Mining Engineering Bursary / Scholarship 2020

Beneficiaries of the Leaner Official A-Stream Career opportunity will receive a bursary and practical exposure (Learnership) on a full employment package with company benefits aligned with Sibanye-Stillwater Learner Official Scheme.  All tuition fees and books will be provided for by Sibanye-Stillwater.

The appointee should:

  • Have a grade 12 Certificate with minimum English 5(60%+), Mathematics 5 (60%+), and Physical Science 5 (60%+)
  • Possess University Acceptance with an APS of 23 (Mid-year results will be provisionally considered if currently still studying)
  • Not currently be busy or have completed prior University studies
  • Reside in Beatrix Labour sending Area or local community
  • 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:

  • Distinctions in Mathematics and Physical Science


  • Applicants will need to undergo an interview process and psychometric assessment
  • Prospective candidates will be required to complete workplace orientation and underground exposure visits as part of the selection process
  • Applicants must upload proof of residence, CV and certified (SAPS) copies of ID and qualifications online
  • Final allocation is dependent on applicants obtaining an acceptance letter from the University of Johannesburg
  • All applicants will be subject to clearance screening by South African Police Services as required by the National Explosives Act

This is a structured Learnership programme within the Engineering discipline as stated below. The Learnership programmes require that prospective female candidates be able to work in elevated areas and confined spaces and pass the physical ability assessment for Artisans.



  • Grade 12 (Mathematics and Physical Science passed will be an advantage)
  • In possession of a Ml N2 Certificate with one of the tour subjects being the relevant Trade Theory
  • Code EB (08) Drivers Licence
  • Good written and verbal communication in English
  • Computer Literate


  • Enjoy working with yow hands
  • Initiative
  • Self -motivated
  • Technical acumen and interest

Shortlisted candidates will be required to undergo the following prior to final selection:

  • Panel Interview
  • Must be able to obtain an on mmc Certificate of Fitness, which entails a physical ability assessment
  • A technical aptitude evaluation Psychometric Assessments
  • Vienna Assessment

Candidates must be residents of the Finsch Mine Labour Sending Areas (Kgatelopele MunipaIity) (Please attach proof to confirm yow residential status)

Training will be over a four year period which will also entail 16 -20 weeks per year at an accredited Mining Qualifications Training Centre as determined by Finsch Diamond Mine

How to Apply

Please forward, together with your CV, qualifications and ID, to, fax 053 3852530 before or on the closing date.


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