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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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An invisible industry in the aged care sector

Quality training for cleaners is an investment in business and best practice. Trained and qualified cleaners help improve quality and safety and reduce some of the risks. Staff also benefit by gaining confidence and self-esteem […]

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Graduation was electric! Lifting morale, confidence and pride for DHB cleaners

Graduates danced in the aisles at a colourful celebration of success in July. A record 205 cleaning staff were filled with pride as they graduated with nationally recognised qualifications. Counties Manukau Health Service Manager for […]

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‘Opening our eyes’: Transferring learning to enable better person-centred support services

This study focuses on a specific piece of evaluation carried out for the organisation which aimed to discover how effectively the organisation is using training to support ‘training transfer’, that is, the application of the knowledge […]

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Register Now to receive early bird prices for November Conference

The full programme has now been confirmed. Register before 31 August to receive the Early Bird discount. New Zealand’s national iconic museum Te Papa in Wellington is the venue for the 2015 Careerforce Workforce Development Conference (CWDC). The event will offer insights, experience and opinion from leading health, wellness and social service workforce leaders from both New Zealand and around the world.

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Kaitaia leads the way with cleaning qualifications

A group of cleaners at Kaitaia Hospital have become the first people to achieve the New Zealand Certificate in Cleaning level 2 (Health). All of the eight cleaners at the hospital chose to do the […]

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