Keep up to date with what’s happening in the welding industry, plus the latest news and action from both our Rotorua and Papakura campuses.

01Jul
News A2 T V2

Kickstart Your Career at our Brand New Campus

From 28 August, NZ Welding School will be training students from our brand new Aspire2 Trades campus in Wiri, Manukau.


We'll still be the good old NZ Welding School you know and love with all your favourite tutors, just in a flash new building. Located at 30b Ash Road it’s close to public transport and we’ll continue to run a pick-up and drop-off service from Manukau and Homai train stations.


Aspire2 Trades campus is a purpose built site that will deliver the NZ Welding School programme as well as also offer Forklift Training, Painting & Decorating, CAD TechnicianTraining and more.


We’re committed as always to creating courses and programmes that will deliver practical skills for our students that create future opportunities. We want to ensure our graduates are employable and employed and for this we have the Aspire2 Work service which you can read about here.


If you would like to look at the full list of programmes Aspire2 Trades offers you can check out the website here. Or give us a call on 0800 236 765.

17Nov
News 1

The top 10 highest earning jobs - NZ Herald

The construction industry continues to grow, with good job prospects for
engineers, project managers, welders, carpenters and electricians.

28Oct
Wantacareer

Skilled welder shortage means firms recruit outside UK

"In the old days we didn't have to advertise, we just told our welders
we needed some more people, and they would ask a mate. Today, we can't find welders. There's a skills shortage in the UK"

17Oct
Women Welders

American manufacturing and welding to women: We want you!

Six years after the start of a deep recession and a growing call for more middle-class manufacturing jobs, one American industry is tackling workforce development in a unique way. Welding is courting fresh recruits—women in particular.