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
Front-Line Training Consultancy
Education and training for work courses
0800 2UPSKILL (O800 28775455)
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
Education opportunities for learners living in rural
Southland, Fiordland and Wakatipu
0800 111 117
University of Otago Southland Campus
Teacher education courses
03 211 6274
Farming, hospitality, automotive, early childhood education, and literacy & numeracy courses
03 218 2989
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
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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.
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.