EDUCATION TO VOCATIONAL EMPLOYMENT PATHWAYS
The Hutt Valley Chamber of Commerce is committed to a long-term strategy of bringing together the local business community and education sector to raise the profile of vocational and trade and service-related careers for all our young people.
Alongside our community partners, we aim to:
- Provide opportunities for young people and their teachers to connect to the world of work and explore industry-specific careers while in school
- Enhance a young person’s perspective on vocational education and ‘earn while you learn’ pathways
- Showcase trades and service industry careers to young people and their families, whanau and educators
- Engage the business community in the local education community and engage with other community stakeholders to support young people into vocational careers
LABOUR SHORTAGES THE SINGLE BIGGEST BARRIER TO LOCAL BUSINESS CONFIDENCE