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International Students

International Students

As part of our service to International students studying with us in Tauranga we offer to help them find part-time work while they complete their course. Ren (from the Philippines), Bawa (from India) and Asmita (from Nepal) have recently arrived and are studying the...

Sport & Fitness Course in Rotorua & Whakatane

Sport & Fitness Course in Rotorua & Whakatane

If you want to pursue an active career, enjoy coaching, or just want to be physically fit and healthy then our CareerFit course is for you. Learn about health & well-being, work skills, and get ready for an active job. Much of the course is run out of the class so...

Our IT Students Get Jobs

Our IT Students Get Jobs

Computer Concepts Ltd from Christchurch recently flew to Tauranga to interview 2 of our Systems Administration (level 6) graduates.  Sam Gibson and Sam Jenson are both now employed by CCL, have relocated to Christchurch and are loving their new roles. EmployNZ IT...

Careers Unlimited visit the Tauranga City Art Gallery

Careers Unlimited visit the Tauranga City Art Gallery

This week our Careers Unlimited students went on a field trip to the Tauranga City Art Gallery to experience the immersive 'Terminus' V.R exhibit. There is some amazing art work there and it was very entertaining for the students (and Tutors!). EmployNZ students often...

Term 3 Begins – Speed Dating Time

Term 3 Begins – Speed Dating Time

This week at EmployNZ we welcomed back our students in Tauranga, Rotorua and Whakatane for term 3.  There were plenty of new students so what better way to get things going than speed dating. This is a really fun interactive exercise where the whole group gets a...

EmployNZ – Category 1

EmployNZ – Category 1

The team at EmployNZ are proud to announce we have been awarded a Category 1 rating by NZQA again! Students, parents and all stakeholders can therefore be sure of the quality EmployNZ provides across all the programmes we offer in Tauranga, Auckland, Rotorua and...

Sport & Fitness Rotorua

Sport & Fitness Rotorua

Check out our Rotorua CareerFit team learning the correct lifting techniques in the gym. Our awesome tutor, Rotorua local - Cody Wikingi is a NZ Body Building Champ so certainly has the skills and knowledge to pass on to his students! If you are interested in an...

From IT & Computing to a Business Diploma

From IT & Computing to a Business Diploma

Success for us is when we see students pathway from one course to the next. A great example of this is the journey Erin Pickett has had with us. Erin started in IT Skills level 2 and then moved on to Computing level 3 in our Tauranga campus. She has since progressed...

CareerFit at the Rotorua Career Expo

CareerFit at the Rotorua Career Expo

Cody from our Rotorua CareerFit course and Esira from our Rotorua NCEA level 1 course had a great time meeting local students at the Rotorua Career Expo recently. If Sport & Fitness is your thing, you can complete NCEA level 2 with CareerFit. If you need help...

Our Hospitality Students get Jobs!

Our Hospitality Students get Jobs!

We always help our graduates get jobs, often this happens as a result of the work experience they do as part of the course. The Hospitality Skills NCEA 2 and Cafe Skills level 3 courses we offer in Tauranga both include on the job training. Check out Lily with her...

Awesome work Kata!

Awesome work Kata!

Before Kata Minhinnick started his journey with EmployNZ, he wasn’t doing much. “I was doing maintenance in the avocado orchards. I was going to do fruit picking but glad I didn’t” he explains. Instead he enrolled onto the CareerFIT level 2 course where he learnt...

Keep up the amazing work ladies!

Keep up the amazing work ladies!

Briana and Olivia were referred to EmployNZ by Face & Beauty Academy last year. They needed to complete their NCEA L1 before they could enrol in the Face & Beauty Hairdressing course. They have since completed NCEA and are now enrolled with Face & Beauty....

Our Tutors are here to help

Our awesome tutors are committed to making sure you reach your full potential! They have a wealth of industry knowledge and experience, and are ready to help you smash your training & career goals for 2019! Contact us today to make an appointment to meet with them...

Start your career in IT with us

Start your career in IT with us

The IT industry needs you! Studying for a career in IT will open doors to amazing career opportunities - both in New Zealand and abroad. Earn internationally recognised qualifications at our state-of-the-art modern campus in Tauranga, while enjoying the lifestyle only...

Our Infrastructure students are digging in!

Our Infrastructure students are digging in!

Check out our students digging in on the job! Work experience is a major component of our Construction & Infrastructure Training. We don’t just teach theory – we equip our students with hands-on skills at real work-sites. Get the skills you need for the job you...

