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An apprenticeship is working while receiving on-the-job learning and training. Once you’ve got the skills, you will have set yourself up for a lifelong career as a tradie, manager or business owner.

Firstly, you will need to find a job.

Competenz offers a recruitment service that matches employers and apprentices.

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Getting into employment earlier means there’s lots of potential to progress in your career quickly. You can also begin to earn a good salary much earlier on in your life.

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Light Fabrication Apprenticeship

Kumeu East, Auckland | Precision Stainless Ltd

**Covid-19 Update** - At Competenz, we are working from home and ready to receive your applications. This employer will be interviewing once the business opens again after the lockdown, so be sure to apply with your CV today.

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Light Fabrication Apprenticeship

Kumeu East, Auckland | Precision Stainless Ltd

**Covid-19 Update** - At Competenz, we are working from home and ready to receive your applications. This employer will be interviewing once the business opens again after the lockdown, so be sure to apply with your CV today. 

This employer is open to hiring someone new to the workforce.

Precision Stainless is a stainless steel fabrication business specialising in the Marine Industry. They work with major Superyacht agents, Superyacht and large Pleasure Craft refit companies and boat builders. You can check out their work here - https://www.precisionstainless.co.nz/

They are known for their high quality and innovative solutions which makes this a brilliant place to learn your trade.

Right now, 75% of Precision Stainless's work is in Marine and they are also developing a range of products and work in the residential and construction sectors. They have grown so much they have recently relocated their workshop to the eastern side of Kumeu. The new workshop is 50% larger than the old one and they expect the business growth to continue. 

This is a small team of 7 and they are a team and family-focused work environment.

You will have:

  • NCEA Level 2 English/Maths
  • Some engineering experience, or studied engineering at school
  • Reliability and an excellent work ethic
  • Great attitude
  • Willingness to learn and take direction
  • A connection or interest in the Marine/Boating would be a benefit but is not essential.

 

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General Engineering

Winton, Invercargill | Winton Engineering

**Covid-19 Update** - At Competenz, we are working from home and ready to receive your applications. This employer will be interviewing once the business opens again after the lockdown, so be sure to apply with your CV today.

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General Engineering

Winton, Invercargill | Winton Engineering

**Covid-19 Update** - At Competenz, we are working from home and ready to receive your applications. This employer will be interviewing once the business opens again after the lockdown, so be sure to apply with your CV today. 

Winton Engineering is looking for another local to join their team.

This is an excellent opportunity to gain all-round engineering skills including turning, welding, fabrication and site work. With nine good engineers in the team, you will be learning from highly skilled tradespeople. All you need is a willingness to learn and an excellent attitude toward your work.

Winton Engineering do a range of farming-related projects, including maintenance work, manufacturing farming equipment, structural fabrication work, and machine shop operation. You can check them out here - http://www.wintonengineering.co.nz/

What is required?

  • NCEA Level 2 Mathematics
  • Pre Trade Qualification would be an advantage
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Willingness to learn and a positive attitude
  • Excellent timekeeping and reliability
  • A restricted license or above or access to public transport close to work
  • Have the right to live and work permanently in New Zealand.

 

To register your interest, click on Apply Now.

Trainee - Light Fabrication

Hamilton | Continuous Stainless Ltd

**Covid-19 Update** - At Competenz, we are working from home and ready to receive your applications. This employer has postponed interviews until the business opens after the lockdown. At Continuous Stainless you will be involved in a wide variety of projects giving you a broad base of experience.

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Trainee - Light Fabrication

Hamilton | Continuous Stainless Ltd

**Covid-19 Update** - At Competenz, we are working from home and ready to receive your applications. This employer has postponed interviews until the business opens after the lockdown.

At Continuous Stainless you will be involved in a wide variety of projects giving you a broad base of experience. You will learn from skilled tradespeople and have a variety of work. No two days are the same and you will spend your days supporting the tradies. There will be times when you will be delivering to job sites, so a clean drivers licence is essential.

The team fabricates a wide range of products from building Silos, valve banks, platforms, etc in the Dairy industry to customised items like rod holders on game fishing boats.  You will work in a  fully equipped workshop located in Frankton, Hamilton and also travel to assist with installing onsite. You can see some of their work here - https://www.continuousstainless.co.nz/gallery

This job offers flexible hours due to the nature of their work. That means there will be days where you start and finish earlier, along with occasional weekend work. If you work over 45 hours, you will be paid overtime.

Ideally, you will have:

  • NCEA Level 2 English/Maths
  • Some engineering experience, or studied engineering at school
  • Reliability and an excellent work ethic
  • Enormous eagerness to learn
  • A flexible attitude toward your work
  • Current drivers licence

 

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Light Fabrication - Trainee

Arrowtown, South Island | Arrowtown Engineering

**Covid-19 Update** - At Competenz, we are working from home and ready to receive your applications. This employer will be interviewing once business opens again after the lockdown, so be sure to apply with your CV today.  Accommodation is available at $250 per week.

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Light Fabrication - Trainee

Arrowtown, South Island | Arrowtown Engineering

**Covid-19 Update** - At Competenz, we are working from home and ready to receive your applications. This employer will be interviewing once business opens again after the lockdown, so be sure to apply with your CV today. 

Accommodation is available at $250 per week.

Arrowtown Engineering is looking for a trainee to join their small team of three. They do stunning work, often one-off pieces, so you can make a career of making beautiful things.

With fabrication work, you are working with metals to create specific products. You can check out the products Arrowtown Engineering make here - https://www.arrowtownengineering.com/

The training you will receive is tailored to you and the team at Arrowtown Engineering will do what's necessary to help you succeed. You will be taught valuable skills and the work is varied and interesting. This traineeship could lead to an apprenticeship for a dedicated and reliable candidate who is keen to learn.

Ideally, you will have:

  • NCEA Level 2 English/Maths
  • Basic Maths skills
  • Reliability and an excellent work ethic
  • Be physically fit
  • Have a natural flair for hands-on work

 

To find out more and register your interest, click on apply now and fill in the application form.

Mechanical Engineering Apprentices

New Zealand | ATNZ

Want a job where you can learn while you earn? ATNZ is the biggest employer of mechanical engineering apprentices in New Zealand. We have exciting opportunities waiting right now.

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Mechanical Engineering Apprentices

New Zealand | ATNZ

Want a job where you can learn while you earn? 

ATNZ is the biggest employer of mechanical engineering apprentices in New Zealand.

