MQA

Non-Artisan Learnerships

PROJECT: Non Artisan Core

Employed and unemployed learners entering a learnership per annum

Definition

This is a structured, occupationally directed learning programme that leads to a qualification registered on the National Qualifications Framework and is not trade related.

Who can access a Learnerships?

Employees of mining companies and unemployed learners who will need to be placed with mining companies for on the job training. NB: Unemployed learners must approach mining companies to be able to access training in learnerships as the MQA only facilitates and funds the training for mining and minerals sector employers.

Registration Process

Employers (through their MQA Accredited Skills Development Providers) are responsible for registering learners on the MQA Learner Management Information System (I Share System).

Documentation required to register a Learner in a Learnership by employers

Learning Programme Agreements and supporting documents such as certified ID copy, Training Plan, Proof of Disability for disabled learners, Learners highest qualification (except
for qualifications with open access), Employment Contracts and Confirmation of Employment.Learning Programme Agreements and supporting documents such as certified ID copy, Training Plan, Proof of Disability for disabled learners, Learners highest qualification (except for qualifications with open access), Employment Contracts and Confirmation of Employment.

List of MQA Registered Learnerships

National Certificate: Mining Operations for Underground Hard Rock
National CertificateL Jewellery manufacturing
National Certificate: Occupational Health; Safety and Environment: Mining and Minerals
National Certificate: Rockbreaking: Surface Excavations
National Certificate: Jewellery Manufacturing
National Certificate: Diamond Processing
Further Education and Training Certificate: Jewellery Designing
National certificate in Mining Operations: Underground Coal
Further Education and Training Certificate: Jewellery Manufacturing Operations
National Certificate: Chemical Operations
National Certificate: Rock Breaking Underground Hard Rock (Version 3)
National Certificate: Mining Technical Support
Further Education and Training Certificate: Mining Operations
National Certificate: Laboratory Practice: General
National Certificate: Laboratory Practice: Precious Metal
National Certificate: Mineral Processing
National Certificate: Metals Production: Mining and Minerals
Further Education and Training Certificate: Mineral Processing
National Certificate in Winding Engine Driving
National Certificate: Occupational Hygiene and Safety: Mining and Minerals
Further Education and Training Certificate: Diamond Processing
Further Education and Training Certificate: Laboratory Analysis: Mining and Minerals
National Certificate: Strata Control Operations
National Certificate: Laboratory Practice: Coal
Further Education and Training Certificate: Diamond and Evaluation
National Certificate in Diamond Processing Operator

Grant Amounts

  • Non Artisan Core Payment is processed in 2 Tranches. Registration = R 20 000.00 and Completion = R 30 000.00.
    Total Amount = R 50 000.00
  • Non Artisan Beneficiation Payment is processed in 2 Tranches. Registration = R10 000.00 and Completion = R 25 000.00.
    Total Amount = R 35 000.00
  • Non Artisan Disability Payment is processed in 2 Tranches. Registration = R15 000.00 and Completion = R 35 000.00.
    Total Amount = R 50 000.00

Gallery

  • To include some pictures taken at the Murray and Roberts visit and from other companies or events.

Legislation related to Learnership Implementation

  • Workplace Based Learning Programmes Agreement Regulations
  • Sectoral Determination Number 5 of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act
  • Skills Development Act
  • Skills Development Levies Act
  • Minimum Wage Act
Non-Artisan Learnerships OBJECTIVE To enrol learners onto core Learnerships for the mining and minerals sector. STRATEGIC ALIGNMENT Skills Development Priority 4:
  • Facilitate and support the development and implementation of core sector skills and development programmes aligned to the sector qualifications framework.
Non-Artisan Learnerships for people with Disabilities OBJECTIVE To ensure the inclusion of people with disabilities in skills development programmes STRATEGIC ALIGNMENT
  • Skills Development Priority 1: Support transformation of the sector through skills development.

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