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
MY VOICE – ACHIEVEMENTS
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 – ACHIEVEMENTS
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
HOSPITALITY AND SERVICE INDUSTRIES
Hospitality, tourism and retail workers are in big demand. Our hospitality courses will introduce you to a range of employment pathways in the service industry. You’ll learn how to make espresso coffees, learn about food safety, food preparation, personal presentation, customer service and a range of skills to help your future career.
CAREERS IN HOSPITALITY
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
  • New Zealand Certificate in Hospitality (Level 2)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Foundation Skills (Level 2)
  • National Certificate in Educational Achievement (NCEA) (Level 2)
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
33 Weeks
COURSE COSTS
Free
STUDY & CAREER PREPARATION*
Are you ready to take charge of your future study and employment ambitions? This course is all about you and your aspirations. Focusing on your chosen pathway the course is designed to fit around you and what you need to succeed. This course will give you the best possible preparation before you start your next higher education course of study or new job.
STUDY & CAREER PREPARATION*
Course Content
This project based course has a focus on:
  • Research and communication skills
  • Problem solving and decision making
  • Ethical use of IT in study and work
You can choose one of three strands:
  • Active Careers - Nutrition and fitness
  • Service Sector - Food safety, server responsibilities in licensed premises and customer resolution
  • Information Technology - Presentation, desktop publishing and spreadsheet skills
Qualifications
  • New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 3)
Pathways
  • Employment in your chosen career
  • Level 4 study in Exercise, Hospitality and Information Technology
*Subject to NZQA Approval, please register your interest
LOCATIONS OPEN TO
All ages 16+
COURSE HOURS
32-33.5 hours per week depending on strand
DURATION
20 Weeks
COURSE FEES
$2900.00 for 2020
You may be eligible for
"Fees Free" (Government initiative)
to cover these costs.
Check your eligibility here