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NZTalent: Start with skills but end with qualified
The open letter signed this week by 100 companies has been applauded by the industry training organisation for the nation’s booming service sectors, ServiceIQ. But it wants a postscript.
Waitangi Treaty Grounds make history by winning major tourism award
The Waitangi Treaty Grounds won the prestigious ServiceIQ Visitor Experience Award at the 2017 New Zealand Tourism Awards held in Christchurch last night.
Supreme Service wins Supreme Award for Service Station Rising Star
Abbin Peter from Z Energy in Christchurch has won the coveted ServiceIQ Up & Coming Retailer Award at the country’s 2017 Top Shop Awards held in Auckland last night.
ServiceIQ Industry Training Award Winners
The 2017 Got A Trade? Got It Made! Industry Training Awards, held at Parliament last night, showcased inspiring young people driven to make a big difference in their industry.
Minister launches “stunning” Service Sector Regional Plans
Ten regions around the country now have Roadmaps and Plans for their service sectors, with four more on the way, thanks to industry training organisation ServiceIQ.
Army Apprentice Chef wins major battle at New Zealand’s culinary awards
All that army training that taught him to remain calm under pressure must have helped up-coming chef Nicholas Todd to emerge victorious as the winner of the prestigious ServiceIQ Champion Apprentice Chef 2017 competition, held at the NZ Hospitality Championships in Auckland last Sunday.
Top chef Marc Soper of Wharekauhau Country Estate to judge New Zealand’s top care home cuisine
Marc Soper is used to creating sensational dishes for high-paying guests at the luxury Wharekauhau Country Estate in Wairarapa. Now, the multi-award winning executive chef, who was also crowned Chef of the Capital in both 2015 and 2016, is going to bring his...
At Your Service Aotearoa – A Manifesto
Meeting the labour and skill needs of the wellbeing sector.
The service sector is a large and important part of the New Zealand economy, fostering significant employment and wealth opportunities.
The sector accounts for 29% of New Zealand employment – nearly 600,000 people.
No excuses! FREE training for gaming staff offered by ServiceIQ
To help ensure safer gaming throughout New Zealand, ServiceIQ, Industry Training Organisation for the hospitality industry, together with Clubs New Zealand, is making its online training course free for staff working in bars and clubs that offer gaming. Please note: this was a time-limited offer and is no longer available.
Silver lining to skills shortage
News of skills shortages, particularly a need for 200,000 more people working within the service sectors, continues to make headlines.