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Petra Diamonds Apprenticeships 2022/2023

Applications are open for interested and suitably qualified candidates for Petra Diamonds Apprenticeships 2023. The entire application details for Petra Diamonds Apprenticeships can be accessed below.


Petra Diamonds Apprenticeships

Petra Diamonds invites unemployed youth to apply for the Apprenticeship Programme 2022 / 2023.

Applications are invited from technically minded persons who are interested to be trained in any of the below-mentioned trades.


Successful candidates will need to commit to the four-year training programme which will entail +/- 16-20 weeks per year of training at an accredited Mining Qualifications Training Centre as determined by Cullinan Diamond Mine, varying periods within different working sections on the surface and underground at Cullinan Diamond Mine and any other relevant training as determined by Cullinan Diamond Mine Training Section.

Opportunities are available in the following trades:

  • Plater Welder
  • Fitter
  • Electrician
  • Diesel Mechanic
  • Control & Instrumentation Mechanician
  • Rigger

Minimum Requirements:

  • An N2 certificate including the four relevant subjects of Maths, Engineering Science, Trade Theory, and a fourth subject as required by the trade;
  • or Relevant Engineering NCV Certificate with seven subjects at NQF Level 3;
  • or Technical Grade 12 with Maths, Science, Language, and related trade theory subject


  • Grade 12
  • N3/N4/N5/N6
  • Documented proof of practical experience in Engineering, for at least 6 months

How to Apply

Download Application Form


Please complete an application form and submit it to: [email protected], at the mine’s boom gate security office, or at a community cv post box used by the mine. The advert closes on 14 October 2022.

Please note:

  • Incomplete application forms and applications not submitted at the correct point, will not be considered.
  • Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you have not heard from us within 30 days of the closing date, please regard your application as unsuccessful.
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Short-listed candidates will be required to undergo the following prior to final selection:

  • A technical aptitude evaluation.
  • Certificate of fitness (red ticket) including a physical aptitude test.
  • Psychometric assessment may include a technical aptitude component.
  • Panel interview
  • Vienna Assessment

Application Deadline: 14th October 2022