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Proud to be the official training partner
for 37 New Zealand industries

Proud to be the official training partner for 37 New Zealand industries

We arrange training for apprenticeships and traineeships through on-the-job qualifications, supporting employers, job seekers and people with jobs in our industries.

We arrange training for apprenticeships and traineeships through on-the-job qualifications, supporting employers, job seekers and people with jobs in our industries.

For learners

Whether you are leaving school, looking for a job, or already employed. Kickstart your trades career through an apprenticeship or traineeship.

What is an apprenticeship?

Becoming an apprentice means learning a new trade while you work.

Learn more

Are you looking for a job?

View a range of trades jobs listed on our job board across New Zealand.

Get started

The benefits of being an apprentice:

Globally-recognised
qualification
Gaining new skills with hands-on experience
You'll get paid to learn (no student loan debt!)
Open doors to advance
your career

For employers

Competenz can help find the right fit, or upskill your team with training solutions designed for your business.

Develop your workforce

Investing in training helps retain your best people to handle the future needs of your business.

Learn more

List your job opportunity

Post your job advert using our step-by-step job ad builder to hire eager to learn apprentices.

Get started

Benefit your business:

Tailored training plans
with industry specialists
Available funding
Improve quality of
your workforce

Contact us

Get in touch

Our industries

We work with more than 3,500 employers and 12,000 learners around New Zealand each year to build skills, careers and businesses.

Your industry training partner turning talent into capability

We arrange training on-the-job and help keen learners get employed.

How to start training

Upskill your workforce with training solutions designed for your business.

Training solutions

Our job board

We recruit learners into jobs then organise training.
Browse through our latest job listings, or list your opportunity with us to get started.

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Light Fabrication Apprenticeship

Gilbert Sheetmetal & Engineering Ltd
Auckland
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GSME is a 100% New Zealand family owned and operated business dedicated to sheet metal manufacturing excellence.
June 30, 2024
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April
2024
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Upholstery Apprenticeship

Pahiatua Upholstery
Hawke's Bay
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You will learn all aspects of furniture and automotive upholstery including a wide range of other aspects such as exterior screens, shade sails etc. We also do a wide range of furniture repair and restoration.
May 23, 2024

Learners
Ākonga

We'll help you to get employed and arrange on-the-job training to accelerate your career.

How to start training

Employers
Kaitukumahi

Upskill your team, troops or talent with training solutions designed for your business.

Employer solutions

Make your plan
Choose the way you want to work

There are a few different ways to upskill and earn while you learn.

Get in touch with us to organise your plan.

Get in touch

Make your plan
Choose the way you
want to work

There are a few different ways to upskill and earn while you learn.

Apprenticeship

Level 4 qualification

Paid training on-the-job

3 - 4 year completion

Traineeship

Nationally recognised qualification

Paid training on-the-job

Shorter timeframes

Apprenticeship Boost
extension

There’s no better time to take on an apprentice with the Apprenticeship Boost now extended through 2024.

Find my funding

How can we help?

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