Southland Learning Pathways

Hear from young people about why they enjoy their jobs and opporunities available to them and also hear from employers about the success of the Youth Futures Programme

Community College Southland

Education and transition to work courses
0800 887 007
www.comcol.ac.nz

Front-Line Training Consultancy

Education and training for work courses
0800 2UPSKILL (O800 28775455)
www.front-line.co.nz

Southern Institute of Technology

Foundation studies to master’s degrees, arts, business, environmental, health & social services, IT, primary industries, sport & recreation, trades
0800 40 3337
www.sit.ac.nz

Southern REAP

Education opportunities for learners living in rural Southland, Fiordland and Wakatipu
0800 111 117
www.reap.co.nz

University of Otago Southland Campus

Teacher education courses
03 211 6274
www.otago.ac.nz

YMCA

Farming, hospitality, automotive, early childhood education, and literacy & numeracy courses
03 218 2989
www.ymcasouth.org.nz

Etco

Electrical apprenticeships
0800 275 3816
www.etco.nz

Masterlink

Plumbing, drainlaying and gasfitting apprenticeships
027 591 8810
www.masterlink.co.nz

Southern Group Training

Apprentice employer
03 218 8532
www.apprenticeships.net

Youth Service

Free guidance for most 16 and 17-year-olds
0800 887 007
www.youthservice.govt.nz

Industry Training Organisations

New Zealand has 11 ITOs who look after training for people already in jobs. They also work with tertiary education providers to develop and deliver courses which provide people with the specific workplace skills they and their employers need.

Contact an ITO to find out more about the training and career opportunities in the industries and sectors they cover

Building and Construction ITO

Architectural aluminium joinery, architectural technology, brick & block laying carpentry, cement & concrete, construction management, floor & wall tiling, flooring, frame & truss manufacturing, glass & glazing, interior systems, joinery, kitchen design, painting & decorating, plastering, stonemasonry, quantity surveying

 

Phone 0800 422 486

www.bcito.org.nz

Careerforce

Aged care, contract cleaning, disability, health, mental health & addition, social services, urban pest management

 

Phone 0800 227 486

www.careerforce.org.nz

Competenz

Apparel & textiles manufacturing, biosecurity, cabinet making, engineering, fire alarms & protection systems, food & beverage processing, forest harvesting, forest management & establishment, furniture manufacturing finishing & upholstery, glass container manufacturing, heating and air conditioning, journalism, laundry and dry cleaning, locksmithing, packaging, paint, ink & resin manufacturing, pharmaceutical & allied products manufacturing, plastics production, print, pulp & paper, retail, retail meat, refrigeration, signmaking, silviculture, solid wood processing, wood panels

 

09 539 9800

www.competenz.org.nz

 

Connexis

Agricultural contracting & spraying, civil engineering works, demolition, infrastructure construction surveying & panning, power systems & asset management, road construction & maintenance, road marking & bitumen industries

 

Phone 04 494 1880

www.connexis.org.nz

HITO

Barbering, beauty services, hairdressing, salon management

Phone 04 499 1180

www.hito.org.nz

MITO

Abrasive blasting, commercial road transport, drilling, explosives, gas, hazardous gases, industrial textile fabrication, mining, motor trade, passenger services, petrochemicals, protective coatings, quarrying, resource recovery, stevedoring & ports, steam, tunnelling, warehousing & logistics, waste management

 

Phone 0800 88 21 21

www.mito.org.nz

NZ Marine & Composites

Boat building, composites manufacturing, marina operations & services, marine sales & services

 

Phone 09 360 0056

www.nzmacito.org.nz

Primary ITO

Agribusiness, animal products inspection, arboriculture, baking yeasts manufacturing, dairying, dairy manufacturing, equine, farming, fellmongery, fencing, floristry, fruit & vegetable production, leather manufacturing, landscaping, meat processing, plant and forest nursery, poultry, seafood, stock & station, water supply & wastewater, wool handling, classing & shearing

 

Phone 0800 208 020

www.primaryito.ac.nz

Service IQ

Accommodation, aviation, cafes, bars and restaurants, food services, museums, quick service restaurants, retail, tourism, travel, wholesale

 

Phone 04 385 9563

www.serviceiq.org.nz

Skills

Ambulance, contact centre, drainlaying, electrotechnology, financial services, gasfitting, offender management, security, telecommunications, real estate services, plumbing, power crane operation, public sector & local government, rigging & industrial rope access, rigging & slinging loads, roofing, scaffolding

 

Phone 09 525 2590

www.skills.org.nz

Skills Active Aotearoa

Community Recreation, fitness, nga mahi a te rehia (traditional Maori games), outdoor recreation, snowsports, sport

 

Phone 04 385 9047

www.skillsactive.org.nz

Kickstart your career

Are these the kind of job for you?
We can help get you started on a fulfilling and rewarding career.

Employer Excellence Partners

These employers commit to Invest in Youth. As youth-friendly employers they agree to a minimum set of requirements such as

  • Regularly providing speakers for employer talks in schools
  • Hosting student tours at their workplaces
  • Offering work experience opportunities such as internships or Gateway
  • Contributing profiles of young people employed in their industries
  • Hiring young people whenever possible
  • Supporting, mentoring and upskilling young people who have joined their workplaces

Many Employer Excellence Partners are also members of the Southland Youth Futures Advisory Group which sets work programme priorities and plans new initiatives.

Training Partners

Southland Youth Futures works with providers to ensure students and careers advisers have relevant and up to date information about training options available in Southland.

Business Partners and Industry Supporters

These employers and industry organisations support Southland Youth Futures as time and resources allow and we value their contribution. We couldn’t do what we do without them.