We are the industry training organisation for sport, exercise, recreation and performing arts. We create qualifications and help workplaces to get staff trained up. Through this work, our industries can step up, strengthen their people and flourish as individuals and businesses.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was a surprise guest at last week's Entertainment Technology New Zealand Conference, where she congratulated five apprentice graduates from Skills Active Aotearoa, the industry training organisation (ITO) for performing arts.
Mariano Garcia Nani has been teaching swimmers since he finished high school in his native Argentina. Now, his years of experience have been formally recognised through a swim teaching apprenticeship with Skills Active Aotearoa.
In just a few years, The Lab Training Centre in Napier has become a much-loved community hub, offering fitness, friendship and a sense of belonging.
Until you lose the ability to do something – such as riding a bike for example – you often take that ability for granted. So says Aaron Ure, the man who runs the Avantidrome Community Trikes programme at the Cambridge Avantidrome.
Hear from our trainees, apprentices, assessors and workplace heroes, in their own words.
New Zealand needs well-trained, qualified staff.
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