Machinists produce precision components from scratch using both traditional methods and
high-tech equipment.


We can provide training plans, support and qualifications - tailored to your businesses specific needs.

What do we offer?

We partner with members of your industry to help recruit and build talented employees. This support includes promoting careers in your industry, identifying potential apprentices, and encouraging work placements.

We also ensure your industry’s qualifications continue to meet needs, support industry events like conferences, competitions and graduations and regularly celebrate your learners’ success.

When apprentices enrol, we assign them a Competenz account manager. Our account managers understand the industry and the skills learners and businesses need to gain.

Qualifications available

The Machining strand is for those employed in enterprises where the emphasis is on precision machining of components. These enterprises typically employ sophisticated CNC mills and lathes to produce engineering components to high degrees of tolerance and finish.

It is intended to provide training for people in an occupation traditionally referred to as Precision Machinists.

NZQA qualification overview

National Certificate in Mechanical Engineering Level 4