Introduction to Anglo American

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  • Before we explaine about Anglo American Learnerships, First we will let you know a brief to Anglo American. Anglo America is one of the largest mining companies in the world, focusing on platinum group metals, nickel, diamonds, copper, metallurgical and thermal coal, and iron ore. Anglo American South Africa has 76,000 permanent employees and 24,240 contractors making it the country’s largest private sector employer. Anglo American-controlled companies account for approximately 15% of the value of businesses listed on the JSE (Johannesburg Stock Exchange).

Anglo American South Africa believes in South Africa’s future and to this end it aims to make a lasting contribution to the development of the South Africa and its people. This is done in the form of annual Anglo American bursaries and Anglo American learnerships.


Anglo American’s management structure reflects the diversity in the country, with 24% of management positions being held by women and 51% of total management positions being occupied by HDSAs. It has committed to creating 25,000 new jobs in South African communities over the next 7 years via the Business Call to Action initiative.

Anglo American Learnerships 2016 for Matriculants

Anglo American offers people from different communities various learnership opportunities in different regions of South Africa. These learnerships form part of the government’s National Skills Development Strategy to create skills to ease poverty and unemployment as well as Anglo American’s own policies.

Anglo American learnerships are open to those with the necessary qualification required as per the posted requirements for the learnership. There are various learnerships offered for matriculants and graduates in the different sections of Anglo American. These learnerships consist of both theoretical and practical training.

Applications for various learnerships will open throughout the year. You can keep checking whether there are any Anglo American learnerships open for applications yet by checking the Anglo American website which you will find by clicking on this link.

Anglo American offers various other learnerships and opportunities in different regions throughout South Africa, at different times of the year, in which you may be interested.

  • Electricians
  • Fitting and Machining
  • Boilermakers
  • Diesel Mechanics
  • Instrument Mechanicians

You can find out more information from the Anglo American Website by checking the Anglo American Careers Portal on this link. Scroll down the page and check any and all learnerships advertised there to find one that is suitable then click on the link and follow instructions to apply.

You can also sign up on this page to be notified of any upcoming learnership opportunities by signing up for the Careers Portal Newsletter. if the link is not down check up at the header of this post.