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
IT AND COMPUTING
This course will enable you to learn core Information Technology skills while exploring a range of career pathways. The course covers essential Information Technology skills needed in the workforce and is a great launching pad for higher level Information Technology study. Update your Information Technology skills with us!
CAREER OPTIONS (INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY)
Course Content
This course has an IT focus and includes:
  • Desktop publishing
  • Creating presentations
  • Using Microsoft Office
  • IT Security
  • Using IT to explore career pathways
Qualifications
  • New Zealand Certificate in Computing (User Fundamentals) (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
LOCATIONS COURSE HOURS
30 hours per week
DURATION
36 Weeks
COURSE COSTS
Free
VIRTUAL VOCATIONS
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 projects are designed to fit around you and what you need to succeed. Virtual Vocations will give you the best possible preparation before you start your new job or higher education course of study.
VIRTUAL VOCATIONS
Course Content
This project based course has a focus on:
  • Communication Skills
  • Leadership skills and team work
  • Problem solving and creative thinking
  • Community support and engagement
  • Planning and organisational skills
  • Job and study preparation
Qualifications
  • New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 3)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Business (Introduction To Team Leadership) (Level 3)
Pathways
  • Employment in your chosen career
  • New Zealand Certificate in Computing (Intermediate User) (Level 3)
  • Higher level study
LOCATIONS OPEN TO
All ages 16+
COURSE HOURS
30 hours per week
DURATION
39 Weeks
COURSE FEES
$3927.00 for 2019
You may be eligible for
"Fees Free" (Government initiative)
to cover these costs.
Check your eligibility here