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Service industry workforce development revs up

Thursday, 13 September 2018, 3:57 pm | Service IQ

Last year, ServiceIQ launched at Parliament a series of Regional Roadmaps to help address a looming skills shortage in New Zealand’s retail, hospitality, aviation, travel, tourism and museum industries. More >>

Wellington Apprentice Chef tastes victory

Wednesday, 15 August 2018, 6:31 pm | ServiceIQ

Following an intense ninety-minute cook-off at the NZ Hospitality Championships in Auckland on the weekend, Wellington’s Liam Wilkie has been awarded the prestigious ServiceIQ Champion Apprentice Chef title... More >>

ServiceIQ - Chief Executive appointment

Tuesday, 14 August 2018, 3:53 pm | Service IQ

ServiceIQ Board Chair Rick Christie has confirmed the appointment of Andrew McSweeney as its new Chief Executive. ServiceIQ is the industry training organisation (ITO) for the aviation, hospitality, retail, travel, tourism and museums sectors. More >>

Tasty new course on the school menu

Thursday, 9 August 2018, 4:17 pm | Service IQ

The new canapé creation course offered by ServiceIQ is a great way to introduce cookery students to the exciting world of catering. The fun starter will help give culinary students confidence and inspiration to take an even greater interest in ... More >>

ServiceIQ’s CEO to depart

Monday, 21 May 2018, 12:17 pm | ServiceIQ

After five years leading the organisation, ServiceIQ Chief Executive Dean Minchington has decided to pursue fresh challenges. More >>

Hong Kong’s biggest training provider signs NZ agreement

Monday, 14 May 2018, 4:00 pm | ServiceIQ

New Zealand Industry Training Organisation ServiceIQ’s Chief Executive Dean Minchington has signed a MOU with the Vocational Training Council (VTC) of Hong Kong. More >>

Premiere cooking competition launches careers

Tuesday, 20 March 2018, 5:41 pm | ServiceIQ

For the first time, the National Secondary Schools Culinary Challenge (NSSCC), the country’s premiere cooking competition for up-coming chefs, is offering a whole lot more than a prize for just a few. More >>

MPs get critical skills shortage insights

Monday, 5 March 2018, 4:25 pm | ServiceIQ

New Zealand is suffering from critical skills shortages. Change needs to happen, and happen quickly. To help politicians advance this goal, every Member of Parliament has been sent a set of valuable documents that articulate how to tackle this urgent ... More >>

ServiceIQ launches new blended online learning for schools

Thursday, 7 December 2017, 6:28 pm | Service IQ

ServiceIQ launches new blended online learning for schools Online learning is now more popular than ever. But paper still has its place. ServiceIQ has refreshed its hospitality products and is launching a mix of online and paper-based learning resources ... More >>

Gateway to High-Flying Career for Green Bay Student

Thursday, 23 November 2017, 11:23 am | Service IQ

An ambitious Year 12 student from Auckland’s Green Bay High School has won a valuable scholarship to help propel him towards his goal of becoming an airline pilot. More >>

New guide gives service careers kick-start

Thursday, 2 November 2017, 3:57 pm | ServiceIQ

For the first time, a comprehensive new guide that introduces young Kiwis to the many career opportunities in New Zealand’s booming service industry has been published by ServiceIQ, Industry Training Organisation (ITO) for tourism and travel, retail ... More >>

Superior skills win gold for famous Dunedin Brewery

Wednesday, 25 October 2017, 2:23 pm | Service IQ

The very best service is on tap at one of Dunedin’s finest breweries. Top-rating Emerson’s Taproom has taken out the coveted ServiceIQ Excellence in Training and Staff Development Award at the glittering NZ Hospitality Awards 2017 event held in ... More >>

ServiceIQ on-job training qualifications are airborne

Thursday, 28 September 2017, 12:14 pm | ServiceIQ

ServiceIQ has successfully taken its workplace education programmes to an exciting new customer and market overseas. In September, the ITO for New Zealand’s aviation, hospitality and other service sectors, awarded internationally recognised qualifications ... More >>

TalentNZ: Start with skills but end with qualified

Wednesday, 27 September 2017, 5:13 pm | Service IQ

The open letter signed this week by 100 companies has been applauded by the industry training organisation for the nation’s booming service sectors, ServiceIQ. More >>

Supreme Service Wins Supreme Award for Service Stations

Friday, 8 September 2017, 4:25 pm | Service IQ

Abbin Peter from Z Energy in Christchurch has won the coveted ServiceIQ Up & Coming Retailer Award at the country’s 2017 Top Shop Awards held in Auckland last night. More >>

ServiceIQ Industry Training Award Winners

Thursday, 24 August 2017, 2:44 pm | Service IQ

The 2017 Got A Trade? Got It Made! Industry Training Awards, held at Parliament last night, showcased inspiring young people driven to make a big difference in their industry. Fifty of New Zealand's best and brightest young trainees and apprentices ... More >>

Minister launches “stunning” Service Sector Regional Plans

Thursday, 10 August 2017, 1:07 pm | Service IQ

Ten regions around the country now have Roadmaps and Plans for their service sectors, with four more on the way, thanks to industry training organisation ServiceIQ. Launched at Parliament, Associate Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Hon ... More >>

Army Apprentice Chef wins major battle

Wednesday, 2 August 2017, 4:19 pm | ServiceIQ

Army Apprentice Chef wins major battle at New Zealand’s culinary awards to All that army training that taught him to remain calm under pressure must have helped up-coming chef Nicholas Todd to emerge victorious as the winner of the prestigious ... More >>

Marc Soper to judge New Zealand’s top care home cuisine

Tuesday, 25 July 2017, 12:20 pm | Service IQ

Marc Soper is used to creating sensational dishes for high-paying guests at the luxury Wharekauhau Country Estate in Wairarapa. Now, the multi-award winning executive chef, who was also crowned Chef of the Capital in both 2015 and 2016, is going to bring ... More >>

Finalists Announced for ServiceIQ Champion Apprentice Chef

Monday, 24 July 2017, 12:14 pm | ServiceIQ

From Auckland to Queenstown, eight great young chefs will feel the heat of the competition kitchen when they battle it out to win the coveted title of ServiceIQ Champion Apprentice Chef of the Year at the NZ Hospitality Championships in Auckland on Sunday 30 July. More >>