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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

Note: Applications for this programme are no longer being accepted. This Government-funded programme ended on 31 December 2020.

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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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03 June 2020

Free apprenticeships and industry training lands significant post-COVID-19 boost

Free apprenticeships and industry training coming 01 July 2020.

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29 May 2020

On-the-job training increases productivity at Jenkins Freshpac

Tauranga’s Jenkins Freshpac Systems is a Kiwi packaging and print company owned by Jenkins Group, an organisation that prides itself on a 135-year history of innovation.

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29 May 2020

Fonterra Brands partnership puts the cream on top of internal training

A partnership with Fonterra Brands New Zealand (FBNZ) saw a pilot group of 28 production team members awarded a Competenz manufacturing qualification, in recognition of their internal Autonomous Maintenance (AM)...

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27 May 2020

Budget update: Vocational education $1.6 billion package

A message from Fiona Kingsford, Competenz CEO   Kia ora Although we are awaiting details on how the Budget’s $1.

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15 May 2020

Vocational education budget package crucial to COVID-19 recovery

Note: We're awaiting details from the Government of what the packages announced in the budget will look like and how businesses and learners can access the funding.

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13 May 2020

COVID-19 Alert Level 2: what this means for Competenz and you

A message from Fiona Kingsford, Competenz CEO   Kia ora As New Zealand moves to COVID-19 Alert Level 2 this week, we want to update date you on Competenz’ ongoing support to our...

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28 April 2020

Keeping you informed and safe: COVID-19 Alert Level 3 update – 28 April 2020

A message from Fiona Kingsford, Competenz CEO Kia ora As we have now officially moved into COVID-19 Alert Level 3, this update details how Competenz will be working with you during this time....

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