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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.

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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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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 you 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 good awareness of health and safety. If you have done a pre-trade, 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 apply now 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 NZ Drivers 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 on the previous page 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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Job Description

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 drivers 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 Apply Now on the previous page.

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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Job Description

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 on the previous page 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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Job Description

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
  • Drivers licence.

 

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

Maintenance Engineer Apprenticeship

Manukau, Auckland | McConnell Dowell

This is an amazing opportunity to join a large New Zealand company who have exceptional talent and expertise to teach you, and a structured learning process. McConnell Dowell do lots of infrastructure projects, tunnel structures, structural steelwork, plate work, girders, handrails - the list goes on.

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Maintenance Engineer Apprenticeship

Manukau, Auckland | McConnell Dowell

This is an amazing opportunity to join a large New Zealand company who have exceptional talent and expertise to teach you, and a structured learning process.

McConnell Dowell do lots of infrastructure projects, tunnel structures, structural steelwork, plate work, girders, handrails - the list goes on. You can check out their projects at www.mcconnelldowell.com/projects

This particular job will see you involved in shut down work in large companies such as New Zealand Steel. You'll be going out with a crew and doing maintenance work on various sites. There will also be times when you'll be in the workshop doing fabrication, as this organisation like their team members to be multi-skilled.

They are currently looking for a switched-on and motivated person 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, this will be viewed positively.

Maintenance engineers need to be:

  • Practical
  • Patient and accurate
  • Highly aware of health and safety requirements
  • Able to follow instructions.

You will need:

  • Reasonable strength and fitness
  • A strong eye for detail.

Work can include installing and maintaining machinery, shut down maintenance work, monitoring equipment conditions, diagnosis and fault finding.

 

 

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

Heavy Fabrication - Apprenticeship

Manukau, Auckland | McConnell Dowell

This is an amazing opportunity to join a large NZ company who have exceptional talent and expertise to teach you within a structured learning process. McConnell Dowell do a lot of infrastructure projects, tunnel structures, structural steel work, plate work, girders, handrails; the list goes on.

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Job Description

Heavy Fabrication - Apprenticeship

Manukau, Auckland | McConnell Dowell

This is an amazing opportunity to join a large NZ company who have exceptional talent and expertise to teach you within a structured learning process.

McConnell Dowell do a lot of infrastructure projects, tunnel structures, structural steel work, plate work, girders, handrails; the list goes on. You can check out their projects here - https://www.mcconnelldowell.com/projects

Fitters and welders make and assemble components for plant and equipment used in New Zealand industries. The components are made and fitted to exact specifications using established, modern engineering processes and machinery.

They are currently looking for a switched on and motivated person 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, 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.

In this particular environment, there is more focus on fabrication and welding and not so much in rolling and cutting. You will however have the opportunity to gain all the experience you need to support an Apprenticeship qualification.

 

If you feel you are a self-starter with a positive attitude please click on apply 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 here - https://thermo. co.

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Job Description

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 here - https://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 type 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 & Maths
  • Science (Physics)
  • Technology (Metal work)

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

 

Click on apply now to progress your application.

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

Mechanical Engineering Apprenticeship

Islington, Christchurch | Southern Engineering Solutions

This is an exciting opportunity if you are looking for an 'entry level' engineering job that will lead to an apprenticeship. There are several other apprenticeships here so you'll have excellent peer support. Southern Engineering do specialist work for the meat and food industry.

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Job Description

Mechanical Engineering Apprenticeship

Islington, Christchurch | Southern Engineering Solutions

This is an exciting opportunity if you are looking for an 'entry level' engineering job that will lead to an apprenticeship. There are several other apprenticeships here so you'll have excellent peer support.

Southern Engineering do specialist work for the meat and food industry. You can check them out here - http://www.sesltd.co.nz/

This particular job will suit someone who is looking for a job with variety and challenge. The job covers every aspect of machining, fabrication and welding and there is a lot of quality in-house training. The first year will be mainly workshop based with the team of 24, but after that you will be accompanies the tradesmen on to sites. You will need to be a well presented and hygienic individual because of the nature of the work and clients.

The hours of work here are generally 7am to 3.30pm. When the team are busy, they can sometimes work 6am to 5pm and Saturdays; overtime is paid.

This employer is looking for a very keen learner who will embrace all of the work and learning opportunities; in fact you will thrive on them.

