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September 10th, 2015

Māori and Pasifika students keen for careers in engineering and air conditioning

Competenz recently hosted students from Manukau Institute of Technology (MIT) and Unitec Institute of Technology (Unitec) as part of the Māori and Pasifika Trades Training Initiative. At the event, held at the MIT Otara campus, welding, fabrication and air conditioning...

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September 3rd, 2015

Got a Trade Week officially opened by aspiring auto mechanic

Last month, the first annual GOT A TRADE WEEK was opened at GridAKL by aspiring auto mechanic Krystal Witika – a 16-year old student from Auckland Girls Grammar with good grades and an infatuation with the Fast and...

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August 31st, 2015

Got a Trade campaign setting young rugby league stars on career path

Sponsoring the New Zealand Rugby League (NZRL) National Secondary Schools Tournament in Auckland this week is one of the ways the Got a Trade? Got it Made! campaign is continuing to show young New Zealanders the value of...

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August 27th, 2015

Got a Trade Week: building the skills of our future business leaders

Attending yesterday’s Future Business Leaders Forum as part of national Got a Trade Week has been an opportunity for top apprentices to gain leadership skills which will help them build a career in their chosen trade, to hear...

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Earn Learn web

July 7th, 2015

Inspiring students into trade industries

Hundreds of secondary students took part in the Workchoice Earn & Learn events last month. The one-day events which took place in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch allowed students to experience how local businesses operate with onsite visits and listen...

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May 21st, 2015

Celebrating Samoan Language Week

Tālofa! Competenz helps build skills, careers and businesses E feasoasoani Competenz e atina’e le poto ma le tomai, matātā ma galuega, ma pisinisi. This week we’re celebrating New Zealand’s third most spoken language. For many of us at Competenz and around...

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May 1st, 2015

Congratulations to our Print Apprentice of the Year

Congratulations to Print Apprentice of the Year, Cheyne Lesa, and this year's finalists. They were chosen from more than 40 people who completed their apprenticeships in 2014, through industry training partner Competenz.  They are representative of the highly skilled workforce...

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Learner Lunch

April 16th, 2015

Competenz Board: Listening to our learners

At their strategy day in April, members of our Competenz board met some of the people who are at the centre of everything we do: our learners. Eight apprentices (engineering, refrigeration and air conditioning, printing, forestry, plastics, baking and...

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April 16th, 2015

CZ at Building Officials Expo

Competenz is hosting a joint exhibition with Firetech Training Ltd, to promote the National Certificate in Passive Fire Protection (Routine Inspections) Level 3, at this year’s Building Officials Institute of New Zealand (BOINZ) Conference & Expo[], to be held at SkyCity...

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April 16th, 2015

Gold for CZ at Oscars of eLearning

At Competenz, our eLearning is exceptional. Going head-to-head with world leaders in learning design and technology, we’ve just been awarded gold for Best New Technology Implementation (eLearning Widespread Adoption) at the 2015 LearnX Impact Awards[]. Congratulations to William Wang and the...

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