A leading independent diamond mining group and a consistent supplier of gem quality rough diamonds to the international market.
Petra Diamonds is committed to develop and expand South Africa’s skills base. To this end Petra provides an opportunity for South Africans to acquire qualifications and skills to develop a career in the mining industry and make a positive contribution to South Africa.
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
How to apply
Go to the application link where you will have to register an account and apply for the Petra Diamonds Bursary.