Kumba Iron Ore Graduate Trainee Program (South Africa)

Kumba Iron Ore focuses on the development of young talent in mining. We offer proficient training opportunities to degree and diploma graduates in the following disciplines


  • Mining engineering
  • Metallurgical engineering
  • Electrical engineering
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Industrial engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Geology
  • Human Resources
  • Finance
  • Supply Chain
  • SHEQ


  • Surveying
  • Mining technicians

The aim of the Professional in Training programme is:

To give graduates exposure in their field of study and create more skills for the company. To provide graduates with training and development which complies with external professional body requirements (if applicable) thus enabling the PIT to register as a professional and obtain certificate of recognition. To meet the PIT’s training needs and aspirations in order to meet the Company’s objectives. To positively influence the PIT’s commitment and loyalty to the Company

Do you qualify as a PIT?

A PIT is defined as a degree with a four (4) year university degree who has not yet had three (3) years of postgraduate exposure and/or a candidate diploma graduate with a three (3) year National Diploma who has not yet had two (2) years of post-diplomat exposure.


Theoretical Training entails the attendance of formal training courses in management, supervision and technical knowledge and skills.

Practical Training occurs in the work environment under guidance of mentors and supervisors. It comprises of explanation, demonstration, and guidance in the practical application of knowledge, skills and techniques in various fields of activities.

If this is an opportunity that you have been looking for, apply now!


17 Responses

  1. christina says:

    I am interested in the SHEQ Graduate trainee programme. Kindly furnish me with more details.

  2. Nishok nundlall says:

    I will be starting to study mining engineering next year through unisa, and i would like to know if by any chance i could work for a mining company while i study, this will ensure that along with the theoretical knowledge i gain practical knowledge

  3. do you guys offer in-service training? i am currently doing my p1 in industrial engineering. looking 4 a company to do my p2

  4. Hazel says:

    I recently complete N6 electrical engineering, looking for a company that can accomodate with an in-service training or learnership or apprentice. Thank you.

  5. I am a graduate with Bsc Geological Sciences Measured with geology and ore-deposits. Iam looking for a company that can give me training or a full time job as im done with my studies.

  6. Kabelo Mongalo says:

    I’m a Bsc Geology graduate from the University of Johannesburg,and i’m interested in getting expirence in the industry before i continue on to my honours. This would be a wonderful opportunity for me. And would appreciate being forwarded the details as to how to apply.

  7. Glenn says:

    I’m a BSc graduates in IT computer science degree from university of limpopo (turfloop) campus,pls email me more information in SHEQ as i’m intersted to be come part of that industry graduate programme.

  8. Magdeline says:

    Hey magdeline,i have study electricail engineering n6 am looking for a learnership plz contact me on dis 0728529602

  9. letlhogonolo selebalo says:

    i have a national diploma in mechanical engineering_im looking for any post graduate training to start my career. I did my inservice training at an open cast mine. I can be contacted at 0720493714.

  10. sydwell says:

    im current studing s4 in mechanical engineering design,it is required to me to have 12 months training in a company to obtain my diploma.please contact me with the rigth company and rigth people.

  11. naledi radingoana says:

    I’m a BSc geology graduate from the university of witwatersrand. I need practical trainning in geology, so that i could gain the PIT. I would be glad if u could email me applications so that i could apply.

  12. Dumisani Khumalo says:

    Hi, firstly thank you for the opportunity of this platform, I’m an Honours’s Geology Student from the University Of Johannesburg, I majored in both Geology and Chemistry, I’m interested in getting into the Graduate program, for 2011 and would appreciate information on how to apply for such, thanks.

  13. I’m a B Sc geology graduate student from university of free state,where am currently persuing my studies towards B Sc honours in geohydrology.i seriously need an internship for 2011.

  14. obakeng says:

    i am currently doing my bcomm in statistics degree and seeks seeks employment under your auspices i can be contacted on 0728042402

  15. Vuyolwethu Seku says:

    I am BSc Geology graduate from the University of Fort Hare and i majored both in Geology and GIS. I am currently persuing honours in Geology. I would appreciate in formation on how to apply for such an opportunity.

  16. I have study electrical (instrumentation) engineering N6 am lookng for learner ship pls email or contact me on dis 0827976738. Thanx you for considering my application i am looking forward to your response

  17. Im 25 SA black male who’s looking for Internship/Apprenticeship/Learnership for Electrical Engineering (HC) I have N6 with all subject passed please call me or Email me at 0836715756/[email protected]