An 18 to 24-month skills programme, including experiential learning.
  • An MQA Certificate upon competency declaration to enhance your skills.
  • Personal Protective Equipment for your safety.

Anglo American’s Commitment to Safety

Safety is paramount at Anglo American.

They have stringent safety standards in the industry and invest in technologies like drones and data analytics to ensure mining operations are as safe as possible.

Inclusion and Diversity

Anglo American is an equal opportunities employer.

They are dedicated to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace where every colleague is valued and respected, regardless of their background.

How to Apply

Ready to apply? Visit Anglo American’s website and complete their online application form.

You’ll have the opportunity to upload your CV and relevant documentation during the process.

If you don’t hear from the company within 21 days after the application deadline, consider your application unsuccessful.

Preference will be given to young individuals between the ages of 18 and 35, from all racial groups, residing within the JTG District.

Don’t miss this chance to start a rewarding career in mining with Anglo American!

Apply today.