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About Us


100% Kiwi owned and operated         

Vertical Horizonz New Zealand (VHNZ) was registered as a Private Training Establishment (PTE) with NZQA in 1998.

Our brand stands as the pre-eminently recognised leader of exceptional training solutions. Safety solutions that empower standout business performance for our clients. We are structured training specialists.

Real training that saves lives.



At Vertical Horizonz our Safety.Certainty creates performance leadership with training and advisory services empowering individual development and organisational partnership. Our services are responsive. Our solutions are agile. Our results generate leadership action.

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Benefits of working with VHNZ

Benefits of working with VHNZ


  • When we undertake a job we ensure it gets done
  • We promise prompt and efficient service from all staff members
  • We have over 60 trainers based strategically around the country, which ensures coverage in those 'hard to reach places'
  • VHNZ won business of the year, showing a robust approach to everything we do.
  • We are ISO 9001:2015 accredited for the design, development and delivery of workplace training.


  • We currently offer over 70 relevant industry based short courses
  • Training can be delivered 24/7 at your place or ours
  • Specific courses assessed by NZQA Unit Standards can be constructed to meet YOUR needs
  • If the NZQA unit standards do not exist we can design course assessments specifically for you
  • We can access funding on your behalf given certain eligibility criteria. We offer NZTE approved courses.

Quality Assured

  • NZQA is “Highly Confident” in the educational performance of Vertical Horizonz New Zealand
  • Our national coverage ensures standardisation of training throughout the country
  • Wherever possible, we use NZQA unit standards as a base for our courses. Assessments against those unit standards are pre-moderated. 
  • Our Trainers and Assessors have proven industry credibility, 'they know what they're talking about'
  • We ensure our Trainers and Assessors have the correct qualifications to train and assess
  • We ensure compliance under the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015..

Simple Processes

  • We have an 0800 number and online booking for easy access to training
  • Our friendly staff can assist you on any training related matter or will put you in contact with someone who can
  • We have access to subject matter experts who can advise you of industry best practice.

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Our Team

Our Team

Our trainers are recognised subject matter experts in their areas of expertise. They have gained experience from dealing with "real" situations in varying environments and conditions. They are flexible and can tailor the course to meet your specific requirements. They can offer advice and assistance on a broad range of industrial related matters.

All VHNZ trainers are accredited Assessors, hold or are working towards a National Certificate in Adult Education or equivalent qualification. We aim to exceed ITO registered assessor standards. Our Quality Management System is overseen by a specialist staff including an Academic and Compliance Manager and a dedicated Quality Assurance team. NZQA state that they are 'Highly Confident' in the ability of the Vertical Horizonz.

Work with us

Current Vacancies

Job Title


Training Manager Auckland
Learning Resource Developer Tauranga
Learning Development Team Leader Tauranga
Training Manager  Tauranga
Client Liaison Tauranga
Course Administrator  Hamilton
Training Manager Wellington
Client Liaison  Wellington
Training Manager Christchurch
Client Liaison - Part Time Christchurch

Contract Trainers

We are always looking for good Contract Trainers, based all around New Zealand. If you believe you have what it takes to be a VHNZ Trainer, fill in the Trainer application and email it along with your CV to

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Certificate of Insurance 

Certificate of insurance

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EER Report


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