Tronox KZN Sands: Professional-in-Training Programme 2024/25

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Tronox KZN Sands invites qualifying candidates to apply for the Professional-in-Training Programme 2024/25

Closing date: 31 July 2024

Title:Professional-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 Professional-in-Training Programme

Tronox KZN Sands are inviting applications for Professional-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 developing your personal competence as a Professional-In-Training.

These are temporary positions for a period of 2-years for non-technical fields and 3-years for technical fields.


We are looking for dynamic and self-motivated individuals with the necessary ability and intention to enter a Professional-In-Training programme for the following disciplines:

  • Metallurgical Engineering
  • Environmental Health & Management
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Mine Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Instrumentation (Electrical Engineering, Light Current)

Who can apply?
Candidates who have completed:

  • Grade 12 (Mandatory)
  • BSc/ BEng/ BCOM Degree/ Advanced Diploma/ Honours (NQF Level 7) in relevant discipline (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)

  • Identity Document (ID)
  • Valid Driver’s License (If applicable)
  • Grade 12 certificate
  • Qualification
  • 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.

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