Fo­cus grad­u­ates

Central Leader - - News -

Sixty staff mem­bers from dis­abil­ity ser­vices provider Fo­cus 2000 grad­u­ated with a Na­tional Cer­tifi­cate in Com­mu­nity Sup­port Ser­vices ear­lier this week.

The NZQA-recog­nised level two qual­i­fi­ca­tion helps staff that sup­port peo­ple with dis­abil­i­ties gain new skills and pro­vide a ca­reer path­way.

Fo­cus 2000 chief ex­ec­u­tive John Wade says staff learned many dif­fer­ent skills.

They in­cluded lift­ing dis­abled peo­ple, help­ing pa­tients with tasks such as shop­ping and de­vel­op­ing re­la­tion­ships in the lo­cal com­mu­nity.

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