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School students get NCEA credits for hospo competitions
In pre-COVID times, hundreds of hospitality professionals joined battle for the accolade of being the best of the best, pitting their skills against each other in world-class cookery and food & beverage competitions.
From 4 October 2021, responsibility for qualifications development, pre- and post-moderation, consent to assess, and programme endorsement moved from ServiceIQ to the new Ringa Hora – Services Workforce Development Council (WDC).
Apprenticeships boost retail careers
Top retailers across New Zealand are embracing the opportunity to offer eligible staff an apprenticeship.
NZQA proposal includes workplace training
The New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) is seeking feedback on three proposals.
New partnership to bolster tourism student numbers ahead of rebuild
ServiceIQ and Go with Tourism are teaming up for 2021.
Students take flight with new aviation option
COVID-19 may have hit parts of the aviation industry hard, but it’s projected to pick up strongly. The International Air Transport Association has said that air travel may recover to previous levels in under three years.
Rocket Lab Offers New Zealand’s First Aerospace Apprenticeship
The programme enables apprentices to receive a formal ServiceIQ Aeronautical Engineering trade qualification for building Electron rockets and testing space hardware.
Top chef says apprentices are good for business
New Zealand punches above its weight in everything that matters. From sport to science, Kiwis have been internationally recognised as among the best in the world. It’s the same in hospitality, with local chefs known for their great skills and ability. Many have worked in – or run – some of the best restaurants here and in the world.
Support for apprentices will help build careers
Hard-hit service sector employers and their apprentices will greatly benefit from the government’s new Apprentice Boost scheme, says Andrew McSweeney, Chief Executive of the sector’s industry training organisation, ServiceIQ.
Food and hospitality workplace safety training available online
New fully online training has been launched to the hospitality industry by the sector’s Industry Training Organisation, ServiceIQ.