You may want to join Exxaro learnership program if you want to learn more about mining industry. They are inviting potential and promising unemployed youth to join their program so these youth can have an in-depth theoretical sessions as well as a straightforward and direct working experience that will enrich their skills and qualifications to the greater goods in the future.
About the Program
Exxaro is previously more popular as Kumba Resources, a mining group that is specializing in heavy minerals and big coal mining. To give back to the community, they are offering and providing this Exxaro learnership where talented and young individuals can enter the industry as the learners. Through the learnership program, the company expects to expand not only their business but also the work force. With the purpose of futuristic mining, they want to achieve zero waste emissions and sustainable engineering with the help of the potential workers.
The most common fields in the learnership program are:
- Human Resources
- Mining Engineering
- Mechanical Management
- Information Management
- Community Development
Every program implements their own standard of measurement, and this Exxaro learnership program isn’t different. The general requirements are:
- The candidates must be the citizens of South Africa – proven by valid and legal ID document
- They must complete Grade 12 Education with at least E symbol or higher for Mathematics and English
- They must have a valid and working driver’s license
- They must get Technical Grade 12 with at least E symbol (or higher) in all subjects, including Technical Drawing, Trade Theory, Mathematics, Science, and English
- For N2 qualification, they must have good coverage in Engineering Drawing, Engineering Science, Mathematics, and English
Be advised that candidates must take a medical exam at Exxaro and pass it, along with the psychometric evaluation. Potential candidates may be asked for interview as well as taking part within a competency evaluation. Successful candidates must follow and obey the company’s regulations and rules, and be committed to do their best. It is expected that they are willing to be responsible for their performance during the program.
How to Apply
The learnership program is open when the company says so – it isn’t available on the yearly basis. The application processing is available only when the company opens the program. Interested candidates can ask at the Campus Career Center or go to one of Exxaro offices about the availability.
You will be given an application form that you need to fill in. Once you are done (complete with the supporting documents), you can give it to the company’s representative. You can also send the application via an email (the information can be found at the company’s website) or you can deliver it to the company’s business offices.
The information about the opening and closing date can only be achieved when the company announces the availability of the program. If you want to check the official website to learn about this Exxaro learnership program or to find out about its availability, go to http://www.exxaro.com/.