Digital Skills for Manufacturing

Are your staff confident to engage with digital change?

The Competenz business division of Te Pūkenga has launched a new micro-credential tailored to the manufacturing industry’s current and future digital needs.

This course is for manufacturing organisations that,

  • Are moving towards increasingly digital solutions
  • Need their people to come with them bringing the digital confidence and mindset to roll technological change
  • Want to promote an understanding of how data ‘joins up’ different systems and processes in real-time



In the workplace

NZQA qualification


Best for

Operational staff in the manufacturing sector


27 hours (flexible delivery)

Participants in this programme will be able to:

  • Learn the digital basics, and a digital growth mindset
  • Understand the data process flow, and why it’s important
  • They’ll get their heads around ERPs, and the relationship between data and quality
  • Directly apply what they learn to your company’s specific programmes, software and data requirements


Format of delivery is flexible depending on your organisation’s needs – 6 x 2-day block courses at spaced intervals, ongoing weekly delivery or a one-week intensive programme. Training delivery is on-site at your organisation and we are able to deliver this programme nationwide.

Talk to us for more details

Contact Sarah Balfour at Upskills on 021 969 642 to find out more about how this course can help future-proof your people.


Buckley Systems, manufacturers of precision electromagnets, ran the Digital Skills for Manufacturing micro-credential for their operational staff. Hear more about the benefits their participants and the company enjoyed in this video: