Find jobs, courses, business support and events in the wild and beautiful Southland region, an agricultural powerhouse

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Find a Job

Find a trade apprenticeship

Are you interested in a career in painting and decorating, roofing or tiling?

Southern Group Training is looking for motivated people interested in apprenticeships in these trades in Invercargill.

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More Southland jobs

Looking for other work? Check out Find a Job, Work and Income’s recruitment website.

Find a Job is for anyone looking for work – you don’t have to be on a benefit. If you find a job you’re interested in, contact Work and Income to be put in touch with the employer.  

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Upskill in hospitality

If you work in licensed premises, an NZQA-accredited qualification could help you gain the skills needed to become a duty manager.

The Licence Controller Qualification (LCQ) covers your legal responsibilities to comply with liquor legislation and with your duties as a host.

 You can gain the qualification in a one-day course or by distance learning.

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Study and Training

Choose your course

Whatever level you’d like to study at, you can find a course to suit you in Southland 

Click on the link below to find the field of study and type of qualification to interest you. Qualifications range from certificate level 1-3 to doctorates.

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Build a business plan

Discover how to create a clear and concise business plan.

In this two-hour session, a chartered accountant will show you how to outline your vision, set out your goals and define your funding and budget.

The Building Your Business Plan event will be held on Tuesday 20 April at 9am at Kelvin Hotel, 20 Kelvin Street, Invercargill. 

The event has been organised by Southland Chamber of Commerce and costs $50 for non-profit organisations, $125 for Chamber members and $200 for non-members.

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Understanding tax

Starting a business?

Come along to a free Introduction to Business seminar to learn about Inland Revenue’s tools and resources, to make it easier for you to manage your tax obligations.

Topics covered in the seminar will include: 

  • Inland Revenue online services
  • business structures
  • income tax
  • which expenses you can claim
  • record-keeping.

The seminar will be held on Tuesday 20 April at 1.30pm at Inland Revenue, Oterewa House, 45 Yarrow Street, Invercargill.

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Drop into your local Connected centre without an appointment to find out about how government agencies can help you find a job, training or business support.


MSD/Work and Income Employment Centre
33 Gala Street
Invercargill 9810

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