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Petra Diamonds Apprenticeships 2021/2022

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Pretoria

Website Petra Diamonds

Petra Diamonds is a leading independent diamond mining group and a consistent supplier of gem quality rough diamonds to the international market. T

Petra Diamonds Apprenticeships 2021/2022. The Petra Diamonds invites Suitable Applicants to apply For Apprenticeship Programme in Cullinan Diamond Mine, Cullinan, Pretoria for 2021/2022 Academic Year.

Petra Diamonds is a leading independent diamond mining group and a consistent supplier of gem quality rough diamonds to the international market. The Company has a diversified portfolio incorporating interests in three underground producing mines in South Africa (Finsch, Cullinan and Koffiefontein) and one open pit producing mine in Tanzania (Williamson). Petra’s strategy is to focus on value rather than volume production by optimising recoveries from its high-quality asset base in order to maximise their efficiency and profitability. The Group has a significant resource base of ca. 250 million carats, which supports the potential for long-life operations.


eference No: 018/2021

Preference will be given to candidates who reside within our host labour sending area of Tshwane Municipality (Proof
of residence may be requested).

Applications are invited from technically minded persons who are interested to be trained in one of
the following trades:


Successful candidates will need to commit to the four year training programme which will entail +/- 16-20 weeks per
year training at an accredited Mining Qualifications Training Centre as determined by Cullinan Diamond Mine, varying
periods within different working sections on surface and underground at Cullinan Diamond Mine and any other
relevant training as determined by Cullinan Diamond Mine Training Section.

Minimum Requirements:

  • An N2 certificate including the four relevant subjects of Maths, Engineering Science, Trade Theory and a fourth subject as required by the trade; or
  • Relevant Engineering NCV Certificate with seven subjects at NQF Level 3; or
  • Technical Grade 12 with Maths, Science, Language and related trade theory subject
  • Ability to communicate in English (written & verbal)


  • Grade 12
  • N3/N4/N5/N6
  • Documented proof of practical experience in Engineering, for at least 6 months

How to apply

Please complete an application form (Available from the Petra Diamonds website, or Security boom gate
office) and submit it to [email protected], or at the mine’s boom gate security office, or at a
community cv post box used by the mine. The advert closes on 24 August 2021. Please note that incomplete
application forms and applications not submitted at the correct point, will not be considered. If you have not
heard from us within 30 days of the closing date, please regard your application as unsuccessful.

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