Work Based Training (WBT) is a government funded
programme - there is NO cost. It provides you with the opportunity to have
practical and relevant work experience in the workplace with the prospect
of employment on completion of your training.
Training can work towards
achieving unit standards that will lead to a National Certificate aligned to
your work placement.
Work Based Training provides the
opportunity for you to develop your self-worth and encourages you towards
finding part/full time employment.
Work Based Training exposes you to exactly the skills, attitudes and role
models that the employer requires within their industry.
Work Based Training is designed for people who are eligible for Training Opportunity Programmes
who are either Youth (16-18 years old) or Mature (18 years and over).
Advantages to the Employer
Opportunity to trial and train a prosopective employee at no cost
Minimise the time consuming task of advertising and shortlisting CV's
A subsidy may be available to help pay wages of condisering employment
Introduce nd help people into your industry
An extra pair of hands to help you and your business
Normal working hours - 30-40 hours per week, Monday to Friday
Any times outside these hours are negotiated between the employee, WBT corodinator and trainee
Training is a maximum of 8 weeks, however negotiable contracts may be arranged
Contact: Te Aroha Matenga
South Waikato Work
PO Box 125,
13 Bridge Street,
(Opposite Post Shop)
Tel: +64-7-886 9826
Email: Te Aroha Matenga - firstname.lastname@example.org