Anglo American Learnerships – SOUTHAFRICANJOBS

Anglo American Learnerships


what is Anglo American and what is the Learnership all about.
Anglo American is one of the largest mining companies in the world, focusing on platinum group metals, nickel, diamonds, copper, metallurgical and thermal coal, and iron ore. The Anglo American Learnerships program provides gifted candidates with a great learning experience.

Anglo American South Africa has 76,000 permanent employees and 24,240 contractors making it the country’s largest private-sector employer. Anglo American-controlled companies account for approximately 15% of the value of businesses listed on the JSE (Johannesburg Stock Exchange).

Anglo American South Africa believes in South Africa’s future and to this end, it aims to make a lasting contribution to the development of South Africa and its people. This is done in the form of annual bursaries and the Anglo American Learnerships program.

Anglo American offers people from different communities various learnership opportunities in different regions of South Africa. These Learnership form part of the government?s National Skills Development Strategy to create skills to ease poverty and unemployment as well as Anglo American’s own policies.

Anglo American learnership is open to those with the necessary qualification required as per the posted requirements for the learnership. There are various Anglo American learnerships offered for matriculants and graduates in the different sections of Anglo American. These learnerships consist of both theoretical and practical training.

Below is one of the Anglo American learnership programs

The following learnership opportunity offered by Anglo American Thermal Coal (South Africa) and is available at the Landau Colliery in Mpumalanga.

Anglo American Thermal Coal Learnership
This is outcomes-based learning, and the learnership is based on a legally binding contract between the learner, the employer, and the service provider.

This learnership in engineering covers the following fields: Auto Electrician, Fitter (including machining), Diesel Mechanic and Rigger.

Minimum Learnership Requirements:
The applicant must be a South African citizen
Applicants must have a good knowledge of regulations and safety systems and standards.
The applicant must have a high regard for safety and have an excellent safety record
Applicants must possess N2/N3 technical qualification with relevant subjects, i.e.:
Auto Electrician (Science and Maths, Electro-technology/ Electrical Trade Theory or Industrial electronics)
Diesel Mechanic (Diesel Trade Theory, Mathematics, Engineering Drawing, Science)
Fitter, including machining (Science, Maths, Fitting, Engineering Drawing & Machining Trade theory)
Rigger (Engineering Drawing, Maths, Rigger Trade Theory, Science)
The applicant must be in possession of a valid driver?s license (K53 provincial) without having endorsements
Applicants must be medically fit and be in possession of a valid Certificate of Fitness
The applicant should have at least 1 year?s experience in the underground mining environment. This will be advantageous to him or her
Applicants should be someone who is able to handle pressure, is a self-starter, and must be innovative
Other Requirements
The applicant should be aware of the fact that they must be willing to work in shifts, and be on standby and do call-outs when required
If shortlisted for the learnership, the applicant must be willing to go for a psychometric assessment
The learnership contract is a legally binding contract and any irregularity or violation of the terms of the agreement will be dealt with in accordance with Sections 17 and 18 of the Skills Development Act, 97 of 1998.

Anglo American Learnership Application Process
In order to apply for the Anglo American Thermal Coal Learnership, you must complete an application form