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Ministry of Social Development (MSD): train to progress or change your career

You can broaden your skills while working – become better at your job, increase your chance for a promotion, or change your career entirely.

To get started, talk to your employer! Think about what training would benefit both you and them, and discuss it.

You can:

  • ask your boss if some study time can be included in your work hours
  • cut back your work hours while you study
  • attend evening or weekend courses
  • find a course that is offered online or by distance education
  • talk to your employer to find a solution that works well for you both so you can train and progress in your current career.

Click here for more on how to approach your employer.

Click here to look for a suitable course.

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