Sibanye-Stillwater: Learnerships for 2022 / 2023

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Learnership 18.2 Learner Miner

Job no: 508527
Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Gauteng
Categories: Business Development
Grade: NG



VACANCY: Learnership 18.2 Learner Miner

Driefontein Local Community

Section: Driefontein – Mining Reference: 508527
Closing Date: 27 June 2022 Job Grading:


Type of employment Fixed Term No of Positions


Sibanye-Stillwater Academy invites all candidates interested in engaging in an Engineering Learnership to apply.

Learner Miner – Blasting Certificate Underground Hard Rock (NQF Level 3)

Learners acquiring this qualification will be equipped with the required competencies to supervise safe and efficient blasting and other associated mining activities in an underground environment. 

A limited number of Learnership allocations will be awarded to local community members for a full-time study opportunity in line with the Sibanye-Stillwater Driefontein Operations business needs

 Pre-screening, application verification and psychometric evaluation will form part of the selection process. All applicants will be subject to clearance screening by the South African Police Services as required by the National Explosives Act. Short listed candidates will be requested to attend a panel interview and Psychometric evaluation. Successful applicants will be notified in writing by SSA Management, while applicants who receive no response to their applications, may consider their application for the Learnership to be unsuccessful. Preference will be given to HDSA’s and certain requirements may be relaxed for female applicants as Sibanye-Stillwater is committed to the achievement and maintenance of diversity and equity in employment.

Entry Level Requirements

  • Applicants must have a minimum Grade 12 or equivalent NQF Educational certificate, in order to be accepted onto the Blasting Certificate programme
  • Applicants must achieve a psychometric evaluation outcome score of 3 or higher
  • Be declared medically fit for the position and environment, as determined by a risk-based medical examination at the relevant Sibanye Stillwater Occupational Health Centre

Advantageous requirements:

  • Applicants with Pure Mathematics and English in grade 12
  • Applicants with highest aggregate in Pure Mathematics and English in grade 12
  • Applicants who achieve a psychometric evaluation outcome score of 4 or higher


  • Shortlisted applicants will need to undergo an interview process, psychometric assessment and screening which will be considered during allocation of learnerships
  • Application Forms can be obtained from the Sibanye-Stillwater website
  • Applicants must upload CV, certified (SAPS) copies of ID and qualifications online
  • Incomplete applications will not be considered for selection
  • All foreign qualifications must have SAQA verification
  • The selection process will not be delayed to accommodate applicants whose screening process is delayed for whatsoever reason
Interested parties should complete online application form using the link below:

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HR Contact Person             : Sizakele Mbeje / Malika April

Recruiter                           : Richard Nkewane

Contact                             :  011 278 9833


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