General manufacturing

New Zealand needs productive, efficient and innovative workers to manufacture products for the world market

Employers

We can provide training plans, support and qualifications - tailored to your businesses specific needs.

What do we offer?

We partner with industry associations and members of your industry to help recruit and build talented employees. This support includes promoting careers in your industry, identifying potential learners, and encouraging work placements.

We also ensure your industry’s qualifications continue to meet needs, support industry events like conferences and regularly celebrate your learners’ success.

When trainees enrol, we assign them a Competenz account manager. Our account managers understand the industry and the skills learners and businesses need.

Qualifications available

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the manufacturing sector with people who have foundation skills and knowledge to work in entry level operational, or non operational roles in the manufacturing sector.

Graduates will be able to complete tasks at entry level, and will have the skills and knowledge to meet workplace safety requirements.

This is an entry level qualification, designed for people already working in the industry or people wishing to enter the industry in an entry level role.

NZQA qualification overview

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the manufacturing sector with people who have the knowledge and skills to work as an operator in a manufacturing plant, under limited supervision.

This qualification is designed for people already working in a manufacturing sector.

The optional strand provides recognition of further skills and knowledge in the specialised area of productivity improvement.

NZQA qualification overview

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the manufacturing sector with self managing skilled operational people, capable of setting up, troubleshooting, and coordinating one or more stages of a manufacturing process, to meet production and customer requirements.

The optional strand provides recognition of further skill development in the technical support of manufacturing operations.

NZQA qualification overview

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the manufacturing industry with people who have the advanced skills and knowledge required to manage and improve a production process on a manufacturing site.

Graduates will be able to manage adherence to compliance standards and apply knowledge of quality assurance to improve end-product quality.

They will be able to achieve and improve on key performance indicators (KPIs) relevant to manufacturing, troubleshoot and resolve production issues at process level and also deliver measurable improvement to productivity and quality.

NZQA qualification overview