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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.

Latest news

Expiring Unit Standards and Versions 2014

A number of Unit Standards and versions are due to expire at the end of December 2014.  In Summary: Expiring Standards Moving and Handling (Health, Disability and Aged Support) – Community Support Services All versions […]

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Allied Health workforce set to up-skill

A new on-the-job-training scheme for Allied Health workers was launched in Canterbury recently. Twenty One Canterbury DHB Allied Health Assistants are beginning the new 15-month course, giving them the opportunity to gain a National Certificate in Health Assistance – Rehabilitation Assistance Strand.

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Kaiawhina Workforce Action Plan moves into next phase

Following the successful introduction of the Kaiāwhina Action Plan at the Careerforce Workforce Development Conference in May 2014, the domains and outcomes from the Kaiāwhina Action Plan framework have now been endorsed by the Boards […]

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Listening to our sector: Pasifika voices at the heart of the matter

At the end of 2013, Careerforce commissioned some research in order to better understand how to increase participation, engagement and completion of its workplace-based qualifications for Pasifika peoples.  This research was carried out by Tina […]

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Programme Consultation – Closed

Thank you for participating in the programme consultation. The survey has now been closed. Please visit the website regularly to participate in future consultations and view updates.

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