PMC Learnership Programme 2019

June 25, 2019

Palabora Mining Company is calling on qualified and interested parties to send in their applications for its Murray & Roberts Cementation Health, Safety & Environmental Learnership Programme. View details about the learnership as well as the company by reading further below.

Palabora is the only producer of refined copper in South Africa. Established in 1956, the company has an annual output of 60,000 tonnes of refined copper, supplying a big percentage of the country’s need and exporting the balance. It’s US$410 million underground mine produces 30,000 tonnes of ore daily and employs close to 2,200 individuals.

PMC Learnership Programme

The PMC Learnership Programme runs for a period of six months and includes the full/partial qualifications, elected and core skills programmes listed below:

Core Competencies

  • Health, Safety and Environment National Certificate (NQF Level 2)
  • First Aid Levels 1 to 3
  • B Competency Skills Programme
  • Working at Heights
  • Basic Fire Fighting

Elective Skills Competency (any of the following Skills programmes)

  • Trackless Mechanized Operator Skills Programme
    • Load Haul Dumper
    • Utility Vehicle
    • Drill Rig
    • Bolter
  • Engineering Servicemen Skills Programme
    • Hand Tools
    • Basic Electrohydraulics
    • Hot Work
    • Basic Component Replacement and Services
    • Power Tools
  • Basic Construction Hand Skills Programme
    • Basic Steel Fixing
    • Intermediate Rigging
    • Concrete Placing and Mixing
    • Shutter Hand

Career Options

The PMC Learnership Programme is a temporary position and does not guarantee permanent or long term employment at the end of the learnership period.

Requirements or Eligibility

To qualify for this learnership programme, applicants will need to meet the following basic requirements:

  • A Grade 12 graduate
  • Currently unemployed
  • A resident of the Ba-Phalaborwa local community
  • Capable of communicating well in English (written and verbal)
  • Mentally and physically fit to work in an underground mining operation
  • Clear of any criminal records
  • Preferably with a valid driver’s license

How to Apply

Qualified applicants may apply online via PMC’s careers portal. Be ready to upload an updated copy of your CV.

PMC’s Murray & Roberts Cementation Health, Safety & Environmental Learnership Programme

Note: The link may not work should the position be no longer available.

Opening and Closing Dates

Deadline for submission of applications is on 28 June 2019

Contact Information

For further enquiries, please call:

Tshidi Moila, Limpopo – Phalaborwa
Tel: +2715 780 2911

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  • Reply Lucracia mashaba June 27, 2019 at 5:31 pm

    Im Lucracia mashaba…i am 21 years of age. I did financial management at mopani south east TVET college. Im interested in this learnership.im unemployed.

    • Reply Jerome June 28, 2019 at 1:24 am

      Hi Lucracia. If you qualify for this learnership, click on the “Apply” button to get started with the application process. Be sure to check the application deadlines as well. This particular programme will stop accepting applications today, 28 June 2019.

      Keep in mind that GoCareers is not connected with the companies featured here. Thanks and good luck!

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