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.
This information is for Skills Active trainees, apprentices, employers and industry stakeholders about the government's Vocational Education Training (VET) reform proposal. Read on for some general information about the changes, as well as what they would mean for Skills Active and for you.
Skills Active Aotearoa, the ITO for sport, recreation and performing arts, applauds the Education Minister’s decision to make a much-needed step-change to stem the flow of money into supporting the failing polytechnic network in New Zealand, says chief executive Dr Grant Davidson.
Latu To’omaga had a career teaching group fitness in some of New Zealand’s biggest gyms – but he didn’t see many Pasifika faces looking back at him in his classes.
Scott Culpan’s job involves abseiling down waterfalls. But the bit that really gets him excited is passing on knowledge, and seeing his staff build up their skills and confidence.
New Zealand needs well-trained, qualified staff.
Our qualifications are a stepping stone to your future.