Youth Guarantee

Aim of the programme:

To empower you to be able to explore options of employment or further training.

Learning can be fun while achieving National qualifications that can kick-start your career. In just 48 weeks you can complete two or three qualifications to set off on the road to success

Qualifications to choose from:

  • National Certificate in Employment Skills Level 1
  • NCEA Vocational Pathway- Level 2
  • New Zealand Certificate in Hospitality L2
  • National Certificate in Computing Level 2
  • National Certificate in Business Administration and Computing L2

Entry criteria:

  • be 16 years and above and left school
  • be New Zealand citizen or permanent resident
  • be committed to complete the qualifications and move to higher level education
  • have literacy & numeracy skill to study at level 1 or 2

Programme Fees:

All the programmes are free if you are eligible with all course material and stationery provided. There are no hidden costs.

Financial Assistance:

  • Travel allowance
  • Student allowance may be available if you are 18 years and over. To find out if you are eligible please call StudyLink on Freephone 0800 88 99 00 or visit www.studylink.govt.nz
  • Learner license

Why choose target:

  • Friendly staff
  • Relaxed learning environment
  • Multicultural centres
  • Individual paced learning
  • Central and handy locations

National Certificate in Employment Skills Level 1

The National Certificate in Employment Skills (NCES) recognises core skills and attributes necessary for successful employment and further learning. This programme covers the following topics: Literacy and numeracy Personal and technical skills. Work and Study Skills Personal financial management Communication skills These skills have been identified by employers as being important to ensure you are…

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Course details

Duration: 20 weeks
Monday to Friday
Start date: Open

NCEA Vocational Pathway Level 2

This is a foundation programme that will provide you with the fundamental skills and knowledge to staircase you into higher level training or employment.  You will learn a variety if skills which are rewarding and fun. This programme will cover the following topics: Literacy and numeracy Retail Customer Services Personal and employment Skills

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Course details

Duration: 27 weeks
Monday to Friday
Start date: Open

New Zealand Certificate in Hospitality Level 2

This is an introductory programme that will provide you with a range of skills in the hospitality industry giving you an insight into the different opportunities available in the hospitality industry. This programme has a focus on preparing you for employment as well as staircasing them into advanced qualifications in hospitality. What will you learn:…

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Course details

Duration: 13 weeks
Monday to Friday
Start date: Open

National Certificate in Computing Level 2

This programme will provide you a core level of computing skills for any industry which requires such skills, and to recognise an entry level for further education in computing. The programme will cover the following topics: Business Information Processing Computer Components and Peripherals Databases Generic Computing Spread Sheets Word Processing

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Course details

Duration: 14 weeks
Monday to Friday
Start date: Open

National Certificate in Business Administration and Computing Level 2

This programme will give you a broad range of entry level business administration and computing skills and knowledge required for employment within the business environment. The programme will cover the following topics: Microsoft Office applications Information processing Accounting The use of office technology Business Communications Customer Services Office Skills

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Course details

Duration: 20 weeks
Monday to Friday
Start date: Open