News

06 August 2020

Apprentice putting his family first

No-one achieves major goals on their own – our success also depends on support from those around us.

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09 July 2020

Forestry apprentice graduate says it's never too late to learn

“It’s never too late to start. With an education, you can do anything.

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03 July 2020

Print Management Diploma helps Student of the Year understand lockdown impacts

Beacon Print Production Manager Taryn Gannaway has been named the Competenz Diploma of Print Management Student of the Year.

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03 July 2020

2019 Print Apprentice of the Year started print career in high school

Tainui Press Design & Print graphic designer and digital printer Vanessa Hooton has been named the Print Industry Apprentice of the Year 2019.

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25 June 2020

Competenz CEO appointment to interim Establishment Board ensures strong industry voice in formation of Workforce Development Council

Today, Competenz CEO Fiona Kingsford was appointed to the interim Establishment Board of the Manufacturing, Engineering and Logistics (MEL) Workforce Development Council (WDC), providing critical industry experience in the formation of the...

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09 June 2020

Hardworking apprentice wins southern forestry award

The Southern Wood Council has named their overall 2020 Forestry Apprentice of the Year as Jordan Muru, known as Jordy.

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04 June 2020

Long-serving Competenz Chairman retires

Competenz Trust Board’s long-serving Chairman Mike Simm announced his retirement from the role at their recent Annual General Meeting.

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04 June 2020

Funding for technology for COVID-19 impacted learners available now

Has your learning, or that of an apprentice you know, been disrupted by a lack of technology during the COVID-19 pandemic? We have good news! Applications are open now for the Technology...

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04 June 2020

Important health and safety update for Competenz apprentices

Since the return to work after the COVID-19 lockdown, we’ve seen a concerning increase in workplace injuries.

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