Namibia Institute of Mining and Technology (NIMT) Entry Requirements
∙At least 16 years of age.
∙Grade 10 (minimum) with a pass in Mathematics, Physical Science and English (Official Language), but a Grade 12 qualification will receive preference.
∙For Electrical, Instrumentation, Air-conditioning / Refrigeration/Electrical Millwright and Autotronics Grade 12 is compulsory, but most important: A pass in Mathematics, Science and English.
∙Certified copies of all schooling/other qualifications.
∙Pass an aptitude test – only when required by the NIMT
∙Pass a medical examination.
∙Preferably to be employed by a company capable of providing the necessary practical job exposure. (Job-attachment)
Skills Upgrading: Requirements
∙Trainee could be requested to undergo an evaluation test with the NIMT to establish his trainability and the level at which he has to start training on.
∙Trainee must be English literate.
∙Minimum of three years job experience. (Copy of ‘Service Record’ is a prerequisite and therefore must be handed to the Registrar when the trainee registers for the evaluation test).
∙Minimum Grade 6 with a pass in Mathematics, Physical Science and English (Official Language)
∙Must be employed to enable the trainee to complete the prescribed tasks before entering for the next level.
∙Training is conducted over four years, 1st – 3rd year is six months in the Institute and six months in Apprentice’s placement in Industry (job attachment position).
∙Millwright: First years: 9 months in the Institute.
∙4th Year + 10 months in industry and two months in the Institute for trade test preparation.
∙Any other requirements asked for by the employer or the Institute.