We have exciting opportunities waiting right now.

If you’re a keen, hands-on learner who is interested in stepping into a great career, and getting your qualification for free, click on Apply Now to register your interest.

 

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Light Fabrication Apprentice

Palmerston North | ProFab Central Engineering

 This Kelvin Grove based engineering company is looking for a keen learner who would like to enter into an apprenticeship. They do light engineering and boat building of aluminium boats. You can check out their work here - https://www. profabengineering. co.

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Job Description

Light Fabrication Apprentice

Palmerston North | ProFab Central Engineering

 

This Kelvin Grove based engineering company is looking for a keen learner who would like to enter into an apprenticeship.

They do light engineering and boat building of aluminium boats. You can check out their work here - https://www.profabengineering.co.nz/custom-boats-new-zealand

What you need to succeed here is an eagerness to learn and desire to develop a secure career in engineering.

You will have:

  • NCEA level 2 English and Maths
  • Positive outlook
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Good at taking instruction
  • Reliability and commitment

 

To find out more and register your interest, click on Apply Now and complete our brief form.

Heavy Fabrication Apprenticeship

Takapuna, Auckland | Service Engineers Ltd

Service Engineers Ltd is a well established privately owned mechanical and heavy engineering contractor founded over 30 years ago. They do lots of water and wastewater type projects, tanks, some structural buildings, and interesting bespoke one-off projects.

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Heavy Fabrication Apprenticeship

Takapuna, Auckland | Service Engineers Ltd

Service Engineers Ltd is a well established privately owned mechanical and heavy engineering contractor founded over 30 years ago.

They do lots of water and wastewater type projects, tanks, some structural buildings, and interesting bespoke one-off projects. They built rocket labs launchpad! The work is a lot of carbon steel and also stainless and some aluminium work. If you want to become a coded pipe welder - great, you can do it here! You can check out their featured projects on their website: serviceengineers.co.nz

They are currently looking for a switched on and motivated person who is super keen to learn to step into an apprenticeship opportunity. Ideally, you will have a good awareness of health and safety and if you have done a pre-trade course, this will be viewed positively.

Fabrication engineers need to be:

  • Practical
  • Patient and accurate
  • Good at making calculations and working out formulas
  • Able to follow instructions.

This is a team of 40 with excellent tradies on the team so you will have the opportunity to gain all the experience you need to support an apprenticeship qualification.

 

To find out more and register your interest, click on apply now and complete the form.

Fabrication - Steel Construction

Christchurch | VIP Steep

Are you ambitious? If so, you will fit in really well here. VIP Structural Steel is a well established, locally owned and operated business. They specialise in the design, supply, fabrication and erection of structural steel for some very impressive and large scale commercial and residential projects.

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Job Description

Fabrication - Steel Construction

Christchurch | VIP Steep

Are you ambitious? If so, you will fit in really well here.

VIP Structural Steel is a well established, locally owned and operated business. They specialise in the design, supply, fabrication and erection of structural steel for some very impressive and large scale commercial and residential projects. 

They are looking for another entry-level engineer with every possibility that the right candidate will be signed up into an apprenticeship. The company has grown fast in the last few years so is a great place if you aspire to progress in your career.

Being an entry-level opportunity, you will start by doing labouring-type jobs within the workshop like sweeping, punching plates, stacking steel and then move into light fabrication and welding.

We are looking for a switched-on and motivated person with excellent awareness of health and safety. If you have done a pre-trade course, this will be viewed positively. Punctuality, a willingness to learn and being able to fit in with the team is vital.

Fabrication engineers need to be:

  • Practical
  • Patient and accurate
  • Good at making calculations and working out formulas
  • Able to follow instructions.

Ideally, you have:

  • High school graduate or equivalent at least
  • Good maths skills as maths is important in Engineering
  • Regular attendance is required along with a willingness to learn and a positive attitude
  • Be a proven team-player
  • A restricted or full licence and your own transport are required
  • Have the right to live and work permanently in New Zealand.

 

If you are based in Christchurch and motivated to progress your career, click on the Apply Now button to start the process.

HVAC Apprenticeships - two roles

New Plymouth | Excel Taranaki Ltd

Excel Taranaki Ltd is a 100 percent Kiwi-owned company, focused on delivering high-end service options to commercial and industrial clients in the North Island.

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HVAC Apprenticeships - two roles

New Plymouth | Excel Taranaki Ltd

Excel Taranaki Ltd is a 100 percent Kiwi-owned company, focused on delivering high-end service options to commercial and industrial clients in the North Island. They have extensive experience in the New Zealand dairy, cold storage, food processing, and meat industries as well as building services, air conditioning and ventilation service, maintenance and installations. Their strengths lie in their people and their ability to provide customers with outstanding service and a proactive, solutions-based approach.

They are looking for two Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning Apprentice (HVAC) apprentices to join their successful service and installation team in New Plymouth. This is your chance to work for a company that values its people as well as working hard and having fun along the way.

To be considered for these roles you will need to: 

  • have an interest in all things mechanical 
  • have a positive attitude and be self-motivated
  • have strengths in maths and physics with a touch of artistry
  • have strong computer, written and oral communication skills
  • have a valid and clean New Zealand driver license
  • be fit, healthy and be capable of following instructions
  • have the right to live and work in New Zealand
  • pass drug testing and a high-security level police vetting.

This is a great opportunity to enhance your career with a progressive and forward-thinking company. 

 

Sound right for you? Click on the Apply Now button and complete the application form!

General Engineering Apprenticeship

Hamilton | Industrial Welding

If you have basic welding experience or a pre-trade qualification, check this job out! Industrial Welding Ltd is a fabrication and welding business with a modern, well-equipped workshop along with a site installation division.

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General Engineering Apprenticeship

Hamilton | Industrial Welding

If you have basic welding experience or a pre-trade qualification, check this job out! 

Industrial Welding Ltd is a fabrication and welding business with a modern, well-equipped workshop along with a site installation division. They have high profile clients in essential services, civil construction, building construction and general fabrication and are a tendering and jobbing shop working on various interesting projects with stainless steel, carbon steel and aluminium. You can check out their work here at www.industrialwelding.co.nz.

There are long-time qualified tradies in the team to learn from so you will receive excellent training.

You will be involved in a variety of work so will receive excellent all-round engineering experience including:

  • Heavy fabrication
  • Welding
  • Fitting
  • Machining
  • Maintenance.

