About Us

staffphotocropped

Skills Update Training Institute is a Private Training Establishment, registered and accredited by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA). We are one of the New Zealand's largest Private Training Establishment operating from three modern branches. Our training is generally unit based, with each unit offering credits towards nationally recognised qualifications.

Founded in 1991, Skills Update Training Institute is a dynamic training organisation with one of the widest ranges of accreditation among New Zealand’s private Training establishments. As of November 2013 we are accredited by NZQA to deliver over 265 unit standards covering 71 domains and 8 subfields leading to more than 24 qualifications on the New Zealand Qualifications Framework (NQF).

We offer a selection of courses which include training for the Industrial, Business and Financial sectors. Our courses aim to develop student’s skills, attitudes and knowledge while addressing the identified needs of various industries. We also offer practical training that is job related and is aimed at producing skills needed for the workplace. Communication, job search and life skills are incorporated into all the courses we offer.