Kumba Iron Ore Graduate Trainee Program

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

Degree graduates

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

Diploma graduates

  • 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.

Training of PITs

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!

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23 Responses

  1. Tshepo Maseko says:

    I will be graduating next month for my national Diploma in civil engineering and would like to know if I qualify for Kumba Iron Ore graduate Trainee program.

  2. Phuthi Pila says:

    I am 25 of age and have a B-Tech in mineral Resource Management from the University of johannesburg. I am currently with angloplat and would wish to get an opportunity with kumba iron, open pit operations for pit survey experiance. It would be an honour to work for Kumba iron ore.

  3. Patience Mabobo says:

    Im a last year student in UNISA completing 1 last module to optain a Degree in BA Environmental Management.I am looking for a job any where around Gauteng.

    Thank you

  4. Siyabonga Mzolo says:

    I am looking for a graduate training programme in mechanical engineering I have a National Diploma in above mentioned course I was studying at Mangosuthu university of technology.

    Thank you

  5. percy myele says:

    I have completed s4 in Engineering electrical (power engineering). iam currently unemployed and looking for an inservice training opportunity to complete my practicals and graduate and hopefuly obtain a job

  6. kamogelo says:

    kamogelo maponyane
    i have completed my b tech in internal auditing.iam looking for graduate programme

    thank you

  7. Wanda Zonda says:

    I am doing my last year at unisa for a National Diploma in Mine Surveying, i am looking for a practical training in order to complete my diloma, im currently unemployed.

  8. Yanathi says:

    I am currently doing my last year in Bsc Applied degree. I am looking for a gaduate development programme.

  9. I have obtained degree of B Com General Management in 2009. In 2010 I was doing Batchelor in Accounting, but I did not complete it. I would be very grateful if I could be given in opportunity to get job experience or a permanent job.

  10. agnes says:

    im currently looking for p1 and p2 in undustrial engineering and i just want to know wheather do i qualify for this programme

  11. I have completed my National diploma at Vaal University of Technology under Department of Chemical Engineering and am currently in progress with my B-Tech in the same field. Please assists me with a Graduate Development Programme (GDP).

  12. Daphney Modise says:

    I am currently in my 3rd year BSc Geology and Geography at the University of Johannesburg and I am looking for a graduate programme for 2012.

  13. timothy matsimela says:

    i hv done electrical engineering n5 theory.so m requesting practicals.pls take my application into onsideration

  14. livhuwani primrose says:

    I am currently styuding disaster management at unisa parttime while working as a paramedic basic life support..I will be done with disaster management on october 2011.It will be a blessing if i can get a job at mine,any mine!

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  17. Desmond says:

    Dear Sir or Madam

    Looking for a learnership/trainee in safety officer.

    Please find my attached details for the above mentioned posistion.

    Your response will highly appreciated.

    Regards Desmond Dikgale

  18. Charles says:

    I am a student currently completing my N.D in Extractive Metallurgy at Vaal University of Technology this semester(2011).i am seeking for an opportunity to get my inservice training at your company,from january 2012.

  19. Lizolile Phatho says:

    hi I’m completing my S4 next year June and I would like to do my P1 and P2 in your company.

    thank you

  20. mary says:

    hi im left with 1 subject 2 finish my metallurgy course im looking for a learnership from january 2012

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  22. Gift zwane says:

    I am interested for in-service training as a electrical engineering student passed N4,N5 and N6. in order to graduate i require to spend 3yerz in an environment that will utilize my skill towards becoming a successfull electrical engineering electrician artisan.

  23. jonathan mugadza says:

    am a zimbabwean mining engineering student who is finishing his studies in december 2012 ,i dont if i would qualify for graduate trainee programmes in your company considering my nationality