Barberton Mines Engineering Learnerships 2022-2024: Available Opportunity for N2 Qualification Holders

About Barberton Mines
Barberton Mines is a complex that specializes in a series of engineering and mining operations. The area has had a long, rich history that goes back to more than 100 years. Throughout the past century or so, Barberton Mines have acquired more mines to be included in their complex, which includes their Sheba, Fairview, and Consort Mines. While quantity is a huge factor in the procurement of previous metals and minerals, the complex takes quality into great importance as well. Barberton Mines maintain an excellent high grade of performance while fulfilling impressive safety regulations. Safe and sustainable, Barberton Mines is home to some of the most brilliant miners and engineers in the country.

About the Barberton Mines Engineering Learnerships 2022-2024
Barberton Mines is offering a learnership programmes for astounding South African individuals who wish to garner a stronger foundation in Engineering field. The Barberton Mines Engineering Learnerships is a remarkable opportunity for local youths to get a better grip of the industry’s line of work. Selected learners will be subjected to a structured learning curriculum that combines both theoretical assessments and practical working sessions in a real-time company environment. Assisted by professional training providers with a high credibility in the Engineering field, you will have your potential sharpened to meet the current demands of the job market.

The Barberton Mines Engineering Learnerships will take place for a total duration of 24 months. Appointed learners are expected to fully commit their time and efforts into the programme. Learners have the opportunity to dabble in the field of their choice, which includes Diesel Mechanic, Rigging, Auto Electrical, Fitting, Instrumentation, Electrician, and Boiler Maker. Through the learnerships, you will attain the basic skills and competencies required to excel in the rigorous Mining industry. This experience will transform you into a more attractive potential employee in the eyes of future companies.

For application purposes, please take note of the Barberton Mines Engineering Learnership’s Reference Number: EMELP2022-03.

Main Role Outcomes:

  1. Mechanical Engineering Learnerships related to Four Trades:
    • Diesel Mechanic
    • Boilermaking
    • Rigging
    • Fitting
  2. Electrical Engineering Learnerships related to Three Trades;
    • Instrumentation
    • Auto Electrician
    • Electrician

Eligibility Criteria
Interested candidates of the Barberton Mines Engineering Learnerships are obliged to fulfill an eligibility criteria before proceeding with your registration. Each of these items will determine whether you are well-deserving enough of the programme or not. The selection committee will also be assessing their candidates on a fair basis by paying attention to these items. To guarantee a successful application, make sure you meet all these requirements. Failure to do so will get you disqualified from the programme.

The Barberton Mines Engineering Learnerships Eligibility Criteria are as follows:

  • Possesses a Matric qualification with the key subjects of pure Mathematics and Physical Science
  • Has an N2 qualification with a pass for 4 subjects including (Mechanical and Electrical)
  • Shows an average aggregate passing score of at least 60% or more
  • Displays impressive communication abilities
  • Has a strong foundation in computer literacy (advantageous)
  • Physically and medically healthy for the learnership’s line of work.

The recruitment process will heed the company’s applied Employment Equity Plan. Therefore, preference will be made for certain designated groups who fulfill the company’s Employment Equity goals that have been set.

Application Instructions
Apply online: Barberton Mines Engineering Learnerships 2022-2024.

Interested candidates must first create an account to join the programme’s registration. This account will be used as a portal to store your application details and supporting documents. Without this account, you will be unable to join the Barbeton Mines Engineering Learnership. If you already have an account beforehand, you can immediately login and directly apply the programme.

Due to the sensitive nature of your account, it is advisable that you keep its credentials secure from anyone else. Never share your account information, especially your password, to other people. This helps to prevent hackers from possibly misusing your account to conduct malicious activities.

If you are having troubles accessing the application portal, it could be because you’re opening it from a mobile phone or tablet. Candidates are encouraged to view the application portal on a computer or laptop. The interface is not yet well adapted to other portable devices.

Only applications processed through this online platform will be acknowledged by the selection committee. Candidates found to be making their submissions manually or through other forms of communication will not be considered for registration.

Closing Date
Applications for the Barberton Mines Engineering Learnership must be submitted before the closing date on 18 March 2022.

The selection does not tolerate late applications. Candidates found to be making their submissions past the registration deadline will automatically be disqualified from the programme.

With the deadline coming up, it is encouraged that candidates process their applications as soon as possible. This will still leave you with some time to re-check your application details for a successful registration.

Announcements will only be made to shortlisted candidates. Should you not hear back from the selection committee within 7 days past the deadline, we regret to inform you that your applications has not been selected.

The Barberton Mines reserves all rights to make an appointment or not during their recruitment process. All decisions made by the selection committee are final.


  1. Good day.I’m Interest I have N2 diesel mechanic with average of 60% up and experience in admini.

  2. I’ve worked for many company’s
    My recent job was at Rand stadium Toyota I was doing an apprenertship I have a colification for my level 1… And am. Willing to learn anything.. Please I really need this point….

  3. I have N2 fitting and machining; N2 mathematics;n2 engineering science; n2 engineering drawing and also n3 engineering drawing ; and an N3 in mechanotecnolagy

    I would like to apply; how do I do so

    1. I would like to apply for the position of a fitter apprentice, I have been working as a fitter assistant at Buffalo coal mine. And I also have completed N1-N4 in mechanical engineering

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