Start your apprenticeship

Build your skills and get qualified

Want to learn a trade?

Becoming an apprentice means learning a new trade while you work. You might upskill in the same job, or start out in a new one. As an apprentice, you get paid while you learn and earn a trade qualification.

If you want to do an apprenticeship where you work now, don’t be shy - talk to your boss about it. Let them know there is plenty of helpful information on how it works here.

Check out the apprenticeships we have available and see what could be right for you.

Where does Competenz fit?

We manage and support your learning as you work through your apprenticeship, providing your employer with study materials and resources for you. We can help you find an employer who will take you on as an apprentice, if you don’t already have one.

We can also give you advice on your career path, and even help you out if you need to improve your reading, writing or maths ability for work.

Not sure what you might have a talent for?
We can help

A great career can start anywhere, as long as you’re keen to learn - even at the place you already work. An apprenticeship gives you more skills, more choice and more opportunities. A wide range of industries offer apprenticeships. Find out more about the one that’s right for you.

Available jobs

Light Fabrication Apprentice
Auckland
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JMP Engineering
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Saw Doctor Apprentice
Auckland
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Leitz Tooling New Zealand
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Spray Painting Apprentice
Auckland
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Datum Projects
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