Number one is always checking out ideas with the Careers Adviser.
You can of course look for information yourself.
Here are some recommended websites which may help:
Career Services website has information on over 5000 study and training options, with information on funding and scholarships. There are 670 job profiles, interviews with people doing the job, salary ranges, skills and qualifications needed and workplace demand.
Many recent international studies have shown that parents and caregivers are the single biggest influence on a young person's career decisions.
Follow this link to find suggestions about how to support your child: http://www.careers.govt.nz/plan-your-career/helping-young-people-make-decisions/
Thinking of leaving School?
Look at some helpful career tips before making that decision. For all those 'what if' questions, take time to seek the answers.
Careers NZ Interactive Tools
Careers NZ have useful tools to assist you with your career decision making. Go to http://www.careers.govt.nz/tools/ and check them out.
Other helpful sites:
Show My Pathway
The Skills Organisation
Just the Job Career Videos
Air Traffic Control - http://www.airways.co.nz/
Air New Zealand - https://careers.airnz.co.nz/home
Apprenticeships - http://www.modern-apprenticeships.govt.nz/
Automotive - http://www.mito.org.nz/
Aviation, Hospitality and Tourism - http://www.nzskillsconnect.co.nz/students-school-leavers
Building and Construction - http://www.bcito.org.nz/
Defence Force - http://www.defencecareers.mil.nz/
Electrotechnology Apprenticeships - http://www.switchedoncareers.co.nz/
Event Management - http://www.zeal.org.nz/
Fashion - http://www.scarlettrecruitment.com.au/ http://www.whointhezoo.com.au/ https://www.ragtradejobs.com/
Food Technology / Food Science - http://www.nzifst.org.nz/careers/tertiarycourses.asp
Forest and Wood Industry - http://woodcareers.co.nz/
Hairdressing - http://www.hito.org.nz/
Health Sector - http://www.kiwihealthjobs.com
Hospitality - http://www.hosponation.com/
IT, Engineering, Science, Surveying and Food Technology - www.futureintech.org.nz/search.cfm
Maritime - http://www.maritimenz.govt.nz/Commercial/Seafarer-certification/Training/
Pharmacists, Pharmacy Assistants and Technicians - http://www.pito.org.nz/careers_information
Teaching - http://www.teachnz.govt.nz/
Technology, Engineering and Science - http://www.futureintech.org.nz/study-options.cfm
Trades - http://www.ghtraining.co.nz/