You will need a full driver licence as Industrial Welding have five trucks and there will be occasions where you are required to drive to site for installation work.

Please note: this employer will carry out random drug testing periodically.

 

To find out more, share a few basic details with us by clicking on the Apply Now button.

Mechanical Engineering Apprenticeship

Glenfield, Auckland | Chatfield Marine

This is an entry-level job with a well-established employer. Chatfield Marine are looking for someone with mechanical aptitude who is keen to step into a mechanical engineering apprenticeship in 2020. Fitting and turning is what they do and the work is very hands-on.

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Mechanical Engineering Apprenticeship

Glenfield, Auckland | Chatfield Marine

This is an entry-level job with a well-established employer.

Chatfield Marine are looking for someone with mechanical aptitude who is keen to step into a mechanical engineering apprenticeship in 2020. Fitting and turning is what they do and the work is very hands-on. They make their own products so there are stock items to be built, as well as customer jobbing type work. You can check out the type of products Chatfield Marine make at www.chatfieldmarine.com/shop.html

They are a small team who work hard and think outside the box. To fit in you will be a team player, logical thinker and have a huge desire to learn.

The apprenticeship term is four years and here is what you need:

  • NCEA Level 2 English/Maths
  • Reliability and an excellent work ethic
  • Be physically fit.

 

If you are mechanically-minded and keen on excellent job security, click on the Apply Now button to register your interest.

Light Fabrication Apprenticeship

Nelson | Fabriweld

Fabriweld are known for their high standards and quality work so you will receive exceptional guidance and training from their team.  They are currently looking for an additional team member to work in their well-equipped workshop. You can check out their work at www. laserfabriweld. co.

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Light Fabrication Apprenticeship

Nelson | Fabriweld

Fabriweld are known for their high standards and quality work so you will receive exceptional guidance and training from their team. They are currently looking for an additional team member to work in their well-equipped workshop. You can check out their work at www.laserfabriweld.co.nz/gallery

By well-equipped we mean:

  • Full CNC laser cutting equipment
  • Full CNC pressing equipment
  • Most up to date welding technology and machines.

This job will give you a lot of variety and will teach you skills that will ensure a secure career, including:

  • Manufacturing metal products
  • Laser cutting
  • Welding
  • Fabricating
  • Tradies do their own CAD drawing.

To apply you will need:

  • NCEA level 2 mathematics
  • Enthusiasm and openness to learning
  • Commitment, self-motivation and a strong work ethic
  • Great timekeeping and reliability
  • Driver licence.

 

To find out more, share a few basic details with us by clicking on the Apply Now button.

Apprenticeship – Fitter | Welder

Manukau, Auckland | McConnell Dowell

**Covid-19 Update** - At Competenz, we are working from home and ready to receive your applications. This employer will be interviewing once business opens again after the lockdown, so be sure to apply with your CV today.

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Apprenticeship – Fitter | Welder

Manukau, Auckland | McConnell Dowell

**Covid-19 Update** - At Competenz, we are working from home and ready to receive your applications. This employer will be interviewing once business opens again after the lockdown, so be sure to apply with your CV today. 

McConnell Dowell has Apprenticeship opportunities for those keen to start their career in Fitting & Welding. These are great opportunities to work locally in the McConnell Dowell Mechanical Workshop in Papatoetoe,  where the teamwork on exciting works for major civil infrastructure projects across New Zealand and the Pacific Islands.

About the Apprenticeship:

  • This is a 3 to 4-year Apprenticeship, depending on your skills and knowledge
  • You will gain the skills and knowledge to work safely in a heavy machinery workshop and develop confidence in health and safety for yourself and others
  • Physical labouring work, so be prepared for hard work and comfortable with early starts
  • Develop confidence using tools and machinery
  • Gain exposure to assembling components for plant and equipment, such as tunnel structures, structural steelworks, plate work, girders, handrails and more
  • Career pathway to the Fitter|Welder Trade qualifications

About You:

  • You will need a minimum of NCEA Level 2 or completed a pre-trade course
  • You will need to be a good team player, reliable and prepared to work hard
  • Current New Zealand Driver’s License, preferably full
  • Fit and healthy and be able to pass a full medical and drug and alcohol test
  • Able to successfully pass a MOJ check
  • Comfortable working in confined spaces or at heights

About the Benefits:

  • McConnel Dowell offers 6% NZ Kiwisaver Employer Contribution (conditions apply)
  • Medical Insurance for you and your family (conditions apply)
  • Our internal Learning & Development Team are here to help you throughout your Apprenticeship
  • You will get to work with some of the best Fitter | Welders in New Zealand on some amazing jobs!

 

To register your interest for this job, click on the Apply Now button on the previous page.

Heavy Fabrication Apprenticeship

Manukau, Auckland | McConnell Dowell

**Covid-19 Update** - At Competenz, we are working from home and ready to receive your applications. This employer will be interviewing once business opens again after the lockdown, so be sure to apply with your CV today.

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Heavy Fabrication Apprenticeship

Manukau, Auckland | McConnell Dowell

**Covid-19 Update** - At Competenz, we are working from home and ready to receive your applications. This employer will be interviewing once business opens again after the lockdown, so be sure to apply with your CV today. 

McConnell Dowell has Apprenticeship opportunities for those keen to start their career in Heavy Fabrication. These are great opportunities to work locally in the McConnell Dowell Mechanical Workshop in Papatoetoe, where the team work on exciting works for major civil infrastructure projects across New Zealand and the Pacific Islands.

About the Apprenticeship:

  • This is a 3 to 4 year Apprenticeship, depending on your skills and knowledge
  • You will gain the skills and knowledge to work safely in a heavy machinery workshop and develop confidence in health and safety for yourself and others
  • Physical labouring work, so be prepared for hard work and comfortable with early starts
  • Develop confidence using tools and machinery
  • Gain exposure to working with metals and heavy fabrication for steel parts and structures
  • Career pathway to the Heavy Fabrication trade qualifications

About You:

  • You will need a minimum of NCEA Level 2 or completed a pre-trade course
  • You will need to be a good team player, reliable and prepared to work hard
  • Current New Zealand Driver’s License, preferably full
  • Fit and healthy and be able to pass a full medical and drug and alcohol test
  • Able to successfully pass a MOJ check
  • Comfortable working in confined spaces or at heights

About the Benefits:

  • McConnel Dowell offers 6% NZ Kiwisaver Employer Contribution (conditions apply)
  • Medical Insurance for you and your family (conditions apply)
  • Our internal Learning & Development Team are here to help you throughout your Apprenticeship
  • You will get to work and learn from some of the best Heavy Fabricators in New Zealand on some amazing jobs!

