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De Beers Learnership 2023

Kickstart Your Career with the Mineral Processing Learnership at De Beers Group

Are you ready to embark on a rewarding career journey in the world of mineral processing?

De Beers Group, a leading diamond company with a rich history dating back to 1888, is offering an incredible opportunity.

They are seeking candidates for their Mineral Processing Learnership program, and this could be your chance to shine.

Let’s explore this opportunity together.

Closing Date: September 15, 2023

About De Beers Group

De Beers Group is part of the Anglo-American plc group and is recognized globally for its expertise in exploring, mining, and marketing diamonds.

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With a commitment to making a lasting contribution to the communities in which they operate, De Beers transforms natural resources into shared national wealth.

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Job Description

As a Mineral Processing Learner, your role is vital to the smooth operation of De Beers’ plant.

You’ll assist the Senior Plant Foreman or Supervisor in ensuring the plant runs optimally and safely.

This includes monitoring process flow, carat recovery, equipment usage, and more.

Your tasks may also involve collecting and analyzing plant samples.

Key Result Areas

  • Ensuring safety, health, and environmental compliance
  • Adhering to plant standards and parameters
  • Minimizing engineering and operational downtime
  • Reporting plant status to relevant Foreman
  • Monitoring physical conditions and reporting deviations
  • Conducting risk assessments
  • Maintaining accurate records
  • Collaborating on business improvement initiatives
  • Assisting in plant handovers and takeovers
  • Conducting physical inspections of plant equipment
  • Operating and monitoring plant equipment and assisting in equipment maintenance
  • Communicating plant conditions and parameters to the Ore Processing Controller or Supervisor


To be eligible for this role, you should have:

  • Grade 12 or a relevant NQF Level 4 Qualification with Mathematics
  • A valid EC/Code 10 Driver’s License
  • National Certificate in Mineral Processing level 2 (Advantageous)
  • A medical certificate of fitness to work in a plant environment (Red or Blue area plant)
  • Clear criminal record
  • Proof of residence
  • Must be between 18-24 years old
  • Reside within 5 kilometers from the clinic you are applying for

Skills and Competencies

You’ll excel in this role if you have:

  • Adherence to standards, policies, and procedures
  • Team collaboration skills
  • Effective communication in English
  • Energy and enthusiasm
  • Safety-consciousness
  • Good attendance, time management, and timekeeping
  • Problem-solving abilities
  • An aptitude for learning and a curious mind
  • Initiative and attention to detail
  • The ability to work independently
  • Stakeholder management skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Reporting and statistical skills

How to Apply

If you’re ready to seize this opportunity, please ensure you submit the following:

  • Certified copy of your Identification document
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Certified copy of your School Qualification (Grade 12 Certificate)
  • Certified copy of your driver’s license (code 10/C1)
  • Proof of residence

Please note that preference will be given to individuals from local communities who are citizens of the Republic of South Africa and reside in the Labour sending area of Blouberg or Musina Municipality.

Proof of residence is required.

What De Beers Offers

Joining De Beers means you’ll not only enjoy a competitive salary and benefits package but also access to unparalleled learning and growth opportunities.

From technical training to leadership programs, De Beers invests in its people’s development.

As a large, successful multinational company, they are continuously expanding, providing ample opportunities for career advancement.

Safety First

Safety is a top priority at De Beers.

They are unwavering in their commitment to the safety, health, and well-being of their employees, both at work and at home.

Their teams take accountability for their actions, prioritize safety, and demonstrate care and respect for each other and the communities they serve.

Inclusion and Diversity

De Beers is dedicated to creating an inclusive and diverse workplace where every colleague is valued and respected for who they are.

They provide equality of opportunity to enable everyone to reach their full potential.

Background Checks

Successful candidates will undergo background screening, including a criminal check and qualification verification.

If you’re ready to launch your career with De Beers and embrace a world of exciting possibilities, don’t miss out on this Mineral Processing Learnership opportunity.

Apply today and take your first step toward a rewarding future.