About AMS Group

Specialists in Driver Training, Machinery Operator Training and Workplace Health and Safety Training!

Kevin Wall in front of an AMS Group truck used for truck licence courses

AMS Group Ltd is a registered private training establishment (PTE) specialising in a number of key areas of industrial training including, health and safety training, machinery operation, forklift courses, scaffolding, crane training, working at heights, driver training and much more! AMS Group has an established reputation for quality and reliability of its training services and programs with extensive NZQA accreditations. We focus on the quality of our trainers who have come from industry and that our learners are able to engage with. The company is an approved NZTA licence provider.

AMS Group offers a large number of courses at our regional locations.  The public courses are able to be viewed and booked on our course schedule

We also offer a much wider range of courses delivered on your site using your equipment that your team use every day. There is a wide range of refresher training available.

AMS Group is 100% NZ owned and operated

AMS Group is owned by Managing Director, Kevin Wall (pictured).

Since its inception in 1998, AMS Group has grown from one site in Huntly, focused solely on heavy vehicle licensing, to a ‘peace of mind’ training provider across many industries, with specialist training within these industries. The company now has eight branches with 7 in the North Island and a branch in Christchurch. There are new locations being added all of the time and a number of additional training only locations.

Our Promise to Customers


AMS Group Offers Nationwide Service

The extensive New Zealand wide locations also enables AMS Group to provide a superior level of service to its customers with multiple locations and environments throughout the country, offering businesses of all sizes the same level of professional service.

AMS Group is expanding its services through the purchase of specialist training providers to support its industry training services within sectors such as ports and stevedoring.

AMS Group is Committed to Delivering the Best Training

Pacific Medicare work with AMS Group to provide First Aid training with a high level of practical components and tailored programmes that address the first aid scenario's that your team are most likely to encounter and a commitment to provide all learners with the confidence to act. 

Industry Based Programme Development

AMS Group has a  focus on delivery of key outcomes for all learners and works with both Government, industry and business to focus on the opportunity for the learner and enabling confidence through qualification.  AMS Group is committed to meeting Government priorities by stair casing people into employment and will continue to develop programmes that enable this process. Some of these include:

  • Department of Corrections: Driver development, rural training and distribution and warehousing
  • Scaffolding industry and MSD: Scaffolding Pre-Employment Programme
  • Ministry of Social Development:  Certificate in Transport and Introduction to Roading and Infrastructure
  • Transport Industry: Class 4 Programme Development

AMS Group provide a single supplier for industry training which gives provides customers peace of mind and our learners confidence.