Courses for 2019

Keen to try new challenges and develop your skills further?

YETI - Youth Education & Training Initiative in 2019 offers several training options. Download the course booklet to learn more.

Training 4 Work courses available in 2019 are:

  • FrontLine (Golden Bay)
  • FrontLine (Motueka)
GBWCT Student Code of Practice
The Workcentre has policies in place governing the Code of Practice of its students. These are available in downloadable PDF format (39KB)
Eligibility Criteria
TEC and WINZ eligibility criteria apply. Contact your Case Manager in the first instance for details.

If you are interested in applying, you can also contact:

Alli Gardener
(Training Manager)
Ph: 03 525 8099







Courses offered by GB Workcentre Trust

  • YETI - Youth Education & Training Initiative
  • Training 4 Work
  • FrontLine (T4W)

YETI - Youth Education & Training Initiative - Your chance, Your life...

Flexible training options will be offered in 2019:


  1. Age: young people aged 16-19
  2. Students with low qualifications or those wanting to complete qualifications at Levels 1-3 (some conditions apply).

Course Structure

  1. A part-time course commencing Monday February 11th 2019, 9am-3pm, and continuing throughout the year. Flexible entry - you can join at any time.
  2. Able to complete qualifications in 2020 if more time is required.
  3. The course is free.

For further details on course content please contact:
Alli Gardener
at the Golden Bay Workcentre Trust

Please talk to us if you have other educational needs
at Level 1 or 2.
We may be able to help.

NZQA Approved Course Level 1

  • Complete foundation learning at Level 1 through a range of Unit or Achievement Standards
  • Gain your 20 Literacy and Numeracy credits, via supervised and supported enrolment with Te Kura (Correspondence School)
  • Participate in practical activities as an introduction to vocational pathways
  • Develop work readiness skills and a realistic plan of employment or further training opportunities
  • One-to-one support and mentoring
  • Career advice and guidance
  • Work Experience


  • Literacy and Numeracy Requirement
  • NCEA Level 1

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NZQA Approved Course Level 2

  • Complete your foundation education at Level 2.

Choose your own Pathway

  • Core Unit or Achievement Standards at Level 2 - English and Mathematics (via Te Kura), Raranga (Level 2)
  • or Focus on Computing or Digital Technology
  • or Mix and Match the above areas depending on your interests and strengths
  • Options available to enrol in other Te Kura subjects of your choice, at Levels 1-3


  • NCEA Level 2
  • National Certificate in Computing Level 2

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Training 4 Work (T4W)

Training 4 Work programme 2019: dates to be advised

About the Course

This programme introduces participants to a range of experiences and qualifications for finding employment.

This programme is designed to enhance your prospects in achieving your goals, gaining self confidence and securing employment.

You will participate in work experience with local business which may, in turn, open doors to the host of opportunities within the community.

On-going support will be offered to you and your employer after completion of the course so that any issues in the workplace can be addressed.

This course takes place on campus at the Golden Bay Workcentre, or in Motueka (Alive - Church of Christ Building) 374 High Street Motueka, and offers a full range of resources with enthusiastic personnel making "work, work for you" in a friendly and supportive environment.

Travel allowance is available.

FrontLine (T4W) - Skills for Successful Employment

Golden Bay - 2 September-29 November 2019- The course runs for 13 weeks.

Motueka - 24 June-20 December 2019- 26 week programme with flexible entry when referred - however total per participant will generally be a maximum of 13 weeks.

This programme introduces participants to a range of experiences and qualifcations for finding employment in industries that require staff to have excellent communication and frontline skills.

Skills gained may lead to employment in a wide range of industries including hospitality, retail or office administration self employment or further tertiary training and education.

Some things you will learn:

  • How to set goals and make them happen
  • Build your confidence and self-esteem
  • Overcome obstacles and stay positive
  • Communication skills - verbal, written and phone
  • How to prepare a CV
  • Interviewing skills
  • Informaiton Technology and Computing
  • Time Management
  • Employment Law
  • Budgeting
  • Individual and group support
  • Job search skills

Certificated Courses:

  • Bar Manager's Certificate
  • First Aid Level 1 Course
  • Coffee Making Certificate
  • Support to obtain your learner's, restricted, or full driver's licence (prerequisites apply)