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22 June 2022

Volunteer week sparks Careerforce appreciation ...

This week, Careerforce staff have given up their time and stepped away from their desks to help t...
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13 April 2022

Care and support sector reaching out to New Zea...

New Zealand’s care and support providers facing dire workforce pressures exacerbated by COVID-19 ...
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6 April 2022

Introducing the new Careerforce Prospectus 2022

A new prospectus is available now to view and download. We’re pleased to share our 2022 digital p...
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30 March 2022

Strong demand expected for new apprenticeship p...

Careerforce has launched the New Zealand Apprenticeship in Advanced Care and Support. The level 4...
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9 December 2021

A lost mobile phone becomes graduate’s key to s...

Besides a looming deadline, Filimone ‘Tukai’ Rainibogi says losing his mobile phone was just the ...
17 November 2021

The teenager who’s breaking the stigma ar...

Central Hawke’s Bay Diversional Therapy Apprentice Nika Harley has ‘found her place’ in aged resi...
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16 November 2021

Disability sector welcomes new Level 3 support ...

Industry Training Organisation, Careerforce is pleased to launch its new programme, the New Zeala...
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5 November 2021

Training funding is a big win for motivation, r...

In 2020, the Government made significant additional funding available to vocational education.  T...
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27 October 2021

Te Pūkenga engaging on draft Operating Model

Te Pūkenga is engaging on its proposed Operating Model. Te Pūkenga Chair Murray Strong says the O...
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12 October 2021

A new kaitiaki and website for the Kaiāwhina Wo...

12 October 2021   4 October 2021 marked a major milestone in the implementation of the Refor...
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29 September 2021

Toitū Te Waiora Chief Executive Announced

4 October 2021 marks a major milestone in the implementation of the Reforms of Vocational Educati...
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13 September 2021

Sector welcomes new level 4 care and support qu...

Industry training organisation, Careerforce recently launched the new Advanced Care and Support L...
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6 September 2021

Decision on Transition of Careerforce’s Arrangi...

6 September 2021   In February 2019, Education Minister Chris Hipkins announced the Reform o...
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29 June 2021

Careerforce 2020 Annual Report just released

The Careerforce 2020 Annual Report highlights the 2020 year’s challenges and opportunities. Over ...
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29 June 2021

2020 Employer Survey – findings and actions

Careerforce has released its annual employer report for 2020. The report shares some of the key r...
10 June 2021

Modes of learning for work-based health and wel...

Careerforce is seeking feedback on a draft report exploring preferred modes of learning for Healt...
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17 May 2021

New Zealanders urged to consider careers in car...

17 May 2021 The vast majority of New Zealanders believe people working in community support roles...
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21 April 2021

New apprenticeship for people working in aged care

Careerforce launches new apprenticeship for the aged care workforce with support from NZACA.
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24 March 2021

Health & wellbeing leaders empowered with ...

The first cohort of health and wellbeing sector leaders came together to lift their cultural conf...
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9 February 2021

Caring at home in the time of Covid

Caring at home is not easy. Communication is very important between all family members and their ...
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23 November 2020

NZ Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advance...

We have had extensive consultation with the sectors (aged residential care, home and community, d...
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20 November 2020

Care worker embraces online learning to sprint ...

“I wear my badges proudly - they give me a sense of value and a sense of achievement.”  Golden Ba...
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16 November 2020

New e-learning module helps support kaiāwhina t...

Testing is an essential part of New Zealand’s COVID-19 elimination strategy. By identifying cases...
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11 November 2020

A fresh take on apprenticeships

Jane Wenman Chief Executive | Careerforce For many people, when they think of apprenticeships and...
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14 October 2020

Life with Dementia: entrusting care of your lov...

I really dreaded the trip to the rest home. The move had been looming for months as I could no lo...
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1 October 2020

Training journey unlocks potential for Lifewise...

When Lifewise Health and Disability rolled out the Health and Wellbeing Level 4 qualification to ...
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7 September 2020

Kaiāwhina to guide the next 5-year Action Plan ...

MEDIA RELEASE 7 September 2020 The first and formative 5-year Kaiāwhina Workforce Action Plan 201...
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13 August 2020

Creating a career path in the aged care sector

After a few years working in hospitality, Caitlin Henderson decided to change paths heading towar...
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20 May 2020

Work placement introduced student to a niche ca...

“Diversional therapy appealed to me because it’s a great way to bring fun and enjoyment into peop...
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12 May 2020

Great mentoring is key to having great staff

“I saw the benefits tenfold, having staff trained at Careerforce Level 3”   Amberley Rest Ho...