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JOB CONNECTION: Training For Work

This 12 week programme helps you get ready to start working and to be clear about your skills

and abilities for employment.

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  • > Course Outline:

    The aim of this course is for people to gain the necessary skills, confidence and experience
    that will assist them in finding employment with prospects within 12 weeks. 

    The course is ideal for those that are ready for work but just need some assistance to get there.    

    Financial Assistance:
    A travel allowance is granted to those who live on the outskirts of town to help with travel costs.
    Work & Income can also help with Transition to Work Grants to assist with interview costs such as clothes,
    travel and tools.

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  • > Course Content:

    The course covers:

    CV preparation and interview skills
    Work placement experience
    Skills for employment and active job search
    Communication and confidence skills
    Personal presentation and time management  


  • > Location: Invercargill, Southland

    Community College Southland is located in Invercargill:

    4th Floor Menzies Building, 3 Esk Street, Invercargill
    0800 887 007
    (03) 214 3090
    info.so@comcol.ac.nz 

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  • > Duration: 12 weeks, Monday to Friday

    This full-time course runs for 12 weeks.

  • > Start Dates: Please enquire, multiple start dates available for 2017 and 2018

    Please enquire we have multiple start dates available for 2018.

    4th Floor Menzies Building, 3 Esk Street, Invercargill
    0800 887 007
    (03) 214 3090
    info.so@comcol.ac.nz

  • > Course Fees & Eligibility: FREE for Work & Income Referred clients 18 and over *

    To participate & qualify for a free Job Connection training course students must: 

    - be a New Zealand citizen or Permanent Resident;
    - be 18 years of age or over;
    - be registered with Work & Income & referred by them

    Financial Assistance:

    A travel allowance is granted to those who live on the outskirts of town to help with travel costs.
    Work & Income can also help with Transition to Work Grants to assist with interview costs such as clothes
    and travel, tools and other related costs.


Study in SO2

Contact: Amanda Jarvie
Freephone: 0800 887 007
(03) 214 3090
info.so@comcol.ac.nz
Level 4, Menzies Building, 3 Esk Street, Invercargill
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Job Connection Eligibility

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