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Apprenticeships more than just Trades

Tuesday, 23 May 2017, 3:05 pm | Careerforce

23 May 2017 Apprenticeships more than just Trades Young people and school leavers opting for an Apprenticeship over university study should consider a career in the health and wellbeing sector. “Apprenticeships are much more than just trades,” ... More >>

Young people needed to combat health sector shortage

Friday, 5 May 2017, 1:01 pm | Careerforce

New Zealand’s health and wellbeing sector needs an injection of younger workers to combat an imminent skills shortage, according to a new report by a leading economic research agency. The BERL report on the New Zealand service sector highlighted the ... More >>

Training essential to combat service sector skill shortage

Friday, 28 April 2017, 11:13 am | Careerforce

Careerforce has joined At Your Service Aotearoa’s call to arms over a mounting skills shortage within the service sector workforce and urges greater focus on workplace training. As the Industry Training Organisation for the health and wellbeing sectors, ... More >>

Mental Health staff benefit from self-reflection training

Wednesday, 19 April 2017, 12:55 pm | Careerforce

Mental health worker Tracey Currie says self-reflection is a “powerful tool” support workers can use to achieve better outcomes for their clients. More >>

Community Care model key to addressing rising dementia rates

Thursday, 6 April 2017, 1:53 pm | Careerforce

Keeping people with dementia at home in the community is one way to manage the ticking time-bomb of rising dementia rates, says Careerforce CEO Ray Lind. More >>

Training key to improving rural mental health outcomes

Monday, 3 April 2017, 2:13 pm | Careerforce

Mental health and addiction outcomes in rural New Zealand will benefit from greater focus on workplace training for support workers in this field. More >>

More space needed for industry training in report

Thursday, 23 March 2017, 3:57 pm | Careerforce

Industry training should play greater role in preparing New Zealand school-leavers for the workforce, says the head of Industry Training Organisation, Careerforce. More >>

Careerforce scoops Excellence in Business Support Award

Thursday, 6 October 2016, 12:47 pm | Careerforce

New Zealand business has been celebrated in style as more than 600 guests from the government, academic and business sectors came together to honour the winners of the 2016 AUT Business School Excellence in Business Support Awards at a gala dinner ... More >>

Careerforce Welcomes Industry Training Review Paper

Thursday, 2 August 2012, 2:49 pm | Careerforce

Careerforce, the Industry Training Organisation (ITO) for the aged-care, disability, health and social services workforces, welcomes the release of the Government’s Industry Training Review consultation document. More >>

Future-proofing training for the care and support workforce

Thursday, 30 June 2011, 3:01 pm | Careerforce

Future-proofing training for the care and support workforce Careerforce Press Release, 30 June 2011 More >>

New Careerforce Chief Executive Announced

Monday, 16 May 2011, 1:14 pm | Careerforce

The Careerforce Board today announced the appointment of Ray Lind as its new Chief Executive. More >>

Careerforce Christchurch Office to Reopen

Tuesday, 1 March 2011, 2:12 pm | Careerforce

One of New Zealand’s largest industry training organizations is based in Christchurch and will reopen for business tomorrow, Wednesday, 02 March. More >>

New training model improves efficiency

Wednesday, 21 October 2009, 11:20 am | Careerforce

An education model that makes learning central to everyday workplace practice is benefiting workplaces, trainees and service users. This finding was contained in independent research highlighting the wider benefits that come from investing in ... More >>

Valuing Contribution of Disability Support Workers

Thursday, 13 August 2009, 4:34 pm | Careerforce

Careerforce strongly endorses Disability Support Worker Awareness Week. Everyday throughout New Zealand Disability Support Workers help thousands of Kiwi’s live as independently as possible. More >>

Health and Disability Workforce Scan Underway

Friday, 6 March 2009, 10:25 am | Careerforce

Careerforce, the Community Support Services Industry Training Organisation, has just commenced its inaugural Future Skills and Training Needs Scan. The web based survey, which is being sent to health and disability workplaces and stakeholders right across ... More >>

 

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