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March 25th, 2020

Keeping you informed and safe: COVID-19 update - 25 March 2020

A message from Fiona Kingsford, Competenz CEO. 

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March 19th, 2020

Keeping you informed and safe: COVID-19 update - 19 March 2020

A message from Fiona Kingsford, Competenz CEO. 

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March 16th, 2020

Apprenticeship recruitment service is sure to rise

Industry training organisation Competenz has introduced a new apprentice matching service, making it even easier for bakeries looking to engage new talent to grow their business, while giving apprentices a...

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February 27th, 2020

Navy graduates celebrate health and safety success

The first graduates from a new health and safety course celebrated their success at a special ceremony and morning tea in Devonport in December.

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February 20th, 2020

RoVE bill passes final reading

The bill that brings together all 16 of the country's polytechnics by establishing the New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology (NZIST) has passed its third and final reading in Parliament.

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February 05th, 2020

Chief Executive appointed to lead New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Stephen Town has been named as the inaugural Chief Executive of the New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology (working name).

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February 05th, 2020

Massive bridge beams made in Northland making slow trip to Auckland

Travelling over the Brynderwyns south of Whangārei can be slow at the best of times - but imagine taking more than an hour to get down the southern side of...

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February 03rd, 2020

Highly trained staff crucial to success

"It is more important than ever that New Zealanders can get worthwhile qualifications, learners can be recognised for their skills, and industry can be confident in the quality of the...

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December 17th, 2019

Confirmation of Workforce Development Councils aligns with the future of work, says industry training chief

“The best possible news” is the reaction of Competenz, one of the country’s largest industry training organisations (ITOs) in the wake of today’s Education Minister Hon Chris Hipkins confirmation of...

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December 16th, 2019

Competenz' learners win big at inaugural Hawke's Bay Forestry Awards

Competenz learners and contract staff were very well represented in the winners' list of the inaugural Hawke’s Bay Forestry Awards, taking home awards for Forestry Assessors of the Year, Apprentice...

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