 

If you feel you are a self-starter with a positive attitude, please click the Apply Now button to register your interest.

 

Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Apprenticeship

Hunua Road, Papakura | Thermo Tech Ltd

This company has well-qualified engineers on the team and an in-house assessor, so you can be confident you will receive premium training. Thermo Tech are refrigeration, air conditioning and ventilation specialists. You can check out their work at thermo. co.

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Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Apprenticeship

Hunua Road, Papakura | Thermo Tech Ltd

This company has well-qualified engineers on the team and an in-house assessor, so you can be confident you will receive premium training.

Thermo Tech are refrigeration, air conditioning and ventilation specialists. You can check out their work at thermo.co.nz/commercial-hvac-company/

There are 11 in the team and they all have the opportunity to work independently and autonomously. When you first start, it will take about 12-18 months before you are sent out on jobs on your own. This is a very self-managing team environment so you will need to be motivated and committed to high-quality work without needing constant supervision.

This type of work will see you installing and maintaining refrigeration and air conditioning systems in shops, restaurants, factories and food manufacturing companies. Right now, they are in the process of designing a wine store so as you can see, the work is varied and will certainly keep you challenged.

Ideally, you will have NCEA Level 2 in:

  • English and Maths
  • Science (Physics)
  • Technology (Metalwork)

If you have a great attitude toward your work and you are seeking a step into a solid career path and trade, we encourage you to apply. 

 

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Mechanical Engineering Apprenticeship

Otahuhu, Auckland | Circle Line Engineering Ltd

The primary requisites for this job are mechanical aptitude and a willingness to learn. Circle Line Engineering has trained many mechanical engineering apprentices over the years.

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Mechanical Engineering Apprenticeship

Otahuhu, Auckland | Circle Line Engineering Ltd

The primary requisites for this job are mechanical aptitude and a willingness to learn.

Circle Line Engineering has trained many mechanical engineering apprentices over the years. With an apprentice due to come to the end of his time, they are now looking for another apprentice to start in 2020.

The business owner Neil is very keen to pass on as much knowledge as you can handle, so if you are ready to learn and listen to instruction well, you will excel in this workshop environment.

This is a jobbing machining shop and they have six CNC Machines, four lathes, two mills and the welding and fabrication area. In this job, you will be a turner that welds, rather than a welder who turns.

Your training will be systematic and structured because they know what works best from having trained so many apprentices. You will be extremely well supported and given the opportunity to develop your engineering career. What you will be taught here is good "old fashioned quality workmanship".

The apprenticeship term is four years and here is what you need:

  • NCEA Level 2 English/Maths
  • Reliability and an excellent work ethic
  • Be physically fit
  • Be a team player.

 

To register your interest, click on the Apply Now button and fill in our application form

Entry-level Engineering

Manukau, Auckland | South Auckland Engineering

Are you a school leaver who is keen to start in the engineering trade? These jobs do not come along very often. South Auckland Engineering is keen to hire a school leaver who would like to do a general engineering apprenticeship, and who is keen to learn to weld.

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Entry-level Engineering

Manukau, Auckland | South Auckland Engineering

Are you a school leaver who is keen to start in the engineering trade? 

These jobs do not come along very often. South Auckland Engineering is keen to hire a school leaver who would like to do a general engineering apprenticeship, and who is keen to learn to weld.

You will train through an on-the-job apprenticeship and you will learn a whole range of skills. General engineering work can include working with metals to create specific products, working from design engineers' drawings, measuring, cutting, bending and welding metals, and testing the finished products.

Ideally, you have:

  • High school graduate or equivalent education at least
  • Good maths skills as maths is important in engineering
  • Experience and knowledge in the fabrication industry would be beneficial but it is not essential
  • Regular attendance is required along with a willingness to learn and a positive attitude
  • Be a proven team-player
  • A restricted or full licence and your own transport are required
  • Have the right to live and work permanently in New Zealand.

Punctuality, a willingness to learn and being able to fit in with the team are vital.

 

Click on the Apply Now button to register your interest in this job.

Light Fabrication Apprenticeship - Sheetmetals

New Lynn, Auckland | Fagan & Hannay

If you are looking for an employer who support their staff with training and career development, check this job out!Fagan and Hannay are specialist sheet metal fabricators who work with stainless steel, copper, aluminium, mild steel and galvanised steel.

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Light Fabrication Apprenticeship - Sheetmetals

New Lynn, Auckland | Fagan & Hannay

If you are looking for an employer who support their staff with training and career development, check this job out!

Fagan and Hannay are specialist sheet metal fabricators who work with stainless steel, copper, aluminium, mild steel and galvanised steel.

They are looking for someone who has a little experience, or a pre-trade qualification, and who would like to step into an apprenticeship opportunity. There is another apprentice on the team who has been doing his training for six months, so you will also have peer support.

This job will give you a lot of variety and will teach you skills that will ensure a secure career, including:

  • Manufacturing metal products
  • Laser cutting
  • Welding
  • Fabricating.

To apply you will need:

  • NCEA level 2 Mathematics
  • Enthusiasm and openness to learning
  • Commitment and a strong work ethic
  • Great timekeeping and reliability
  • Driver licence optional.

 

 

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Fabricator/Plastics Welder

Avondale, Auckland | Solo Plastics

Learn specialist skills and secure your career well into the future!Solo Plastics manufactures large scale piping systems and solutions for the water and wastewater industries, and supply infrastructure for new housing developments. They have 50 employees and are getting busier.

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Fabricator/Plastics Welder

Avondale, Auckland | Solo Plastics

Learn specialist skills and secure your career well into the future!

Solo Plastics manufactures large scale piping systems and solutions for the water and wastewater industries, and supply infrastructure for new housing developments. They have 50 employees and are getting busier.

This particular job works with the team who do on-site welding. This is called butt/fusion welding. Butt fusion welding is the name given to hot plate welding of thermoplastic pipes. It is the technique used in the plastics industry to weld piping together. Solo do plastic fitting so slightly different to steel, but essentially the same thing. It is highly detailed work. Once you are trained, you will be given your own truck to go to the factory in the morning, take orders, go to site and then return at the end of the day. This level of autonomy will require a self-motivated person.

You also need to be fit and healthy, able and happy to work on various sites, health and safety aware and quite happy to work in the rain and mud on a rainy day.

