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Glencore P1/P2 Workplace Program

Introduction to Glencore’s P1/P2 Workplace Program

Glencore is inviting interested and suitably qualified candidates to apply for the P1/P2 Workplace Program. This program offers a valuable opportunity for practical work experience, designed to complement the theoretical components completed in tertiary education.

Position Details

  • Position: P1/P2 Workplace Experience Program
  • Reference Numbers: 29936, 29937, 29938, 29939
  • Duration: 6 Months
  • Location: Wonderkop Smelter, North West

Program Overview

The P1/P2 Workplace Program is a 6-month practical experiential program that provides students with the necessary work experience to meet the requirements for graduation. The program offers placements for the following disciplines:

  • Metallurgical Engineering – Reference Number: 29936
  • Chemical Engineering – Reference Number: 29937
  • Electrical Engineering – Reference Number: 29938
  • Electrical Process Control (Instrumentation) – Reference Number: 29939


Participants in the P1/P2 Workplace Program will be responsible for the following:

  • Engaging in a work-integrated program with MQA to gain practical experience in their qualification discipline at Glencore Wonderkop Smelter.
  • Undergoing practical training and exposure at the company premises.
  • Complying with the company’s Health, Safety, Environment, and Community (HSEC) system.

Candidate Requirements

To be eligible for the P1/P2 Workplace Program, candidates must meet the following criteria:

  • Completed S4 theory component of the qualification at a tertiary institution and require practical workplace experience.
  • Possess good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrate computer literacy, particularly with Microsoft Office packages.
  • Proficient in English.
  • Medically fit in terms of the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Act.
  • Knowledgeable about HSEC systems.

Application Process

Interested candidates should submit a comprehensive CV, along with a certified copy of their highest qualification and academic record, to the Human Resources Department. Applications can also be emailed to:

Important Dates

  • Applications Close: 09 July 2024

General Information

  • If you do not receive a response from Glencore within 21 days after the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.
  • The CVs of unsuccessful candidates will not be returned.

Glencore P1/P2 Workplace Program

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