Open Youth Development

We deliver quality training primarily for young people; however, our courses are open enrolment for anyone who wants to upskill. We offer enjoyable, interactive learning as a great way to develop essential life skills, acquire workplace knowledge and achieve unit standard credits.

Customers can gain valuable knowledge and confidence from our practical, hands on classes. We also offer in depth training in communication skills, leadership, problem solving and interview skills.  Our skilled tutors ensure all our customers are provided with an effective learning environment.

See below for our full range of youth development courses.

  • Alcohol Management Course - OYD

    2 day workshop
    This programme includes the units that make up the Licence Controller Qualification (LCQ), essential training for anyone wanting to work in licensed premises – from grocery stores and supermarkets to restaurants and bars.
    $270.25
  • Barista Basics

    1 day
    Step one on your coffee journey, learn your way around an espresso machine and achieve an ITS Certificate in Basic Barista Skills. NZQA unit standard options available, please enquire when booking.
    $175.00
  • Barista Pro 17288

    2 day workshop
    This is a programme for students who already have the foundation barista skills. This programme will fine tune their skills, put them under pressure and have them ready to meet the real expectations of the industry.
    $465.75
  • Basic First Aid

    1 day
    Entry level first aid training course that includes NZQA unit standards 6401 and 6402.
    $155.00
  • Cafe, Bar and Service Skills

    4 days
    Looking for full or part time work in hospitality? This 4 day programme will give you the skills and the edge you need to be successful.
    $400.00
  • Coffee Essentials

    2 days
    2 days of exploring the world of coffee including espresso, pressed and filtered coffee techniques. Includes NZQA unit standards 17285, 17286, 17287. NCEA Level 2, 8 credits.
    $300.00
  • Interview Skills

    One Day Workshop
    This course builds the confidence to be able to interview well and sell yourself. You will learn to sell yourself in the best way possible. Action packed with mock interviews, this course achieves maximum results.
    $155.00
  • Introduction to Logistics & Distribution

    Two day workshop
    An industry that is growing and actively recruiting for staff, this programme is a great introduction to the world of logistics and distribution. We will translate the jargon, make sense of the technical and take the fear out of the unknown. In order to really open students' eyes to the possibilities of this pathway. NCEA level 3, 10 credits
    $276.00
  • Introduction to Security - Option 1

    2 Day workshop
    COA Mandatory Training for crowd controllers, personal guards, property guards. Includes NZQA unit standards 27364, 27360, 27361.
    $310.50
  • Introduction to Security - Option 2

    3 Day workshop
    COA Mandatory Training for crowd controllers, personal guards, property guards. Includes NZQA unit standards 27364, 27360, 27361.
    $310.50