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23 May 2022

New on-site assessors eager to support learners...

Two Christchurch service managers are now equipped to support their colleagues at Christchurch Re...
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20 May 2022

Apprenticeship Boost extended until 23 December...

Careerforce supports the Government’s decision to extend the Apprenticeship Boost fund thro...
4 May 2022

Apprentice graduate transforming young lives

Te Puke apprentice, Israel Hapi is helping kids turn their lives around. A passionate advocate f...
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21 April 2022

Teenager on path to getting dream job supportin...

Hastings Girls’ High School student, Ahnaliyah Maas is passionate about working with young people...
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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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11 April 2022

Youth worker leads by example through workplace...

When youth worker Futi Ka describes his career, he refers to the Samoan proverb ‘o le ala i le pu...
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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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6 April 2022

Disability no barrier to pursuing a cleaning qu...

A cohort of staff are set to upskill thanks to their employer, Kilmarnock Enterprises, who see th...
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6 April 2022

Young apprentice the future of support work

“She may be quiet and humble in her approach, but Kayla Dobson has a maturity that belies her age...
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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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15 March 2022

“Learning never stops”, says traine...

After arriving in New Zealand in 2011, Cathy Briones has used her love for learning and teaching ...
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17 January 2022

Ray Lind, ONZM receives award for services to i...

Congratulations to Ray Lind, who was made an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit in the rec...
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22 December 2021

Helping to keep trainees on track

We appreciate that it can sometimes be difficult for trainees to stay motivated with studies when...
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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 ...
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8 December 2021

Review of the New Zealand Certificate in Health...

Careerforce has commenced a review of five programmes that lead to the Level 3 Health and Wellbei...
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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29 October 2021

Pasifika duo bringing culture and leadership to...

Two Pasifika graduates have taken their management skills to the next level, with the completion ...
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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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20 October 2021

Fresh Desk is striving to make cleaners respect...

Workers in the cleaning industry often speak about being invisible, and being the lowest of the l...
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15 October 2021

20 October is Thank Your Cleaner Day

Thank Your Cleaner Day was launched to recognise the tens of thousands of skilled, hard-working c...
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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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1 January 2021

Who, What, Where, When and How of your training

Welcome to industry or workplace training. Here are some key information to get you started. Who ...
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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...
30 July 2021

Revision and Rollover of 16 unit standards in t...

Careerforce is intending to revise and rollover 16 standards in the Health, Disability, and Aged ...
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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...
14 June 2021

Cleaning Skills and Cleaning and Caretaking Un...

Careerforce is reviewing twelve level 3 unit standards that are currently listed in the Directory...
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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...
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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1 January 2021

Your rights and responsibilities

What does it mean that you signed a training agreement with Careerforce? It means that you have n...
3 June 2021

Youth Development Unit Standards Review

Careerforce is undertaking a scheduled review of Level 3 & 4 unit standards in the Youth Deve...
2 June 2021

Cleaning Skills Unit Standard Review

Careerforce is reviewing nine level 2 unit standards that are currently listed in the Directory o...
1 June 2021

Core Health Unit Standard Review

Careerforce is undertaking a review of unit standards in the Core Health domain. Following consul...
28 May 2021

Urban Pest Management Unit Standard Revision an...

Careerforce is undertaking a revision and rollover of unit standards in the Urban Pest Management...
21 May 2021

Public Health Practice Unit Standard Review

Careerforce is undertaking a scheduled review of the unit standards in the Public Health Practice...