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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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13 September 2021

Review of Level 3 and 4 unit standards in the Y...

Careerforce undertook a scheduled review of Level 3 & 4 unit standards in the Youth Deve...
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10 September 2021

Apprentice develops pūrākau to address mental i...

Stigma and discrimination against people with mental distress or illness is still very much a pro...
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8 September 2021

Cleaners, laundry and housekeeping staff –...

Those of us with elderly relatives and friends in care should never underestimate the powerful co...
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8 September 2021

Pacific graduate is passionate about improving ...

Congratulations to Kramer Hoeflich who recently completed his Level 4 Health and Wellbeing Commun...
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8 September 2021

Review of 17 unit standards in the Health, Disa...

Careerforce is reviewing 17 unit standards in the Health, Disability, and Aged Support subfield, ...
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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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30 August 2021

Revision of 12 unit standards in the Health, Di...

Careerforce intends to revise 12 standards in the Health, Disability, and Aged Support subfield a...
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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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23 August 2021

Free learning resources to help halt the spread...

As New Zealand’s Level 4 lockdown is extended nationally again, we would like to share some usefu...
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6 August 2021

Review of Health and Wellbeing Level 2 and 3 Un...

Careerforce is in the process of reviewing a number of Level 2 and Level 3 Health & Wellbeing...
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30 June 2021

Careerforce Apprenticeship in Social and Commun...

Waikeria Prison staff are making the most of a pilot programme focusing on health and wellbeing. ...
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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...
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11 June 2021

Apprenticeship easiest way to upskill for Chris...

Mother of three children under 5, Emma McIvor, is so proud to have completed her Apprenticeship i...
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10 June 2021

Diabetes Awareness: Understanding and managing ...

We speak to Careerforce staff who have experience in managing diabetes from two different perspec...
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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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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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24 March 2021

Apprentices tackle the world of stigma, discrim...

The marginalized and isolated community of drug users face stigma and discrimination every day. F...
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23 March 2021

Apprenticeship duo are transforming young lives

Apprentice graduates at the Mahitahi Trust have become shining lights for young people during t...
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4 March 2021

WDC Nominations and Appointment Committees

The establishment of six Workforce Development Councils (WDCs) is a key element of the Reform of ...
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18 February 2021

Aged care staff took residents ‘traveling aroun...

It started when New Zealand was plunged into lockdown because of Covid-19. In March 2020, the who...
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17 February 2021

Apprentice primary care assistant unexpected fi...

It wasn’t part of Sarah Jones’ plan to become a first responder that night while she was driving ...
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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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9 February 2021

Pam’s Healthy Chili

Prep time: 20-30 mins Ingredients: 1 lb or 450 grams ground beef or Quorn soy mince (you can use ...
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9 February 2021

A heart to heart talk

February is Heart Health Awareness Month. We speak to Pam Harris, Careerforce Apprenticeship Advi...
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21 January 2021

Teacher aides making a difference in the lives ...

For students of Kerikeri High School with special educational needs, their teacher aides are alwa...