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10/07/2013
Michael West, aviation industry trainee and New Zealand entrant at WorldSkills employed by the Royal New Zealand Air Force and supported by ServiceIQ won a silver medal in the aircraft maintenance category at the 42nd WorldSkills International Competition in Leipzig, Germany, held last week. more >
02/07/2013
The tradition of young New Zealanders travelling the world and gaining overseas experience continues, albeit with some different destinations now in the mix. While the UK was the focus, now more are heading to Asia. However, Europe is still a draw card, and that is where the cream of New Zealand’s young trade trainees are about to pit their skills... more >
01/06/2013
Reading, writing and maths are still three basic skills we all need, even in this more complex world. As many of us know, low levels of what is now termed literacy, language proficiency and numeracy (LLN for short) have become a growing problem in New Zealand in recent years. more >
29/05/2013
The Aviation Industry Association (AIA) has added a Careers Open Day to the end of their annual Aviation Conference Week as a result of recent estimates that there will be substantial employment growth in the aviation sector.  The AIA believes that 4000 aviation roles will need to be filled over the next five years within New Zealand, or... more >
08/05/2013
ServiceIQ, the industry training organisation for tourism, is pleased to announce the lucky winners of the Tourism Aotearoa competition, held as part of the annual TRENZ tourism trade event held from 21-24 April 2013. Paul Fuimaono of Indigenous Journeys, Henare Johnson of Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development and Maurice and Heather... more >
17/04/2013
ServiceIQ, the new Industry Training Organisation that offers skills training to the Museums sector, was proud to sponsor the Project Achievement Award for Public Programmes at the 2013 New Zealand Museum Awards. The award was won by the Auckland War Memorial Museum for its URBANLIFE project and presenting the award, ServiceIQ CEO Dean Minchington... more >
08/03/2013
The Government has committed to a major increase in funding for apprenticeships that will mean lower fees for employers, encourage growth in the uptake of apprentices overall and allow ITOs to invest more in the quality of education for apprentices. Of most current interest to employers is the Apprenticeship Re-boot, which was to be effective on... more >
25/02/2013
The board of ServiceIQ welcomes Rick Christie as its new Chair. He has been appointed to chair the newly formed ServiceIQ, an Industry Training Organisation (ITO), uniting three key ITOs in the service sector, covering aviation, tourism, travel, hospitality, retail and wholesale. Mr Christie has extensive experience as a company Chairman and... more >
20/12/2012
The merger of three industry training organisations has been given the green light. Steven Joyce, the Minister of Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment, has formally approved the merger of three industry training organisations (ITOs) into one new ITO, as from 1 January 2013. more >
20/12/2012
A popular programme that enabled highly experienced senior travel consultants to achieve nationally recognised qualifications has been re-launched today. Following on from the successful launch earlier this year, the Experienced Consultant programme, offers a straight-forward path for people with ten or more years’ experience in the travel... more >
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