Covid-19 Update

Covid-19 Level 2 status for ETC – what this means is limited access at the physical office of ETC from 18 May 2020. Dave Cullen aka Cully will continue to offer his support to apprentices and employers via cellphone calls, video chats (as needed) so any contact for Cully via 027 443 0107 or email For those apprentices who have been doing their assessments during the level 4 and 3 lockdown time – great work to you all and keep on to it. Take up Cully’s offer of support and txt him…

ETC Apprenticeship Awards 2019

Joel Campbell from Fonterra Whareroa has won the Engineering Taranaki Consortium (ETC) Apprentice of the Year Award for 2019 at the ETC Awards evening held at the Devon Hotel last night (Thursday 14 November). Read more


  The ETC Apprenticeship Awards has provided a valuable investment for sponsorship in years past, with our 2019 offering another step up! Put your name to an event that celebrates industry talent in our region and recognizes apprentices and employers commitment to growing our future workforce. As we gear up to celebrating a significant milestone in 2019 as the 15th year of the ETC Awards. As a sponsor, there is something for everyone and we are keen to talk with you on what this could look like. Any questions or inquiries please let…

Vacancy for Academic Staff Member Mechanical Engineering

Due to increased course offerings in Semester Two we are looking for applications for those who would like to be involved in the teaching of mechanical engineering at WITT. The role is part of our busy and growing Trades team. For further information please go to

Two new member companies to ETC

Two new member companies to ETC. Superior Stainless Ltd and Fonterra Whareroa join ETC offering further diversity as medium & large employers in Taranaki who bring their own unique business contributions to the collective ETC approach. Fresh ideas and energy, commitment and past investment in upskilling and growing the talent pool for the benefit of the industry and our region. Check out the new member pages.