This is an interesting job where you will learn specialist skills in an industry and organisation where there is plenty of opportunities to advance your career over time.

  • It is still engineering
  • You will still be using your brain!
  • And still using machinery
  • In fact, the CEO came from steel and moved into plastics and is loving the change
  • The work you will be doing is practical and hands-on.  

What is required?

  • NCEA Level 2 Mathematics
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Willingness to learn and a positive attitude
  • Excellent timekeeping and reliability
  • Ideally, you have a driver licence and your own transport
  • Have the right to live and work permanently in New Zealand.

 

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Mechanical Engineer Apprenticeship

Blenheim | GM Engineering

We are looking for a dedicated and hard-working person to join this small team of six based in Blenheim.  G M Engineering was established in 2003 and is a locally owned and operated engineering firm specialising in a wide range of stainless steel and mild steel fabrication.

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Job Description

Mechanical Engineer Apprenticeship

Blenheim | GM Engineering

We are looking for a dedicated and hard-working person to join this small team of six based in Blenheim. G M Engineering was established in 2003 and is a locally owned and operated engineering firm specialising in a wide range of stainless steel and mild steel fabrication.

The work you'll be involved in is general engineering and fabrication work that will always be interesting and challenging. You will have a lot of variety in your work and could be working on anything from stainless to mild steel, tanks, pipes and some structural engineering.

The team you will be learning from are highly skilled welders and qualified engineers. They are experts in both light and heavy fabrication so you will be taught well.

The apprenticeship term is four years and here is what you need:

  • NCEA Level 2 English/Maths
  • Pre-trade qualification
  • Driver license and transport to get to work
  • An enquiring mind and enthusiasm to learn
  • Reliability and an excellent work ethic
  • Be a team player.

This really is a genuine opportunity to be trained by some of the best guys in the industry in Blenheim and carve out a successful career for yourself.

 

To register your interest, click on Apply Now and fill in our application form.

HVAC Apprenticeship

Christchurch | Benmax NZ

Keen to work on some massive projects? Would you like to do your apprenticeship in a stable, family-owned business that designs, builds and maintains specialised mechanical systems for commercial and industrial facilities? They have worked on many impressive projects with clients like the Ministry of Justice, Schools, Otago University and...

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Job Description

HVAC Apprenticeship

Christchurch | Benmax NZ

Keen to work on some massive projects? Would you like to do your apprenticeship in a stable, family-owned business that designs, builds and maintains specialised mechanical systems for commercial and industrial facilities? They have worked on many impressive projects with clients like the Ministry of Justice, Schools, Otago University and Queenstown Airport. That should give you an idea of the enormity of some of their projects and just how big this opportunity is.

They are about to sign three of their team up into apprenticeships and would like one more, which means you will be earning and learning alongside other apprentices so you can support each other.

You will need the enthusiasm to learn and the motivation to succeed in your qualification. You will be supported to achieve your New Zealand Certificate in Mechanical Building Services (Trade) Level 4 qualification.

If you:

  • Want to grow with this successful business
  • Enjoy practical, hands-on work
  • Get on well in a team

And have:

  • NCEA Level 2 English and Maths
  • New Zealand driver licence and can drive a manual vehicle

Then get in touch with us today!

 

All you need to do to register your interest is click on the Apply Now button and complete the application form.

Engineering Light Fabrication Apprenticeship

Morningside, Auckland | Kings Custom

This company will support you 100 per cent to get qualified! The work is varied and interesting and you will have a balance of working in the factory and of going out on-site to help with installations of stainless or structural steel.

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Job Description

Engineering Light Fabrication Apprenticeship

Morningside, Auckland | Kings Custom

This company will support you 100 per cent to get qualified! 

The work is varied and interesting and you will have a balance of working in the factory and of going out on-site to help with installations of stainless or structural steel. With fabrication work, you are working with metals to create specific products. Some of the products Kings Custom manufacture are stainless steel bench-tops, tables, commercial kitchens for restaurants, cafes and bars, furniture, trolleys and balustrades.

The training you will receive is tailored to you and the team at Kings will do what's necessary to help you succeed. The apprenticeship fees are fully funded by Kings.

The apprenticeship term is four years and here is what you need:

  • NCEA Level 2 English/Maths
  • Basic Maths skills
  • Reliability and an excellent work ethic
  • Be physically fit
  • Be a team player (team of 20).

The hours of work are 7.30am to 4.00pm Monday to Friday, meaning you won't be working weekends. As they close down for Christmas, your Christmas holidays are already approved for three weeks.

 

If you are keen to know more, click on Apply Now to complete our brief application form and we'll be in touch.

Mechanical Engineering Apprenticeship

New Plymouth | New Plymouth Engineering

Have you done a pre-trade course? New Plymouth Engineering is experienced at training apprentices and can offer a great variety of work so you can learn a lot about the trade. You'll also be working with other apprentices at varying stages of their training.

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Job Description

Mechanical Engineering Apprenticeship

New Plymouth | New Plymouth Engineering

Have you done a pre-trade course? New Plymouth Engineering is experienced at training apprentices and can offer a great variety of work so you can learn a lot about the trade. You'll also be working with other apprentices at varying stages of their training.

The work is interesting and includes mechanical fitting, sheet metal work, structural steel projects and pressure pipework. Some of it is in the workshop, some is on-site. 

What you need:

  • NCEA Level 2 Maths and English
  • Pre-trade course an advantage, but not essential
  • Driver license and transport to get to work
  • An enquiring mind and enthusiasm to learn.

This really is a genuine opportunity to be trained by some of the best guys in the industry in New Plymouth and carve out a successful career for yourself.

 

To register your interest, click on the Apply Now button and fill in our application form

Laser Cutting Technician

Lower Hutt, Wellington | Metco Engineering

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is keen to build a career where you get to work with sophisticated machinery and at the cutting edge of what engineering is today! Your days will be filled with variety and the work will be challenging.

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Job Description

Laser Cutting Technician

Lower Hutt, Wellington | Metco Engineering

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is keen to build a career where you get to work with sophisticated machinery and at the cutting edge of what engineering is today! 

Your days will be filled with variety and the work will be challenging. It will help if you enjoy making or fixing things, feel confident to work with machinery and have a good level of computer skills.

Work could include:

    • Maintenance of press tooling - punching s/s, mild steel and aluminium on mechanical presses (80-120 tonne)
    • Design and creation of new tools for new components
    • Working directly under qualified Tool, Jig and Die Makers in Tool Room
    • General fabrication such as tapping, grinding, operating press machinery, pemming, welding etc.

