Connected is a free service that can help you connect to the wide range of employment, education and training support and advice available through Government agencies.
Education to Employment Brokerage
Education to Employment Brokerage can help you connect with vocational education and employment opportunities across the Top of the South. Our Broker works closely with schools but can also work 1-1 to help you with your next vocational step! To connect with our Broker reach out to:
Student Job Search (SJS) is NZ's leading job site for students seeking casual, part time or full time work.
The Careers.govt.nz information hub guides you through the steps to find the right career for you based on your skills, interests and jobs in demand.
Ph: 0800 601 301
From age 16 you take take on an apprenticeship where you will gain technical, practical skills and experience while working for and learning from an employer.
All New Zealand Apprenticeships will be free until December 2022.
If you are thinking about studying and meet the criteria, you may be able to get a Student Allowance to help you pay for your living expenses while you are studying.
Alternatively, you may be able to get a Student Loan to help you pay for your costs while you are studying.
Check out www.studylink.govt.nz
Tupu Aotearoa - Ministry of Pacific Peoples
provide a targeted programme to support Pacific people to gain tools and skills that enable them to thrive through employment, completing further training or study.
The Tertiary Education Commission provides free, personalised career advice from career experts. They can help you gain confidence, make a plan, and take your next steps into work or training.
The Ministry of Social Development can help with getting a job or may be able to help you to get the training to do the job.
Call the Job Search Line 0800 779 009, to find out more about how MSD can help you.