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Implats / Impala Platinum Bursary Programme - CareersTime 2020

Impala Platinum Holdings is calling on
hardworking and talented
 graduates to send in their application
and qualify for its Bursary
 Programme offering for the 2020
 year. Discover more 
about this company and its current
bursary programme below.
Impala Platinum Holdings, also known
as Implats, is a holding company 
that owns and operates several mining
companies involved in the production
platinum, nickel, cobalt and copper.
The Impala mine, the company’s most
 important mine, operates in the North
Western region of South Africa.
Implats also operates and holds an
interest in the Marula mines and the
 Two Rivers mine in the Bushveld
Complex in South Africa.
 There are also the Zimplats mine and
Mimosa mines in Zimbabwe.
The Impala Refinin
g Services provides smelting and
services to other companies.
Currently, Implats employs more than
a 50,000-strong workforce and
boasts a production of refined PGM at
 3.07 million oz. In 2019, the
 company reported earnings amounting
to R48.6 billion.

Impala Platinum 

Bursary Programme

Beneficiaries of the Impala Platinum
Programme will have
access to the following:
  • Registration and tuition fee
  •  coverage
  • Coverage of board and lodging 
  • expenses
  • Allowance for the personal 
  • computer 
  • during the second year of 
  • studies
  • Cash allowance
Bursars must agree to work for the
equivalent to the duration
of their bursary coverage. In addition,
bursars are also under an agreement
 to render vacation work at the end of
the each year of bursary coverage.
Students pursuing any of the following
 fields of study are eligible to apply
for bursary support:
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Metallurgical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Mining Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering 
  • (Heavy current)
  • Chemistry (to honours level)
  • Accounting (to honours level)
  • Geology (to honours level)
  • BCom Human Resources 
  • (to honours level)
  • Survey

Who should apply?

Applicants must possess the following
behavioral/skills competencies to
qualify for consideration:
  • Must have obtained at least 60%
  •  in Maths, English and Science
  • Capable of delivering results 
  • even under pressure
  • A potential leader who is able to 
  • work well within a team
  • Has solid problem solving skills
  • Tenacious
  • Employs common sense 
  • effectively
  • Capable of forming sound 
  • decisions
  • Highly motivated
  • Has good communication skills

How do I apply?

Applicants who meet the minimum
 criteria and would like to apply for
bursary support will need to download
and fill out the bursary application
Complete the application form and
 attach the required supporting
documents and send it to:
Impala Platinum
Bursary Department
PO Box 5683
Rustenburg, 0300

Application Deadline?

The deadline  for submission
of applications is on 31 March 2020.
 Late submissions will not be reviewed.

Contact Information

For enquiries about the bursary
contact the company’s
Bursary Department at +27 14 569 0088
or send an email to