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12 April 2021

Diversional Therapy Unit Standards Review

Careerforce is reviewing two level 3 unit standards that are currently listed on the Directory of...
9 April 2021

Apprenticeship Newsletter

Here’s a good resource for all apprentices. We’ve compiled previous newsletter issues...
1 April 2021

Pacific Values Unit Standard Consultation

Careerforce reviewed unit standard 25987 Describe culturally safe principles and values for Pacif...
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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 ...
2 March 2021

Health and Disability Unit Standards Review

Careerforce is reviewing six unit standards that are currently listed on the Directory of Assessm...
22 February 2021

Brain Injury Support Unit Standard Review

Careerforce is undertaking a scheduled review of the following Brain Injury Support unit standard...
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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 ...
15 February 2021

Consultation on level 4 health and wellbeing un...

Careerforce reviewed unit standard 29523 (‘Apply a palliative care approach in a health or wellbe...
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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...
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23 December 2020

Upskilling to support Wellington’s homeless

A cohort of Kaimahi and Peer Support workers at DCM are set to upskill following a government ini...
14 December 2020

Advanced Care and Support Level 4 New Unit Stan...

Careerforce has undertaken consultation during 2020 with the aged residential care, home and comm...
2 December 2020

Proposed changes to US 28543: Māori Operating P...

Careerforce is proposing that two new unit standards replace 28543 Māori Operating Principles and...
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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...
22 October 2020

Older Persons’ Health and Wellbeing Unit ...

Careerforce is undertaking a scheduled review of the Older Persons’ Health and Wellbeing un...
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16 October 2020

Your opportunity to show your appreciation
Thank Your Cleaner Day was launched to recognise the tens of thousands of skilled, hard-working c...

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14 October 2020

Blenheim health navigator driven by thirst for ...

Growing up in Australia as a young Māori woman, Niki Waitai was keen to bring her family home, to...
14 October 2020

Whānau Ora and Community Support, Supporting Pe...

Careerforce is reviewing five level 3 unit standards that are currently listed on the Directory o...
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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...
14 October 2020

Training Schedule Guide

  Training Schedule Guide Introduction A training schedule is a breakdown of your training p...
14 October 2020

Enabling Good Lives Unit Standards Consultation

Careerforce is developing two new unit standards for listing in the Directory of Assessment Stand...
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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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24 September 2020

Diploma programme bolsters leadership confidence

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

Health and Disability Principles in Practice Un...

Careerforce is reviewing four level 4 unit standards that are currently listed on the Directory o...
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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...
9 September 2020

Health and Disability Principles in Practice an...

Careerforce is reviewing four level 3 unit standards that are currently listed on the Directory o...
2 September 2020

Health and Disability Principles in Practice Un...

Careerforce is reviewing nine unit standards that are currently listed on the Directory of Assess...
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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...
22 July 2020

Community Support Services Unit Standards Review

Careerforce is reviewing four unit standards that are currently listed on the Directory of Assess...
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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 ...
7 July 2020

First Peer Support qualification delivered as a...

MEDIA RELEASE 7 July 2020 Careerforce is pleased to launch the Peer Support Apprenticeship leadin...
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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...
1 July 2020

Unit Standard Review July 2020

Careerforce is reviewing 39 unit standards that are currently listed on the Directory of Assessme...
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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...
28 May 2020

Mana Taiohi Unit Standard

Careerforce is developing a new unit standard at level 3 that will be listed in the Youth Develop...