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Northam Platinum Zondereinde Mine: Rock Breaker Learnerships 2023 / 2024

Northam Platinum Zondereinde Mine is offering an exciting opportunity for individuals interested in pursuing a career in mining as a Rock Breaker Learner. This learnership program is designed to provide comprehensive training and hands-on experience in rock breaking operations within a mining environment.

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  • Participate in theoretical and practical training sessions to develop skills in rock breaking techniques and mining operations.
  • Learn to operate and maintain rock-breaking equipment under the guidance of experienced mentors.
  • Adhere to safety protocols and procedures at all times to ensure a safe working environment.
  • Assist in conducting routine inspections, identifying equipment issues, and reporting maintenance requirements.
  • Collaborate with team members to ensure efficient and effective rock-breaking activities.
  • Minimum requirement: Grade 12 / Matric certificate or equivalent.
  • Must be a South African citizen.
  • Strong interest in pursuing a career in the mining industry, specifically in rock breaking operations.
  • Good physical fitness and ability to work in physically demanding and challenging environments.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work well within a team.
  • Willingness to learn and follow instructions.
Job Benefits
  • Training and Development: Comprehensive training programs designed to enhance skills and knowledge in the mining industry, specifically in rock-breaking techniques and equipment operation.
  • Mentorship: Guidance and mentorship from experienced professionals to assist learners in their career development and learning process.
  • Safety: Emphasis on safety protocols and procedures, ensuring a secure work environment and the well-being of employees.
  • Competitive Stipend or Salary: Compensation for learners participating in the program.
  • Career Growth: Potential opportunities for career advancement or permanent employment within the company based on performance and successful completion of the learnership.
  • Hands-On Experience: Practical, on-the-job experience using rock-breaking equipment and participating in mining operations.
  • Networking Opportunities: Exposure to industry professionals and networking opportunities within the mining sector.
  • Health and Wellness Benefits: Access to health insurance, wellness programs, or occupational health services.
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): Provision of necessary safety gear and equipment required for the job.
  • Employee Assistance Programs: Access to counseling services, financial planning, or other support programs for personal and professional development.
  • Check for Openings: Visit the official website of Northam Platinum Zondereinde Mine or their careers page to see if there are any advertised vacancies for Rock Breaker Learnerships. Job openings are usually posted there.
  • Review Requirements: Carefully read through the job description and requirements to ensure you meet the necessary qualifications, such as educational background and any specific skills or experience they seek.
  • Prepare Documents: Gather all the required documents, which may include a cover letter, updated resume (CV), academic certificates, and any other supporting documents they request.
  • Submit Application: Follow the application instructions provided in the job posting. This might involve filling out an online application form, uploading your documents, or sending your application via email or post.
  • Personalize Your Application: Tailor your resume and cover letter to highlight your relevant skills, experiences, and enthusiasm for the Rock Breaker Learnership position at Northam Platinum Zondereinde Mine.
  • Submit Application Early: Ensure that your application is submitted before the specified deadline. Early applications might be advantageous, as some companies review applications as they come in.
  • Follow Up: After submitting your application, if you haven't heard back within a reasonable time frame, you might consider following up with the HR department to confirm receipt or inquire about the status of your application.
Employment Type
Duration of employment
3 Months
Job Location
Thabazimbi, Limpopo, South Africa, Thabazimbi, Limpopo, 0380, South Africa
Working Hours
Date posted
March 26, 2024
Valid through
November 25, 2024
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