Training Advisor Central
Palmerston North, New Zealand
4h ago


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Training Advisor

Te āhua o Te Tūrunga The nature of the position

This position is based in Hawkes Bay reporting to the Regional Manager Apprenticeships Central. You will be the Trusted Advisor for our Apprentices and customers in the engineering sector.

You will build and maintain positive relationships with learners and employers whilst ensuring your engagement reflects a thorough understanding of your customers business.

You will have absolute focus on the learner, setting them up for success and providing tailored support through their apprenticeship whilst also focusing on apprenticeship replenishment and growth through identification of wider business opportunities.

The new Training Advisor will be joining a passionate and committed team and will need a high level of motivation and commitment to achieving successful outcomes.

If this sounds like you and you are looking for a rewarding role please apply today :

Ngā tino Pūkenga / Whēako Essential skills / experiences for the role

  • Industry related (Mechanical, Fabrication or related Engineering) qualifications and experience
  • Sales Training and / or qualification / or experience
  • Workplace Assessor and / or Moderator
  • Experience in a customer focused role.
  • Adult education certificate or Training delivery qualification and / or experience
  • Strong administrative skills
  • Strong planning and organisational skills with the ability to manage own territory effectively and efficiently to meet the needs of the customer
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Understanding and knowledge of health and safety legislation
  • A high level of computer literacy and proficient in Microsoft office suite
  • Understanding of Education or Training industry would be beneficial
  • Ko wai mātou? Who are we?

    Competenz helps Kiwis build skills, careers and businesses.

    At Competenz, we work with over 3,500 companies and 20,000+ learners to deliver education across 36 industries around New Zealand.

    We build skills, careers, and businesses in Aotearoa through learning, most of which takes place on-the-job.

    We partner with employers, apprentices, schools, training providers, and assessors across the country to help New Zealanders.

    We are geographically spread across New Zealand, and our main support office is centrally located at Newmarket, Auckland.

    Competenz is a business division within Work Based Learning Limited, a subsidiary of Te Pūkenga (New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology).

    Te Pūkenga is a new, national tertiary education provider that delivers all classroom, digital, and work-based learning.

    We are proud to be part of Te Pūkenga’s vision to reshape and grow vocational education in Aotearoa. By bringing together a variety of learning methods, we aim to deliver the best possible outcomes for our employers and learners, who are always at the heart of everything we do.

    You can learn more about Te Pūkenga at www.tepū

    Here at Competenz, we are on a journey to becoming a bicultural workplace and honouring Te Tiriti in all our customs and practices.

    We are looking for people to support and engage with us on this journey.

    Why work for us?

    If you are looking for an interesting and varied role within a highly focused and efficient team, this is the ideal job for you.

  • Competitive remuneration
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Wellness programme, including flu vaccinations, discounts with Southern Cross and Lumino dentists
  • Be part of a great team
  • Great work / life balance
  • Extra-long, long weekends we finish midday on day before long weekends
  • Te Tono How to apply

    Apply via Seek or to find out more about us, visit

    If you join the WBL Ltd whānau, you’ll see we take the wellbeing and safety of our people very seriously. We support all initiatives to ensure people are vaccinated against COVID to protect the most vulnerable members of our community.

    We expect all new employees to be vaccinated and preferred candidates will need to provide evidence of this as part of the recruitment process.

    Please note : we do not work to fixed closing dates and will start considering applications as they are received so we encourage you to apply early.

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