If you have an interest in making things work, are inquisitive and able to think outside the box then this may be the pathway for you. It covers a whole range of working styles from hands-on assembly to cutting-edge research, busy production lines to crafts and computer design. These jobs offer opportunities to make new discoveries and a practical difference to the world.
Manufacturing and Technology
This pathway may be for you if you are interested in:
- Wood, metals, textiles, chemicals or other materials
- Making or processing food or beverages
- Using technology to develop and monitor production
- Working with your hands
- Managing and planning production
For examples of jobs and careers in the sector check out Careers.govt.nz.
For more information on the Manufacturing and Technology pathway, visit Youth Guarantee.