Anglo American Platinum Bursary Programme

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15 Apr, 2014

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Bursaries in South Africa

Anglo American Platinum is offering comprehensive bursaries for tertiary studies and practical routes towards Engineering and Mining.

See careers listed below:

  • Mining Engineer
  • Rock Engineer
  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Mine Geologist
  • Mine Surveyor
  • Analytical Chemist
  • Ventilation Specialist
  • Finance and Information
  • Metallurgist/ Chemical Engineer



Tertiary study at a UNIVERSITY. This includes components of practical training prior to, and during, tertiary study.

Tertiary study at a UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY. This includes the component of experiential training as required by the University of Technology for the National Diploma, and/or B Tech degree.

Structured PRACTICAL training programmes. These are supplemented by in-house and/or industry training courses.



A Grade 12 academic level with a minimum of 60% achieved for Pure Mathematics, Physical Science and English is required for applicants to be considered for a bursary in Mining Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Chemical /Metallurgical Engineering, Geology, Rock Engineering, Analytical Chemistry, Mine Surveying and Finance and Information. (Physical Science is not required for Finance and Information).



Before bursars attend University/University of Technology as a school leaver/ matriculant, they will get the opportunity to thoroughly investigate and confirm their chosen career choice, before embarking on full-time studies, by working for up to a year under professional practitioners. During this time they will receive practical experience in the work environment, exposure to tertiary study and a generous training allowance. Anglo American Platinum believes that the Exposure Year is a valuable year for its bursars and therefore compulsory for all disciplines except for Finance and Information students.



This is a structured practical training programme available only for Ventilation Engineering and Mine Surveying, supplemented by in-house and/or industry training courses leading to an industry recognised certificate and a substantive appointment with the company. Trainees receive an allowance while training. A Grade 12 academic level with a minimum of 50% achieved for Pure Mathematics and Physical Science and English is required for applicants to be considered for a bursary in Ventilation Engineering and Mine Surveying.


How to Apply

Click Here to apply online. Be sure to register on the website before doing so.

Closing date: 15 May 2014


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