Requirements include:

  • A high level of attention to detail
  • Forklift licence an advantage but not a requirement as Metco will put you through a course
  • Commitment to a long term career in laser cutting
  • Reliable, punctual and dependable
  • Flexible - able to work outside of just the laser cutting team if requested
  • Team player - works well as part of a team, able to get on with a variety of different people
  • Quick thinker - needs to be "switched on" and willing to learn
  • Focused - can be a repetitive role but requires a high level of concentration.

 

To find out more, click on Apply Now and complete our application form.

Mechanical Engineering - Toolmaking

Lower Hutt, Wellington | Metco Engineering

Metco currently has a vacancy for a Toolmaker to join their team with 50 per cent of your work being tool-making and 50 per cent being general production. General production work can include drilling, tapping, finishing and machine maintenance.

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Job Description

Mechanical Engineering - Toolmaking

Lower Hutt, Wellington | Metco Engineering

Metco currently has a vacancy for a Toolmaker to join their team with 50 per cent of your work being tool-making and 50 per cent being general production. General production work can include drilling, tapping, finishing and machine maintenance. 

The role would involve maintenance of the tools in terms of sharpening and repairing, as well as some input into the design and fabrication of new tooling. There is every possibility this job will become an apprenticeship for the successful candidate.

Ideally, you will have:

  • NCEA 2 English and Maths
  • A mechanical mind or interest in engineering
  • Forklift licence an advantage but not a requirement as Metco will put you through a course
  • Willing and able to work overtime
  • Looking for a career, not just a job
  • A high level of attention to detail
  • Reliable, punctual and dependable
  • Team player who works well as part of a team, and able to get on with a variety of different people
  • Quick thinker, "switched on" and willing to learn.

Previous experience will be an advantage, but is not a requirement.

 

If this sounds like you, click on Apply Now to complete the application form.

Fabrication Apprenticeship

Pakuranga, Auckland | Stainless Outfitters Ltd

This is a great company to work for and you will be joining a fun team who make interesting products. They are looking for an entry-level engineer who is keen to learn all about fabrication and who would like an opportunity to sign up for an apprenticeship.

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Job Description

Fabrication Apprenticeship

Pakuranga, Auckland | Stainless Outfitters Ltd

This is a great company to work for and you will be joining a fun team who make interesting products.

They are looking for an entry-level engineer who is keen to learn all about fabrication and who would like an opportunity to sign up for an apprenticeship.  Ideally, this will be following your first three months of work.

This job will give you a lot of variety and will teach you skills that will ensure a secure career, including:

  • Manufacturing metal products
  • Laser cutting
  • Welding
  • Fabricating.

To apply you will need:

  • NCEA level 2 mathematics
  • Enthusiasm and openness to learning
  • Commitment and a strong work ethic
  • Great timekeeping and reliability
  • Drivers licence optional.

 

To fill out an application, simply click on Apply Now on the previous page. 

Entry Level Trainee Engineer

Petone, Lower Hutt | Billabong Engineering

Billabong Engineering is a precision engineering company with a good reputation built on over 25 years of outstanding products and services. This opportunity to join them as a Trainee Engineer will provide you with on-the-job training by qualified and experienced engineers.

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Job Description

Entry Level Trainee Engineer

Petone, Lower Hutt | Billabong Engineering

Billabong Engineering is a precision engineering company with a good reputation built on over 25 years of outstanding products and services.

This opportunity to join them as a Trainee Engineer will provide you with on-the-job training by qualified and experienced engineers.

There is a lot of variety in this job each day and the products you could be working on include:

  • Trailers
  • Truck Towbars, tie-down points and load anchors
  • Car towbars and bullbars
  • Racking and Storage
  • Custom made workbenches.

The work you will be doing is practical and hands-on.  Basically, you pick up tools and make things.  Occasionally you will be involved in the installation of cabinets.  Every day is a new day.

What is required?

  • NCEA Level 2 Mathematics
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Willingness to learn and a positive attitude
  • Excellent timekeeping and reliability
  • A restricted licence or above or access to public transport close to work
  • Have the right to live and work permanently in New Zealand.

 

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Engineering Apprenticeship - Light Fabrication

East Tamaki, Auckland | Total Engineering

Are you keen to learn welding?  This is a great opportunity to join a small family-owned engineering company based in East Tamaki, Auckland who has a team of highly skilled engineers and certified welders for you to learn from.

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Job Description

Engineering Apprenticeship - Light Fabrication

East Tamaki, Auckland | Total Engineering

Are you keen to learn welding?  This is a great opportunity to join a small family-owned engineering company based in East Tamaki, Auckland who has a team of highly skilled engineers and certified welders for you to learn from.

You will train through an on-the-job apprenticeship to become a fabricator and you will learn a whole range of skills.  There will be a 50/50 balance of work in the workshop and out on-site.  Fabrication work can include working with metals to create specific products, working from design engineers' drawings, measuring, cutting, bending and welding metals, and testing the finished products.

The work at Total Engineering is interesting and varied with a mix of mild and stainless steel welding and an emphasis on food industry projects. 

Ideally you have:

  • High school graduate or equivalent at least
  • Good maths skills as maths is important in Engineering
  • Experience and knowledge in the fabrication industry would be beneficial but it is not essential
  • Regular attendance is required along with willingness to learn and a positive attitude
  • Be a proven team-player
  • A restricted licence (or above) and your own transport are required
  • Have the right to live and work permanently in New Zealand.

 

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Engineering Apprenticeship - Dairy Systems

Penrose, Auckland | HiFlo Pumps & Irrigation

If you are looking for an engineering career with a difference, this is definitely a great opportunity to have a look at with this pump sales, service and installation company.

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Job Description

Engineering Apprenticeship - Dairy Systems

Penrose, Auckland | HiFlo Pumps & Irrigation

If you are looking for an engineering career with a difference, this is definitely a great opportunity to have a look at with this pump sales, service and installation company.

The opportunity is open to a school leaver or someone seeking an adult apprenticeship and keen to step into a new career path.

 

The ideal applicant will have a mechanical aptitude and be interested in electrical work.  Ultimately, when you complete your apprenticeship, you will be servicing electric motors, servicing pumps, installing pumps and understanding how they work.

There are a team of skilled engineers who will offer premium training.

