New Zealand’s education landscape is ever-changing, as are the needs of the industry. At Skills4Work, we’re passionate about providing adaptable workforce training strategies that meet the ever-evolving needs of workplaces and their people.
We truly understand that no one business is the same which is why we customise our courses to meet your organisations’ unique requirements and long-term goals. For more than 20 years, our Workplace Literacy programme has been helping businesses and their staff develop essential skills to not only cope with the inevitable challenges of workplace change and everyday life – but thrive, too.
Skills4Work is the only provider of Butchery Training and Bakery Craft in Aotearoa and as one of New Zealand’s most established gateway programme providers, we’re proud to deliver a wide range of training that cater to an even wider range of kiwis.
So whether you’re looking to transform your organisation, shift your career or help a young person explore what’s possible – equip yourself, your business and your people with Skills4Work.
Skills4Work is an organisation focussed on skill development across a range of industries and sectors and has a rich history which has transformed it into the organisation it is today. The organization was first established in 1992 as a Private Training Establishment (PTE) within Foodstuffs and after its acquisition by Animation College in 2014 was re-established as an independent registered PTE in November 2016. The organisation’s “Support Office” and purpose-built Training Centre are situated on Ronwood Ave in Manukau, Auckland. In August 2021, Skills4Work became New Zealand’s first Private Training Establishment (PTE) to undertake the arranging training function in Retail Butchery in line with the government’s mandated transition of all Industry Training Organisation’s (ITO).
Skills4Work is a niche provider in the New Zealand education sector. Being the only active NZQA accredited Private Training Establishment with the dual role of awarding the butchery qualification nationwide. Skills4Work has the function of arranging training and manages the end-to-end apprenticeship process for both Butchery and Bakery apprentices across New Zealand.
Skills4Work is on mission to provide innovative, customised, and specialised training to meet the needs of New Zealand businesses, their current and future employees and the New Zealand economy.
To be the provider of choice, producing highly employable, “fit for purpose” graduates. We will achieve this through continuous improvement and delivering cutting edge programmes.
To provide innovative, customised and specialist training to meet the needs of New Zealand businesses, their current and future employees and the New Zealand economy.
We listen to our customer requirements and provide solutions to meet their needs. We are proactive, helpful and friendly. Our strong customer focus enables us to achieve and maintain a competitive edge.
Outcome: We measure our success by our customers’ behaviour and feedback
We make a positive difference and are results driven. We advocate responsibility and accountability with a focus on continuous improvement. We foster strong feelings of personal effectiveness. We encourage lateral and innovative
thinking to achieve our objectives. We listen to our customer requirements and provide solutions to meet their needs. We are proactive, helpful and friendly. Our strong customer focus enables us to achieve and maintain a competitive edge.
Outcome: Success is measured by the difference we make.
Excellent, timely execution every time Seamless, easy business transactions. We strive for excellence.
Outcome: We measure our success by our customers’ behaviour and feedback.
We are committed to on-going learning, extending skills and providing opportunities to people within our company and the industries we represent. We enthusiastically pursue our vision, mission and strategic plan.
Outcome: Success is measured by a high level of competency within the company and in the industries, we represent and a reduction in skill shortages in the industries we represent.
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Our tutors understand the real-world practicalities of what they teach thanks to 50+ years industry experience combined. Get to know our diverse and talented team.
Our training programmes are designed to help you, your staff and your students harness their potential, explore their passions and become better employees who enjoy success and confidence in their careers.
When given the opportunity to learn something new, explore our passions or upskill, knowledge becomes more than power – it becomes empowerment. Invest in your people, lift their skills and watch your company grow.