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Details of Exxaro Learnership Programme 2024

Details of Exxaro Learnership Programme 2024

As one of the famous Mining groups in South Africa, Exxaro Learnerships give big opportunities for young people of this country to join the training. With their motto “mine of the future”, they are ready to facilitate young candidates who want to increase and develop their leadership skills and theoretical learning.


There are some fields which offered by this company, they are Mining Engineering, Mechanical Management, Human resources and many more that related with mining operations.

Therefore, this is suitable for the young people because mining industry is very promising their future these days. If you have the passion in mining, please try this programme.

Exxaro is a top 40 JSE constituent and a South Africa founded Mining group, previously known as Kumba Resources.  This mining group specializes in large coal mining and heavy minerals.


They offer young, talented individuals the opportunity to enter the mining industry as learners, via their Exxaro Learnerships program.

They aim at expanding, and becoming a ‘mine of the future’, with great development in the industry. They also promote ‘sustainable engineering’ and ‘zero waste emissions’.

They concentrate on mining in Coal, Base Metals, Ferro-alloys, Mineral Sands and Iron.  Exxaro has mining operations all over the world with the Africa continent operation being the largest, then their Asia and Australia concerns.  The mining industry is overflowing with many opportunities.  If you have a passion for this industry you should apply.


To become one of the learners in Exxaro Learnerships, you have to meet their requirements and qualification firstly.

To apply for their learnership in Engineering candidate require the following:

  • Grade 12 education with E or higher for English and Mathematics
  • Must have a driver’s license
  • Possess a South African ID
  • Technical Grade 12 – All subjects on E or higher – English, Science, Mathematics, Trade Theory & Technical Drawing
  • N2 Qualification – English, Engineering Drawing, Mathematics & Engineering Science
  • N2 Plater – English, Mathematics, Engineering Science/Engineering Drawing & Structural Drawing With relevant trade theory
  • N3 – Electrical Trade
  • NVC 4 – All subjects E or higher

To apply for their learnership in Engineering candidate require the following:


  • Grade 12 education with E or higher for English and Mathematics
  • Must have a driver’s license
  • Possess a South African ID

You also need to be a South Africa citizen and will need to pass a medical examination (done at Exxaro), as well as a psychometric evaluation.

Candidates on the shortlist will be contacted for an interview, they may also be asked to partake in a competency evaluation. For qualification, candidates must pass all requirements and tests, yet, this does not automatically qualify a candidate for a learnership. Exxaro still has the right to select candidates from the candidates who make it to the interview process.

Candidates who do get selected to join the company’s learnership program must be committed to all Company Rules & Regulations. They must also be willing to take responsibility for their own performance within the learning program.

Exxaro Learnerships Available

The company usually has learnerships available within the following fields:

  • Environmental
  • Mining Engineering
  • Community Development
  • Mechanical Management
  • Human Resources
  • Information Management


Online application is the way for the candidates to apply Exxaro Learnerships. The company will open the applications through their official website at

If the candidates have no access to the internet, they can rely on the Campus Career Centers to get detail information about their application for Exxaro Company. When all of the requirements are complete, you can send via e-mail or to their offices via post.

The latest closing date was happened in June and the possibility of opening application may be held next year in the same months and date. Usually, they will contact the successful candidate within twenty one days after the application’s closing date.

Exxaro Learnerships Closing Date

Check their website for new for learnership applications. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted, candidates who have not heard from the company within 21 days, after closing dates, are asked to consider their applications as unsuccessful.