How we work today shapes our tomorrow.

That’s why we are passionate about delivering workplace training that creates highly-skilled and confident people. It’s people who grow our future talent, and these talented people who build and grow business. It truly is people who make our tomorrow better.

Whether you’re a company looking to nurture or advance your team, or an individual looking for flexible learning options – our training programmes are highly effective in terms of learning outcomes and your investment.

As a NZQA-registered and accredited Category 1 training provider, we can customise courses to resolve identified skill gaps that enrich students lives at work, home and in the community.

Whether our courses are tailored to relevant organisational requirements, or a blend of virtual and on-the-job – our aim, is to train for the future.

Discover our wide range of training, courses & programmes below ↓




We’re the only provider in Aotearoa to provide a specialised career pathway for Butchery Training. To become a Butcher you’ll need to gain your New Zealand Certificate in Trade Butchery. Start your career with Skills4Work Butchery Apprenticeship today.



There is a skill shortage in the craft baking industry and a high demand for well trained, skilled employees. We train over 200+ bakery apprenticeships throughout New Zealand to change that, with our Trade Baker Programme the first of its kind in New Zealand.

Butchery Assessment Support

Butchery Assessment Sessions

Butchery Assessment Sessions

At Skills4Work, we want to support you in every way possible. We have two new exciting products on offer to help you achieve your assessments. Drop-in assessment sessions and one-on-one verbal assessments, no writing required. See more details below.

Short courses

Designed to upskill individuals to transform teams, our customisable workplace training programmes are best-in-class, and have been revolutionising organisational practice for many years.

Assessor (4098) Course

Our 1-day Assessor Course awards successful participants the necessary qualification to evaluate the performance of learners, school students or staff.

Licence Controller Qualification

Licence Controller Qualification

Our Licence Controller Qualification (LCQ)
Gain the knowledge and skills to be a safe and responsible provider for the sale, supply and consumption of alcohol. Covering Unit Standards 4646 & 16705

Care & Maintenance of Knives

Our Care & Maintenance of Knives short courses will increase safety among your staff and productivity at your business through improved knife safety practices.

Food Safety

Our Food Safety Certificate covers best food safety and handling practices in New Zealand.

Workplace Communication Programmes

Our Workplace Communication programme develops the essential skills needed to cope with change and the demands of the workplace, future learning and everyday life.

Workplace Skills

Increase your employability with the skills that employers consider essential in any workplace.


Retail & Sales

Prepare for a career in customer service, marketing or sales by building customer-centric skills and abilities.

Mechanical Engineering

This course will lay the foundations as you develop the practical problem-solving skills essential for a career in mechanics or engineering.

Food & Hospitality

Whether you're interested in hotel management or food preparation – our course in Food & Hospitality course will teach fundamental skills for a rewarding career in this fast-paced industry.


From boning carcasses to presenting the perfect cut – our Butchery courses are the first step in discovering whether a Butchery Apprenticeship is for you.


If you like early mornings and enjoy working in a team – gain Bakery gateway credits now in preparation for a Bakery Apprenticeship in the future.

Baking Essentials & The Workplace

If you're set on a career in Bakery, gain credits with Baking Essentials for the Workplace in preparation for your Bakery Apprenticeship.


Choose us for customised workplace training

We’re proud to be able to incorporate a variety of teaching styles to engage a wide range of people, from all walks of life, with different learning preferences.

All of our workplace training programmes can be tailored to suit your business by giving learners training content and examples that are relevant to their job. To ensure minimum downtime, Skills4Work training can be delivered at our purpose-built training centre in Manakau, Auckland – or onsite at yours!

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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I apply for a course?

Simply complete this online enrolment application and we will be in touch. Or feel free to get in touch with our customer service team on 0800 275 455.

What if I train my staff and they leave?

We hear this question a lot. Our response is to ask yourself – what if you don’t train them, and your staff stay?

Investing in your team by giving them opportunities to develop their skills, confidence and grow as people is the key to success in every business.

Call us now on 0800 275 455 for more information on our Workplace Literacy and Numeracy Programme.

Can I claim the Fees Free Scheme?

You may be eligible for the New Zealand ‘Fees Free’ Scheme. To find out more, give us a call on 0800 275 455 or visit

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