Careers and Training

Most of our employees and contractors are from local communities. We recruit, train and invest in people ensuring skills transfer and creating opportunities.


Chief Safety Officer

Where: Palesa Colliery

Reporting to: Mine Manager

Closing date for Applications: 08 April 2024


Upskilling youth within the vicinity of our mine to obtain employment or start their own businesses within the jurisdiction of Thembisile Hani Local Municipality and Region 7 (City of Tshwane). In 2022 a total of 72 local youth has completed the programme on plumbing, bricklaying and carpentry.


HCI Coal participates in a bursary programme that supports youth development, increase employability in local communities and develop future industry skills. Bursaries are available for qualifying students from host communities who are currently studying at Technicon SA in Bronkhorspruit, continuing their studies, or completed their matric and wish to advance their studies in 2023 at Technicon SA in Bronkhorspruit. Bursaries are offered in the fields of engineering, human resources and administration.


Recruiting, training and equipping people with important skills for a successful career within the broader mining industry. Palesa Coal offers accredited core skills in the fields of Articulated Dump Truck (ADT), and Rigid Dump Truck (RDT).


We focus on preparing, youth black talent from the hosting communities for the world of work. Learnerships allow eligible candidates from outside the academic streams to develop skills across various disciplines applicable to mining, our fields of training include; engineering, administration, and blasting. The internship programme provides unemployed youth who have completed degrees or diplomas in the scarce skills disciplines identified in the MQA and MERSETA Sector Skills Plan with work exposure across different sections in HCI Coal. Internships training areas; HR, geology, procurement, finance, environmental, health and safety, mining, metallurgy, industrial engineering and training.

Career Scam Awareness

HCI Coal does not entertain payment of any kind from candidates for employment. Should you encounter anyone offering employment that requires payment of cash or in forms of cash deposit into specified bank accounts, please note that these are fake job offers. HCI Coal reserves the right to recruit based on our business requirements. Upon application for a position within HCI Coal, should applicants not hear from us within 21 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.
HCI Coal
HCI Coal Proprietary Limited is a junior mining company with the purpose of mining coal resources to sell to local and export markets. HCI Coal is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hosken Consolidated Investments Limited (HCI).