Petra Diamonds Logo
Petra Diamonds: Grade 12 or N2 Engineering Apprenticeship 2018
November 5, 2015 Apprenticeship

Petra Diamonds has Engineering Apprenticeship opportunities at Kimberley Underground Mines JV in Kimberley (Ref. ENAP-10-15)

Kimberley Underground Mines JV is situated in the city of Kimberley in the Northern Cape. The Mine consists of 3 conventional slushier drift block cave mines. Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified employees to be trained in the following Trades:

  • Instrumentation Mechanician
  • Rigger

Training will be over a 3-year period, which will also entail ±16 to 20 weeks per year at an accredited Mining Qualifications Training Centre as determined by the Kimberley Underground Mine JV


  • Grade 12 with Maths and Science passed
  • N2 Certificate with one of the four subjects being the relevant Trade Theory.

Other skills/competencies:

  • Enjoy working with your hands
  • Initiative
  • Be disciplined and self-motivated and committed to the learnership programme

Short-listed candidates will be required to undergo the following prior to final selection:

  • Panel interview
  • Certificate of Fitness
  • Technical aptitude evaluation
  • Vienna/Dover assessment

Kimberley Underground Mines JV 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 Plan. Pre-screening, profile testing, on-mine 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 of Frances Baard District Municipality (proof of residence may be requested).

How to apply

Closing date is 9 November 2015.

[otw_shortcode_button href=”″ size=”medium” icon_position=”left” shape=”round” color_class=”otw-red” target=”_blank”]click here to Apply Online [/otw_shortcode_button]

Enter Your Name and E-mail Address to Get Updates

Comments are closed