Pathways

Improve your literacy and numeracy skills required in your current or future jobs. Gain confidence in dealing with different organisations and community agencies. Get yourself ready for future study or work opportunities. Our Pathways programme is designed to help participants gain confidence and skills and is delivered in a fun and active learning environment. The focus is on improving literacy and numeracy skills, to meet the demands of every day life, work, study and future aspirations.

Course Description

Our Pathways programme is designed to help you improve your literacy and numeracy skills, which are essential for your current or future jobs. By participating in this program, you'll gain confidence in dealing with different organizations and community agencies, and you'll be better prepared for future study or work opportunities. The program is delivered in a fun and active learning environment, and the focus is on improving your literacy and numeracy skills to meet the demands of everyday life, work, and study. Additionally, it will also help you to achieve your future aspirations, by equipping you with the necessary skills and knowledge to excel in your chosen field. This program is tailored to help individuals from all backgrounds and levels to enhance their skills, build their confidence and boost their employability.

What you’ll learn
  • Managing money – paying bills, shopping and saving
  • Improving workplace literacy and numeracy skills
  • Preparing for job interviews
  • Writing job applications including CV’s
  • Gaining entry into further study or work
  • Using technology e.g. computers, cell-phones, on-line bill paying
  • Understanding the Road Code and completing Driver Licence Theory
  • Improving communications skills
  • Supporting whanau e.g. assisting with social and employment needs
  • Learning about health and safety
Pathways

  • Level 1 or Level 2 future study
  • Various entry-level employment opportunities
  • Enhanced employment progression
  • Joining volunteer groups

Managing money includes budgeting, paying bills, shopping smart and saving for the future. A crucial part of this is paying bills on time and setting aside a portion of income for savings. It requires planning, discipline and smart financial decisions.
Improving workplace literacy and numeracy skills involves training employees to read, write, and perform basic math tasks effectively. It helps employees to understand and interpret information, make informed decisions, and work efficiently.
Preparing for job interviews involves researching the company, practicing answers to common interview questions, and dressing professionally. It helps to build confidence, make a positive impression, and increase the chances of getting the job.
Writing job applications including CV's involves highlighting relevant skills, experience, and education.
Gaining entry into further study or work involves meeting the requirements for the course or job, such as having the necessary qualifications or experience.
Using technology, such as computers, cell-phones, and online bill paying, can make daily tasks more efficient and convenient. It helps to stay organized, stay connected, and save time. It's an essential skill for many jobs and daily life.
Understanding the Road Code and completing Driver Licence Theory involves studying traffic regulations, rules of the road, and road signs.
Improving communication skills involves learning effective speaking and listening techniques, understanding body language, and using appropriate language. It helps to express oneself clearly, understand others better and build stronger relationships.
Supporting whanau, such as assisting with social and employment needs, involves providing practical and emotional support to family members. It includes helping with job applications, providing transportation, and offering a listening ear.
Learning about health and safety involves understanding how to protect oneself and others from harm. It includes knowing first aid, emergency procedures, and identifying hazards.
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Louis Ferguson

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Our Student Testimonials
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Zac Davies

19 months ago

Achievement NZ has benefited me in a lot of ways because it has helped me gain my Foundation Skills qualifications and also my NCEA. I have also made a lot of new friends and the tutors give me a lot support in all areas of my life including work and course. Lunch is also provided. There are amazing, supportive people here and it is a fun environment. If you want your qualifications fast and easy with a lot of help this is definitely the place for you!

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Jane Watson

3 years ago

I was struggling to find work after completing high school and felt like I was at a dead end. That was until I discovered Achievement NZ. The team helped me find the right course and provided me with the support and guidance I needed to succeed. Now I have a qualification that has opened doors for me and I am on the path to a successful career. Thank you Achievement NZ!

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Ari Tohu

5 years ago

I never thought that I would have the opportunity to continue my education, but Achievement NZ proved me wrong. Their team helped me find a course that fit my schedule and provided me with the support I needed to complete it. Now I have a qualification that has improved my chances of finding sustainable employment and opened up new opportunities for me. I am forever grateful for the support of the team at Achievement NZ.

Frequently Asked Questions
Fees FREE

This course includes

  • Course Duration Up to 300 hours
  • Course Hours 5 - 20 per week
  • Start Date Jan 1, 2023
  • Certificate
  • Location Palmerston North