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People Capability Consulting

Welcome to Skills Consulting Group, specialists in developing people in the workplace!

We may be a new entity but the values, ethos and key purpose across all our consulting businesses remains the same – to grow people well in the workplace. To find out more about our rebrand to Skills Consulting Group take a look here.

Our People Capability experts assess the competency skills of the people in your team, organisation or workforce – and provide you with the right learning programmes, leadership development or individualised training to meet your exact needs.

Learning Design, Content & Delivery

Workforce Capability

Leadership Development

Learning Design, Content & Delivery

We create innovative learning solutions

Our team of specialist learning designers and software experts are ready to work with you to design the right solution to drive improved productivity, capability and higher engagement. We offer a suite of easy-to-use products designed for the modern workforce – to save you time and help your employees learn new skills and improve education outcomes through online learning solutions – and our cloud-based learning management solution is suitable for businesses of all sizes and across a variety of industries.

Our services

We design learning solutions that improve workplace training and overall staff efficiency. We can help streamline your training programmes and improve your capability, through the smart design of courses and use of technology.

Our role is to provide organisations like yours with practical, user friendly training materials and software that meets the needs of your busy teams. We specialise in identifying and developing learning solutions that are pragmatic, immersive and encourage users to think about the real-world applications for learning.

From software development through to content creation, we work with your subject matter experts to create high quality training programmes that can be delivered through multiple channels.

We understand that no two organisations are alike and that a ‘one size fits all’ approach doesn’t work well across all industries. That’s why our team is made up of vocational education, assessment and digital experts who will work with you to develop learning systems that are unique to your business needs.

Educational technologies

Your e-learning solutions need a high-quality delivery platform that’s economical and easy to use. We can design, support and host your Learning Management Systems (LMS) to ensure  a fantastic user experience.

Custom app development

Our design and tech team can work with you to develop your very own bespoke app (for mobile and web). We provide ongoing support for your apps – so learning can truly be part of your daily business practise.

LMS Technical strategy

When your strategy is right, your people will thrive. We help you to build a sustainable, cost-effective and people-centric LMS technical strategy and roadmap for your organisation.

Implementation Strategy

The right implementation strategy can open the untapped potential of your people, reduce costs and improve outcomes. We help you implement your learning technologies, content and maintenance with ease.

Course development

When designing learning and assessment, we keep the people who will use these resources in mind – and ensure the course matches your working environment and your organisation’s culture and values.


Our designers make learning exciting and relevant by incorporating new, leading-edge e-learning strategies. We can also help your team  access the same standard of training and information no matter where they are.

Blended Learning

Our team create a suite of online or blended learning products or a niche solution to fit with your existing training solutions. From videos, games and quizzes to virtual meetings, workshops and chat forums – all designed to make your learning engaging and effective.

Learning content strategy

Our experts can help build a Learning Content Strategy that will deliver the right learning outcomes for your business. We evaluate, validate and align that learning to make sure it fits your culture, values and strategy.


We understand what high-quality assessment looks like and work with you to ensure it gives your learners the best chance of succeeding. We find the most relevant way to assess your learners’ ability while reinforcing the learning process.

Instructional Design

Effective learning solutions require first-rate learning content. Our writers will work with your organisation to generate engaging and targeted content in any format, from e-learning materials and websites to training guides and reference manuals.

Our Learning Solution Products

We design learning solutions that improve workplace training and overall staff efficiency. We offer a range of technological applications and resources that are widely used in workplace today, which include:

360 video and photography

It creates immersive experiences for your learners by allowing people to look around an environment and interact with it.

Gathr© - Evidence Capture

Gathr© is a cutting edge evidence gathering tool. It allows users to remotely collect evidence using their smartphone or tablet.

Learning Modules

We have built a number of learning modules that can be uploaded directly into your LMS. A large number of which, can be used with little or no customisation.


MATRIX helps companies and organisations manage e-learning activities, such as delivering training, tracking employee performance, and selling online courses at a large scale.

Workforce Capability

We work closely with you to develop solutions that deliver tangible results. Our consultants provide expert advice and services to help you build and enhance the capability within your workforce.

Learning & Development Strategy & Advisory

We provide guidance and strategic advice around the learning & development needs within your business. So, you can achieve your goals by building the capability within your team.

Competency Frameworks

We can help you establish technical and behavioural competency frameworks for your organisation or industry. These frameworks set the key behaviours and competencies organisations would like to develop throughout the employee life cycle.

Career Pathways

We have expertise in developing programmes that can transition youth into employment, or provide pathways to more senior roles within an industry or organisation, which as a result grows skills and improves staff retention.

Foundation Skills And Transition To Tertiary Education

Foundation skills are the core skills people need when transitioning into the working world, community or further education. They include numeracy and literacy, as well as basic skills like teamwork and good communication. 

We can help you develop programmes that equip your people with these foundational skills, setting your organisation up for long-term success. 

On-Job Learning And Assessment

We have a long history of working in New Zealand’s vocational education market in on-job learning and assessment, both in the trades and corporate market. This means we’re well equipped to develop solutions that meet your organisation’s unique needs.

Continuing Professional Development Programmes

We have the expertise to help your staff maintain their professional proficiency in a world that’s in constant state of change and flux.

We specialise in developing on-going training programmes that allow industry members to gain new skills and knowledge that will equip them for success.

Alignment to national or international standard

We review all your existing training programmes and qualifications, and align these to New Zealand or international standards. This can help strengthen your training offering and enhance labour mobility.

Leadership Development

We provide services in leadership support and business management – all backed by leading-edge research. Because we are constantly learning and ensuring that what we offer is based on the most up-to-date data, our clients know they will receive the very best, tailored solutions in leadership development.

Coaching Executives

We help executives go from strength to strength, dealing with challenges and achieving their professional and personal aspirations.

Strategic Planning

We help our clients develop plans to guide their business direction. We help with setting goals, allocating resources, identifying gaps in capability and competencies, as well as managing change.

Tailored Leadership Team Training

Improving leadership skills is key to a team truly achieving great things. We work with our clients to identify the training that is needed to achieve those goals.

Our work

We work in partnership with clients from all over the world – from governments and international organisations to education providers, individual companies and industry associations. Come take a look at our work.

Skills Consulting Group Our experts Lesley O’Dwyer

Our experts

Our experienced consultants bring a level of experience, expertise and working knowledge that delivers the right people development solutions. Meeting the needs of our clients – using our professional know-how and capability in workplace learning, leadership development, learning technologies and employee wellbeing – that’s what makes us unique.

Contact us

If you’d like to find out more about our services, just fill in the short form below or call us on +64 9 525 2590