What you need:

  • NCEA Level 2 English / Maths
  • Drivers license (preferred)
  • An enquiring mind and enthusiasm to learn
  • Reliability and an excellent work ethic
  • Be a team player

 

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

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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Job Description

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 - 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 - 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
  • Drivers licence optional

 

 

Click on the apply now button to register your interest

Fabricator / Plastics Welder

Avondale, Auckland | Solo Plastics

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

Fabricator / Plastics Welder

Avondale, Auckland | Solo Plastics

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

Solo 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 licence and your own transport
  • Have the right to live and work permanently in New Zealand

 

Click on Apply Now to complete an application form

Mechanical Engineer

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 stainless steel and mild steel fabrication.

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Job Description

Mechanical Engineer

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 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 4 years and here is what you need:

  • NCEA Level 2 English / Maths
  • Pre-trade qualification
  • Drivers 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

Maintenance Apprenticeship - Manukau

Manukau City, Auckland | ATNZ

With ATNZ you get your qualification for FREE and we pay you to do it.

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Maintenance Apprenticeship - Manukau

Manukau City, Auckland | ATNZ

With ATNZ you get your qualification for FREE and we pay you to do it.

  • Hands on training from qualified trades people
  • You will start earning straight away
  • Trade skills are always in demand
  • Learn on-the-job

Apprentice Training New Zealand (ATNZ) are looking for mechanically minded individuals wanting to start a maintenance apprenticeship based in Wiri.

Maintenance engineers maintain machinery so it is reliable on the production line (usually within a manufacturing environment). Maintenance engineers typically have a planned approach to maintenance, involving computerised maintenance systems and condition monitoring, where the work may require a broad variety of engineering skills and knowledge.

The successful applicant will be employed by the ATNZ Trust and assigned to one of Australia and NZ's largest food manufacturers. Here you will get valuable on the job training while studying to become a qualified maintenance engineer.

Do you fit the profile?

  • Do you want to earn while you learn?
  • Are you committed to 3 – 4 years study?
  • Are you interested in mechanical subjects?
  • Do you have NCEA Level 2 in Maths and English?
  • Do you have a restricted or full driver license?

If you're a keen, hands-on learner looking for an entry level career opportunity, then click on APPLY NOW to start your application

Professionalism in the workplace will be a key marker to whether you succeed in this role, so you will need to possess great reliability, punctuality and self-presentation.

Pre-employment testing (Medical, Drug and Aptitude) will form part of the eligibility process.

 

If you're a keen, hands-on learner looking for an entry level career opportunity, then click on APPLY NOW to start your application

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 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
  • NZ drivers 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 Fabrication (Light Fabrication)

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 Fabrication (Light Fabrication)

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 4 years and here is what you need:

  • NCEA Level 2 English / Maths
  • Basic Mathematic 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 3 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)
  • Drivers 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

Scaffolding Apprenticeship

Glenbrook, South Auckland | ATNZ

An opportunity has arisen at Apprentice Training New Zealand (ATNZ) for a mechanically minded individual who is interested in learning all the skills required to become a qualified Scaffolder. The successful apprentice will be employed by the ATNZ Trust and assigned to a locally respected company in Glenbrook.

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Job Description

Scaffolding Apprenticeship

Glenbrook, South Auckland | ATNZ

An opportunity has arisen at Apprentice Training New Zealand (ATNZ) for a mechanically minded individual who is interested in learning all the skills required to become a qualified Scaffolder.

The successful apprentice will be employed by the ATNZ Trust and assigned to a locally respected company in Glenbrook.

Do you fit the profile?

  • Do you want to earn while you learn? 
  • Can you commit to 2 to 3 years of study and on the job training?
  • Do you have NCEA level 2 in Maths and English
  • Do you have a restricted or full driver license?

 

If so, then click on APPLY NOW to submit your application.

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

The role would involve maintenance of the tools in terms 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 - works well as part of a team, 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 provide 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 provide 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 work benches

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 positive attitude
  • Excellent timekeeping and reliability
  • A restricted licence or above (public transport close to work)
  • Have the right to live and work permanently in New Zealand

 

Click on Apply Now to complete an application form

Machining Apprenticeship

Silverdale, Auckland | ATNZ

Apprentice Training New Zealand (ATNZ) are looking for mechanically minded individuals wanting to start a machining apprenticeship role based in Silverdale. Machinists manufacture precision componentry from engineering materials using a wide range of machining and hand processes. They use tools like lathes, milling machines, and machining centres.

