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John McGlashan College Student Through To The Grand Final

Friday, 2 July 2021, 2:44 pm | Service IQ

Today seven culinary students from the Otago / Southland region competed for a place in the National Secondary Schools Culinary Competition (NSSCC) Grand Final. The regional final was held at the Open Polytechnic in Otago. Congratulations to William Loe from ... More >>

Apprenticeships Boost Retail Careers

Monday, 14 June 2021, 8:24 am | Service IQ

Top retailers across New Zealand are embracing the opportunity to offer eligible staff an apprenticeship. “Apprenticeships are common in the trades, as well as for chefs, food & beverage professionals, and aircraft engineers,” says ... More >>

Hospitality Unit Standards Review

Friday, 23 April 2021, 10:16 am | ServiceIQ

ServiceIQ is seeking stakeholder and programme provider input into a substantial review of New Zealand’s suite of 155 Hospitality industry unit standards. Five domains are up for review. They are, with the number of unit standards in each: Cookery: ... More >>

New Partnership To Bolster Tourism Student Numbers Ahead Of Rebuild

Thursday, 10 December 2020, 11:36 am | Service IQ

ServiceIQ, New Zealand’s tourism and service sector industry training organisation (ITO), and Go with Tourism, a government-funded initiative to build the tourism workforce, have today announced a partnership to attract secondary school students into tourism ... More >>

Students Take Flight With New Aviation Option

Thursday, 5 November 2020, 3:09 pm | ServiceIQ

  COVID-19 may have hit parts of the aviation industry hard, but it’s projected to pick up strongly. The International Air Transport Association has said that air travel may recover to previous levels in under three years. That’s not ... More >>

Top Chef Says Apprentices Are Good For Business

Friday, 24 July 2020, 12:51 pm | Service IQ

New Zealand punches above its weight in everything that matters. From sport to science, Kiwis have been internationally recognised as among the best in the world. It’s the same in hospitality, with local chefs known for their great skills and ability. ... More >>

Support For Apprentices Will Help Build Careers

Friday, 19 June 2020, 1:46 pm | Service IQ

Hard-hit service sector employers and their apprentices will greatly benefit from the government’s new Apprentice Boost scheme, says Andrew McSweeney, Chief Executive of the sector’s industry training organisation, ServiceIQ. “We very much welcome ... More >>

Food And Hospitality Workplace Safety Training Available

Sunday, 3 May 2020, 9:48 am | ServiceIQ

New fully online training has been launched to the hospitality industry by the sector’s Industry Training Organisation, ServiceIQ.   Hospo Safe is a comprehensive staff induction product to help employers with their food and workplace safety training. ... More >>

Young Kiwis Getting Great Career Opportunities

Monday, 24 February 2020, 1:36 pm | ServiceIQ

This message was not sent to Spam because of a filter you created. Opportunities to build great careers in New Zealand’s thriving service sectors have been given a boost thanks to a ServiceIQ initiative that has just been funded by government, ... More >>

New Board member for ServiceIQ

Thursday, 28 November 2019, 3:28 pm | Service IQ

ServiceIQ Chair, Bruce Robertson, has announced the appointment of new Board member Fergus Brown, CEO of Holiday Parks New Zealand, who will represent the hospitality sector. More >>

Employers and employees prefer on-job training

Wednesday, 2 October 2019, 1:30 pm | ServiceIQ

A new study from Research First shows that service sector on-job training arranged by industry training organisation ServiceIQ has high levels of satisfaction. More >>

Winning formula equals Holiday Park success

Thursday, 8 August 2019, 9:56 am | ServiceIQ

Living and breathing the ‘great training = winning visitor experience’ formula has seen Lake Tekapo Motels and Holiday Park chalk up another win: the ServiceIQ Holiday Park Visitor Experience 2019 award. It’s a well-deserved accolade, which ... More >>

Ambassador announced by ServiceIQ

Thursday, 30 May 2019, 6:05 pm | ServiceIQ

Auckland War Memorial Museum Visitor Host, Parai Parai, has been recognised as a ServiceIQ Ambassador. Parai received the honour at the awards event at the 2019 Museums Aotearoa annual conference. The award recognises Parai’s commitment and skills ... More >>

VET Reform needs to involve industry much more say ServiceIQ

Wednesday, 10 April 2019, 5:32 pm | ServiceIQ

ServiceIQ has released its submission on the Government’s vocational education and training (VET) system reform proposal. The submission, informed by many service sector employers and industry associations, agrees that there is room for improvement, ... More >>

Judging Panel Announced for ServiceIQ NZ Museums Award

Wednesday, 27 March 2019, 4:19 pm | Service IQ

The Service IQ New Zealand Museum Awards will be held at a ceremony in Te Papa on 22 May. Judging the awards this year is a distinguished group of experts from a wide range of national and regional museums and galleries, as well as universities and ... More >>

New Zealand service industry job growth set to continue

Wednesday, 27 March 2019, 9:40 am | ServiceIQ

Job opportunities in many of the country’s service sectors show no sign of slowing according to new regional economic updates released by ServiceIQ, Industry Training Organisation for tourism, travel, retail, retail supply chain, aviation, hospitality ... More >>

New recruits in hospitality get essential skills in weeks

Friday, 1 February 2019, 2:32 pm | ServiceIQ

Successful hospitality employers know that training and retaining great staff is essential for a successful and sustainable business. The challenge is how can those businesses who need to get staff up to speed quickly find a reliable way to do it. ... More >>

Online is on for fledgling travel agents going professional

Thursday, 31 January 2019, 5:46 pm | ServiceIQ

ServiceIQ is delighted to announce that new travel agents can now be assessed quickly and easily online to gain the industry’s professional qualification. Doing away with paperwork will also make it easy for users to complete the qualification at ... More >>

Top industry executive joins ServiceIQ

Tuesday, 8 January 2019, 12:01 pm | ServiceIQ

Top service industry executive Tony Laskey has been appointed as ServiceIQ’s new General Manager - Industry Engagement, from 4 February. More >>

New ServiceIQ Gateway Scholar Defies Gravity

Wednesday, 21 November 2018, 5:21 pm | ServiceIQ

Tia Warwick from Oxford in Canterbury is living proof that a ServiceIQ Gateway programme gives secondary students the grounding they need to lift-off into a career they’re passionate about. More >>