PATHWAYS
Improve your literacy and numeracy skills required in your current or future jobs. Gain confidence in dealing with different organisations and community agencies. Get yourself ready for future study or work opportunities. Our Pathways programme is designed to help participants gain confidence and skills and is delivered in a fun and active learning environment. The focus is on improving literacy and numeracy skills, to meet the demands of every day life, work, study and future aspirations.
PATHWAYS
Course Content
Is based on individual needs such as:
  • Managing money – paying bills, shopping and saving
  • Improving workplace literacy and numeracy skills
  • Preparing for job interviews
  • Writing job applications including CV’s
  • Gaining entry into further study or work
  • Using technology e.g. computers, cell-phones, on-line bill paying
  • Understanding the Road Code and completing Driver Licence Theory
  • Improving communications skills
  • Supporting whanau e.g. assisting with social and employment needs
  • Learning about health and safety
Potential Pathways
  • Level 1 or Level 2 future study
  • Various entry-level employment opportunities
  • Enhanced employment progression
  • Joining volunteer groups
LOCATIONS OPEN TO
All ages 16+
COURSE HOURS
5-20 hours per week
DURATION
Up to 300 hours of Support
COURSE COSTS
Free
FOUNDATION SKILLS
If school wasn’t for you or you want a fresh start then this course is for you. Get the confidence and skills to progress to further study and into the workforce. We focus on employability skills that employers are looking for and can put you in front of the queue.
MY VOICE – FOUNDATION SKILLS
Course Content
This course has a focus on core employability skills and includes:
  • Time management skills
  • Financial goal setting
  • Workplace health and safety
  • Team Skills
  • CV writing
  • Career search
  • Literacy and Numeracy skills
Qualifications
  • New Zealand Certificate in Foundation Skills (Level 1)
Pathways
  • Any one of our Level 2 courses
LOCATIONS OPEN TO
All ages 16+
COURSE HOURS
30 hours per week
DURATION
21 Weeks
COURSE COSTS
Free
ACTIVE CAREERS
If being physically fit is important to you and you want to have healthy lifestyle this course will show you how. Active Careers will provide you with the skills and motivation to get you fit, healthy and ready to meet the physical demands of your chosen career path. Jump start your employment or higher education ambitions and enroll now!
ACTIVE CAREERS
Course Content
This course comes with free gym membership and includes:
  • Managing a personal fitness programme
  • Coaching sport and fitness
  • Nutrition
  • Career Search
  • Improving literacy and numeracy skills in a fun and active learning environment
Qualifications
  • National Certificate in Educational Achievement (NCEA) Level 2 - Service Industries Vocational Pathway
Pathways
  • Our Virtual Vocations (Level 3) course
  • Higher education in sport, fitness and health
  • Police Force, Army, Navy and Airforce
  • A variety of workplaces requiring a degree of physical fitness
LOCATIONS OPEN TO
All ages 16+
COURSE HOURS
30 hours per week
DURATION
26 Weeks
COURSE COSTS
Free
HOSPITALITY CAREERS
Course Content
The focus is on service industries and includes:
  • Personal presentation
  • Espresso coffee making
  • Food handling and food safety
  • Food preparation
  • Customer service
  • Team work
Qualifications
  • National Certificate in Educational Achievement (NCEA) (Level 2) - Service Industries Vocational Pathway
Pathways
  • Our Virtual Vocations (Level 3) course
  • NZ Certificate in Food and Beverage(Level 3)
  • Employment in hospitality, cafes, catering, tourism, retail and more
LOCATIONS OPEN TO
All ages 16+
COURSE HOURS
30 hours per week
DURATION
26 Weeks
COURSE COSTS
Free