Your typical day will be eight hours and work can include:

  • Work both on-site and in the workshop
  • Workshop servicing of pumps, pump motors and pump controls
  • Site servicing of pumping systems including system and fault analysis, fault finding and repair
  • Service assessments as required
  • Preparing service reports.

Do you fit the profile?

  • Do you want to earn while you learn?
  • Are you committed to four years of study?
  • Do you have NCEA English and Maths (computing an advantage)?
  • Do you have a restricted or full driver licence (or a desire to get one)?

Fitting and Machining Engineer

Invercargill | Design and Manufacturing Company

This employer is an Invercargill-based progressive multi-disciplined design and manufacturing company. They specialise in superior quality components and material handling equipment for local and international processing industries. The scope of work is varied, challenging and rewarding.

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Job Description

Fitting and Machining Engineer

Invercargill | Design and Manufacturing Company

This employer is an Invercargill-based progressive multi-disciplined design and manufacturing company. They specialise in superior quality components and material handling equipment for local and international processing industries. The scope of work is varied, challenging and rewarding. 

This job can lead to an apprenticeship for the right person who is enthusiastic to learn and displays capability within the job.  You will be required to perform an interesting range of machining and fitting of metallic and engineering plastic components to a high standard.

You will need to be a motivated self-starter, be able to understand engineering drawings, work within a team environment, be adaptable and work to a deadline.

If you feel you have the right qualifications and a positive attitude to personal advancement then please submit your application in confidence.

A full drivers licence is required and occasional site work is expected.

 

Click on Apply Now to submit your application.

Furniture Making Apprenticeship

Glen Eden, Auckland | Ward Manufacturing

Wow! If you are keen to learn about furniture making, this is an amazing opportunity to get involved in some creative projects.  This small team are highly skilled, so you will have excellent training.

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Job Description

Furniture Making Apprenticeship

Glen Eden, Auckland | Ward Manufacturing

Wow! If you are keen to learn about furniture making, this is an amazing opportunity to get involved in some creative projects. This small team are highly skilled, so you will have excellent training.

Ward Manufacturing do exceptional work in both the office furniture and fit-out space, along with one-off bespoke domestic furniture pieces. You can check out their work at www.systemscommercial.com/ and www.randmrsward.nz/.

This employer is open to hiring a learner direct from school, or someone further down the track in their career seeking a change.

You will have:

  • Good mathematical skills
  • Creative flair
  • Excellent work ethic
  • Super willingness to learn.

 

To find out more, click on apply now and fill out the brief form.

Saw Doctor Apprenticeship

Penrose, Auckland | Leitz Tooling NZ Ltd

If you are wondering what a saw doctor does, you are not alone.   Saw doctors make, repair, maintain and sharpen a wide range of cutting tools and saw blades. They also maintain mechanical parts of a range of production machinery.

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Job Description

Saw Doctor Apprenticeship

Penrose, Auckland | Leitz Tooling NZ Ltd

If you are wondering what a saw doctor does, you are not alone.  

Saw doctors make, repair, maintain and sharpen a wide range of cutting tools and saw blades. They also maintain mechanical parts of a range of production machinery.

This is a versatile job where you will be using the latest technology and machinery. There are many opportunities to advance your career once you have your trade and move into a number of different career paths. Leitz is part of a multi-national company so opportunities exist both here in New Zealand and Australia if you choose to advance your career.

Saw Doctoring is a niche market and good tradespeople are in demand. Leitz Tooling offers this excellent opportunity to receive quality training by highly skilled and qualified people.

These talents will help you do well in this type of career:

  • You enjoy practical and manual activities
  • You are safety-conscious
  • You can cope with the physical demands of the job
  • Have normal vision and hearing
  • Have good hand-eye coordination.

 

To find out more, click on Apply now to fill in the application form.

Saw Doctor Apprenticeship

Taupo | Tenon Clearwood LP

Looking for an exciting career specialising in something a little different?Tenon Clearwood LP is looking for a new staff member and this job is full of variety.

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Saw Doctor Apprenticeship

Taupo | Tenon Clearwood LP

Looking for an exciting career specialising in something a little different?

Tenon Clearwood LP is looking for a new staff member and this job is full of variety.  In basic language, you will be trained to work with saws to make sure they are cutting the wood correctly in the sawmill. 

You will have qualified managers to learn from and no two days will be the same.  The job detail below will show you how interesting each day can get and what a fantastic learning opportunity this is.

You will learn:

  • Saw setups 
  • How to assist the tradesmen with saw changes of all bandsaw and edger guides and also melting and production of edger guide babbits
  • Ensure Headrig, Filer, Stenner and Board Edger oilers are regularly filled
  • Sawbox cleaning
  • How to assist the tradesmen in lifting saws on and off Sawshop machine 
  • Regular housekeeping of Sawshop and machine centres
  • How to assist tradesmen with maintenance on Sawshop and Sawmill machine centres
  • Assistance completing Sawshop Preventative Maintenance checks

The team all work a rotating shift.  The usual hours of work are four days on and four days off, with your on days being two day shifts and two night shifts.  Each shift is 12 hours long.

Ideally, you will:

  • Have NCEA 2 English and Maths
  • Be motivated to learn
  • Have a great attitude toward your work
  • Be really enthusiastic about your work
  • Have an excellent awareness of health and safety.

 

 

To complete an application form for this job, click on Apply Now.

Butchery Apprenticeship

Geraldine | Fresh Choice

Butchery is one of the world's oldest and most respected jobs. We are looking for someone who has a passion for butchery and is looking to make a long-term career out of it.

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Butchery Apprenticeship

Geraldine | Fresh Choice

Butchery is one of the world's oldest and most respected jobs. We are looking for someone who has a passion for butchery and is looking to make a long-term career out of it.

Butchers are responsible for de-boning carcasses, curing and smoking, and preparing cuts of meat and poultry for sale in a safe and hygienic way. Butchery requires strength and precision, but also customer service and presentation skills. You will gain supreme skill and technique required to deliver high-quality products. 

You will be able to show:

  • You are physically robust to lift heavy boxes and crates
  • You have initiative and have a "can-do" attitude
  • Commitment to the role and to butchery as a long-term career path
  • and the obvious one, that you are okay with red meat and raw products!

This is a small team of four and the manager is very particular about his butchery. To fit in, you will be ready to embrace the opportunity to learn and be motivated to succeed.

 

Click on the Apply Now button to register your interest in this job.

