Tectra is a Category 2  NZQA accredited PTE (Private Training Institution) with over 50 years experience in delivering education and training to people in New Zealand's Wool Industry.



For  general enquiries, contact us on 0800 496 657

Wool Harvesting Training

Shearing, wool handling and pressing training throughout New Zealand. Tectra programmes represent current best practice and are endorsed and supported by the wool harvesting industry.

Modern Apprenticeships

Learn while you work!

This Apprenticeship provides young people with the opportunity to develop the skills required for a career in the wool harvesting industry.

Certificate in Wool Technology

The recognised qualification for wool industry professionals; an extramural tertiary-level course for people interested in the production, harvesting and preparation of wool.

Straight to Work

Programmes in Dairy Farming and Wool Harvesting (shearing and wool handling). These courses are run in partnership with regional Work and Income Offices. Within 8 weeks you could be working on a farm. 

Certificate in Wool Technology: Classing

The programme for wool handlers seeking to advance their skills into wool classing. This is an advanced qualification which is recognised in Australia. 


Info for Contractors
Pre Shears 2014
Tectra Pressing Workshop
Tectra Pressing Workshop


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