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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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24 August 2021

Tongan care worker seizes opportunities to upsk...

Uinita (Nita) Tapaatoutai is a hard worker and an inspiration to others.  She balances two work r...
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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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20 May 2021

Encouraging Pacific youth into healthcare

Auckland-based Health Care Assistant (HCA), Calvin Fuimaono Aiesi Naoia, encourages young Pacific...
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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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22 April 2021

The Gateway advantage: high school leaver strai...

Motueka High School leaver, Brigid Creagh is beginning her dream career in healthcare. She says d...
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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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28 July 2020

Investing in Auckland community through on-job ...

Auckland DHB’s Health Care Assistant Programme gave 18 new cadets the opportunity to start a care...
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7 July 2020

Health & Wellbeing Apprenticeship boosts c...

“The apprenticeship opened my eyes. I tell you it just pushed me to another level. It’s the best ...
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13 May 2020

Proud infection control record for Hokianga cle...

Hokianga Health’s vision is to be the centre of excellence for rural health care.  Based at the t...
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20 September 2019

Careerforce Celebrates 25 Years

On Thursday 19 September, Careerforce celebrated its 25th anniversary. On this day, back in 1994,...
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8 May 2019

Proud moment for healthcare graduates recognise...

Waitemata DHB staff were thrilled to receive special recognition at a graduation for Careerforce-...
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14 March 2019

Health Care Assistants and Careerforce Training

Lacey Easson is a health care assistant at Invercargill Medical Centre.She has just graduated fro...
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3 December 2018

Very proud moment for Tairawhiti based Brownie ...

Very proud moment for Tairāwhiti based Brownie Sadlier Brownie Sadlier has recently received his ...
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3 December 2018

Proud moment for Brownie Sadlier

Brownie Sadlier has recently received his very first certificate, confirming he has passed the le...
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15 November 2018

Industry training is the better investment

'Via industry training, we are investing in skilled and passionate people,' says Careerforce Inte...
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6 November 2018

New Employer Newsletter – Skills for Good

We’d like to introduce the first issue of our newsletter for employers – Skills for G...
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3 July 2018

Christchurch Hospital orderly first in the coun...

Craig Stewart of Christchurch Hospital is something of a groundbreaker. In 2014 he became the fir...
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19 June 2018

On-the-job training became stepping stone for a...

Jaden Olsen said he hardly went to school and didn’t really like it. He just turned up for exams ...
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16 May 2017

New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing...

Programme overview The aim of this programme is to develop and recognise the skills of healthcare...