What you need to know

At Skills, we are closely monitoring the COVID situation and its impact on all our Skills family – our trainees, our employers, our assessors and our staff.

Last Updated: 13 August 2020

Trades Updates

Employer Updates

COVID Employer Update: 13 August 2020

Apprentice Updates

COVID Apprentice Update: 13 August 2020

Status of Block Courses


First Aid Updates

First Aid Training moves with the Alert Levels


Communications from Skills

Please be assured that we will keep you constantly updated.  If we have any further updates, we will be in touch to let you know.

Looking After Yourself

COVID-19 and tips for coping with uncertainty

Wishing you knew what to do in the face of COVID-19? You’re not alone? It’s a challenge facing for everyone in New Zealand.

Skills has partnered with Instep – a leading provider for mental health support in the workplace. They’ve created a great flyer with tips and advice to help you through these difficult times.

COVID-19 and guidance for leaders

COVID-19 makes leading a team challenging. As a leader, your job is to keep the business moving – but your team’s physical and mental health should be your first priority. We’ve pulled together some useful guidelines for you to help you navigate your team through the current climate.