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Training for businesses available from Ara Institute

Wednesday, July 24, 2019   Posted in: Training By: Administrator With tags: Training, workshop, Courses, business, safety, health, conflict, management

Enhance your effectiveness in the workplace with one of Ara's affordable and flexible business short courses. Please note that some courses are subject to a minimum number of participants.

Contact ARA for more information on these business courses (engagement[at]

Apply online or get further details about this courses on the ARA website.

Conflict Management

Learn strategies to manage conflict, increase organisational performance and enhance group outcomes.

Date: Wednesday 5th August 2019.
Time: 9am to 4pm.
Cost: $225 including GST.

Health and Safety: Understanding New Legislation

Equip yourself with essential knowledge of the Health & Safety at Work Act 2015.

Date: Thursdays on 8th and 15th August 2019.
9am to noon both days.
Cost: $225 per person including GST.

First Line Management

Learn how to lead teams to achieve objectives by equipping yourself with the skills you need to be effective and successful.

Dates: Wednesdays from 21st August 2019 to 18th March 2020.
9am to noon.
Cost: $668 per person including GST.

This programme is ideal if you’re new to first line management and/or you’d like to prepare to take on such a role.

You will also learn about complying with internal policies, legislation and other external requirements, and how to promote an inclusive environment to value diversity.

Health and Safety: Risk Identification

Identify, minimise and mitigate risks to health and safety in the workplace.

Date: Thursdays on 22nd and 29th August 2019.
9am to noon both days.
Cost: $225 per person including GST.


Increase efficiency and streamline the way you manage your business. This course will be run at Ara's Bishopdale campus.

Dates: Monday 26th and Wednesday 28th August 2019.
5.30 to 8.30pm both days.
Cost: $225 per person including GST.

Healthy Christchurch Champions

  • Canterbury District Health Board
  • Christchurch City Council
  • Environment Canterbury
  • Ministry of Health
  • Ngai Tahu
  • NZ Police
  • Pegasus Health
  • University of Otago, Christchurch