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AfriSam (Pty) Ltd is the leading black-controlled building materials group in southern Africa, with operations in South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Swaziland, Namibia and Tanzania. AfriSam has the capacity to produce over 4 million tons of cement per annum from its five cement production facilities across South Africa as well as from its Tanga plant in Tanzania.

All AfriSam manufacturing facilities are ISO 9001 certified and the performance of its cement products is constantly monitored to maintain the highest standards of quality and strength. AfriSam takes pride in customer satisfaction, human resource excellence and sustainable development, based on economic performance, environmental stewardship and social responsibility.

The company committed to sustainable development, the optimal use of resources, waste reduction, reduced use of fossil fuels, the minimization of environmental degradation and pollution, employee training and stakeholder engagement.

AfriSam recently introduced a CO2 rating system on all its cement products, which indicates the Carbon Footprint of each product relative to the world average as calculated by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development. This is now printed on every cement bag that AfriSam produces, enabling consumers to make informed, responsible purchasing decisions.

AfriSam commitment to superior performance is a quality promise that gives customers the peace of mind that comes with guaranteed technical excellence, top quality products and continuous innovation.


Aggregate and Ready-mix Operations




Under the guidance of the Maintenance Team Leaders, the successful applicants will be placed on a training programme to qualify in an artisan trade. We have opportunities for external learnerships in the following trades:

  • 1 X Electrician
  • 1X Boilermaker
  • 1 X Fitter

A learnership agreement, on a fixed term basis, will be entered into between the Company and the selected candidates. The agreement will also be registered with the MQA.
The development plan for Learnerships entails the following:

  • Off-the-job training at an identified Technical Training Centre
  • On-the-job training to ensure that learners are exposed to mechanical and electrical equipment and maintenance practices.


Applicants who are technically inclined and are in possession of at least a N2 with relevant subjects for the positions advertised above are invited to apply. Applicants must also be in the possession of a valid driver’s license.


The selection process will include assessments to establish the technical aptitude of the applicants. Upon conclusion of the assessments applicants will be selected and informed of interviews to be conducted.

Please forward your application letter / cover letter and cv to Melanie Riches at email address:
Ref: Learnerships17
Closing date: 2017-09-08

Equity Statement:

In line with our company transformation policies, preference will be given to EE candidates.

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