FREE | Certificate in Employment Preparation (Training Scheme) [Level 3]


Whāia tō rangīateatanga | Start your journey to success

Get yourself job ready with our Employment Preparation programme and enhance your career prospects.


Flexible start dates from February to November – please contact the Programme Secretary for dates on 06 830 1057 (Hawke’s Bay)  or 06 869 3058 (Tairāwhiti).


The EIT Employment Preparation Training Scheme is an eight week, part-time, job focused training course. You will complete a selection of unit standards to a total of 16 credits that may include:

  • Plan a career pathway
  • Produce a personal targeted CV
  • Cover letter
  • Interview skills
  • Job search skills
  • Report writing
  • Time management
  • Group work skills
  • Employment relationship skills

Entry Requirements

This is an open entry programme which means no formal qualifications are required. You must be aged 16 or over and you are required to have a reasonable reading level in order to cope with the programme and to carry out written instruction.

Career Pathways and Opportunities

The aim of the Employment Preparation Training Scheme is to offer learning opportunities that will enhance skills and knowledge to help learners and students to acquire the tailored skills they need to gain entry to employment opportunities within their chosen industry.


Academic Learning Services

Academic Learning Services is here to assist you on your journey towards the successful completion of your studies at EIT. Our aim is for you to become confident, competent and independent learners.

We have dedicated advisors who can assist with your learning.

Find out more:

Hawke’s Bay Campus
Tairāwhiti Campus