DWC - Development West Coast is the regional economic development agency for the South Islands West Coast region. Their objective is to promote employment opportunities as well as generate sustainable economic benefits for the West Coast. They aim to achieve this by investing in businesses and regional development projects that will benefit the West Coast now and in the future.
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Earn while you learn! The ultimate chance to learn and progress your career while on the job!
Introduce yourself to the industry and witness how the organisation operates.
Grab a coffee and check in on your work and personal development progress.
Find out what employers are looking for. Make an impression, is your CV accurate, error-free, and shares your goals, level of experience and training.
Live a ‘day in the life’ of a person in your job interest. See what they get up to day-to-day.
Meet with workers and managers to discuss job expectations and what employers are looking for in a given industry.
This involves upskilling youth to a level consistent with that of the industry standard. May or may not result in a formal qualification.
Earn whilst working. Paid or not, internships are an awesome experience to learn more about the industry and get your foot in the door!
A formal, work and personal development relationship between experienced local employers and you.
A one-on-one learning experience, put your skills to the test and act like you are in a real world interview.
Get qualified by completing on the job training via approved NCEA coursework.
Flip the switch, ask employers the tough questions and get to know the industry.
Coming together to discuss how your current skills align with a chosen industry and to assess future avenues for training and upskilling.