About PMC (Palabora Mining Company)
PMC (Palabora Mining Company) is a mining company based in Phalaborwa, South Africa. It is one of the largest producers of copper and vermiculite in the country. The company operates an open-pit mine and a smelter complex, where copper is extracted and processed. Palabora Mining Company has been in operation for several decades and has contributed significantly to the local economy and community development in Phalaborwa. The company emphasizes responsible and sustainable mining practices, placing a strong emphasis on environmental stewardship and social responsibility.
PMC is committed to the development of its employees and the surrounding community. The company provides various training and development programs, including work integrated learning opportunities, to help individuals acquire the skills and experience needed for a successful career in the mining industry.
About the PMC (Palabora Mining Company) WIL (Work Integrated Learning) 2023-2024
PMC (Palabora Mining Company) is offering WIL programmes for candidates who wish to work on their abilities and work-related knowledge for their career paths. The PMC (Palabora Mining Company) WIL (Work Integrated Learning) program extends an invitation to the Ba-Phalaborwa Communities to apply for a valuable Work Integrated Learning Opportunity. This opportunity is specifically designed to assist students from TVET Colleges in gaining the necessary work experience to achieve their National Diploma. If selected, candidates will enter into an 18-month contract for Work Integrated Learning with Palabora Copper, ensuring a valuable practical learning experience.
The PMC (Palabora Mining Company) WIL (Work Integrated Learning) is available for the following fields:
- Instrumentation and Process Control
- Fitting and Turning / Machining
It is highly recommended to promptly submit your application for the PMC (Palabora Mining Company) Work Integrated Learning (WIL) program. However, before proceeding, it is crucial to thoroughly review the program’s qualifying requirements. These criteria will determine your eligibility as a suitable candidate. To ensure your credentials align with the program’s expectations, please carefully review the qualifying requirements listed below. Meeting all the items on the list will significantly enhance your chances of success.
The PMC (Palabora Mining Company) WIL (Work Integrated Learning) Eligibility Criteria are as follows:
- Be a South African Citizen
- Complete all N6 subjects
- Ensure you are between 18 – 35 years old with no criminal record
- Be currently unemployed and have never participated in a Work Integrated Learning Opportunity before
- People with disabilities and female candidates are highly encouraged to register.
Apply online: PMC (Palabora Mining Company) WIL (Work Integrated Learning) 2023-2024.
For optimal access to the mentioned website, it is advisable to use Google Chrome as your preferred web browser. When completing the application form on the site, please provide your most relevant and accurate responses by typing them into the designated fields. It is crucial that all personal information you submit reflects your current circumstances and is entirely truthful.
The entire selection committee, including yourself, will review the information you provide. Therefore, it is essential to thoroughly double-check your application to ensure that no false or fictitious details are included. Providing misleading information may expose applicants to potential risks and unfavorable consequences.
Additionally, candidates will need to send in the following documents:
- Confirmation letter from institution
- Certified copy of matric certificate
- Proof of residential address for Ba-Phalaborwa communities (i.e. Maseke, Lulekani, Makhushane, Namakgale, Benfarm, Selwane, Mashishimale and Phalaborwa Town) e, g Municipal letter or Tribal Authority letter, certified by a commissioner of Oaths
- Certified copy of a South African ID
- Curriculum Vitae
- Certified copy of full academic record
- Cover Page
By submitting your applications, you explicitly grant permission to the selection committee to utilize your personal information for the purpose of registration.
Applications will undergo thorough additional review and vetting processes to verify the legitimacy of the applicants. Any individual found to have provided false information on their application will be disqualified from registering during the registration period.
Candidates are required to submit their applications exclusively through the provided online portal mentioned above. The selection committee will not accept submissions made through alternative methods such as hand delivery or fax.
Applications for the PMC (Palabora Mining Company) WIL (Work Integrated Learning) must be submitted before the closing date on 15 June 2023.
The selection committee strictly adheres to a policy of zero tolerance for late applications. Any submissions received after the designated closing date will not be considered or acknowledged during the registration period.
It is strongly advised that candidates submit their applications promptly to ensure they are included in the recruitment process. Doing so will allow you ample time to carefully review and evaluate the contents of your application. We encourage you to prepare and submit your applications at your earliest convenience to avoid any potential delays.
Announcements will only be made to shortlisted candidates. If you do not hear back from the selection committee by the very latest 30 June 2023, we regret to inform you that you have not been chosen for the programme.
Please note that PMC (Palabora Mining Company) reserves the right to exercise discretion in making appointments during the recruitment process. The selection committee’s decisions are final and cannot be appealed or reconsidered.