Study with us in 2019

Study with us in 2019

Our classes are filled with an array of International Students from different countries and cultures. Would you like to study in New Zealand? Get in touch with us today and find out why you should study a Diploma at EmployNZ in the beautiful Bay of Plenty. EmployNZ...

Are you thinking about a career in IT?

Are you thinking about a career in IT?

IT professionals are in HOT demand in the Bay of Plenty. EmployNZ now offers two new IT & Computing courses in Tauranga - New Zealand Diploma in Information Technology Level 5 - New Zealand Diploma in Systems Administration Level 6 We are taking enrolments for the...

Our graduates get jobs!

Our graduates get jobs!

Stacey St John has just completed her level 2 and 3 hospitality qualifications with us. Based on her qualifications and great work ethic she has already secured full time employment - Congratulations Stacey! Skilled hospitality professionals are in high demand. We...

Welcome to New Zealand!

Welcome to New Zealand!

EmployNZ is excited to have a new group of International students starting in October. It is such a privilege to be chosen as their preferred Tertiary Institute, we look forward to hosting them and to be part of their tertiary learning journey. If you’re considering...

NZ Certificate in Infrastructure Works – Level 2

NZ Certificate in Infrastructure Works – Level 2

We are excited to announce the launch of our brand new course - Infrastructure Works Level 2. This course is ideal for anyone starting a career in the infrastructure industry, or who are already working in the industry without a qualification. You may be new to the...

A warm welcome to our International Students

A warm welcome to our International Students

EmployNZ Tertiary would like to welcome our international students Nisha (from Nepal) & Sylveniya (from India) who are both studying our Diploma in Health Management Level 7. Both students are from land-locked countries and were completely taken back by the sea...

Chantel is a CareerFIT champion!

Chantel is a CareerFIT champion!

Chantel wanted to do something productive with her time and made the bold decision to invest in herself. Enrolling on to the EmployNZ CareerFIT Sport & Fitness course forced the single Mum way out of her comfort zone. Her goals were to increase her fitness and...

The future is bright for Lily Jones

The future is bright for Lily Jones

Lily Jones has thrived at EmployNZ since the day she started. Although school didn’t work out for her, she was determined to get her NCEA. She’s just finished her studies in the Careers Unlimited Level 1 course and now has her sights set on earning NCEA Level 2 in our...

The sky is the limit for Aroha

The sky is the limit for Aroha

Aroha Richards is an amazing young mum who came to us with the goal of earning a hospitality qualification and gaining employment. Through hard work and sheer determination, Aroha is now a double graduate who takes with her two hospitality qualifications. Aroha has...

Our students get jobs!

Our students get jobs!

Work experience is a key component of our Hospitality course and our students are making a huge impression down at Club Mount, Tauranga. Helena (left), Rhona (centre) and Stacey (right) are on work placement and enjoying every moment. Rhona has just accepted a...

Kaitlin’s reached the finish line!

Kaitlin’s reached the finish line!

Kaitlin Ririnui came to EmployNZ as a busy single mum needing direction and purpose. After enrolling in the CareerFIT Sport & Fitness L2 course, Kaitlin has become much more positive and motivated, her fitness levels have increased and she now has her NCEA Level...

Meet Deanna – our latest Hospitality student success story

Meet Deanna – our latest Hospitality student success story

Deanna came to us as a quiet individual. But after being at EmployNZ for just a few short months, her self-confidence and self-worth has grown tremendously. “I was really shy and wouldn’t talk to anyone, but throughout my time here, I’ve become way more confident” she...

Saffron’s blazing her own path toward a career in Hospitality

Saffron’s blazing her own path toward a career in Hospitality

Hospitality is an unlikely career choice for a person with Autism, but for Saffron Kereopa it’s exactly what she wants to do. Saffron has successfully completed our Hospitality Level 2 course and has now transitioned on to study the New Zealand Certificate in Food...

Dre French – strides ahead with CareerFIT

Dre French – strides ahead with CareerFIT

With an enthusiasm for all things sport and a love for rugby league, Dre French was keen to join the CareerFIT health & fitness course. And now just a few months in, Dre is making massive gains towards turning his life around. “I was mucking around a bit, and...

Hawea Morrison – a true inspiration

Hawea Morrison – a true inspiration

For Hawea, being part of the CareerFIT course has meant so much more to him than just getting his NCEA Level 2’s. Hawea’s whole outlook on life has changed for the better, and it’s having a flow-on affect with his family. Hawea has lost 16kgs since starting the...

Earn your NCEA Level 1 with us!

Earn your NCEA Level 1 with us!

