A Force for New Zealand

 

Every hour of every day, 365 days a year, the New Zealand Defence Force is contributing to the defence, security and well-being of Aotearoa/New Zealand. Their goal is to maintain well-trained and equipped armed forces that can react to crisis at short notice. Working in partnership with many other government agencies they help people and protect our territory and our oceans. Regular Force, Reservists and Civilians – together they are a Force for New Zealand.

What our work together looks like:
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    Gain formal recognition of their skills and experience
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    Support increased career flexibility
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    Support consistent training quality
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    Assist staff retention and engagement

The programmes covered

Detail on the areas these programmes cover is given below.
First Line Management  
Intelligence  
Business Management & Leadership  
Security  

First Line Management

The programmes at Level 3 and Level 4 are designed to deepen management skills, in order to improve business operations. They cover communications with stakeholders, creating culturally inclusive environments, and practical administrative and financial management.

Intelligence

These programmes recognise the core principles of working with intelligence, including the ethics and best practice surrounding it. They also cover more advanced analysis qualifications for those that operate in this capacity in complex situations.

Business Management & Leadership

Get your leaders training in the skills and techniques they need. They will be taught everything from communication and managing team dynamics, to problem solving and keeping team’s goal oriented.

Security

The National Certificate in Security at Level 2 and Level 3 recognises individuals' ability to work in an environment with an understanding of security. Learning modules cover the law, risk management, dealing with emergency situations, conflict management, and operational requirements. 

Next steps

 

If you're keen to sign up training, it’s easy to get started on your journey.

  • If you’re thinking of joining the military visit the Defence force website.
  • If you're in military and would like to train in a specific area talk to a representative at the Defence College or to your superior officer to find out what your options are.

If you’re part of a learning and development team and want to find out more Skills can provide you with the relevant information and walk you through the process.

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