We are the transitional industry training organisation for sport, exercise, recreation and performing arts. We create qualifications and help workplaces to get staff trained up and qualified. Through this work, our industries can step up, strengthen their people and flourish as individuals and businesses.
Richmond Scout Group and Makahika Outdoor Pursuits Centre in Levin are the recipients of the 2020 Skills Active Aotearoa Volunteer and Small Business scholarships, respectively.
Chris McIvor is an expert in helping people develop in their sport, and he also uses sport to help clients develop as people. Now, he has added a brand new Skills Active tikanga qualification to his toolkit as well.
Lucas Tofani Souza has to make sure everything goes right on the night, in his role as a senior lighting technician – which means coordinating plans, people, equipment and timing, all the while remaining totally unflappable.
Nicole Shand has spent her career creating a wide range of sport and recreation programmes for all sorts of people in the community. The common factor in all her work has been her desire to see people reap the benefits of finding physical activity that they enjoy.
Lewis Young has enough energy and ideas to keep him busy for several lifetimes. Completing his exercise apprenticeship helped him to focus that energy into a single channel that will support multiple pathways for his future career.
New Zealand needs well-trained, qualified staff.
Our qualifications are a stepping stone to your future.