Location: Johanessburg
Closing Date: 15 October 2012

The Mining Qualifications Authority (MQA) is a Sector Education and Training Authority (SETA) for the mining and mineral sector in terms of the Skills Development Act of 1998.
Applications are invited from persons who suit the criteria below for three internship programrnes in Marshalltown, Johannesburg.

Interns will be offered a monthly stipend for a period of 12 months. The internship will cover, but may not be limited to the following areas:

Title Duties Requirements


● Implementing and maintaining the ETQA accreditation status by the OCTO ● Implementing and maintaining memorandums of understanding with national structures ● Conducting accreditation and programme approvals activities ● Registering assessors and moderators ● Monitoring learner achievements ● Certification of training providers and learners ● General administrative support. Human Resource Development, Training or Business Management, Administration.


Communications Communication strategy and media relations ● Annual road shows ● Exhibitions ●

Conferences ● Publications ●

Intranet and website ● General administrative support ● Stakeholder database management

B degree or National Diploma in Communication or Public Relations.


IT ● Maintaining the IT infrastructure in a Microsoft Windows environment in terms of capacity, security and systems administration ● Administering and maintaining information on Microsoft SOL database systems ● End-user support of windows applications, email and anti-virus ● Network troubleshooting ● Printer trouble shooting ● Data backup and recovery ● Remote assistance to users at branch offices ● Software installation ● User training ● General office Administrative support. Diplorna/Degree in IT.


Finance Processing invoices on the accounting software ● Processing electronic payments  ● Creditors statement reconciliations ● Processing journals ● Creditors control account reconciliations ● Bank reconciliations ● Financial internal controls ●

General administration in a finance environment.

B degree or a National Diploma in Finance with Accounting as a major subject


SGB ● Supporting the development, validation and/or registration of mining and mineral sector qualifications, unit standards, skills programmes learnerships and learning material ● Supporting the review and development of OCTO mining and minerals sector occupational qualifications ● Administration and coordination of the logistics for the Technical Reference Groups (TRGs) and Community of Expert Practitioners (CEPs) standards generation meetings and workshops  ● Supporting standards generation projects approved by the MOA Board  ● Capturing information on the MIS database system  ● Handle customer queries in own area of work, capture standard generation stakeholder information on the customer relationship management system with regards to standards generation ● Assist with the administration of the mining artisan learnerships / apprenticeships. ● Assist with administration activities for artisan development in the sector ● General administrative support in accordance with the MOA procedures. B degree or National Diploma in Human Resource Development!

Management of Training/ Business Management & Administration/ Office Administration and Technology/N6 Diploma in Management Assistant /NCV Level 4 in Office Administration or equivalent.



The candidates to be considered must have: 

  • Good communication and sound interpersonal skills. Knowledge of the mining and minerals sector will be advantageous
  • An understanding of legislation and developments in respect of education and training
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Demonstrate a proactive attitude.

How to Apply

Forward your application letter and CV (no certificates) for the attention of the Human Resources, Private Bag x 118, Marshalltown, 2107.

Email: [email protected]

Applicants who have not been notified within 1 month after the closing date of the advertisement must accept that their applications were not successful.

The successful candidate will be required submit a monthly work integrated learning report.

The MQA is an equal opportunity employer. Preference will be given to affirmative action candidates and people with disabilities.

The MQA reserves the right not to make an appointment.