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Job Description

Machining Apprenticeship

Silverdale, Auckland | ATNZ

Apprentice Training New Zealand (ATNZ) are looking for mechanically minded individuals wanting to start a machining apprenticeship role based in Silverdale.

Machinists manufacture precision componentry from engineering materials using a wide range of machining and hand processes. They use tools like lathes, milling machines, and machining centres. 

The successful applicants will be employed by the ATNZ Trust and assigned to a locally respected company where they will get valuable on the job training while studying to become a qualified machining engineer.

Do you fit the profile?

  • Do you want to earn while you learn?
  • Are you committed to 3 – 4 years study?
  • Are you interested in mechanical subjects?
  • Do you have NCEA level 2 in Maths and English?
  • Do you have a restricted or full driver license?

 

If so, the click the Apply Now button to submit your application.

Light Fabrication Apprenticeship

Wellington | ATNZ

With ATNZ you get your qualification for FREE and we pay you to do it. We are currently seeking applicants that have a genuine interest in fabrication and are keen to start an apprenticeship based in Lower Hutt.

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Job Description

Light Fabrication Apprenticeship

Wellington | ATNZ

With ATNZ you get your qualification for FREE and we pay you to do it.

We are currently seeking applicants that have a genuine interest in fabrication and are keen to start an apprenticeship based in Lower Hutt.

Light Fabricators typically work with sheet metals and lighter gauge plate and pipes to produce a large variety of metal products.

Do you fit the profile?

  • Do you want to earn while you learn? (Training rates start at $14.16 per hour)
  • Are you committed to 3-4 years study?
  • Do you have strong attention to detail and accuracy?
  • Do you have NCEA level 2 in Maths and English?
  • Do you have a current NZ driver license, either full or restricted?

 

If so, then click on APPLY NOW to submit your application.

Maintenance Engineering Apprenticeship

Hawke’s Bay | ATNZ

Apprentice Training New Zealand (ATNZ) are looking for mechanically minded individuals wanting to start a maintenance apprenticeship based in Hawke's Bay.

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Job Description

Maintenance Engineering Apprenticeship

Hawke’s Bay | ATNZ

Apprentice Training New Zealand (ATNZ) are looking for mechanically minded individuals wanting to start a maintenance apprenticeship based in Hawke's Bay.

Maintenance engineers typically have a planned approach to maintenance, involving computerised maintenance systems and condition monitoring, where the work may require a broad variety of engineering skills and knowledge.

They maintain machinery so it is reliable on the production line.  This is usually within a manufacturing environment.

Do you fit the profile?

  • Do you want to earn while you learn? (Training rates start at $14.16 per hour)
  • Are you committed to 3 – 4 years study?
  • Are you interested in mechanical subjects?
  • Do you have NCEA level 2 in Maths and English
  • Do you have a restricted or full driver license?

 

To find out more, click on APPLY NOW to submit your application.

Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Apprenticeship

Wellington | ATNZ

With ATNZ you get your qualification for FREE and we pay you to do it. We employ you as the apprentice then places you with a locally respected company that will host your apprenticeship.

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Job Description

Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Apprenticeship

Wellington | ATNZ

With ATNZ you get your qualification for FREE and we pay you to do it. We employ you as the apprentice then places you with a locally respected company that will host your apprenticeship.

Fully funded apprenticeship
Ongoing support and guidance
Learn on-the-job

We’re New Zealand’s largest employer of mechanical engineering apprentices and we’re looking for individuals who are interested in starting a Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Apprenticeship at Cool Logic based in Johnsonville.

Refrigeration & Air Conditioning engineers manufacture, install and maintain the components that provide a climate-controlled environment. Your work can change one day to the next - from a cold store to a fishing boat.

What can you gain from an engineering apprenticeship with ATNZ?

  • You can earn while you learn!
  • No student loan!
  • Full on-the-job training, support and advice throughout your apprenticeship.
  • Gain skills that you can use anywhere in the world.
  • Start getting paid from day one!
  • Work in an exciting trade.

 

To find out more, click on Apply Now

Light Fabrication Apprenticeship

Lower Hutt, Wellington | ATNZ

Do you have a genuine interest in fabrication? This is an immediate opportunity to start an apprenticeship based in Lower Hutt. Light Fabricators typically work with sheet metals and lighter gauge plate and pipes to produce a large variety of metal products.

