Mainstream not your thing? Try the Y!

Full-time programmes – Y•Skills

Enrol into our FREE Youth-Guarantee funded programmes and gain Level 1 and 2 NZQA qualifications. Our Y-Skills programmes can support eligible learners into further study, apprenticeships and employment.

You’ll get one-to-one support from our skilled Y tutors – a big advantage in unlocking your ability to succeed. Plus, classes are small and the YMCA is relaxed, friendly and supportive. If you’re 16-19 years old you may qualify for this free Youth Guarantee programme, so get in touch today!

Click through for Y•Skills Level 1 and Y•Skills Level 2 full programme information.


YMCA Provider Registration Details:

The National Council of YMCAs has been an NZQA-registered Private Training Establishment (PTE) since 1991. Youth Guarantee-funded programmes of study are NZQA approved. The national Council of YMCAs of New Zealand does not declare any known material conflicts of interest of any of the governing members of the PTE and any interests the member has in organisations in the education or immigration sector that provide goods or services to tertiary students.

This service is an NZQA-approved sub-contracted provision of The National Council of YMCAs [provider number 9388]. The National Council of YMCAs holds a Category 2 NZQA Education Evaluation & Review (EER) Status (2019); NZQA is (a) confident in this provider’s ability to self-assess and (b) confident in this provider’s educational performance. For more information on EER ratings click here.

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