News

August 18th, 2017

Demand high for skilled workers across NZ – not just chippies and sparkies

New Zealand’s skills shortage is worsening despite genuine career opportunities that exist for qualified workers in many sectors.

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August 16th, 2017

Hard work pays off for fabrication engineer

Mike O’Callaghan had a passion for engineering from a very young age.

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August 14th, 2017

Print apprenticeship life-changing for Frank

When Frank Uati saw his friends graduating from university with huge student debts and no guaranteed jobs, he knew he made the right choice to become an apprentice.  

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August 14th, 2017

Butchery apprenticeship inspires Kayla’s future

Kayla Scott had been working at The Kiwi Butcher Shop in New Plymouth for four years when she was encouraged to take on an apprenticeship.

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August 14th, 2017

Engineering firm provides the perfect learning environment

Paul Taurima has a huge variety of jobs and responsibilities as a mechanical engineering apprentice at Foot Engineering in Napier.

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August 14th, 2017

Mechanical engineering offers daily fix of challenges

A life-long fascination with how things work led Joji Chute into an apprenticeship in mechanical engineering.

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August 14th, 2017

Bakery career provides sweet satisfaction

A career in baking allowed Hilary Faul to combine all the things she really enjoyed.  

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GAT Launch

July 14th, 2017

Competenz ambassadors announced for Got A Trade week

Seven out of eight Competenz ambassadors were unveiled at the Newmarket head office; in time for Got A Trade 2017 internal launch.

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Cz competition June2

June 15th, 2017

COMPETENZ and ATNZ Social media competitions

COMPETENZ - WIN A MACPAC BACKPACK SOCIAL MEDIA COMPETITION

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South Mach

June 15th, 2017

Competenz reaching out to employers and students at SouthMach 2017

There was an excellent representation of Competenz at this year’s SouthMach held in Christchurch on 24-25 May.

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