Apprenticeship Opportunity

Mopani Copper Mines PLC, a joint venture company comprising major Shareholders Glencore, First Quantum Minerals Ltd and ZCCM Investment Holdings, operations Mufuhra and Nkana on the Copperbelt in Zambia. The company’s success has been as a result of its focused approach to improvementand the mutualrelationship enjoyed with its stakeholders, employees and surrounding communities.


Mopani Copper Mines Plc has implemented a competency based engineering apprenticeship programme. Special emphasis is given to the training and development of apprentices to artisan levels that be compatible with international artisans’ standards in the following trades:

  • Electrical
  • Auto-Electrical
  • Instrumentation
  • Heavy Equipment Repair
  • Mechanical Fitting
  • Metal Fabrication and Rigging

The training is conducted at the Mopani Central Training Centre (MCTC) situated at the Mufulira site.

The apprenticeship programme will be for a period of 2/12 – 3 years.

Apprentices who successfully complete the apprenticeship programme will be certified as Crafts tradesmen by TEVETA. Mopani Copper Mine Plc is offering to sponsor a number of apprenticeships within the above menttoned trades. The programme comes at no cost to the successful candidates as the Company will cover the full cost of training, board and lodging.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Credits Ot better in 5 subjects at ‘O’ level which include English, Mathematics and Science plus any Other 2 subjects;
  • Aged between 18 to 24 years old;
  • Medically fit and have the passion to have a high quality trade certificate that could create great employment opportunities.

Interested, suitably qualified applicants should submit an application letter stating their preferred trade and contact cell (mobile) phone number, curriculum Vitae (CV), copies of certified educational certificates and National Registration Card (NRC) not later than 29 June 2017 to:

Human Resources Superintendent – Manpower
Mopani Copper Mines Plc
PO Box 22000, Kitwe


Email : [email protected]


If you are not contacted by Mopani within ten (10) days after the closing date. you should consider your application as unsuccessful, late applications will not be considered. Shortlisted candidates will be subjected to a security clearance check, medical assessment, and competency assessment tests.