I am seeking Training
Making an informed decision about training
There are lots of different types of training available. Full-time, part-time, on the job, campus-based or distance learning. Some training is free while other training costs.
This section will guide you through the things to think about and questions to ask
Who can help
Talk to people you feel comfortable with and who have an interest in your future. Discuss with them your skills, interests, what is important and record ideas.
Ex-Teachers, Ex-School career adviser, Ex-Gateway Co-ordinator
Private career advisers
Employers, Church or community group leaders
People working in your jobs of interest
Student advisers/liaison officers from training and study providers
What are you trying to achieve?
Are you trying to get a qualification for a specific job?
Or want to develop certain skills to do the job
better or do related jobs?
Knowing why you want to train is a great place to start
Identify what you're looking for
Why do you want train? Write down all the reasons for training.
If you have a specific job in mind, recommend checking out Careers NZ job database and check out 'How to enter the job'
employers who employ people for that job
people who are doing the job
industry professional interest groups
or industry training organisations
So what are the training options?
Knowing the study and training options that are best for you is important
Making the decision
Choosing the right course, paying for training costs, scholarships and grants, getting ready to take those next steps
givME scholarships – explore scholarships and grants for free at Citizens Advice Bureau, public library (at home if you have library card), some schools
Need support with budgeting