May 25, 2022
Grow the skills within your company by unleashing staff potential through literacy and numeracy development.
March 20, 2023
We are pleased to announce that Nick Thomson has joined the team as our new Butchery Training Advisor – North Island. For Seventeen years Nick has honed his skills around the world as a butcher. To Nick, food is medicine. Knowing where it comes from, what’s going into our bodies, and how food, community, and […]
We are pleased to announce that Sam Sturgess has joined the team as our new Butchery Training Advisor – South Island. Sam started working at Fresh Choice Barrington as a clean-up boy. He was very interested in the butchery trade and an opportunity came up to become an apprentice. Sam took up an apprenticeship and […]
February 2, 2023
Skills4Work Butchery Training Course a Cut Above Marc Zabern is no stranger to the butchery industry – he grew up watching his father hone his craft as a master of meats, playing witness to both the challenges and rewards of working in a process driven sector, before joining the family business, Zaroa Meats. Fast forward […]
July 1, 2022
Entries officially opening today for the 2022 Pact Packaging Young Butcher and ANZCO Foods Butcher Apprentice of the Year Competition. The competition aims to find the best talent in the New Zealand retail meat sector, and this is your chance to showcase your skills and be recognised by both your peers and those within the […]
June 24, 2022
It was the first year we were able to officially celebrate Matariki at Skills4Work! A time to remember our ancestors and celebrate the present by gathering together to give thanks. We all shared a delicious Hāngī for lunch as we discussed ideas for the new year ahead!
June 7, 2022
The butchery and bakery learners decided to run a fundraiser using their skills in making their craft. The bakery learners made delicious cakes and tarts and the butchery learners made and sold sausages. With the money raised they donated it to a charity of choice. Below you will see Kayla our Bakery learner representative gifting […]
July 21, 2021
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