Career Tools

♠  Need a CV?

Access the CV word document by clicking on the picture icon and update with your own details to create the perfect CV.

CV Template

CV Guide

Occupation Outlook is a mobile app for Apple and Android smartphones and tablets. It is a great tool for exploring study and career options, with extensive information on labour supply and demand in over 100 occupations in New Zealand.

Click on the logo icon to see the Occupation Outlook’s Website for education, employment and income information on 60 key occupations.

Future In Tech’s focus is based on inspiring young minds and encouraging more people to take up a career in science, technology and engineering.

Click on the logo icon to see Future In Tech’sWebsite for career experiences of NZ engineers, scientists and technologists to help you decide if a job like theirs is right for you.

If you are a career seeker or serious job hunter then Just the Job is the one-stop website for you!  There are over 300 career videos arranged under their vocational career pathway headings.

Click on the logo icon to see Just the Job’s Website for vocational pathway headings to open up a world of opportunity!  Watch the videos and if you like what you see, apply for a job!   And links to current jobs that are available in your area of interest.

School Leaver helps you make the best choices after high school.

Click on the logo icon to see School Leaver’s Website for options to study, earn & learn, gap year, life hacks, and Money, Scholarships & Accommodation.

If you’re passionate about a career in the trades and want to get qualified, MITO can help.

Click on the logo icon to see MITO’s Website that offers a range of training programmes and learning experiences that will challenge and reward you. With our help and your drive and initiative, you can really get your career going places.

The Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation (BCITO) provides apprenticeship and supervisor qualifications for the New Zealand building and construction industry. They are appointed by the government to develop professional qualifications and set standards for the industry.

Click on the logo icon to see BCITO’s Website for all building and construction apprenticeship options.


Recommended School Subjects

Are you thinking about University?

When selecting your school subjects make sure you check out the Recommended School Subjects for various courses.

University Of CanterburyUniversity of OtagoUniversity of AucklandVictoria University, Massey


Youth Guarantee initiatives are about improving the transition from school to further study, work or training.  They provide a wider range of learning opportunities, make better use of the education network, and clarify pathways from school.Click on the logo icon to see the Youth Guarantee’s Website for Vocational Pathways and Youth Guarantee Providers in Canterbury.


Careers New Zealand is a government organisation that helps New Zealanders make informed learning and work decisions.Click on the logo icon to see the Careers NZ’s Website for Jobs Database, Courses, Tools and Resources.


Got a Trade? Got It Made! is a National Campaign to raise awareness of on-the-job training and careers in New Zealand’s trades and services.It also celebrates the talents and achievements of young people making headway in their chosen vocation.

Click on the logo icon to see Got a Trade / Got It Made’s Website for genuine career prospects in NZ’s trades and services for bright, young and motivated people.


When thinking about study, careers or jobs, School Connect’s goal is to make your decision easier, providing all the options and information in one place.Click on the logo icon to see School Connect’s Website, to help you take the next step.


We need to understand what the future will bring so Māori can make good decisions today. This report aims to share ideas and stimulate debate in the predicted context of an innovation economy, redistribution of world economic power, and climate change.Click on the logo icon to see Maori Future Makers’s Website to see the profiles of 30 inspirational Maori who share personal success stories.


No Major Drama want all school students to be freely and objectively able to match their skills and interests to University Majors!Click on the logo icon to see No Major Drama’s Website for the smart way to learn about NZ university majors!


To start an apprenticeship in any services or trade industry
you need to have a job…which is pretty tough straight out of
school. has a platform for you to build a profile showcasing
your skills, experiences and your passion for entering the Industry.  Employers can then view your profile and contact you for job opportunities.Click on the logo icon to see’s Website for profile and job opportunity options.