So you're 16 and have left school...that's OK... what's next? Come and earn your NCEA Level 1 with us! We make it really easy. Unlike other providers, we have a rolling intake which means you can START ANYTIME! What's in it for you? Here's what we provide: - A...

Open Day fun for everyone!

Open Day fun for everyone!

We held our Tauranga campus Open Day yesterday. It was such an awesome opportunity to welcome our visitors in, share information about all our wonderful services and of course, show them some good old fashioned EmployNZ hospitality! If you missed out - don't worry!...

EmployNZ Open Day

EmployNZ is hosting an Open Day and you're invited! This is a great opportunity to meet our tutors, ask questions & find out how we can help you reach your study & career goals. EmployNZ offer courses in the following subjects: - NCEA Level 1 - Hospitality...

NZ Certificate in Computing Level 3 course

NZ Certificate in Computing Level 3 course

EmployNZ is pleased to announce we are now offering a level 3 computing course in Tauranga. The NZ Certificate in Computing will help you gain the intermediate computing skills needed by employers today. It will also pathway into other higher level computing courses...

2017 Graduation Ceremony

2017 Graduation Ceremony

We recently held our 2017 Graduation Ceremony at Classic Flyers in Mount Maunganui. Our graduating students, along with their friends and families, enjoyed an afternoon of celebration as we looked back at the year and honoured them for all their achievements. For...

Off to work for Tobias

Off to work for Tobias

Last week was Tobias’ first day at his new job after recently graduating from our Careers Unlimited Level 1 course. He has now secured employment as a traffic controller with Allied Work Force. Tobias learnt a range of skills on the course including budgeting, health...

Tremendous effort by Tyler Anderton

Tremendous effort by Tyler Anderton

Tyler Anderton has successfully completed 2 years study at EmployNZ. He’s excited for the future and is looking forward to next year when he’ll continue on with his health & fitness studies. Tyler started his journey with EmployNZ in our Careers Unlimited Level 1...

Age is no obstacle for Anthony

Age is no obstacle for Anthony

Age is no obstacle for Anthony Craven (29 years old) who has returned to education as an adult student after having worked as a hammer hand for many years. Anthony decided he wanted more out of life and enrolled onto the Careers Unlimited Level 1 course to prepare for...

Work experience at Tauranga Art Gallery

Work experience at Tauranga Art Gallery

As part of our Careers in Hospitality course, students are required to participate in work experience. Recently some of our students were involved in the Dress for Success Handbag Auction which was held at the Tauranga Art Gallery. This was a brand new experience for...

Congratulations Merlin!

Congratulations Merlin!

Congratulations to Merlin who recently sat & passed his Learners licence! Merlin got his licence paid for because he was the winner of our Youth Service Learner Licence Workshop competition. To get yourself in the draw, all you have to do is attend 3 out of 4...

Taster Day

Taster Day

Last week we hosted a Taster Day at our Tauranga campus - participants had an awesome time and we’re inviting YOU to our next one! We’ve organised fun activities, giveaways and lunch is provided! When: Friday 27th of October Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm Where: EmployNZ...

Free Youth Workshops

Free Youth Workshops

Every Friday at EmployNZ Tauranga the Youth Service team hold a workshop to help you prepare for getting a job, or for getting your driver’s license. We cover things like creating a CV, setting up an email account, or preparing for your driver’s test. There is a...

Winner – Learner License

Winner – Learner License

Brandon caught up with our Youth Service team at the Into-the-light event recently. One of his goals was to get his learner license. Brandon attended our license workshop to get prepared and won the monthly draw to have his license paid for. Nice one Brandon!

New Training Facilities for EmployNZ

New Training Facilities for EmployNZ

After 2 years of planning the EmployNZ Whanau has finally moved into its purpose-built training facility at 94 2nd Ave! The building is designed with our students in mind, it is open plan with natural light throughout, is climate controlled and has soundproofing,...

Courses Available at EmployNZ – Something for Everyone!

Courses Available at EmployNZ – Something for Everyone!

NCEA LEVEL 1 & 2 (16-19 year olds) Wanting NCEA level 1 & 2 or to complete your NCEA? National certificate in Employment skills Level 1 NCEA Level 1 Business Administration & Computing Level 2 NCEA Level 2 Hospitality Level 2 Retail Level 2 NZ Certificate in Food &...

Great Work Awesome

Great Work Awesome

Awesome is one of our EmployNZ students who started out on Level 1 Employment Skills early last year here in Tauranga and then moved on to Business Administration and Computing Level 2. Two months ago Awesome successfully completed Level 2 and he has been...

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