Not in a position to take on a whole qualification? Want to build skills to meet the changing needs of your industry? These bite-sized learning opportunities help you stay up-to-date and competitive without the commitment of a long-term programme.

Do your employees have the skills they need for the future? Grow their knowledge with Competenz.

Competenz Microlearning offers a range of online courses and hands-on workshops to help businesses remain competitive. These programmes are ideal for building skills when your business isn’t ready to commit to a full qualification.

Competenz Upskill helps develop your people’s soft skills. Our simple monthly subscription provides access to all online courses and games. These have been developed by educational and industry experts and can be accessed anywhere, on any device, to fit around work schedules and other commitments.

Available courses and workshops:

  • Lean engineering
  • Engineering maths
  • Health and safety
  • Passive fire protection
  • Fire protection
  • Electrical safety
  • Hydraulics and pneumatics?
  • Refrigeration and air conditioning?
  • Upskill – online soft skills courses
  • Colour Accounting
  • Welding safety

Don't let a skills gap hold back your business. Talk to us today.

Workshops and courses

Grow your people with Colour Accounting. The practical workshop for non-financial managers

We have partnered with BDO to deliver a hands-on practical workshop in business finance through internationally recognised Color Accounting™

The workshop covers:

  • Cash flow, balance sheets and income statements
  • Recording transactions, accrual accounting and deprecation
  • Business valuation
  • Value generation and profitability
  • Funding strategies
  • Performance measurement
  • Financial analysis
  • Financial communication and pitfalls

Click here to find out more and hear from some of our attendees.

To register click here.

Designed for those with limited welding experience, this hands on practical course covers workplace health and safety, applying safe working practices on an engineering worksite, as well as how to use hand tools, power tools and assembly tools safely. Learners are supervised while undertaking practical welding activities, shown safe technique, and observed practicing these safe welding skills.

This course is run over five days in your workplace so your workers learn the skills and techniques relevant to their job requirements, using the equipment they need to use in their day to day role. 

Successful completion of this course results in the registration of Unit Standards 497, 21911, 21912, 2395 and 2396 with NZQA, as well as a certificate of completion for each learner.

To register your interest, please email our dedicated Microlearning team at micro.learning@competenz.org.nz.

This self-paced course covers awareness and understanding of the specific health and safety risks relevant to a wood manufacturing operation.  Delivered via a comprehensive workbook designed for each learner to work through at their own pace, successful completion of the assessment for this course results in the registration of Unit Standard 22977 with NZQA.

To register your interest, please email our dedicated Microlearning team at micro.learning@competenz.org.nz.