This course is approved by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority under the provisions of the Education Act 1989 and Nelson Technical Institute is accredited to teach it.

This course is designed to help Work and Income

clients gain employment. A requirement of

this course is that trainees must actively seek and try to gain employment as an outcome

Looking @ Real Futures offers core skills valuable to any industry with components such as:

  • First Aid
  • Work and Study Skills
  • Interpersonal Communication Skills
  • Occupational Health and Safety
  • Self Management
  • Text and Information Processing

  • English Written Language
  • Job Search Skills
  • CV Building
  • Class 1 Licence

Programme hours

8.30 am to 3.00 pm, Monday to Thursday. 

Programme Structure

This 13 week programme is made up of self paced learning modules and includes a combination of classroom theory, simulated practical, and on site practical.

Entry requirements

  • Clients must have good language, literacy and numeracy levels.
  • Clients must have no serious criminal convictions or pending charges.