Furniture

For employers

Competenz can provide training plans, support and qualifications – tailored to your businesses specific needs.

How we work with you

We partner with industry associations like the Furniture Association and members of your industry to help recruit and build talented employees. This support includes promoting careers in your industry, identifying potential learners, and encouraging work placements.

We also ensure your industry’s qualifications continue to meet needs, support industry events like conferences and regularly celebrate your learners’ success.

When apprentices enrol, we assign them a Competenz account manager. Our account managers understand the furniture industry and the skills learners and businesses need

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Options

Competenz offers apprenticeships in furniture finishing or furniture making that currently incorporates the Level 3 and Level 4 National Certificates in Furniture.

The purpose of this apprenticeship programme is to provide the furniture industry with individuals who have attained sufficient competencies and capabilities to work in the industry and help advance in the furniture industry.

As a graduated apprentice, you will be capable of operating at an advanced level with no supervision.

Other training options include completing just a single level National Certificate.

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The best part? Earn while you learn - there's no student loan

You’ll get qualified without a student loan, all while learning practical skills from industry experts. You can put that money towards something else you really want – might be a new car, new tools or a new house.

Qualifications on offer

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We help good employers hire apprentices. Check out all the apprenticeship jobs we have available around the country.

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Industries we serve

We provide training in 37 sectors across New Zealand from engineering, signmaking and printing through to bakery and textile manufacture.

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