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At the heart of every successful business is a strong and skilled team. That’s why it’s crucial to invest in the development and growth of your employees. By providing them with training opportunities, you’re not only enhancing their skills but also fueling the growth of your business.

If you’re interested in providing training opportunities for your staff, register with the Regional Business Partners Network.

Upskill your team

Looking for more opportunities or support to upskill your team? Check out the links below from and Work and Income for more information:

Training and development options for your team

Discover a variety of training programmes and resources to help your team acquire new skills and grow their capabilities.

Government help with training

Explore the available government assistance programmes that can provide support and funding for your team’s training initiatives.

How to motivate your staff

Find valuable tips and strategies to inspire and motivate your team, fostering a productive and engaged workforce.

Apprenticeship Boost

If you have apprentices within your team, you may also be eligible for the Apprenticeship Boost offered by Work and Income. This initiative provides financial assistance for businesses with apprentices who are less than 24 months into an apprenticeship. With the Apprenticeship Boost, your business can receive up to $575 a month per apprentice.

Free Workforce Development training

How do you attract the right people, develop them and convince them to stick around? CEDA partnered with UCOL | Te Pūkenga to support the region’s small to medium businesses in their workforce development. This mahi delivers a step-by-step digital toolkit and videos packed full of useful intel and resources to start you on your journey.

Digital workbooks

Download this workforce development people strategy overview and discover how to bring the right people on board, develop and hold onto them.

Video tutorials

The people you employ, how you treat them, how much they grow and learn, are a significant contributor to success. Check out these videos on practice when it comes to your greatest asset, your people.

Subscribe to the Training & Development Guide

This guide provides a selection of training and development courses for staff, management and businesses that are taking place each month across the wider region or online. CEDA collates training and development events from our many service providers and delivers them right to your inbox each month.


Needing to add to your team?

Local recruiters

When it comes to finding the right talent for your business, these Palmerston North recruitment agencies have got you covered. Explore their services and find the perfect fit for your team:

Check out our recruitment page for more resources and support. 

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