Tronox KZN Sands: P1/P2 Learnership (Technician-in-Training) Programme

Tronox KZN Sands: P1/P2 Learnership (Technician-in-Training) Programme

Tronox KZN Sands: P1/P2 Learnership (Technician-in-Training) Programme

Job Highlights

Tronox KZN Sands invites qualifying candidates to apply for the P1/P2 Learnerships (Technician-in-Training) Programme 2024/25

Closing date: 31 July 2024

Title:Technician-In-Training 2024/25
Job Location:South Africa, KZN – CPC/Fairbreeze Mine
Job Function:Training/Development

Careers at Tronox

KZN Sands mineral sands operation is situated at Empangeni in KwaZulu-Natal. The operation, which employs about 700 people, consists of Fairbreeze Mine near Richards Bay, and the Central Processing Complex in Empangeni. 

At Tronox, we believe that our employees are the driving force behind our success.

Our employees are the most diverse group in the industry, both culturally and geographically, and their extensive knowledge and abilities form the basis of our excellence.

About the P1/P2 Learning Programme

Tronox KZN Sands are inviting applications for Technician-In-Training Opportunities at our operations located in Empangeni and Mtunzini, KwaZulu- Natal (South African Citizens Only).

Primary purpose:
To undergo an intensive development programme that will result in completion of P1 and P2 developing your personal competence as a Technician-In-Training.

These are temporary positions for a period of 12-months for non-technical and technical fields.


We are looking for dynamic and self-motivated individuals with the necessary ability and intention to enter a Work Integrated Learning programme for the following disciplines:

  • P1/P2 Electrical Engineering (Heavy Current)
  • P1/P2 Analytical Chemistry
  • P1/P2 Metallurgical/ Chemical Engineering
  • P1/P2 Mining
  • P1/P2 Instrumentation (Electrical Light)

Who can apply?
Candidates who have completed:

  • S4 in any of the abovementioned disciplines (Mandatory)
  • Grade 12 with Mathematics and Physical Science (Mandatory)
  • Valid Driver’s License (Advantage)

Eligibility Criteria

NOTE: Preference will be given to applicants from the following Tribal Councils/Municipalities:
Tribal Council:

  • Kwa Dube Area [Inkosi Dube]
  • Kwa Nzunza Area [Inkosi Nzunza]
  • Kwa Mkhwanazi [Inkosi Mkhwanazi]
  • Ogagwini [Inkosi Zulu]
  • Somopho [Inkosi Mthembu]
  • Macambini [Inkosi Mathaba]
  • Madlebe [Inkosi Zungu]


  • Umhlathuze Municipality
  • Umlalazi municipality
  • Mandeni municipality

How to Apply

First, VIEW FULL ADVERT AND APPLY HERE. Then ensure the following documentation should accompany your application:

CV with certified below listed supporting documents (not older than 3-months)

  • CV with certified below listed supporting documents (not older than 3-months)
  • Identity Document (ID)
  • Valid Driver’s License (If applicable)
  • Grade 12 certificate
  • Proof of Registration/ Letter from Institution stating that you are registered for P1/P2.
  • Proof of Residence from Tribal Council (TC)

Submit your application with supporting documents listed above, to reach us by no later than 16h00 on 31 July 2024.


  • Applications received without the supporting documents and/or after the closing date will not be considered.
  • Any Candidate currently/previously registered with any SETA for any learning programme will not be considered.
  • Pre-Screening evaluation will form part of the selection process.
  • Successful applicants will be required to undergo a medical assessment.
  • Psychometric evaluations may form part of the selection process.
  • Appointments will be made in accordance with the Tronox Employment Equity Policy. Females and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Should you not hear from Tronox KZN Sands within 4 weeks of the closing date, please consider your application as being unsuccessful.

About Tronox KZN Sands

The KZN Sands operation is situated at Empangeni in KwaZulu Natal. The operation consists of the Fairbreeze Mine at Mtunzini and Central Processing Complex in Empangeni. The Fairbreeze Mine uses hydraulic mining techniques to mine slurry for the primary wet plant at the mine.

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