Richards Bay Minerals Apprenticeship Programme 2019

Richards Bay Minerals, or RBM, is offering its Apprenticeship Programme for 2019. RBM is a mining company whose primary product is titanium oxide slag with 85% purity. In addition, RBG produces rutile (used in pigment, refractory ceramic, and titanium metal) ilmenite and zircon.

RBM’s primary sites are located north of Richards Bay, KwaZulu-Natal, in a long strip of sand dunes rich with minerals. Rio Tinto owns 70% of RBM with Blue Horizon Investment owning 24%, while permanent RBM employees own 2% of the mining company.

RBM Apprenticeship Programme 2019

RBM’s apprenticeship opportunities are available in Richards Bay, KwaZulu-Natal. This apprenticeship programme is designed for individuals who are interested in pursuing a stable career in the following professions:

  • Plater Welders (2 vacancies)
  • Fitters (4 vacancies)
  • Electrical (2 vacancies)

Career Options

The RBM Apprenticeship Programme’s primary aim is to attract the best talents available. Thus, successful completion of the apprenticeship is a great opportunity to join one of the leading names in the mining sector.

Requirements or Eligibility

In order to qualify for the apprenticeship, the following basic qualifications must be met:

  • Must be a South African citizen
  • Completed N2 level in Engineering Science, Maths and two relevant trade theory subjects in the same field
  • Must have a driver’s license

How to Apply

Applications must include the following documents:

  • A brief statement showing why the applicant chose to pursue pursue such a career
  • A comprehensive CV
  • Relevant trade certifications (certified copies)
  • ID documents (certified copies)
  • Certified copy of driver’s license

To start the application process, interested and qualified applicants are requested to submit their application online by clicking on the link provided.

Complete the registration form and make sure to click on the “Yes, I provide consent” button to be able to move on to the application process.

Opening and Closing Dates

The application window for this apprenticeship opportunity closes on 20 February 2019.

If no feedback has been received within the first week of March 2019, consider the application as unsuccessful.

Contact Information

For enquiries related to the RBM Apprenticeship Programme 2019, send it via email to

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  • Reply thokozani September 9, 2019 at 4:46 am

    new apprenticeships

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