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INDUSTRY EXPERTISE

We operate across numerous different industries – in NZ and around the globe – building solutions that meet industry, employer and trainee needs.

Right from the start, we have supported a wide range of industries to upskill their workforce through real-world, practical learning and development.

And as our work continues to grow internationally, our knowledge and expertise on new industries and communities around the globe are growing too.

Today, we offer a wide range of people development solutions, across over 21 industries, 14 countries and thousands of learners, apprentices and employers – but we’re always focused on building a productive workplace that has people and their wellbeing at the very centre.

 

21 +

Industries

14

Countries

22,000

Learners

10,000

Apprentices

4,500

NZ Employers

350,000

NZ Employees

​Construction

Skills Consulting Group has worked with the trades and construction sector for nearly three decades. We’ve partnered with industry to develop real-world, practical solutions that suit their unique training needs.

During that time we’ve set the national standards for the plumbing, electrical, roofing, cranes, scaffolding, elevated work platforms and health & safety industries. We’ve also arranged training, provided information, and given advice and support to trainees and their employers. While at the same time, assessing and monitoring the quality of that training.

Our trades-based members include:

  • Master Electricians
  • The Master Plumbers Association
  • The Crane Association of New Zealand
  • The Roofing Association of New Zealand
  • Scaffolding Access & Rigging New Zealand
  • Electro-Technical Association and Lifting Equipment Engineers New Zealand
  • Elevating Work Platform Association of New Zealand

​Construction

Skills Consulting Group has worked with the trades and construction sector for nearly three decades. We’ve partnered with industry to develop real-world, practical solutions that suit their unique training needs.

During that time we’ve set the national standards for the plumbing, electrical, roofing, cranes, scaffolding, elevated work platforms and health & safety industries. We’ve also arranged training, provided information, and given advice and support to trainees and their employers. While at the same time, assessing and monitoring the quality of that training.

Our trades-based members include:

  • Master Electricians
  • The Master Plumbers Association
  • The Crane Association of New Zealand
  • The Roofing Association of New Zealand
  • Scaffolding Access & Rigging New Zealand
  • Electro-Technical Association and Lifting Equipment Engineers New Zealand
  • Elevating Work Platform Association of New Zealand

Financial Services

Skills Consulting Group also has a strong background in financial services, having worked closely with the sector regulators since 2008.

It began with the Securities Commission and AFA Code Committee – working with them to establish their requirements and set in place processes around managing competency in the Authorised Financial Advice regime. Our work in this area has been ongoing, expanding into the Financial Markets Authority and then, most recently, into the Code Working Group.

GOVERNMENT & PUBLIC SECTOR

We regularly partner with local government and the public sector to assist with workforce development – for member organisations such as the NZ Police, NZ Defence Force, NZ Public Service Association, the Society of Local Government Managers and the Institute of Public Administration NZ. 

Skills Consulting Group has also played a key role – alongside a number of government agencies – in creating and rolling out the Government Regulatory Practice Initiative or G-REG, a programme designed to improve leadership, governing practice and workforce capability in New Zealand’s regulatory organisations. 

Financial Services

Skills Consulting Group also has a strong background in financial services, having worked closely with the sector regulators since 2008.

It began with the Securities Commission and AFA Code Committee – working with them to establish their requirements and set in place processes around managing competency in the Authorised Financial Advice regime. Our work in this area has been ongoing, expanding into the Financial Markets Authority and then, most recently, into the Code Working Group.

GOVERNMENT & PUBLIC SECTOR

We regularly partner with local government and the public sector to assist with workforce development – for member organisations such as the NZ Police, NZ Defence Force, NZ Public Service Association, the Society of Local Government Managers and the Institute of Public Administration NZ. 

Skills Consulting Group has also played a key role – alongside a number of government agencies – in creating and rolling out the Government Regulatory Practice Initiative or G-REG, a programme designed to improve leadership, governing practice and workforce capability in New Zealand’s regulatory organisa

Real Estate

Skills Consulting Group works closely with the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ), to support the industry by developing its training programmes for real estate sales, property management and real estate branch management.

Contact Centres

We are a big supporter of the Contact Centre industry – and we have worked tirelessly over the years with the Customer Contact Network of NZ to help build a culture within their industry of real lifelong learning and growth.

This includes developing training solutions, business breakfasts, event sponsorships and much, much more.

Emergency Services

Skills Consulting Group works across all of New Zealand’s emergency response agencies – from Emergency Care, Fire & Rescue Services, Workplace Emergency Response and Civil Defence to the New Zealand Resuscitation Council and Ambulance NZ.

SECURITY & OFFENDER MANAGEMENT 

We have worked extensively alongside New Zealand’s security and offender management industries to support their training of security guards, electronic security technicians and communications centre operators.  

As well as industry-specific courses, Skills Consulting Group has also helped equip staff with training in intelligence, first-line management, leadership and adult education.  

Our clients include the New Zealand Security Association and the Department of Corrections. 

Workplace Health & Safety

We have worked in the Workplace Health & Safety space helping businesses and individuals grow their confidence and skills in workplace health & safety.

We support industry to stay up-to-date with industry standards, identify and manage risks, and ultimately ensure they have the steps in place to meet all current health & safety requirements.

healthcare

Skills Consulting Group has worked in partnership with clients across the Healthcare industry – finding customised solutions to meet their needs.

We have developed programme outlines and assessment solutions – for clients such as retirement village and resthome operator Ryman Healthcare and mental health and social service organisation Ignite – always taking into account the specific requirements and processes unique to their sector.

Air Conditioning & refrigeration

Skills Skills Consulting Group has worked closely with the air conditioning and refrigeration industries in international markets, ensuring that training and assessment is maintained at a high level.