Anglo-American Is Hiring: Trainer – South Africa

Closing Date: 06 May 2024

Job Description

The Trainer plays a crucial role in delivering effective training programs within the operation. This role focuses on facilitating learning experiences that enhance employee skills, knowledge, and performance, contributing to the overall success and safety of the organisation.

We have high standards. You’ll ensure we meet them

Job responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

Safety: Consistent application of Safety & Health principles in all discipline interactions and take personal responsibility for safety of self and others to ensure zero harm and elimination of fatalities.

Performance and Delivery

Deliver engaging and interactive training sessions, workshops, and simulations to employees across various

departments and job functions.

Utilise adult learning principles and instructional design methodologies to create learning experiences that cater to

diverse learning styles and preferences.

Adapt training content and delivery methods to meet the specific needs and skill levels of participants, ensuring

maximum comprehension and retention.

Serve as a subject matter expert in specific areas of training, such as safety procedures, equipment operation,

technical skills, or compliance requirements.

Stay updated on industry trends, best practices, and regulatory changes relevant to the training topics,

incorporating new information into training materials and activities.

Foster a positive and inclusive learning environment where participants feel motivated, supported, and encouraged

to actively participate and ask questions.

Use a variety of instructional techniques, including group discussions, case studies, role-plays, and hands-on

exercises, to keep participants engaged and enhance learning outcomes.

Administer assessments, quizzes, and practical evaluations to measure participant learning and proficiency levels.

Provide constructive feedback and coaching to participants to help them identify areas for improvement and

reinforce learning objectives.

Assist in the coordination and logistics of training sessions, including scheduling, room setup, equipment

preparation, and participant registration.

Maintain accurate records of training attendance, completion, and assessment results, ensuring compliance with

regulatory requirements and internal policies.

Seek feedback from participants, supervisors, and stakeholders to identify strengths and areas for improvement in

training programs.

Collaborate with learning supervisors/practitioners, subject matter experts, and other trainers to develop and refine

training materials, activities, and assessments.

People & Teams:

Actively engage as a team member in all team processes.


Adherence to Anglo American internal and external compliance (legislative, regulatory, permitting) requirements.

This role is a C3 level and reporting to the Learning Officer.


Grade 12


National Certificate NQF Level 3 Rock Breaker or Valid Blasting Certificate for underground (Hard Rock)

OD-ETDP NQF5 – desirable


1- 3 years relevant experience in discipline or equivalent environment.

Technical knowledge(experience) required for role:

Knowledge of training principles, methodologies, and best practices for designing and delivering effective training programs.

Familiarity with instructional design techniques, adult learning theories, and training evaluation methods.

Understanding of relevant safety regulations, equipment operation procedures, technical skills, or compliance requirements within the industry

Technical skills

Excellent presentation and facilitation skills to communicate training content clearly and effectively to participants.

Strong interpersonal skills to build rapport with participants, establish credibility as a trainer, and create a supportive learning environment.

Organisational skills to manage training materials, equipment, and logistical arrangements for training sessions.

Adaptability and flexibility to adjust training content and delivery methods based on participant feedback and learning needs.

Attention to detail and accuracy in administering assessments, recording training data, 1and maintaining training records..

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