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16 February 2021

How we are working within COVID-19 Alert Levels

Following on from the Prime Minister's announcement on the afternoon of Wednesday 17 February, Auckland is now at COVID-19 Alert Level 2 and the rest of New Zealand is at...

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04 February 2021

Te Tiriti o Waitangi - our commitment

In recognition of Waitangi Day, and in order to strengthen our Te Tiriti commitment, Competenz has developed a strategy to raise the bar on governance, practices, and bicultural competency within...

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25 January 2021

Competenz Forestry Team: Growing the next generation of forestry professionals

The Competenz forestry team are an experienced and enthusiastic bunch – collectively, they have more than 100 years of time spent in the forestry industry – and they love it! Working...

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20 January 2021

Takanini Engineering - A proactive approach to learning

Takanini Engineering (TE) is a structural sheet metal engineering business based in Auckland, and for the last 30 years has been manufacturing aluminium and steel building products.

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13 January 2021

Take part in the upcoming Zoom consultation sessions on the WDC Orders in Council proposals

As part of the consultation (now open) on the Order in Council proposals to formally establish six Workforce Development Councils (WDCs) and provide industry with greater leadership across vocational education, you're...

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21 December 2020

Battle of the butchers - Young apprentice makes the cut

Competenz butchery apprentice Blair Wright recently took out the coveted ANZCO Foods Butcher Apprentice of the Year award.

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16 December 2020

Consultation on the Workforce Development Council Order in Council proposals is now open

A significant milestone in the Reform of Vocational Education (RoVE), is the formation of six new industry-led and governed Workforce Development Councils (WDCs).

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13 December 2020

The singing butcher

Dunedin’s Jayden Segar has taken out the Emerging Talent award at the recent ANZCO Foods Butcher Apprentice of the Year competition held in Auckland.

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08 December 2020

Update from Tim Fowler, Chief Executive, Tertiary Education Commission

Ōku rangatira ā-iwi Māori, ā-hapu Māori, ā-hapori Māori, ā-rōpu kaipakihi Māori- nei te mihi atu ki a koutou katoa.

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04 December 2020

Forestry sector's post-COVID training sign ups hitting lofty heights

COVID-19 recovery training numbers are tracking well in the New Zealand forestry sector, with more trainees than ever carving out a career in the industry.

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