Updates and notices on everything for schools
Aviation Gateway scholarship now open
All secondary school students who have successfully completed Aviation Gateway in 2018 are eligible to apply for the $2000 ServiceIQ Flying NZ Scholarship.
Getaway to a great adventure in Māori Tourism
ServiceIQ offers a choice of fantastic Gateway Tourism Cultural Camps held at beautiful marae around the country, such as Waiheke Island or Waitomo Caves and a new one on Kapiti Island. The camps are designed to give Year 13 students the rare opportunity to gain first-hand experience, practical skills and unit standards, while staying in a unique New Zealand cultural setting.
Tasty new course on the school menu
The new canapé creation course offered by ServiceIQ is a great way to introduce cookery students to the exciting world of catering. The fun starter will help give culinary students confidence and inspiration to take an even greater interest in a cookery career.
National Secondary School Culinary Challenge
The knives were out … as were the smoking machines, sous vide ovens, vacuum sealers and a vast array of pots, pans, jugs and plates. Sixteen of the most talented hospitality students in New Zealand took on the ultimate food battle – the chance to win the coveted title of 2018’s National Secondary Schools Culinary Challenge.
Two successful Māori Culture & Tourism Gateway Camps
Last school holidays ServiceIQ held two highly successful Māori Culture & Tourism Gateway Camps.
Alternative Pathways to University Expo
Year 11 and 12 students from Sacred Heart College, Hutt Valley High School, St Oran's, St Bernard's and Chilton attended the Alternative Pathways to University Expo held at the Walter Nash Stadium on 6 and 7 June.
Getting job ready for the service sector
ServiceIQ has produced a new student resource to help get students job ready for service sector roles – and it's free for all to download.
Hospitality information afternoon
ServiceIQ School’s Advisor Cass Clarke recently held an information afternoon for Year 12 & 13 students focused on the Hospitality industry and the great opportunity for continued training after school. The students found out about Cookery Apprenticeships, Food and Beverage, Catering and Level 3 & 4 Hospitality training programs based in the workplace.
New online learning material for teaching coffee appreciation and barista skills
Hospitality teachers will be able to give students the opportunity to learn the right blend of knowledge to kick-start a piping hot hospitality career with ServiceIQ’s new blended courses – Coffee Appreciation (Level 3) and Barista Skills (Level 2).
Partnership with BlackCap
We’re proud to have partnered with BlackCap. This is a new social site designed to help young Kiwis share their experiences, give advice or recommendations, and curate their personal brand to support their future career goals.