Accelerate your career with a nationally recognised qualification!

Industrial textiles are everywhere! From tents, sails and vehicle upholstery to trampolines, marquees and inflatable boats – and the industry is looking for the next generation of fabricators.

Through MAST Academy, you can get qualified on-the-job with the New Zealand Certificate in Industrial Textile Fabrication (Level 3). This training programme will provide you with the skills and knowledge to work safely and accurately fabricate a variety of industrial textile products – from canvas fabrication to motor trimming.


MAST Academy also offers a Workplace Trainer Certificate for employers who are wanting to be the best trainer and mentor for the next generation of talent. This module teaches you how to mentor learners, train apprentices, verify assessments and provide support. Contact MAST to learn more.

OFPANZ also offers incredible opportunities for MAST Academy learners to be recognised in the industry through our annual Apprentice of the Year Awards. Find out how you can become the 2023 Apprentice of the Year, or view the success stories of previous recipients below.

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Success Stories