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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...
4 June 2021

Trainee Newsletters

Here’s a good resource for all trainees. We’ve compiled previous newsletter issues for you. If yo...
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...
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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...
23 April 2021

Sensory Support Unit Standards Review

Careerforce is reviewing four unit standards at levels 3 and 4 that are currently listed on the D...
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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.
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...