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Tectra has over 50 years experience delivering education and training to people in New Zealand’s farming industries.  Education and training is our passion.  We love helping people develop skills that employers want, and we work closely with employers to help our graduates find well paid jobs.  Our qualifications are all registered on the National Framework, and they are valued internationally.

What does Tectra do?

  • We are New Zealand’s primary provider of wool harvesting training, offering courses at every level in:

Wool handling

  • We manage the Modern Apprentice Programme for the wool harvesting industry

  • We offer a certificate course in Wool Technology which is delivered extramurally

  • We provide starter courses for school and university students looking to gain work experience and earn some money in their holidays

  • We provide health and safety training

  • We develop custom courses to suit individual requirements

  • We provide career advice and job placement for people looking to start careers in the wool industry

  • We provide support and mentoring for our trainees

  • We train and place visiting shearers and wool handlers

Tectra is a quality assured company.  We are registered and accredited by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA), and we are ISO9001 certified.

Take some time to browse through our site and get to know who we are and what we can do for you.  Give us a call if you want more information, or if you would like to register for one of our training programmes.

Call us on 0800 496 657

Or email info@tectra.co.nz