Taranaki Trades Academy is a vocational qualification while still at school. Students can remain engaged in education, be assisted in transition from a secondary to tertiary learning environment, and gain credits towards NCEA Level 2 and a tertiary qualification.
Practical Hands-On Learning:
While at the Taranaki Trades Academy students learn in a practical and hands-on environment using industry standard equipment and technology relevant to their chosen career path. They will also develop the foundation skills they need to progress on to further study opportunities or move directly into employment. Trades Academy is timetabled as a subject one period per day.
- A head start on a Trades career while still at school and while achieving NCEA
- Study at WITT / Taratahi one day per week (depending on programme)
- More choices for students to include vocational pathways in their range of study options
- ‘Work Ready’ young people
Trades on Offer
Agriculture, Animal Care, Automotive, Beauty & Makeup Artistry, Build a Bach, Business Innovation & Technology, Carpentry, Cookery, Creative Arts/Computer Technologies, Electrical, Engineering Level 2, Engineering Level 3 Forestry, Hairdressing, Healthcare, Mechanical Engineering, Plumbing, Policing, Restaurant Service, Salon Skills, Sport & Fitness, Welding & Infrastructure