Competenz is one of New Zealand’s industry training organisations that work with over 3,500 companies and 20,000+ learners in 37 industries around New Zealand to build skills, careers and businesses. Most learning takes place on-the-job. Competenz works with experts from each industry and support to develop nationally recognised qualifications (New Zealand and National Certificates and Diplomas).
Competenz help structure tailored training plans around the country with the assistance of 70 account managers that specialise in certain industries. They work with companies to build training plans tailored to their businesses – then help their learners gain their skills in the workplace.
Competenz helps make the learning happen and can provides training materials and eLearning, visits to workplaces to check on progress, arrange for learners to complete any off-job training they need (e.g. at a polytechnic), assesses (or arrange assessments) to confirm learners have built their skills, moderates assessments to make sure they are fair, valid and consistent across the country and registers learners’ success with the New Zealand Qualifications Authority.
Competenz also support our industry amongst others in many ways, including promoting careers in these industries, sponsoring industry events like conferences and competitions, offering scholarships and celebrating learners’ success.
To find out more about Competenz or how to become an apprentice view more details at this link. www.competenz.org.nz/industries/communications-and-media/signmaking/