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June 26th, 2019

Signmaker’s drive for excellence recognised at industry awards

Toby Marsh from Signbiz in Christchurch says he “couldn’t be happier” to be named the New Zealand Sign & Display Association (NZSDA) Apprentice of the Year.

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June 26th, 2019

Plastics Apprentice of the Year announced

The Plastics Apprentice of the Year was awarded to Tiaan Ferreira (picture right) last month, at the Plastics NZ conference in Queenstown.

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Patty Walsh and Phil Webb

June 19th, 2019

Engineering apprenticeship pays off for recent graduate

Faceton Engineering’s most recent apprentice graduate, Patty Walsh, started his career with the company in 2014 as a trades assistant. After realising his passion for machining, he accepted an apprenticeship.

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June 06th, 2019

Tantalus Estate – first Waiheke Island winery to train with Cellarhand qualification

Situated in the picturesque island village of Onetangi, Tantalus Estate is home to a winery, craft brewery, cellar door, restaurant and eight hectares of vineyard that produce rich and complex...

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PrintNZ Training Co of the Year

May 28th, 2019

Ovato ‘ecstatic’ to be named Print Training Company of the Year

Ovato Operations Manager Craig Harrison and his team were “ecstatic” to be named Training Company of the Year at the PrintNZ Pride in Print awards.

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PrintNZ Trainer of the Year

May 28th, 2019

Print Trainer of the Year shares valuable experience

Jenkins Freshpac Systems Production Manager Ross Craig was awarded the Trainer of the Year title at the recent PrintNZ awards.

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PrintNZ AOTY all finalists

May 28th, 2019

Print Apprentice of the Year ‘humbled’ by award

Stuff Petone Press Operator Josh Crawford was named the overall PrintNZ Apprentice of the Year, earlier this month.

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May 28th, 2019

Forestry micro-credential launched for planting season

Competenz is pleased to launch a new forestry planting ‘micro-credential’ qualification in time for the 2019 planting season.

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April 11th, 2019

New health and safety qualifications launched

Competenz has developed two new workplace health and safety programmes to keep employees safe and levies low.

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April 08th, 2019

Competenz submission to the Reform of Vocational Education

Competenz is calling on the Minister of Education to transform New Zealand’s vocational education sector without major disruption as the system is vital to the country’s economic prosperity.

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