Petra Diamonds is a prominent and autonomous diamond mining conglomerate, renowned for its consistent provision of high-quality, uncut diamonds to the global market.
Petra Diamonds is dedicated to enhancing South Africa's talent pool and fostering skills development. In pursuit of this goal, Petra provides South Africans with the chance to attain qualifications and expertise necessary for building a career in the mining industry, ultimately contributing positively to South Africa.
Petra Diamonds extends bursaries and offers vocational work experience through internships in various fields, including:
Other Disciplines: Environmental management, Human Resources management, Financial management, Survey
When opportunities become available, they will be advertised by the respective mines, and application details will be provided in the advertisements. Typically, these opportunities are announced annually starting in October.
Requirements and eligibility
Must be a South African citizen
Have an Admission Point Score (APS) of 35 for Engineering and an APS of 31 for other directions of study
Must be accepted for the selected course of study at a university
Successfully complete panel interview assessment
Have no criminal record and be medically fit to work in a mining environment, including underground workplaces
Applicants who are currently studying at a recognised university or university of technology should demonstrate good results
Applicants should be prepared to relocate to rural areas where the mining operations are located if required
Candidates from local mining communities will have an advantage