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12 November 2018

More employers encouraged to give young people ...

While potential solutions to the workforce shortage issues across the aged care sector are still ...
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8 November 2018

Expiring Unit Standards & Expiring Version...

On 31 December 2018, approximately 80 unit standards, or superseded versions of unit standards wi...
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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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24 October 2018

Top Tip #1: The importance of goal setting in t...

In this article we share the importance of setting training goals that are achievable and realist...
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16 October 2018

Workplace literacy and numeracy unlocks employe...

When Grant Taylor, Service Manager Health & Disability at Lifewise Homecare Services, introdu...
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10 October 2018

The role of the employer in an Apprenticeship

There are three parties to a successful apprenticeship – the apprentice (you), your employe...
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8 October 2018

Spreading our Wings report raises red flags for...

While much is known about the state of the workforce for the higher profile health sectors such a...
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4 October 2018

Supporting Pathways in Aged Care

Glenwood Masonic Hospital has committed to upskilling their staff across all occupations and leve...
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21 September 2018

Celebrating our people! Careerforce staff clean...

Dapaanz (Drug & Alcohol Practitioners’ Association Aotearoa-New Zealand) is the professional ...
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12 September 2018

55 years of tireless support

After fifty-five years and supporting over 250 people in achieving their national qualifications ...
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12 September 2018

Work experience helped student pave a career path

“When I finished [work placement], it opened my eyes to what I really wanted to do,” says Victori...
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5 September 2018

Training staff in chemical-free cleaning means ...

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Claire Underwood was left inspired, motivated and eager to learn more ...
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22 August 2018

Challenges within the emerging & connectin...

Lisa Hann reflects on her participation at the Involve 2018 and talks about the potential challen...
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17 August 2018

Apprenticeship that made a difference

Mark finished an arts degree then started chefing, not really quite sure what he wanted to do unt...
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9 August 2018

Got a Trade SpeedMeet 2018

Careerforce is looking for employers to take part in Got a Trade SpeedMeet. If you’re looking for...
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8 August 2018

Whakawhanaungatanga: Redefining Pastoral Care

Whakawhanaungatanga: Redefining Pastoral Care By Turaukawa Bartlett Kaiwhakahononga – Māori...
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31 July 2018

Apprenticeships, but not as you know them

Tegan Coote is a young apprentice based in Invercargill. In doing her apprenticeship she doesn’t ...
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26 July 2018

Volunteering a life changing experience for Ble...

Darren Best gives his 100 percent in his volunteer work at Ashwood Park Retirement Village in Ble...
5 July 2018

Call for more workers to join health and wellbe...

A shortage in care and support services is looming as the New Zealand population ages. In the nex...
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4 July 2018

Backing passion with on-the-job training

“If this was my gran, how would I want her treated? This is how I maintain my standards. If you s...
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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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2 July 2018

Good News – Funding of Dementia Limited Credit ...

“As we’ve seen in the new Economic Impact of Dementia report, dementia is a ticking time-bomb for...
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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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12 June 2018

Careerforce Apprenticeship Advisor – Canterbury

Support Workplace Apprenticeships Provide assessment and pastoral care to apprentices Canterbury ...
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8 May 2018

Pooling resources for quality of Aged Care

Aged care providers in the Wairarapa are setting competition aside to pool their resources in the...
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6 March 2018

Apprenticeships not just for the trades as yout...

MEDIA RELEASE 6 March 2018 “The youth work sector is very excited to see the launch of Careerforc...
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27 February 2018

Training journey helps cleaner move towards man...

“As a cleaner, you sometimes feel that you’re at the bottom of the hierarchy. Sometimes it’s nice...
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27 February 2018

Disability not stopping Wellington Support Work...

When Jenna Maguren first entered the doors of Community Connections in Lower Hutt in 2008 it was ...
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27 February 2018

Careerforce signs historic Kawenata with Waikat...

Careerforce, alongside 10 other industry training organisations (ITO’s) has signed a historic agr...
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19 February 2018

Qualifications for Life. Skills for Good.

As is the case with some of our Industry Training Organisation (ITO) peers, the Careerforce name ...
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8 February 2018

Aged care and home care sectors keen to improve...

Aged care and home care sectors keen to improve workforce literacy. More than a million working N...
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5 February 2018

Apprenticeship in Community Facilitation now re...

MEDIA RELEASE 5 Feb 2018   The New Zealand Society of Diversional Therapists welcomes a qual...
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5 February 2018

Whakawhanaungatanga – Te Tiriti o Waitang...

A message from Matt Matamua, Careerforce Kaumatua, reflecting on the meaning of Waitangi Day. &nb...
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30 January 2018

Finding your motivation – key to stop smoking

Invercargill stop smoking coaches say quitting is about finding one’s motivation. “Find that moti...
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9 January 2018

A caregiver’s duty that became a passion

Caregiver Filimone ‘Tukai’ Rainibogi didn’t expect that his first-hand experience supporting love...
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20 December 2017

Ray Lind: the benefits and challenges of Pay Eq...

On reflecting on 2017, Careerforce chief executive RAY LIND says the Pay Equity settlement, while...
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5 December 2017

Fees-free initiative announced by Minister of E...

Press release today from the Minister of Education, Chris Hipkins announced that fees-free is ava...
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4 December 2017

New research says apprenticeship is a financial...

Press release from the Industry Training Federation says new research from BERL confirms a trade ...
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1 December 2017

Getting Down to Business

Initially published on INsite magazine.  Anne Maree Court is celebrating a milestone with one of ...
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21 November 2017

Four ITOs join forces to issue a ‘call to...

The four industry training organisations (ITOs) that deliver on-job training to New Zealand’s bur...
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21 November 2017

Careerforce receives top ratings in latest NZQA...

Careerforce received overall ratings of Highly Confident in both its educational performance, and...
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13 November 2017

Mental health and addiction apprentice ditched ...

We are really proud of our Maori Trainee of the Year and recent graduate of the Apprenticeship in...
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30 October 2017

Media Release: Volunteer sector welcomes profes...

New Zealand’s volunteer sector is getting a professional development boost with the introduction ...
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16 October 2017

Business and Management Qualifications

Careerforce business programmes can enhance the administration, leadership and management skills ...
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16 October 2017

Cadbury workers celebrate with special graduati...

Yesterday was bittersweet  for more than 200 Cadbury employees, affectionately known as “th...
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2 October 2017

Pacific Learners Get Boost from New Research Pr...

Pacific learners engaged in workplace training have the best chance of success when they are part...
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28 September 2017

South Auckland youth worker using music to insp...

Growing up in South Auckland suburb of Otara gave youth worker Rocky Misiepo a good insight into ...
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28 September 2017

A Pacific Perspective: Careerforce chats to Chr...

A Pacific Perspective: Careerforce’s 2017 Pasifika Trainee of the Year Christina Taefu shares her...
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27 September 2017

Study group the way to success for Tongan suppo...

A little help from her friends transformed Tongan support worker Ainise Toupili from someone who ...
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18 September 2017

Finding the Right Topic is Key to success

Mary-Claire Witteman explains why choosing the right Topic was important to help her get started ...