Print Reel Fed Printing Apprenticeship

Te Atatu South, Auckland | Philstic Labels Ltd

Are you ready to get stuck into some interesting hands-on work that will lead to a trade qualification?Philstic Labels are looking for another apprentice. Ideally, you have some hands-on work experience that will prove your work ethic.

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Job Description

Print Reel Fed Printing Apprenticeship

Te Atatu South, Auckland | Philstic Labels Ltd

Are you ready to get stuck into some interesting hands-on work that will lead to a trade qualification?

Philstic Labels are looking for another apprentice. Ideally, you have some hands-on work experience that will prove your work ethic. You will be one of a team of eight and hours of work are 6 am to 2 pm Monday to Friday.

Initially, you will be in the pre-press area running standard machines, working with a die-cutting machine, mixing inks and folding. You will be taught everything you need to know from experts. You may also be out and about delivering for the team, so will need a drivers licence. In time, you will be taught the more complex tasks of the requirements to gain your full trade qualification.

You will need:

  • A strong eye for detail
  • Good literacy and numeracy
  • Confidence with IT, computers, technology
  • Good initiative/‘can do’ attitude

 

If you are keen to work hard, eager to learn and would like a trade qualification, click on Apply Now to register your interest

Signmaking Apprenticeship

Mt Eden, Auckland | Osmand Signs

This is an amazing opportunity for a creative person who is keen to learn from highly skilled sign-makers and have an opportunity to work with famous brands and projects. Osmond create building and vehicle signage along with event and 3D signage.

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Job Description

Signmaking Apprenticeship

Mt Eden, Auckland | Osmand Signs

This is an amazing opportunity for a creative person who is keen to learn from highly skilled sign-makers and have an opportunity to work with famous brands and projects. Osmond create building and vehicle signage along with event and 3D signage. Some of their work is for movie sets. You can check out their gallery of projects on their website - http://osmandsigns.co.nz/gallery/

You will need a blend of creativity, an eye for detail and be physically fit to help the team unload trucks when loads of plywood and aluminium sheets arrive.  You'll also be confident with computers and technology; photoshop and adobe illustrator will be helpful.

The work of an experienced sign-maker is to design, print and install signs in a range of materials, for indoor and outdoor use and you will learn all of these skills as part of your training. In fact, you will receive quality training here from the team of six who have been in the industry for many years.

What you need:

  • English or media studies
  • Creative Arts studies 
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Flexible attitude and excellent work ethic
  • Drivers licence (can be Restricted licence)

 

To find out more and register your interest, click on Apply Now to complete our brief application form

Signmaking Apprenticeship

Penrose, Auckland | Signwise

If you are looking for an opportunity to be creative, here it is. Signwise does large scale and interesting projects which means that no two days are ever the same.

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Job Description

Signmaking Apprenticeship

Penrose, Auckland | Signwise

If you are looking for an opportunity to be creative, here it is.

Signwise does large scale and interesting projects which means that no two days are ever the same. They have a staff of ten who are a good tight-knit team that work hard but know how to be social too. There is always plenty of work with lots going on.

Signwise specialise in fabricated signage, so your work can be anything from building lightboxes and illuminated lettering to doing welding and even hand painting. A lot of their projects are large malls and retail outlets.

This is an entry-level opportunity and will suit someone who is open-minded, willing to learn, good with tools and looking for an opportunity to be creative. You will receive excellent on-the-job training and all the support you need to become qualified.

 

If you are keen, click on the Apply Now button and fill in our short application form.

Packaging Machine Operator

Lower Hutt, Wellington | Packaging Company

We are working with a respected packaging company in Lower Hutt who would like to employ two cadet/apprentices for a career in their business. This company produces high-quality, award-winning packaging for well-respected brands.

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Job Description

Packaging Machine Operator

Lower Hutt, Wellington | Packaging Company

We are working with a respected packaging company in Lower Hutt who would like to employ two cadet/apprentices for a career in their business. This company produces high-quality, award-winning packaging for well-respected brands.

The cadetship/apprenticeship is a four-year level 4 programme and for the right candidate, this could lead on to a level 4 business qualification and a level 5 Diploma in Print Industry Management.

Ideal candidates will have the following attributes:

  • Strengths in Mathematics, English and Physics
  • Capable of writing level 4 assignments
  • Be physically fit
  • Have a strong eye for detail
  • Have proven attendance and timekeeping records with your high school

Your training will be on the job and could include set-up and running of machines that use substrates, flue and fold elements to create packaging products that meet specific quality standards.

 

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Cabinet Maker Apprenticeship

East Tamaki, Auckland | JT Cabinetry

Do you enjoy making or fixing things and working with machinery and hand tools? This is an exciting entry-level opportunity for an enthusiastic and ambitious student, looking for an apprenticeship within a supportive team environment.

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Job Description

Cabinet Maker Apprenticeship

East Tamaki, Auckland | JT Cabinetry

Do you enjoy making or fixing things and working with machinery and hand tools? 

This is an exciting entry-level opportunity for an enthusiastic and ambitious student, looking for an apprenticeship within a supportive team environment. This job is with a team of three who have extensive experience and can offer premium training to ensure you have a successful career.  

 

As a Cabinet Maker, your typical day can include:

  • Custom cabinet making
  • Machining timber
  • Delivering units to customers
  • Cutting out panels for units
  • Sanding, polishing or painting
  • Laminating timber
  • Manufacturing aluminium components
  • Attaching fittings.

Do you fit the profile?

  • Do you want to earn while you learn?
  • Are you committed to three-four years of study?
  • Do you have NCEA English and Maths?
  • Do you have a restricted or full driver licence?

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Apprenticeships – what you need to know

  • Generally, you need NCEA Level 2 passes in Maths, English or Science. This is because an apprenticeship is a level 4 qualification: completing these areas at school provides a good foundation of knowledge and learning
  • You will need New Zealand residency and the right to work in New Zealand to enrol in an apprenticeship
  • You will need to secure a job to begin an apprenticeship programme
  • Typically, an apprenticeship takes four years to complete
  • Once you get a job with the company/industry you like, you need your employer to enrol you into an apprenticeship with Competenz
  • You may be able to get all your training and assessment costs for the first two years of your apprenticeship for free. To see if you are eligible for Fees Free, visit feesfree.govt.nz
  • To make your apprenticeship official, you will sign a training agreement between your employer, yourself and Competenz
  • You are assigned a Competenz training advisor who visits you, on-the-job, four times a year

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