Southland learning pathways

Learn more about the learning pathways, and the key contacts available for Southland youth


Tertiary study options

Provider Description Contact details
Community College Southland Education and transition to work courses 0800 887 007
www.comcol.ac.nz 
Front-Line Training Consultancy Education and training for work courses 0800 287 75455
www.front-line.ac.nz 
Southern Institute of Technology  Foundation studies to masters degrees 0800 40 3337
www.sit.co.nz
Southern REAP Rural Education Education opportunities for learners living in rural Southland, Fiordland and Wakatipu  0800 111 117
www.reap.co.nz 
University of Otago Southland campus Teacher education courses 03 211 6274
www.otago.ac.nz 
YMCA Vocational Pathways including National Certificate in Primary Industries Level 2 (Farming) and National Certificate in Service Industries L2 (Outdoor Recreation and Sport) 03 218 2989
www.ymcasouth.org.nz 


Apprentice Employers

Provider Description Contact details
Etco Electrical apprentices 0800 275 3816
Masterlink Plumbing, drainlaying and gasfitting apprenticeships 027 591 8532
www.masterlink.co.nz
Southern Group Training Apprentice employer 03 218 8532
www.apprenticeships.net 


Industry training organisations

New Zealand has 11 Industry Training Organisations (ITOs) which train people once they have jobs. Training ranges from short courses to starter qualifications to apprenticeships and diplomas. For the full list of ITOs go to www.itf.org.nz 

Support services

Provider Description Contact details
Youth Service Free guidance for most 16 and 17-year olds 0800 887 007
www.youthservice.govt.nz 
Southland Youth Futures Opportunities for senior secondary and foundation studies students 03 211 1400

Youth Employment Success Offered in Eastern Southland www.youthemployer.nz 

Career options in Southland

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Southland jobs portal

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For more information on the support available, contact one of our team below

Allison Beckham
Allison Beckham
Southland Youth Futures Coordinator
allison@greatsouth.nz
Jan Ormsby
Jan Ormsby
Southland Youth Futures Advisor
jan@greatsouth.nz
Pat Hoffmann
Pat Hoffmann
Southland Youth Futures Advisor
pat@greatsouth.nz
Renata Gill
Renata Gill
Southland Youth Futures Advisor
renata@greatsouth.nz

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