The Skills Organisation

Who is The Skills Organisation?


Who is The Skills Organisation and what do we do?

The Skills Organisation is recognised by the government and industry as the national standards setting body for the financial services industry under the Industry Training Act 1992. In this role, The Skills Organisation develops national standards of competence, manages training arrangements and provides skills leadership to the financial services industry.

As a multi-industry Industry Training Organisation [ITO], The Skills Organisation also provides these services to the ambulance, contact centre, electrotechnology, offender management, security, real estate and telecommunications industries.


How is The Skills Organisation governed and managed?

The Skills Organisation is governed by a board of directors and managed by a chief executive and senior management team. The organisation employs approximately 80 staff in offices throughout New Zealand.

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