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Skills Active Apprentice of the Year

Monday, 29 October 2018, 3:16 pm | Skills Active

Skills Active is excited to announce that its Apprentice of the Year for 2018 is CityFitness regional director of fitness, Mark Hurdle! More >>

Putting politics on ice in favour of an alpine career

Thursday, 19 July 2018, 1:40 pm | Skills Active

Liz Nelson is a ski instructor and coordinator for the ski kindy at Cardrona Alpine Resort. As a young student, she thought she was destined for a career in politics, but fate had other plans. More >>

Skills Active streamlining sign-ups

Tuesday, 17 July 2018, 11:25 am | Skills Active

Skills Active Aotearoa, the industry training organisation for sport, community recreation, outdoor recreation, exercise, snowsport and the performing arts, has launched a fully electronic enrolment process. More >>

Qualification for the magic-makers of performing arts

Thursday, 12 July 2018, 11:45 am | Skills Active

Skills Active Aotearoa, the industry training organisation for performing arts, has launched a foundation qualification for the people who make magic happen and bring events and performances to life. More >>

New head of Trainee Support joins Skills Active Aotearoa

Friday, 1 June 2018, 9:55 am | Skills Active

Skills Active Aotearoa, the industry training organisation for sport and recreation, has appointed Todd Maddock as its new General Manager of Trainee Support. More >>

Skills Active Aotearoa gets a new home on the web

Thursday, 10 May 2018, 4:10 pm | Skills Active

Skills Active Aotearoa gets a new home on the web Skills Active went live today with a new website that tells the story of our incredible industries and how we support them and their people. More >>

Mountain Bike assessors hit the tracks!

Thursday, 10 May 2018, 4:09 pm | Skills Active

Mountain Bike assessors hit the tracks! Skills Active and the New Zealand Outdoor Instructors Association (NZOIA) have teamed up to develop a pool of highly-skilled mountain bike assessors. More >>

How can we promote safe practices in unregulated industry?

Tuesday, 6 March 2018, 10:49 am | Skills Active

In 2017, there were 52,964 ACC claims for gym-related injuries in New Zealand – more than doubling the 17,694 claims made in 2011. Despite a 50% increase in gym users over that time, the injury rate is moving faster. In an unregulated industry, ... More >>

Skills Active shine light on partnership and innovation

Wednesday, 14 February 2018, 11:50 am | Skills Active

Industry training organisation, Skills Active Aotearoa, has launched a range of useful resources and innovative tools to meet the needs of the sport, recreation and performing arts industries. More >>

Hole in one for golf apprentice

Friday, 19 January 2018, 4:11 pm | Skills Active

Having recently completed his New Zealand Apprenticeship with the Professional Golfers’ Association (PGA) and Skills Active Aotearoa, Nick Loach's drive and work ethic has earned him the title of PGA Top Student for the third consecutive year. More >>

New qualification means business

Wednesday, 20 December 2017, 3:48 pm | Skills Active

Providing the opportunity to sharpen business administration skills through on-job and online learning, Skills Active now offers an exciting programme for the Level 3 New Zealand Certificate in Business (Administration and Technology). More >>

Removing barriers and developing volunteers

Monday, 18 December 2017, 1:33 pm | Skills Active

A strong leader with a passion for community development, Janene Dixon-Smith was presented with the Skills Active Manukura Award at the recent New Zealand Exercise Industry Awards. More >>

SkillsActive scholarship supports Māori sports star

Wednesday, 6 December 2017, 11:51 am | Skills Active

Achieving impressive results both off and on the badminton court, Erena Calder-Hawkins is this year's recipient of the $5,000 Skills Active Māori Sports Scholarship. More >>

Skills Active among the best workplaces in New Zealand

Friday, 1 December 2017, 3:18 pm | Skills Active

Skills Active Aotearoa has been announced as a finalist in the Small Workplace category of the 2017 IBM Best Workplaces Survey. New Zealand’s largest and longest-running employee engagement survey, IBM Best Workplaces uses a confidential online survey ... More >>

Exercise Industry Awards finalists showcase training success

Monday, 20 November 2017, 2:27 pm | Skills Active

Over half of this year's New Zealand Exercise Industry Awards finalists engage with on-job qualifications through Skills Active Aotearoa. More >>

Skills Active Apprentice of the Year announced

Friday, 10 November 2017, 1:53 pm | Skills Active

Mark Chapman's enthusiasm for the outdoors, and commitment to learning and development has earned him the title of Skills Active Apprentice of the Year. More >>

Wairoa volunteer given award for giving back

Monday, 30 October 2017, 10:52 am | Skills Active

Sara Bird is a volunteer extraordinaire. From firefighting to swim coaching, she has spent years giving back to her community through the volunteer work she engages with in Wairoa. More >>

Victory for Nelson community group

Friday, 27 October 2017, 3:09 pm | Skills Active

Victory Boxing’s commitment to staff development has seen them win the Skills Active Transforming Tomorrow's Workforce Award. More >>

Skills Active scores top marks in NZQA review

Friday, 15 September 2017, 3:04 pm | Skills Active

Skills Active received the highest rating possible in this year's external evaluation and review (EER) conducted by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA). More >>

Skills Active revisits a growing career

Friday, 3 February 2017, 2:41 pm | Skills Active

Dion Ngatoro has a passion for working outdoors and looking after precious natural resources, and with the help of industry organisation Skills Active Aotearoa, that passion is taking him places. More >>



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