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Job Description

Light Fabrication Apprenticeship

Lower Hutt, Wellington | ATNZ

Do you have a genuine interest in fabrication? This is an immediate opportunity to start an apprenticeship based in Lower Hutt.

Light Fabricators typically work with sheet metals and lighter gauge plate and pipes to produce a large variety of metal products.

With ATNZ you get your qualification for FREE and we pay you to do it. We employ you as the apprentice then place you with a locally respected company that will host your apprenticeship.

Do you fit the profile?

  • Do you want to earn while you learn? (Training rates start at $14.16 per hour)
  • Are you committed to 3-4 years study?
  • Do you have strong attention to detail and accuracy?
  • Do you have NCEA level 2 in Maths and English?
  • Do you have a current NZ driver license, either full or restricted?

 

If so, then click on APPLY NOW to submit your application.

Steel Construction Apprenticeship

Hawkes Bay | ATNZ

Imagine being a new apprentice and being part of a team who contribute toward projects throughout New Zealand.

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Job Description

Steel Construction Apprenticeship

Hawkes Bay | ATNZ

Imagine being a new apprentice and being part of a team who contribute toward projects throughout New Zealand.

Apprentice Training New Zealand (ATNZ) is seeking applicants that have a genuine interest in Engineering and are keen to start working while they gain their qualification in Steel Construction based in Hawke's Bay.

ATNZ employs you as the apprentice then places you with a locally respected company that will host your apprenticeship and where you learn on the job while studying to gain your qualification.

Do you fit the profile?

*Do you want to earn while you learn?
*Are you committed to 3-4 years study?
*Do you have an interest in fabrication?
*Do you have a current full or restricted NZ driver licence?

 

 

If so, then please click APPLY NOW to submit your application.

Light Automotive Apprenticeship

Manukau, South Auckland | ATNZ

Crazy about cars?!Apprentice Training New Zealand (ATNZ) is currently looking for a mechanically minded individual to start their career in Light Automotive Engineering based in Manukau.

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Job Description

Light Automotive Apprenticeship

Manukau, South Auckland | ATNZ

Crazy about cars?!

Apprentice Training New Zealand (ATNZ) is currently looking for a mechanically minded individual to start their career in Light Automotive Engineering based in Manukau.

Light automotive engineers are able to diagnose and repair mechanical and electronics faults in a wide range of vehicles, so this is an excellent opportunity for someone to build a great career from the ground up!

Do you fit the profile?

• Do you want to earn while you learn?
• Are you committed to 3 – 4 years study?
• Have you completed a pre trade course in automotive engineering and have auto experience?
• Do you have NCEA level 2 in maths and english?
• Do you have a restricted or full manual drivers licence?

 

 

If you're looking for an awesome career opportunity, then click APPLY NOW to start your application.

General Engineering Apprenticeship

Thames | ATNZ

With ATNZ you get your qualification for FREE and we pay you to do it. *Fully funded apprenticeship*Ongoing support and guidance*PPE provided*Learn on-the-jobApprentice Training New Zealand (ATNZ) is the largest employer of mechanical engineering apprentices in New Zealand.

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Job Description

General Engineering Apprenticeship

Thames | ATNZ

With ATNZ you get your qualification for FREE and we pay you to do it.

*Fully funded apprenticeship
*Ongoing support and guidance
*PPE provided
*Learn on-the-job

Apprentice Training New Zealand (ATNZ) is the largest employer of mechanical engineering apprentices in New Zealand. We are currently looking for a mechanically minded individuals who want to start a career in mechanical engineering based in Thames.

Training as a General Engineer will give you a broad variety of engineering skills and knowledge. General Engineers learn about fitting, machining, welding, maintenance, repair, hydraulics, pneumatics, and fabrication.

The successful applicant will be employed by the ATNZ Trust and assigned to a locally respected company.

Do you fit the profile?

•Do you want to earn while you learn?
•Are you committed to 3 – 4 years study?
•Have you completed a pre trade course and have an interest in mechanical subjects?
•Do you have NCEA level 2 in Maths and English?
•Do you have a restricted or full drivers licence?

 

If so, then click on APPLY NOW to submit your application.

Light Fabrication Apprenticeship

Manukau, Auckland | ATNZ

Apprentice Training New Zealand (ATNZ) is seeking applicants that have a genuine interest in engineering and are keen to start a Light Fabrication apprenticeship based in Manukau, Auckland. Light Fabricators typically work with sheet metals and lighter gauge plate and pipes to produce a large variety of metal products.

