Samancor Learnerships

Samancor learnerships offers opportunities to gifted individuals in the mining industry. Their fields include Engineering, Artisans, Geology and more. They seek students with innovation, a willingness to learn and a drive to excel at all they do in life.

This mining company was recognized in 1937, then known as Amcor. The name change to Samancor happened during the 1970’s and in 1998 it was listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. Their South African operations supply more than 30% of the Chrome demand globally.

Samancor has many operations throughout South Africa including Western Chrome Mines located in the North West Province, Tubatse Ferrochrome found in Limpopo, Ferrometals in Mpumalanga, Eastern Chrome Mines located in Limpopo and Middelburg Ferrochrome situated in Mpumalanga. This company only uses about 30% of their chrome ore for export as 70% is disbursed for use in South Africa.

Samancor Learnerships Available

Samancor learnerships available fields are listed below, although, all of these may not all be available every year. Candidates can find out which fields are open on the company’s website as indicated below. Some of their learnership programs may run for a 12-month duration and other for a 24-month period but this will be discussed with successful candidates.

Fields for learnership:

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Metallurgical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mining Engineering
  • Information Management
  • Geology
  • Production Supervisor
  • Maintenance Artisan
  • Planner

Samancor Learnerships Requirements

Samancor learnership requirements must be met by all applying. If you do not meet the stipulations as required, your application will not be considered. Applicants in their first, second or third year of study at an Institute of Higher Learning can also apply for Samancor learnership programs once they open. Applicants who have a disability and a medical certificate indicating the nature of their disability is also invited to apply.

Samancor basic stipulations:

  • Candidates must be a citizen of South Africa
  • You must have an ID document
  • Applicants must have a Grade 12 certification
  • You must hold a diploma, certificate or degree in the field you are applying for
  • Must be fluent in English
  • Candidates must be computer knowledgeable
  • You must work well in a team and individually
  • Must be able to follow orders and work well under pressure
  • You must have exceptional communication skills
  • Applicants must be detail-orientated and be able to meet deadlines

Samancor Learnerships Application

Samancor learnerships application online is only available once their learnerhsip program opens. Once the program opens candidates will be able to get the application form on the Samancor Website. You can download the application, complete it in full and mail it along with all relevant documentation to khuphuka@samancorcr.com.

Only those candidates who are added to the shortlist will be contacted. Hence, if you do not receive anything from them in two to three months after the closing date, you should accept your application was not a success. Make sure you submit the application and all certified documents ahead of the stated deadline to qualify for the selection process. The application form must be completed in full and give in with relevant documentation ahead of the closing date to be considered.

Samancor Learnerships Closing Date

Closing dates for learnerships offered by Samancor are not available at the moment as they vary according to the field and need in the company. If you do not have a real interest in the mining industry and what it has to offer this company may not be ideal for you.