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24 September 2020

Diploma programme bolsters leadership confidence

IDEA Services is upskilling its 200+ Service Managers with support from industry training organis...
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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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2 September 2020

Journey to resettling: former refugee now helpi...

Kumari Timsina knows full well the challenges of settling into a foreign land. As a former refuge...
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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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12 August 2020

Diploma graduate helps victims on journey of re...

“It is very rewarding coming into people’s darkest  moments and just helping them gain cont...
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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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9 July 2020

Training helps Greymouth employee support peopl...

“You see people change and grow and you see their mana enhance. That’s what inspires me, in...
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8 July 2020

Qualification a great fit for the financial men...

Financial mentor, Kathryn Burton usually plays a key role as trainer, consultant and workshop fac...
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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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2 July 2020

ITO combats sector skills shortage despite rapi...

MEDIA RELEASE 2 July 2020 Careerforce, the Industry Training Organisation (ITO) for the broader h...
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19 June 2020

Careerforce’s partnership with Yale empowers fe...

“This has been a vehicle for me to express myself. It’s given me hope, it’s empowered me. It has ...
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4 June 2020

Careerforce welcomes targeted training and appr...

3 June 2020 Careerforce welcomes targeted training and apprenticeships fund Minister of Education...
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21 May 2020

Lockdown wonders: Volunteers stepping up in the...

In times of crisis, it is heartening to see people go beyond self, and think about others. In Dun...
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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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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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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...
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11 May 2020

Recognising the essential role and responsibili...

“We are responsible for everybody that walks in that door,” says Leeanne Clarke, one of the clean...
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7 May 2020

Lockdown wonders: ‘Bowl cut’ to recognise hard ...

When Andrea McKee posted on Facebook that she needed a haircut and is tempted to get a ‘bowl cut’...
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4 May 2020

Careerforce partners with Ministry of Health to...

4 May 2020 MEDIA RELEASE   Careerforce has collaborated with the Ministry of Health to creat...
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17 February 2020

Training to support people and families affecte...

Police data published in June 2019 found that 133, 022 family harm investigations were conducted ...
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21 January 2020

Gateway programme: motivational and eye opening...

It’s okay not to have all the answers when you’re seventeen, Villa Maria College student, Charlot...
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21 January 2020

Privilege of working with the elderly

When you feel it’s a privilege to be working with and looking after the elderly, you know you hav...
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17 December 2019

High time for recognition of vocational excellence

At senior prize giving in Sacred Heart Girls’ College in New Plymouth, there was a new award hand...
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10 December 2019

Consent and Moderation Requirements (CMR) update

The Consent and Moderation Requirements (CMRs) that apply to unit standards for which Careerforce...
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6 November 2019

Human Services Unit Standard Review

Careerforce is reviewing two Human Services unit standards that are currently listed on the Direc...
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4 November 2019

Health and Disability Principles in Practice Un...

Careerforce is reviewing four Health and Disability Principles in Practice unit standards that ar...
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4 November 2019

Whānau Ora and Community Support Unit Standard...

Careerforce is reviewing four Whānau Ora and Community Support unit standards that are currently ...
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4 November 2019

Diversional and Recreational Therapy Unit Stand...

Careerforce is reviewing six Diversional Therapy unit standards that are currently listed on the ...
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25 October 2019

Street Jam: Encouraging talk about mental health

Originally published in Strength to Strength October 2019 and republished with permission In Balc...
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15 October 2019

Introducing the Disability Advisory Group

One of Careerforce’s 2019 challenges is to hear the voices of those with lived experience. ...