Artisan and Admin Learnership at Kumba Iron Ore

Applications are now open for the Artisan and Admin Learnership at Kumba Iron Ore. Individuals who want to further develop their administration or artisan skills are encouraged to apply. Appointments will be made in line with Employment Equity considerations.

Job Description

Kumba Iron Ore wishes to increase mining employability in order for the community to progress. Kumba Iron Ore is an African supplier of high quality iron ore to both local and global markets. Its biggest operations are remotely situated in the Northern Cape. As a matter of fact, it is the largest employer in the Northern Cape Province right after the government. Kumba strives to make a meaningful as well as engaging workplace. This year, individuals are invited to apply for the Artisan and Admin Learnership at Kumba Iron Ore in which the successful applicants will be stationed at Kumba Iron Ore, Sishen Mine, Northern Cape. Should you be interested, it is mandatory that you provide a certificate or a statement of result in the event of the certificate have yet to be issued. Note that progress report will not be considered. Certificate must have information of the following subjects:

  • Millwright: at least N2 with engineering science, maths, electrical trade and fitting, industrial electronics, and machining trade theory as subjects
  • Management assistant: at least N6 with communication, office practice, information processing, as well as computer practice as subjects
  • Welder/plater: at least N2 with engineering science, maths, plating and structural steel drawings and plater’s theory as subjects

Preference for this learnership will be given to WIM and HDSA.

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The successful applicants will receive allowance or stipend every month as well as learnership agreement. Candidates who come from outside Kathu will also receive subsidised meals and accommodation. Moreover, the qualified incumbents will also get free PPE as well as experiental or training learning. The qualified applicant for artisan learnership will also get artisan trade-related tool box which will become the candidates’ property later on upon the completion of the program.

Training Program for Admin Learner

  • Candidates will have 18 months of experiental learning at Sishen Mine

Training programs for Artisan Learner

  • Year one: candidates will undergo institutional training at Sivos, Techinical Training Centre, Sishen Mine
  • Year two: candidates will conduct core/on the job training at Sishen Mine
  • Year three: candidates will finish trade test

How to Apply

Applications for the Artisan and Admin Learnership at Kumba Iron Ore will be accepted no later than August 17th, 2018.

Please apply by sending the following documents:

  • CV including information about email, number, race, and gender
  • Original certified copy of ID document
  • Original certified copy of highest school grade passed
  • Original certified copy of driver’s license. This is not mandatory
  • Original certified copy of n-qualification. Refer to “requirements” for more information

Please direct your application via post to: the Admin Office

SIVOS, Private bag X506, Kathu 8446

Indicate “Artisan and Admin Learnership application” within your application. No scanned or faxed application will be taken into consideration.

Communication will be limited to candidates who are shortlisted. Prior to commencing the learnership, candidates will be subjected to an interview and medical assessment as well as an aptitude test.