Harmony Gold Mining Learnerships 2017 – 2018

Harmony seeks gifted young individuals who can easily fit into their rainbow culture. People who have ambition and drive, people with exceptional attitudes and big dreams just like them. Do you have a thirst for learning and a keen enthusiasm for your chosen career path?

Harmony Gold is all about gold, from extracting to processing. They value all their employees and know that each has a vital part to play. For their Harmony Gold Mining learnerships program they seek talented individuals with an eagerness, commitment, passion and courage willing to learn.

Harmony Gold is committed to providing high-quality training, developing the skills of each successful candidate. They focus on performance, strategy and productivity. Their employees are rewarded for their input and output delivered individually or as a team, on all levels of operations. They offer successful candidates a three-year learning program covering all activities within their field.

Harmony Gold Mining Learnerships Available

Harmony Gold offers successful candidates tailor-made development and training within all fields of their learnerships. They aim to increase talented individual’s expertise via skills training, leadership development, and supervisory management.

Learnerships that may be offered are as follow:

  • Human Resources
  • Engineering
  • Mining
  • Ore Reserve Management
  • Metallurgy
  • Rock Breaker
  • Mineral resources
  • Electrician
  • Boilermaker / Plater
  • Fitter
  • Mechanic
  • Welder

Harmony Gold Mining Learnerships: Requirements

The requirements for learnerships provided by Harmony Gold will not all be the same, most will depend on the field applying for. There are however some similarities that candidates must all have.

The basic requirements are as follow:

  • Candidates must be South African citizens
  • Candidates must have a valid Identity Document
  • Candidates must have completed their Grade 12 / Matric (technical dependent on field)
  • Candidates must hold a qualification within the field of application
  • Candidates must be able to communicate sufficiently in English
  • Candidates must have own transport
  • Candidates must be medically fit

Competencies in relation to each field may also differ, however, candidates should be able to:

  • Communicate effectively at all times
  • Comply with all work procedures
  • Submit to practices, standards and system methods at all times
  • Must be prepared to do required standby duties
  • Work effectively as part of a team
  • Follow health and safety protocols at all times
  • Be prepared to work ‘out of normal hours’ if required

Depending on openings within the company at the time of completion of learnerships, candidates may be offered a permanent position. This is not guaranteed, but may be offered to successful candidates.

Harmony Gold Mining Learnerships: Application

Harmony Gold learnership application online is made accessible via their website. Interested candidates can find such openings via their careers tab.

By scrolling down candidates can find opening of learnerships on the right-hand side under career levels. By ticking the block next to learnerships under this section and selecting ‘Go’, candidates will be re-directed to learnership current openings. Candidates can then find more information and apply by clicking on the ‘See details’ block highlighted in red.

Candidates wishing to apply will however also be required to create a profile with the company and login to apply. Candidates can do so also by selecting the ‘Apply now’ button highlighted in red within the details section of the learnership.

Applications can also be e-mailed or alternatively fax the application through to: 086 588 9504. Candidates must ensure that their application clearly states the field of learnership applying for. Each application must also include a covering letter, a curriculum vitae, certified copies of all qualifications and academic records, as well as candidates ID document.

Harmony Gold Mining Learnerships: Closing Date

Depending on the learnership, the field and the need within the company, closing dates will be different.

Successful candidates will be required to pass a medical fitness examination done by the companies occupational Health Centre. The company will contact all candidates who make the short-list. If candidates receive no correspondence from the company within three months of the learnership closing date, those can take it as a sign that their application was unsuccessful.

Successful candidates may also be requested to partake in an interview before finalizing their learnership agreement. Good luck to all candidates applying.

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