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2014 Publications



Delivering Value




ITF Submission - Health and Safety Report

2012 Publications



Annual Report






2011 Publications

Berl ITF Reports

The following three publications were commissioned by the ITF and completed by independent economic research agency BERL to look at the economic costs and benefits of industry training.  They are being used to inform the Government's review of industry training.



The Costs and Benefits of Industry Training - Executive Summary

December 2011









The Costs and Benefits of Industry Training

December 2011









Industry Training:  An overview

December 2011








Industry Training
Partnership at Work

Examples of ways the partners in industry training are using a collaborative approach to find win-win solutions. Request a printed copy




Successful Workplace Learning

How learning happens at Work

Dr Karen Vaughan, Paul O'Neil and Marie Cameron

New Zealand Council for Educational Research

Published April 2011  Request a printed copy





 Publications  from previous years

2010 Publications

2009 Publications

2008 Publications

2007 Publications

2006 Publications

2005 Publications

2004 Publications

2003 Publications

2002 Publications


Additional publications can be found on the Members page


 2010 Publications


Key Factors Affecting Learner Motivation to Complete Qualifications Through Workplace Learning (406KB)






Skilling New Zealand report


Skilling New Zealand: ITO Leadership in Action (6594KB)








A Guide to Good Practice in Industry Training Organisations Structures and Systems for On-Job Assessment







Delivering Value report


Delivering Value: The contribution of ITOs to NZ vocational education and training

Cost per completions April 2010






ITO Workplace Assessment Structure and Systems: Survey and focus group findings

Errata - participating ITOs







Identifying and Reporting the Value Added from Training Sector

Report 2: Horticulture





 2009 Publications


High Performance in ITO's: (Incorporating the ITO Practices and Models Survey)








 Assessment of Learning in the Workplace: A background paper







Identifying and Reporting the Value Added from Training Sector

Report 1: Extractives







Matching Supply and Demand:

Industry-led vocational education and training






Also available - supporting projections report by BERL:

BERL Projections



Industry-led Skill Development: Keeping NZ open for business






2008 Publications


High Performance in ITOs:

Incorporating the ITO Practices and Models Survey






Investing in Skills and Productivity

Briefing for the incoming Government 2008





NZ Skills Strategy - Action Plan 2008

(with the NZ Government, Business and the NZCTU)







Skills and Training Survey 2007 - full report

Skills and Training Survey 2007 - Executive Summary







The Skills Productivity-Nexus (with the Department of Labour)

 Connecting Industry Training and Business Performance





 2007 Publications

Key Steps Forward for Workforce Literacy (with Business NZ, NZCTU and Workbase)

Learners' Perceptions of Industry Training

 2006 Publications

Industry Skills Leadership: The Role of Industry Training Organisations in Shaping Skills in the New Zealand Economy (Dec 2006)

Essential Literacy and Numeracy Standards

Māori and Industry Training: 2006 update (December)

Getting on with the Business: Good practice between ITO's and TEP's

Analysis of ITO's Profiles 2008-2010 (June)

Research to Support ITOs' Leadership Role (April)


 2005 Publications

Small Businesses and Industry Training: Individualised approaches that work

Auckland and Industry Training (March)

Māori and Industry Training (March)


 2004 Publications

Industry Training and Productivity: A literature review

Completion Issues in Industry Training and Effective Learning in the Workplace

Women in Industry Training 2002-2003



 2003 Publications

Skills and Training Survey 2003 (531KB)

A Brief History of Government Funding for Industry Training 1989-2002 (1578KB)




 2002 Publications

Relationships for Success: Building relationships between Maori Organisations and ITO's (439KB)