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Silver medal for Tool Blacks at WorldSkills International
Michael West, employed by the Royal New Zealand Air Force and supported by ServiceIQ as an aviation industry trainee won a silver medal in the aircraft maintenance category at the 42nd WorldSkills International Competition in Leipzig, Germany, held last week.
TRoQ – Hospitality Qualifications Update
After two years of the ITO, ITPs and PTEs working together, ServiceIQ's suite of hospitality qualifications will be published on 9th July. We have had a long journey together and we still need to continue walking along the way together.
Taking our Skills to the World
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.
Back to basics
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.
Official launch of ServiceIQ at Parliament
ServiceIQ, the newly formed Industry Training Organisation (ITO) for the service sector, has been officially recognised at ServiceIQ’s Parliamentary launch this week.
Estimates of 4000 new jobs in aviation prompts need for Careers Expo
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.
Entries are open for the 2013 ServiceIQ Modern Apprentice of the Year competition
ServiceIQ is the proud sponsor of the 2013 ServiceIQ Cookery Modern Apprentice of the Year competition.
Three businesses get lucky after tourism trade event
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.
$28 Million in Apprenticeship Re-boot, Starting Now
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.
New Board Chair for new ITO ServiceIQ
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.