Welcome to Otago Southland Employers' Association  

Otago Southland Employers Association (OSEA) has a proud history spanning 126 years, supporting businesses across Otago and Southland.

We provide tailored and specialist support to local businesses across a myriad of business critical areas including employment law, human resources, health and safety; business training and professional development.

Our team includes a number of professional and highly skilled individuals with varied talents and expertise, all focused on providing quality advice and services to members, whilst building long term relationships by helping them to grow their business sustainably.

We would welcome the opportunity to hear from you to request further information, seek advice, register for a professional development programme or to join our organisation. 

Being a member has its privileges!  

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    Business Training Directory  

OSEA Business Training Directory and 2018 Training Calendar is available now!

Our Business Training Directory lists our extensive range of high-impact, expert-facilitated professional development training programmes, courses, workshops, and qualifications. Contact us for a copy.



    Health and Safety Forum

Note your calendar! Planning is underway to host our annual Health and Safety Forum on 5 June 2018, Dunedin.  Keep a look out for details as they are confirmed.




30 May and 13 June 2018, Dunedin

Starting a business is hard enough, but successfully growing your business can be overwhelming. The Export Essentials workshops will make your journey smoother by giving you the tools and action plan you need to reach your exporting goals.



    NZTE Business Capability Vouchers

The Otago Southland Employers' Association (OSEA) is registered to accept New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE) Business Capability Vouchers.

The NZTE Capability Voucher co-funding helps enterprises to access business training and coaching services, by providing them with up to a 50% subsidy towards the service cost (capped at $5,000 per annum to 30 June).



Upcoming Seminars

Employers' offer over 100 high-impact expert-facilitated training programmes, courses, workshops and qualifications across Otago and Southland, all at member rates.

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