Free computer training for jobseekers

  • Young man: 'I feel a lot more confident about applying for jobs now. I've finally got it!' KiwiSkills - Digital Skills for Jobseekers.
  • Construction worker: 'Just about every job you do know, you've got to know about computers.' KiwiSkills - Digital Skills for Jobseekers.
  • Receptionist returning to the workforce: 'My office skills were pretty rusty but this programme brought me right up to date.'  KiwiSkills - Digital Skills for Jobseekers.
  • 'I can learn in my own time, at my own pace. And it's all explained in such an easy way.' KiwiSkills - Digital Skills for Jobseekers.

KiwiSkills is free online training to help you get a job.

In most New Zealand workplaces you need to know how to use a computer and the internet.

With KiwiSkills you’ll learn important digital skills wanted by employers and get an internationally recognised ICDL certificate to prove it.

With KiwiSkills, you can:

  • Improve your chances of getting a job
  • Keep up with technology changes for school or work
  • Add proven skills to your CV and stand out.

Managed by the 20/20 Trust

KiwiSkills is managed by 20/20, with financial support from a Lottery Grant. The international ICDL Foundation appointed the 20/20 Trust as the official ICDL Accredited Partner for New Zealand.

The Trust’s vision is ‘to enable all New Zealanders to fully participate in the digital world’, and the 20/20 Trust has a 20-year history of successful digital literacy programmes, for families and whānau, unemployed and under-employed, refugees, school students and others.

Who is it for?

Check out if KiwiSkills is for you, and how it can help you. Read more >

How does it work?

How KiwiSkills enables you to learn and practice digital skills, and your options. Read more >

What will I learn?

The four basic KiwiSkills modules and optional modules.  Read more >

How long will it take?

KiwiSkills is self-paced, so you are in charge. But how long will it take me? Read more >

How do I get started?

Here are online registration forms to get you started on KiwiSkills. Read more >

About KiwiSkills

Meet the KiwiSkills team, contact them, and read the latest news stories. Find out about the KiwiSkills Delivery Partners and how training organisations become one. Read more >

Download Brochure

Download KiwiSkills brochure Dec15 (pdf, 150KB). The brochure summarises information for jobseekers.