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Job Description

Light Fabrication Apprenticeship

Manukau, Auckland | ATNZ

Apprentice Training New Zealand (ATNZ) is seeking applicants that have a genuine interest in engineering and are keen to start a Light Fabrication apprenticeship based in Manukau, Auckland.

Light Fabricators typically work with sheet metals and lighter gauge plate and pipes to produce a large variety of metal products.

Do you fit the profile?

• Do you want to earn while you learn?
• Are you committed to 3-4 years study?
• Do you have aluminium welding experience or a welding pre-trade?
• Do you have NCEA level 2 in Maths and English?
• Do you have a current New Zealand driver’s license, either full or restricted?

 

If so, then click on the Apply Now button to submit your application.

Engineering Apprentice - Fabrication (Light)

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 who have a team of highly skilled engineers and certified welders for you to learn from.

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Job Description

Engineering Apprentice - Fabrication (Light)

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 who have 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 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.

 

Click on Apply Now to complete an application.

General Engineering Apprenticeship

Rotorua | ATNZ

Do you want to be part of something challenging and rewarding? Working with this kiwi owned and operated team and you will have the opportunity to make a real difference, learning from passionate, supportive and engaging people.

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Job Description

General Engineering Apprenticeship

Rotorua | ATNZ

Do you want to be part of something challenging and rewarding? Working with this kiwi owned and operated team and you will have the opportunity to make a real difference, learning from passionate, supportive and engaging people.

 

-Fully funded apprenticeship
-Ongoing support and guidance
-PPE provided
-Learn on-the-job

Apprentice Training New Zealand (ATNZ) is the largest employer of mechanical engineering apprentices in New Zealand. They are currently looking for a mechanically minded individual to start their career in mechanical engineering based in Rotorua.

Training as a General Engineer will give you a broad variety of skills and knowledge. General engineers learn about fitting, machining, welding, maintenance, repair, hydraulics, pneumatics, and fabrication.

The successful apprentice will be employed by the ATNZ Trust and assigned to a locally respected company where they will gain valuable on the job training while studying to become a qualified engineer.

Do you fit the profile?
-Do you want to earn while you learn? (Training rates start at $14.16 per hour)
-Are you committed to 3 – 4 years study?
-Have you completed a pre-trade course or have relevant experience?
-Do you have NCEA level 2 in Maths and English?
-Do you have a restricted or full drivers licence?

Professionalism in the workplace will prove you successful in this role, so you will need to possess great reliability, punctuality and self-presentation.

Pre-employment checks will form part of the eligibility process. These include aptitude, medical and drug testing as well as reference checks.

General Engineering Apprenticeship

Te Awamutu | ATNZ

Apprentice Training New Zealand (ATNZ) is the largest employer of mechanical engineering apprentices in New Zealand. We are currently looking for a mechanically minded individual to start their career in mechanical engineering based in Te Awamutu.

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Job Description

General Engineering Apprenticeship

Te Awamutu | ATNZ

Apprentice Training New Zealand (ATNZ) is the largest employer of mechanical engineering apprentices in New Zealand. We are currently looking for a mechanically minded individual to start their career in mechanical engineering based in Te Awamutu. 

Training as a General Engineer will give you a broad variety of skills and knowledge. General engineers learn about fitting, machining, welding, maintenance, repair, hydraulics, pneumatics, and fabrication.

 

The successful apprentice will be employed by the ATNZ Trust and assigned to a locally respected company where they will gain valuable on the job training while studying to become a qualified engineer.

Do you fit the profile?

  • Do you want to earn while you learn? 
  • Are you committed to 3 – 4 years study?
  • Have you completed a pre trade course or have relevant experience?
  • Do you have NCEA level 2 in Maths and English?
  • Do you have a restricted or full drivers licence?

Professionalism in the workplace will prove you successful in this role, so you will need to possess great reliability, punctuality and self-presentation. 

Pre-employment checks will form part of the eligibility process. These include aptitude, medical and drug testing as well as reference checks. 

Light Automotive Apprenticeship

Matamata | ATNZ

Crazy about cars?Apprentice Training New Zealand (ATNZ) is currently looking for a mechanically minded individual to start their career in Light Automotive Engineering based in Matamata.

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Job Description

Light Automotive Apprenticeship

Matamata | ATNZ

Crazy about cars?

