Training for Work: Free


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Training for Work: Free

  • Where
  • When
  • Fees
    TUITION FREE (eligibility criteria applies)
  • Course Length
    13 WEEKS

Training For Work


Whether it be retail, call centre, housekeeping, cleaning, administration, customer service, hospitality or shelf stacking, the list is endless. If you are over 18 yrs and registered with Work & Income, join a 13-week FEES FREE programme that is ‘fast paced’ with one day in a classroom and up to 4 days in work placement. You must be prepared to commit to intensive supported job searching and be proactive and eager to gain any type of employment.

You will get help with interview skills, ensuring your CV is appropriate and worth reading, how to research a job, networking, starting work in a new work place, health & safety at work, career options, employment contracts, literacy and numeracy assistance, writing cover letters, dealing with conflict, solving problems, building confidence to make that first approach and how to cope with a new job.

Training For Work programmes are designed for

  • adults 18 years of age and over and in receipt of Job Seeker Support.
  • Clients are referred to the courses by Work & Income Case Managers.

A friendly and supportive learning environment with staff who will help you to get “that job”. Learn how to tempt that employer and make a lasting impression.


What our students are saying…

“The tutor at LBT was awesome and really understood what type of job I wanted and I got one after 5 weeks”

“LBT really cared about me as a person, they fixed up my CV and gave me heaps of advice about interviews. I was only on the course 3 weeks and then gained a job”

“If only I knew about LBT 5 months ago – I would of been in a job a whole lot sooner”

“Friendly, helpful, great advice, huge contacts and found me a job after 6 weeks”

“Gave me confidence and tips for interview skills and finding a job – which worked”

Employment Coaching

What we will do for you:

We access your:

  • Skills
  • Qualities
  • Abilities
  • Potential

One on one Coaching:

  • CV’s
  • Interview role plays
  • Supportive and confidential

On-going Support:

We will liaise with potential employers, and once employed we will offer support to ensure you are meeting your employment goals



  • This is a free course under Work and Income referral.
  • Please see your Work and Income Case Manager who will refer you onto our programme.

Course Locations:  This programme is available in Wanganui.


What our Students are Saying …..

Sandra is a fabulous communicator.  She always says the right thing to encourage you e.g. looking for work.

Can do attitude, helping with getting ready for interviews and good advice, all processes needed for getting a job.

I cannot think of anything to make it better.

I feel that the way my tutor taught me, helped to achieve the results I gained.  This programme has helped me hugely.

Friendly atmosphere and forthcoming about information.

I gained the confidence to apply for jobs outside of education and it helped me to be confident with my education interviews.



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