Education & Employment

Youth Programmes - Youth Guarantee

 Learn life and work skills, make friends and have fun while you gain your NCEA and earn NZQA qualifications.

Get in touch to find out which of the following programmes are running at a centre near you.

Zero fees - Training for specific industries - Learner focused - 40 weeks (but start anytime) - NCEA levels 1 & 2

  • We are one of NZ’s largest and longest running private training establishments with 15 training centres throughout NZ
  • We have NZQA accreditation with qualified, experienced tutors
  • We offer dedicated youth mentors through our Kiwi Next Generation Programme
  • We provide a supportive environment with access to pastoral care for all our students
  • And to reward your learning progress we’ll also help you complete the next step in your driver's licence

To be eligible for participation in Youth Guarantee programmes, learners must be:

  • 16 to 19 years at the time of commencing their study; or
  • 15 years at the time of commencing their study, and have an early leaving exemption from school;
  • A citizen / permanent resident of New Zealand or
  • Australian citizen living in NZ

Term dates 2017:

Start of Term One                              Tuesday 31 January  
Start of Term Two                               Monday 1 May
Start of Term Three                            Monday 24 July
Start of Term Four                              Monday 16 October

For more information call 0800 437 587 or send us a message using the enquires tool bottom right of this page.

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    Early Childhood Education

    If you love looking after others, have a sense of humour and plenty of common sense, our Youth Guarantee Early Childhood Education Programme might be just what you’re looking for.

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    Auto Trades

    If you love working with your hands, are keen to know how things work, and are passionate about fixing cars and keeping them running, our Youth Guarantee Auto Trades Programme might be just what you’re looking for.

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    Office Skills

    If you love working in a team on a variety of different jobs that help people and keep businesses running, our Youth Guarantee Office Skills Programme might be just what you’re looking for.

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    Careers and Computing

    If you love working with computers and pay good attention to detail, our Youth Guarantee Careers and Computing Programme might be just what you’re looking for.

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    Construction

    If you love physical work, using tools, following plans to make things from scratch, and building objects and structures that last, our Youth Guarantee Construction Programme might be just what you’re looking for.

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    Engineering

    If you love knowing how things work, keeping them running and working with your hands, our Youth Guarantee Engineering Programme might be just what you’re looking for.

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    Service Sector - (hospitality and tourism)

    If you love being part of a hospitality or tourism team, doing a range of different jobs and doing all you can to meet people’s needs, our Youth Guarantee Service Sector Programme might be just what you’re looking for.