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October 16th, 2019

Rocket Man becomes a professor

Former Competenz engineering apprentice and space industry pioneer, Peter Beck has been appointed Adjunct Professor in Aerospace Engineering by the University of Auckland.

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September 13th, 2019

Butchery Apprentice of the Year carving successful career path

Cherise Redden is only in her second year of her Competenz Butchery apprenticeship, but that hasn’t stopped her from taking out the 2019 Retail Meat New Zealand Apprentice of the...

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September 08th, 2019

Apprentices have it all – work, earn, learn

The Competenz national ‘Got a Trade? Got it Made!’ campaign shows school leavers and other jobseekers they can ‘have it all’ by making the smart choice to take on an...

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June 26th, 2019

Signmaker’s drive for excellence recognised at industry awards

Toby Marsh from Signbiz in Christchurch says he “couldn’t be happier” to be named the New Zealand Sign & Display Association (NZSDA) Apprentice of the Year.

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June 26th, 2019

Plastics Apprentice of the Year announced

The Plastics Apprentice of the Year was awarded to Tiaan Ferreira (picture right) last month, at the Plastics NZ conference in Queenstown.

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June 19th, 2019

Engineering apprenticeship pays off for recent graduate

Facteon Engineering’s most recent apprentice graduate, Patty Walsh, started his career with the company in 2014 as a trades assistant. After realising his passion for machining, he accepted an apprenticeship.

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June 06th, 2019

Tantalus Estate – first Waiheke Island winery to train with Cellarhand qualification

Situated in the picturesque island village of Onetangi, Tantalus Estate is home to a winery, craft brewery, cellar door, restaurant and eight hectares of vineyard that produce rich and complex...

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PrintNZ Training Co of the Year

May 28th, 2019

Ovato ‘ecstatic’ to be named Print Training Company of the Year

Ovato Operations Manager Craig Harrison and his team were “ecstatic” to be named Training Company of the Year at the PrintNZ Pride in Print awards.

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PrintNZ Trainer of the Year

May 28th, 2019

Print Trainer of the Year shares valuable experience

Jenkins Freshpac Systems Production Manager Ross Craig was awarded the Trainer of the Year title at the recent PrintNZ awards.

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