Apprentice Training New Zealand (ATNZ) is currently looking for a mechanically minded individual to start their career in Light Automotive Engineering based in Matamata.

 

Light automotive engineers are able to diagnose and repair mechanical and electronics faults in a wide range of vehicles, so this is an excellent opportunity for someone to build a great career from the ground up!

With ATNZ you get your qualification for FREE and we pay you to do it.

  • Fully funded apprenticeship
  • Ongoing support and guidance
  • PPE provided
  • Learn on-the-job

Do you fit the profile?

  • Do you want to earn while you learn?  
  • Are you committed to 3 – 4 years study?
  • Do you have auto experience or have you completed a pre trade course in automotive engineering?
  • Do you have NCEA level 2 in maths and english?
  • Do you have a restricted or full manual drivers licence?

Professionalism in the workplace will be a key marker of your success in this role and you will need to possess reliability, punctuality and good self-presentation.

Pre-employment checks will form part of the eligibility process. These include aptitude, medical and drug testing as well as reference checks. 

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 8 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 4 years study?
  • Do you have NCEA English and Maths (Computing an advantage)
  • Do you have a restricted or full drivers’ licence? (or a desire to get one).

Heavy Fabrication Apprenticeship

Edgecumbe | ATNZ

With ATNZ you get your qualification for FREE and we pay you to do it. Fully funded apprenticeship
Ongoing support and guidance
PPE provided
Learn on-the-job
Do you fit the profile?Do you want to earn while you learn?  (Training rates start at $14.

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Job Description

Heavy Fabrication Apprenticeship

Edgecumbe | ATNZ

With ATNZ you get your qualification for FREE and we pay you to do it.

  • Fully funded apprenticeship
  • Ongoing support and guidance
  • PPE provided
  • Learn on-the-job

Do you fit the profile?

  • Do you want to earn while you learn?  (Training rates start at $14.16 per hour)
  • Are you committed to 3-4 years study?
  • Are you interested in welding or have welding experience?
  • Do you have NCEA level 2 in Maths and English?
  • Do you have a current full or restricted NZ driver licence?

Professionalism in the workplace will be a key marker to whether you succeed in this role, so you will need to possess great reliability, punctuality and self-presentation.

Pre-employment testing including aptitude, medical and drug testing will form part of the eligibility process.

 

Apprentice Training New Zealand (ATNZ) is seeking applicants that have a genuine interest in Engineering and are keen to start working while they gain their qualification in Heavy Fabrication based in Edgecumbe.

You will be employed by ATNZ and hosted by McKenzie and Ridley (Kawerau) Ltd, a privately owned New Zealand company with operational capabilities in NZ, Australia and South Pacific.There you will learn on the job while studying to become a qualified engineer.

Heavy Fabrication Apprenticeship

Papakura, Auckland | ATNZ

Apprentice Training New Zealand (ATNZ) is seeking applicants that have a genuine interest in engineering and are keen to start working while they gain their qualification in Heavy Fabrication based in Papakura, Auckland.

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Job Description

Heavy Fabrication Apprenticeship

Papakura, Auckland | ATNZ

Apprentice Training New Zealand (ATNZ) is seeking applicants that have a genuine interest in engineering and are keen to start working while they gain their qualification in Heavy Fabrication based in Papakura, Auckland.

ATNZ apprentices are seconded to locally respected engineering companies where they learn on the job while studying to become a qualified engineer. 

 

With ATNZ you get your qualification for FREE and we pay you to do it.

  • Fully funded apprenticeship
  • Ongoing support and guidance
  • PPE provided
  • Learn on-the-job

Do you fit the profile?

  • Do you want to earn while you learn?  (Training rates start at $14.16 per hour)
  • Are you committed to 3-4 years study?
  • Are you interested in welding or have welding experience?
  • Do you have NCEA level 2 in Maths and English?
  • Do you have a current full or restricted NZ driver licence?

Professionalism in the workplace will be a key marker to whether you succeed in this role, so you will need to possess great reliability, punctuality and self-presentation.

Pre-employment testing including aptitude, medical and drug testing will form part of the eligibility process.

Heavy Fabrication Apprenticeship

Onehunga, Auckland | ATNZ

Apprentice Training New Zealand (ATNZ) is the largest employer of mechanical engineering apprentices in New Zealand. They are now seeking applicants that have a genuine interest in engineering, who are keen to start their career in Heavy Fabrication. This opportunity is based in Onehunga, Auckland.

