Whether you are at your best when you're active, you enjoy having an impact on the health and wellbeing of those around you, or you want to make a career out of something you love doing -  Ignite your passion by upskilling with one of our exciting qualifications. Learn in a way that has a real impact on you, your employer and your industry. 

Careers in our industries

Skills Active works with the sport, recreation and performing arts industries. Our diverse industries are full of fun and fulfilling career opportunities.

About industry training

Industry training is like learning to play a sport. You get the skills you need by playing the game, learning from your team, and having your coach assess and support you to develop your skills.

Keen to enrol online?

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ActiveCV lets you create a portfolio of qualifications, work history, goals and personal statements and keep it up to date with the click of a button.

Trainee Portal

When you have signed up to a qualification, you can login to your 'Trainee Portal' to access information about your training, track your progress and receive support.


Skills Activator is your online-learning hub. Digital tools and resources that will enhance your learning experience live here.


NZRRP is an independent public register that recognises the qualifications and experience of  NZ's sport and recreation professionals. 

Financial help

Skills Active trainees and workplaces may be able to access financial assistance to support their industry training.


Need some more information? Here's a quick link to the information and forms you might be looking for.

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