Apprenticeship Training Opportunity



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



Mopani Copper Mine Plc has implemented a competency based engineering apprenticeship program at its state-of-the-art Training Centre. Special emphasis is given to the training and development of apprentices to artisan levels that will be compatible with international artisans’ standards in the following trades:

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

The training is conducted at the Mopani Central Training Centre (MCTC) situated at their Mufulira site. The apprenticeship programme will be for a period of 2 1/2 years.

Apprentices who successfully complete the Apprenticeship programme will be certified as Crafts tradesmen by TEVETA.

Please NOTE that is a self-sponsorship or company sponsorship training.

Minimum Requirements

  • Full Grade 12 certificate.
  • Aged between 18 years and 35 years
  • Valid Pneumoconiosis certificate (BI/B6)
  • Medical Report of fitness from a Government Hospital

Interested applicants should download the application form from the Mopani Copper Mines Plc website. Completed on-line applications must be submitted not uter than 30th October 2018 at the following Web Address:

Late applications will not be considered. Shortlisted candidates will be subjected to a security clearance check and medical assessment.