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Welcome to Careerforce

Careerforce is New Zealand’s health and community support services Industry Training Organisation. Through workplace training, we help to improve the health and wellbeing of everyday New Zealanders.

Our flexible qualifications are designed specifically for trainees who are working or volunteering in health, aged support, mental health, disability, social services, youth work, cleaning and urban pest management.

With an ever increasing demand for quality care and support in our community, now is the time to develop our workforce. Investing in training is an investment in your future and the future of New Zealand.

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Family Carers – It’s their turn to be recognised

In the last issue of Family Care, the national not for profit Carers NZ invited expressions of interest from family carers wishing to achieve a New Zealand health and wellbeing qualification in 2015. “We had a […]

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A spotlight on training in an invisible industry

“Cleaning as an occupation is often underrated. It’s a hugely invisible industry”: Claude Gibbs, managing director Safety Work Kits and Careerforce Trainer/Assessor. Cleaning is a critical aspect of many business, tourism, education and health providers, […]

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Training reinforces core skills for Canterbury DHB cleaners

Over the past year some of the in-house cleaning team at The Princess Margaret Hospital (TPMH) and Hillmorton Hospital have been working towards gaining cleaning qualifications. CDHB Service Manager, Housekeeping and Uniforms, Pauline Tootell, says […]

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Kaiawhina Engagement Survey shows broad level of support for draft actions

The Kaiāwhina Workforce Taskforce has received the survey report and confirmed it for publication.  The Kaiāwhina Workforce 5-year draft actions were prepared between January and May 2015.  An on-line survey was developed with the purpose […]

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Pacific Homecare Training Coordinator fully embraces the value of education

Emmily Samuel started out as a support worker, gained her Level 2 and then Level 3 qualifications and last month completed her assessor qualification, all with the support of Careerforce. She’s now the training coordinator at Pacific Homecare and was voted employee of the month.

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