• Creative manufacturer of Furniture
  • Excellent long-term career path
  • Great training

 About the Company

 ISSA Furniture are a manufacturer and importer of commercial furniture based in Auckland.

They pride themselves on excellent service and quality of goods. You can check out their work here: https://www.issafurniture.co.nz/

About the Opportunity:

ISSA is looking for someone to step into a fabrication role who is keen to progress to an apprenticeship opportunity. This job is based in ISSA’s Penrose factory. Ideally, you will have a pre-trade qualification.

The type of work you will be learning and doing is:

  • Fabrication
  • Reading shop drawings
  • Understanding dimensions
  • Mig welding
  • Tig welding
  • Stainless welding
  • Tube Welding

If you have any prior knowledge and experience of fabricating machinery, this will be an advantage.

About you:

You will be able to take instruction well and learn quickly. You will also have:

  • Mechanical aptitude
  • An eye for detail
  • Exceptional workmanship
  • Excellent communication skills with a good command of English
  • Team player attitude and willingness to contribute
  • Reliability and commitment

Hours of work

The team at ISSA work a 45-hour working week.


NZ Apprenticeship in Engineering Fabrication (Light Fabrication), Level 4

  • Graduates of this qualification will be able to:
  • Apply an understanding of the relevant Health and Safety legislation and workplace safety culture in order to work safely and meet responsibilities in a commercial engineering fabrication environment.
  • Interpret drawings and/or specifications and select and use the appropriate fabrication materials, processes, tools, and equipment for the task being undertaken.
  • Apply relevant knowledge of fabrication principles and practices, and problem solving skills, to perform engineering fabrication tasks to industry standards.
  • Apply knowledge of welding to safely weld to an appropriate industry standard in a commercial engineering fabrication environment.
  • Apply an understanding of effective and efficient processes and principles, and quality systems to the fabrication of components and/or provision of services in a commercial engineering fabrication environment.
  • Practice effective communication within an engineering fabrication team and the wider workplace.
  • Recognise the limits of own ability and the importance of working with integrity and maintaining currency in the engineering fabrication field.
  • Produce a range of light fabricated products such as ducting, architectural fixtures, and balustrading from light gauge sheet, sections, and pipes using the appropriate tools and current relevant techniques