Choose your career path
Great careers bring together many things: your passion, your skills and opportunities to do something useful, gain experience and learn new things. To get started, choose your career path:
Fabrication Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Fitting & Machining General Engineering Machining Maintenance Engineering Metal Casting Toolmaking Locksmithing Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning Fire Protection Dairy Systems Higher Level Qualifications Microlearning Business Growth Recognition of Prior Learning
Some tips for choosing a new career:
Find your passion!
We all have things we enjoy doing: making things, working outdoors, being creative... Think about what excites you.
Identify what you're good at
Everyone has skills. Look at what you've already achieved in life - big and small. Then identify the skills that got you there.
Do your research
Call us on 0800 526 1800 and ask to talk to our Careers team. Or talk to a schools careers advisor and people doing the jobs you're interested in. Check out the Careers NZ website.
Volunteer for work experience
It's a great way to check out a career, gain some skills and build your networks. And if you shine, you may even get a job offer.
Make a plan
Bring it all together in a plan: what do you need to do to make your chosen career happen?