Palabora Copper: Learnership Opportunities May 2018

The Training and Development department of Palabora Copper (Pty) Limited is inviting citizens of the Ba-Phalaborwa region to apply for a full time 2/3 year Learnership contract in one of the following trades:

  • National Certificate – Electrical
  • National Certificate – Fitting (Including machining)
  • National Certificate – Instrumentation
  • National Certificate – Plater/Boilermaker
  • National Certificate – E.M.E.M (Earth Moving Equipment Mechanic)

Palabora Copper (Pty) Limited extracts and beneficiates copper and other by-products in the Ba-Phalaborwa area of Limpopo Province. Palabora is South Africa’s only producer of refined copper and provides the local market with 85% of its copper requirements.


  • Those that aren’t receiving sponsorship from any other institution.

Applicants living with disabilities are also encouraged to apply.

How to apply

Applicants to submit the following documentation:

  • Detailed Curriculum Vitae
  • Certified copy of the full academic results for the Nated course (N2/N3, etc.) or a NCV Level 4 Certificate or Technical Matric Certificate with Maths (Maths Literacy not acceptable), Engineering Science and Trade related theory subject
  • Certified copy of ID
  • Certified copy of driver’s licence

Applications should be forwarded electronically to: [email protected] or

alternatively post to: Superintendent Engineering & Technical Training, Palabora Copper, PO Box 65, Phalaborwa, 1390


If you do not hear from the company within 21 days, please treat your application as unsuccessful. Those that have previously submitted application forms for a Learnership with Palabora Copper (Pty) Limited are required to reapply.

Closing Date: 22 May 2015