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Job Description

Heavy Fabrication Apprenticeship

Onehunga, Auckland | ATNZ

Apprentice Training New Zealand (ATNZ) is the largest employer of mechanical engineering apprentices in New Zealand. They are now seeking applicants that have a genuine interest in engineering, who are keen to start their career in Heavy Fabrication. This opportunity is based in Onehunga, Auckland. 

With ATNZ you get your qualification for FREE and we pay you to do it.

 

  • Fully funded apprenticeship
  • Ongoing support and guidance
  • Personal protective equipment provided
  • Learn on-the-job.

The successful apprentice will be employed by the ATNZ Trust and assigned to a locally respected company where they will gain valuable on the job training whilst studying to become a qualified engineer.

Do you fit the profile?

  • Do you want to earn while you learn? (Training rates start at $14.16 per hour)
  • Are you committed to 3 – 4 years study?
  • Have you completed a pre-trade course or have relevant experience?
  • Do you have NCEA level 2 in Maths and English?
  • Do you have a restricted or full drivers licence?

Professionalism in the workplace will be a key marker of success in this role, so you will need to possess great reliability, punctuality and self-presentation.

Pre-employment checks will form part of the eligibility process. This includes aptitude, medical and drug testing as well as reference checks. 

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

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.

Apprenticeship in Furniture Making

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.  The small team are highly skilled, so you will have excellent training.

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Job Description

Apprenticeship in Furniture Making

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. The small team are highly skilled, so you will have excellent training.

Ward Manufacturing do exceptional work in both the office furniture and fitout space, along with one off bespoke domestic furniture pieces. You can check out their work here at https://www.systemscommercial.com/ and https://mrandmrsward.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 are 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.

 

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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 are looking for a new staff member and this job is full of variety.

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Job Description

Saw Doctor Apprenticeship

Taupo | Tenon Clearwood LP

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

Tenon Clearwood LP are 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.

  • Saw setups 
  • Assisting the tradesmen with saw changes
  • of all bandsaw and edger guides and also melting and production of edger guide babbits
  • Ensuring Headrig, Filer, Stenner and Board Edger oilers are regularly filled
  • Sawbox cleaning
  • Assisting the tradesmen in lifting saws on and off Sawshop machine 
  • Regular housekeeping of Sawshop and machine centre’s
  • Assisting tradesmen with maintenance on Sawshop and Sawmill machine centre’s
  • 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 & safety

 

 

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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.

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Job Description

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.

 

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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

Apprenticeship in Signmaking

Otahuhu, Auckland | Sign FX

This is an amazing opportunity for a creative person with some experience to step in and learn from highly experienced sign-makers. You will have a strong eye for detail and be confident with computers and technology.

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Job Description

Apprenticeship in Signmaking

Otahuhu, Auckland | Sign FX

This is an amazing opportunity for a creative person with some experience to step in and learn from highly experienced sign-makers.

You will have a strong eye for detail and be confident with computers and technology. The work of an experienced sign-maker is to design, print and install signs in a range of materials, for indoor and outdoor use. 

At SignFX the team create new and exciting signage every day and you will be a part of that. You will receive great training here. You can watch this time-lapse on their website of a hand-painted mural they created for Wondertree at Auckland Airport - CLICK HERE

What you will need:

  • English or media studies
  • Creative Arts studies 
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Flexible attitude and excellent work ethic

Sign FX work some shift work as jobs sometimes need to be done in the evening. They do pay overtime and penalty rates. You need to be willing to work flexible hours. 

 

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Sign Making 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

Sign Making 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 program and for the right candidate this can lead onto 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
  • Strong eye for detail
  • Have proven attendance and time keeping 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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Cabinetmaker 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

Cabinetmaker 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 3-4 years study?
  • Do you have NCEA English and Maths
  • Do you have a restricted or full drivers’ licence?

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Apprenticeships – what you need to know

  • Generally, you will need NCEA Level 2 passes in Maths, English or Science
  • You get a job with the company/industry you like then your employer enrols you into an apprenticeship with Competenz
  • You will need New Zealand residency and the right to work in New Zealand to enrol in an apprenticeship
  • 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
  • Typically, an apprenticeship takes four years to complete
  • Your employer will pay you an apprentice wage, and this will vary depending on the job you choose. Once qualified, you will earn a full wage
  • 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

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