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October 16th, 2015

Getting ready for the new health and safety law

New Zealand’s new health and safety law, which comes in force on 4 April 2016, makes everyone involved in a workplace responsible for keeping others safe, sets clear standards of care, defines the activities businesses need to carry out...

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August 27th, 2015

Got a Trade Week: building the skills of our future business leaders

Attending yesterday’s Future Business Leaders Forum as part of national Got a Trade Week has been an opportunity for top apprentices to gain leadership skills which will help them build a career in their chosen trade, to hear...

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August 5th, 2015

Building maritime industry skills: New Zealand Certificates and Diplomas available soon

Auckland ferry operator Fullers and the Interislander are among commercial operators looking at signing employees into the industry’s new maritime qualifications when they come into force with the new licensing requirements at the start of 2016. The industry’s main associations,...

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February 17th, 2015

Celebrating the people who grew skills, careers and businesses in 2014

We’ve rounded up some of our industries’ achievements and successes from 2014 for you to enjoy.  As a multi-sector industry training organisation (ITO), we design and manage technical and business qualifications to make sure the New Zealand workforce is...

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December 11th, 2014

Save the date: Māori and Pasifika Trades Training launch

The official launch of Māori & Pasifika Trades Training: Auckland will be held on 12 February 2015 from 7am - 9am. Please mark it in your calendar, with details to follow in a formal invitation to be sent...

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August 11th, 2014

Helping Māori and Pasifika learners build their skills in the workplace

Competenz wants to play an active part in making sure all New Zealanders have the opportunity and the support they need to grow skills, careers and businesses. We commissioned this study into Māori and Pasifika workplace training to help...

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January 28th, 2014

The Top 10 Skills Employers want from jobseekers

Occupation Outlook 2014 has been designed to be one of the first places for young people to look when considering possible career options and what their chances are of getting a job once they have finished studying. The...

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December 11th, 2013

Competenz is now a one-stop-shop for industry training in manufacturing.

In addition to our Mechanical Engineering, Food & Beverage manufacturing, Forestry and Transport industry coverage, mergers this year have centralised training coverage for pulp & paper, printing, packaging, plastics and textiles manufacturing. In some cases, employers in these sectors were...

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December 11th, 2013

Navy to train 800+ crew members

Over the past year the Royal New Zealand Navy has been working closely with Competenz to align their in-house training materials to National Certificates in Maritime. This means national qualifications can fall naturally out of the Navy’s already advanced...

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December 3rd, 2013

Health & Safety; Legislation Update

*Workplace health and safety reform – Are you ready?* The Government has announced the most significant reform of New Zealand’s workplace health and safety system in 20 years. ‘Working Safer: a blueprint for health and safety at work’ is...

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