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 2020 Trust

KiwiSkills is managed by 2020, with financial support from a Lottery Grant. The international ICDL Foundation appointed the 2020 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 2020 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.