ABOUT Mintek

Mintek is a leader in providing metallurgical engineering products and services, and minerals processing to global industries. Founded in 1934, Mintek specialises in all areas of extractive metallurgy, mineral processing and related technology.


Mintek offers learnership opportunities in various fields, but generally the following options are available:

  • Electrical Engineering (Electronics or Process Control)
  • Chemical Engineering (Mineral Processing)
  • Chemistry (Geochemistry or Analytical)
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mining Engineer
  • Physical Metallurgy
  • Geology (majoring in one: Applied Geology/ Economic Geology/ Petrology/ Mineralogy)
  • Materials Science
  • Mathematics
  • Physics


Candidates interested in applying for this learnership position should ensure that they meet the following criteria – failure to meet ALL of these requirements will result in your application being denied.

  • South African citizen
  • Completed Matric
  • Studying or completed a qualification in one of the above fields (at a South African Institute of Higher Learning)
  • Achieved a minimum average of 60%
  • Passed all courses studied
  • Good command of the English language (able to read, write and speak English)
  • Must be self-motivated
  • Able to work well in a team
  • Computer literate
  • Willing to work
  • Committed to learning


Apply online at: http://www.mintek.co.za/careers-mintek-2
OR at: http://www.mintek.co.za/careers-mintek-2/human-capital-mintek/careers-mintek

You may be required to submit copies of the following documents:

  • South African Identity document (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate (certified copy)
  • Degree or Diploma qualification certificate (certified copy) OR proof of registration
  • Proof of address
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Motivational letter


Tel: 011 709 4111