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Print and packaging

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Unlock your team's full potential

We're here to help you take your print and packaging business to new heights. Our specialised training programmes are designed to improve workforce skills, meet industry standards, and drive long-term business growth.

Take advantage of the Fees Free and Apprenticeship Boost before it's too late. Contact us today for available funding.

Why choose a print diploma or fibreboard apprenticeship?

  • Improve workforce skills and expertise
  • Meet and exceed industry standards
  • Cost-effective workforce development
  • Tailored training to suit your business needs
  • Foster a sense of achievement and job satisfaction among your employees
  • Boost employee retention
  • Drive long-term business growth.

By partnering with Competenz, you are ensuring your workforce is equipped with the necessary skills to thrive in the print and packaging industry. Our tailored programmes pave the way for operational excellence, and continuous improvement.


Invest in your business's future with qualifications in print and packaging.

New Zealand Diploma in Print Industry Management

The Level 5 Diploma in Management – Print is a great way to advance your career in the print industry. If you already work or are planning to work in production, administration, sales or management, this is the ideal way to advance your knowledge, skills and qualifications for the present and future.

This diploma has been designed with flexibility, understanding you already have busy jobs. It is also challenging. Like stepping into a management role, the diploma is a step up from apprenticeships you may have done in the past.

Study Programme

Most of the learning for printing and binding and finishing qualifications is completed on the job. Depending on the area of training selected there may be the requirement to attend a short course. Your account manager will advise you on these as necessary.

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New Zealand Certificate in Fibreboard Packaging

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the fibreboard packaging industry with individuals who have attained appropriate capabilities and competencies to work in the industry as a skilled machine operator without supervision.

It is designed for people who are employed as assistant operators in the fibreboard packaging industry and who wish to progress to undertaking high level specialized production activities in one or more of the areas of case corrugating, case converting and carton converting.

The qualification has been developed to encourage learners to train to higher levels in a formal programme of training, and to credential employee capabilities.

It recognises knowledge and skills that will support: competent job performance, the future introduction of new technologies within the sector, and further personal up-skilling in the fibreboard packaging workplace, particularly in areas such as production training and supervision.This level four qualification has a pre-requisite of New Zealand Certificate in Fibreboard Packaging (Level 3) and provides a pathway to qualifications in management.

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