Zimbabwe School Of Mines

Serving the SADC mining industry

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The Zimbabwe School of Mines is a dynamic regional institution that serves the mining industry in the SADC region by providing competency-based training for high calibre, hands on technicians. For over 70 years the school has been training technicians who have made a positive impact in the mining industry globally. ZSM graduates are found all over Africa and the rest of the world. The school is located in Killarney suburb of Bulawayo. Training that is provided is relevant to the mining industry and is constantly being revised to meet the modern technological requirements.


To be the leading training and service institution in the SADC Mining Industry.


To produce highly qualified hands-on practitioners by providing professional mining courses and support services.

Core Values

  • Teamwork
  • Excellence
  • Transparency
  • Integrity

Corporate Goals

Economic Goal

To uphold and promote an efficient, transparent and professional business-like approach in order to achieve the long term viability of the school as an economic entity for the benefit of all its stakeholders.

Institutional Goal

To be dynamic and espouse high professional and managerial standards and practices in order to attain superior performance as a Mining Training Institution, and build upon the special cordial relationship with stakeholders.

Social Goal

To maintain a good relationship with students, different academic and professional institutions and the wider community, through our policies and activities.