Workshops

Careers New Zealand runs programmes and workshops to equip teachers, senior school staff, parents, whānau and community organisations with the latest career knowledge, skills and tools to support young people to make informed learning and work choices.

Employability skills for key industries

This free workshop in term one will highlight and discuss employability skills identified by employers in growth industries, such as agribusiness, science, IT, health and engineering to support your students to make successful transitions.

Who will benefit from attending?

Career leaders and staff responsible for student transitions from Primary (Year 7-8), Secondary (Year 9-13) and Tertiary.

On completion of the programme participants will have: 

  • identified and understood the importance of key industries
  • an understanding of employability skills and their relevance in these industries
  • an understanding of the value of exposing learners to the evolving range of employability skills
  • a range of current and new resources and tools to use and share.

Register

Fill out our workshop enquiry form for more information or to register your interest.

Please specify the workshop title 'Employability skills for key industries' in the message box, as well as the date and location you would like to attend.

Dates and locations

Tertiary

Whangarei

  • 29 March 2017, 9.30am-12.30pm – Venue TBC

South Auckland

  • 15 February 2017, 9.30am-12.30pm – Onehunga Library and Community Centre, Church Street, Onehunga

West Auckland

  • 7 March 2017, 9.30am-12.30pm – Venue TBC

Central Auckland

  • 5 April 2017, 9.30am-12.30pm – Venue TBC

Hamilton

  • 30 March 2017, 1.00pm-4.00pm – Venue TBC

Rotorua

  • 29 March 2017, 1.00pm-4.00pm – Venue TBC

Gisborne

  • 30 March 2017, 1.00pm-4.00pm – Venue TBC

Napier

  • 24 March 2017, 1.30pm-4.30pm – Venue TBC

Whanganui

  • 5 April 2017, 12.30pm-3.30pm – UCOL Whanganui

Manawatu

  • 23 March 2017, 9.30am-12.30pm – 77-85 King Street, Community House, Palmerston North

Horowhenua

  • 31 March 2017, 9.30am-1.00pm – Venue TBC

Porirua

  • 15 March 2017, 9.30am-1.00pm – Venue TBC

Wellington

  • 10 March 2017, 9.30am-1.00pm – Venue TBC

Christchurch

  • 16 March 2017, 1.00pm-4.30pm – Venue TBC

Dunedin

  • 23 March 2017, 1.00pm-4:30pm – Venue TBC

Secondary (Years 9–13)

Whangarei

  • 5 April 2017, 9.30am-12.30pm – Venue TBC

 East Auckland

  • 22 February 2017, 9.30am-12.30pm – Venue TBC

 West Auckland

  • 8 March 2017, 9.30am-12.30pm – Venue TBC

 South Auckland

  • 1 March 2017, 9.30am-12.30pm  Onehunga Library and Community Centre, Church Street, Onehunga

Hamilton

  • 23 March 2017, 9.30am-12.30 pm – Hamilton Central Baptist Church

Rotorua

  • 24 March 2017, 9.30am-12.30pm – Rotorua Youth Centre

Gisborne

  • 3 March 2017, 9:30am-12:30pm – Venue TBC

Napier

  • 21 March 2017, 1.30pm-4.30pm – Venue TBC

Whanganui

  • 22 February 2017, 12.30am-3.30pm  Whanganui UCOL

Manawatu

  • 9 March 2017, 1.00pm-4.00pm – Venue TBC

Greater Wellington/CATE

  • 24 February 2017, 8:45am-3.30pm – Rutherford House, Victoria University of Wellington, Pipitea Campus (includes Wellington CATE AGM)

Christchurch

  • 4 April 2017, 9.30am-12.30pm – Level 1, 504 Wairakei Road, Christchurch

Timaru

  • 12 April 2017, 9.30am-12.30pm – Venue TBC

Central Otago

  • 10 March 2017, 9.30am-12.30pm – Venue TBC

Dunedin 

  • 8 March 2017, 9.30am-12.30pm – Venue TBC

Invercargill

  • 7 March 2017, 9.30am-12.30pm – Venue TBC 

Primary (Years 7–8)

Whangarei

  • 21 March 2017, 9.30am-12.30pm – Venue TBC

East Auckland

  • 21 February 2017, 9.30am-12.30pm – Venue TBC

West Auckland

  • 9 March 2017, 9.30am-12.30pm – Venue TBC

South Auckland

  • 2 March 2017, 9.30am-12.30pm – Onehunga Library and Community Centre, Church Street, Onehunga

Hamilton

  • 22 March 2017, 9.30am-12.30pm Venue TBC

Rotorua

  • 23 March 2017, 9.30am-12.30pm Venue TBC

Gisborne

  • 7 April 2017, 10.00am-1.00pm Venue TBC

Napier

  • 22 March 2017, 1.30pm-4.30pm – Venue TBC

Whanganui

  • 22 February 2017, 12.30pm-3.30pm UCOL Whanganui

Manawatu

  • 9 March 2017, 1.00pm-4.00pm – Venue TBC

Horowhenua

  • 2 March 2017, 1.00pm-4.00pm Venue TBC

Wellington/Hutt Valley/Porirua

  • 23 February 2017, 1.00pm-4.00pm Venue TBC

Christchurch

  • 2 March 2017, 9.00am-12.00pm – Level 1, 504 Wairakei Road, Christchurch
  • 23 March 2017, 9.00am-1.00pm – Level 1, 504 Wairakei Road, Christchurch

Dunedin

  • 8 March 2017, 1.00pm-4.00pm – 414 Moray Place, Dunedin

Leading a whole-school approach to delivering career programmes and services

CATE and Careers New Zealand invite you to register for this free two-day programme. The programme aims to help schools introduce and implement innovative ways of delivering careers programmes based on latest career thinking and best practice.

It will support school career leaders to move their practice from the more traditional advisory model to one where students advance their thinking and career management skills through connected learning and conversations across the school.

Who will benefit from attending?


Senior staff from all schools with students Year 7–13 who have responsibility for leading careers and supporting school leavers.


On completion of the programme participants will have:

  • a vision for the purpose of careers in their schools
  • identified and planned for systems to build career and employability skills for all students 
  • strategies for pulling together a team to lead the process
  • a career education plan for the implementation of a whole school approach.


Register


For more information or to register your interest fill out our workshop enquiry form.

Please specify the workshop title 'Leading a whole-school approach programme’ in the message box.

Date and location 

Christchurch

  • 10.00am-5.00pm, Wednesday 22 and 9.00am-4.00pm, Thursday 23 March, 2017 –  The McFaddens Centre, 64 McFaddens Road, St Albans 

Updated 14 Feb 2017