Petra Diamonds Limited Apprenticeships

Company Details

Cullinan Diamond Mine is situated in the town of Cullinan 30km east from Pretoria.

Job Grade: NG

Reference No: 007/2019

Job Description:

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 or Equivalent Technical Qualification with four relevant subjects of which one must be therelevant Trade Theory

Ability to communicate in English (written & verbal)Other Skills / Competencies

Enjoy working with your hands

Self-motivated and committed to the Learnership

Show initiativeShort listed candidates will be required to undergo the following prior to final selection:

A technicalaptitude evaluation

Certificate of fitness (red ticket) including a physical aptitude test

Psychometric assessment which may include a technical aptitude component

Panel interview

Vienna Assessment

Cullinan Diamond Mine is an equal opportunity employer. Preference will be given to suitable candidates from the designated groups in line with the Company’s Employment Equity Policy and Planand internal candidates.

Pre-screening, profile testing, assessments, medical and security clearance form part of the recruitment and selection process. Short listed candidates will be required to attend a panel interview. Employment of the successful candidate is subject to the aforementioned criteria.Preference will be given to candidates who reside within our host labour sending area(proof of residence may be requested).If you are already employed by the Company –please submit an authorised internal application form, your CV, ID and supporting documents/qualifications.Prospective applicants who, at the time of lodging an application to this advertisement, are employed through Kimberley EkapaMining JV should note that Petra Diamonds reserves the right to disclose such an application to Kimberley Ekapa Mining JV.Please complete an application form (available on, and forward together with your CV, SAPS certified qualifications and ID by 01 March2019.

Please note that incomplete application forms and documentation will not be considered. If you have not heard from us within 30 days of the closing date, please regard your application as unsuccessful.Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. Petra Diamonds reserves the right not to fill this position.

Please note that Petra Diamonds does not at any time require any form of payment for recruitment purposes. If you are approached in this regard, you should report the incident immediately via one of the following hotlines: Toll Free: +27 31571 5573; Free fax: +27 31560 7395; Email:; Free Post: KZ 138, Umhlanga Rocks, 4320; Website:

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