2019 PROSPECTUS - Te Auaha

 
2019 PROSPECTUS - Te Auaha
2019
PROSPECTUS
2019 PROSPECTUS - Te Auaha
KIA
ORA
I am delighted to welcome you to this
joint prospectus for Whitireia and WelTec.
Polytechnic training is the pathway to an
enormous range of satisfying and rewarding
careers; careers that underpin New Zealand’s
economy and strengthen our society.

Within this prospectus you will find
information about the teaching, support
services and programmes offered by
Whitireia and WelTec in 2019. All our
programmes have been developed with
industry to provide you with the knowledge,
practical skills and hands-on experience to
prepare you for employment.

We have highly-skilled teaching and support
staff who work hard to support you every
step of the way. Our classes are small and
we have a wide range of support services
to ensure you achieve your career goals.

Thank you for considering the many training
options available with us.

Ngā mihi nui ki a koutou

Chris Gosling
CHIEF EXECUTIVE
WHITIREIA AND WELTEC
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CAMPUS LIFE
Start your career                                  4

Whitireia and WelTec                                6

Campuses                                            8

Student support                                   10

Māori and Pasifika support                        12

Māori and Pasifika Trades Training                12

Key dates                                         13

Fees and scholarships                             13

GETTING READY
Entry requirements                                15

Options for youth                                 16

Supported learning                                18

English language                                  20

Te Reo Māori                                      21

Find a programme                                  22

STUDY OPTIONS
Business                                          25
Hospitality
Tourism

Construction                                      33
Engineering
Information Technology

Creative                                          47

Health                                             57
Social Services
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                      START YOUR

         CAREER

                               LEARN FROM
                                INDUSTRY
                              PROFESSIONALS

                                   Our tutors are
                                 industry experts
                                keen to share their
                               knowledge. They’re
                               experienced nurses,
                                  chefs, have run     WORK ZONES
                                  businesses and
                                                        Learn in training
                               worked as engineers.
                                                         facilities such
                                                         as our beauty
                                                       and hairdressing
      PRACTICAL                                       salons, restaurants
      LEARNING                                           and cafés, film
                                                        studios, building
       Gain valuable
                                                       sites, automotive
    skills that you can
                                                       workshops, music
     put into practice
                                                       studios or health
       straightaway.
                                                       simulation suites.
     Every one of our
       programmes
     is designed with
       a job in mind.
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   FLEXIBLE                                       CADETSHIPS
   OPTIONS                                           AND
                                                 INTERNSHIPS
    Train at our
   campuses in                                        There are
    Wellington,                                     opportunities
Petone, Porirua, or                                 to work while
Auckland. You can                                    you study to
 study full-time,                                 gain experience,
part-time or online                               including trades
  in some of our                                     cadetships,
   programmes.                                       placements,
   We also offer                                  work experience
   a selection of                                 in restaurants or
  night classes.                                 internships in the
                                                     IT industry.

                      QUALIFICATIONS
                          THAT
                        EMPLOYERS
                          VALUE

                        Our qualifications
                        are recognised in
                        New Zealand and
                        around the world.
                           All have been
                       developed with our
                        industry partners
                          to ensure your
                       training is practical
                           and relevant.
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                      STUDY AT

     WHITIREIA
    AND WELTEC
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     Whitireia and WelTec are two
long-established and highly-successful
   polytechnics, widely respected by
 employers and with excellent student
             success rates.

9 out of 10
  GRADUATES ARE IN EMPLOYMENT
     AND/OR FURTHER STUDY

      OUR INSTITUTES WORK IN

PARTNERSHIP
  to serve the interests of students,
      communities and industry.

Together
 Whitireia and WelTec offer the best
training opportunities and experience
    for students in the Wellington
          region and beyond.
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                                       We head to the
                                   workshop most days.
                                   It’s all about learning
                                           by doing.

    WELLINGTON CAMPUSES
                 Te Kāhui Auaha
         Wellington School of Hospitality

                                        PETONE CAMPUSES
                                                             Petone Campus
                                             Wellington Regional School of Construction
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        PORIRUA CAMPUS

It’s such a friendly,
 welcoming place.

                        AUCKLAND
                         CAMPUS
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                                STUDENT

           SUPPORT
                                                                                          STUDY SUPPORT
                                                                                             We are here to help you
                                                                                              succeed in your study.
                                                                                           Whether it’s planning your
                                                                                             study, report and essay
                                                                                           writing, or maths and study
                                                                                          skills. You can get in touch in
                                                                                         person, on the phone or online.

     CAREERS SUPPORT                            HEALTH AND WELLNESS
     We will give you advice on the right       We want you to be in good health
     course for you and help guide you when     so you can perform your best so we
     seeking a job. Our careers advisors and    provide wellness activities and access
     job broker teams have close links with     to a range of health services.
     employers and information on available
     jobs. Your tutors can also often connect   LIBRARY
     you with opportunities.                    Access a range of resources, both
                                                online and in print. Use books or
     CHILDCARE                                  journal articles for assignments.
     We have fully-licensed childcare           Consult building codes, standards
     centres at our Petone and Porirua          and technical manuals.                          FREE BUS
     campuses. If you are interested enquire
     early; places are limited.                 STUDENT VOICE                              There is a free bus service
                                                We want to hear your voice about your      connecting Petone, Porirua
     COMPUTERS AND IT                           learning experience. Each programme      and Wellington. Please see our
     Come in and use our computers,             elects a Student Voice Representative      websites for the timetable.
     printers and photocopiers. Connect to      who is the communication channel
     free Wifi. We have help desk staff on      between you, your class and the
     campus too if you have any questions.      institute. You can put forward ideas
                                                about teaching and learning, events,
     COUNSELLING                                activities or anything to do with
     We offer a confidential 24/7               your study experience. There are
     counselling service to all students.       also student councils who welcome
     You can have up to three free              student participation.
     counselling sessions per year.
                                                STUDENTS WITH A DISABILITY
     FINANCIAL SUPPORT                          We have dedicated, experienced
     Our financial advisors can help you get    people to support you if you have a
     your money sorted. They will make          disability or learning difficulty. We
     sure you are supported with StudyLink,     also offer medical and mental health
     WINZ and any other funding required.       support. We will work with your tutors
     We can also help with budgeting            and provide any special resources to
     or gaining access to extra financial       ensure you succeed. Make a time to
     support such as emergency grants.          come and see the team before you
                                                start studying so we can ensure that
                                                all your supports are in place.
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                                             My tutors help me so
                                             much. They’re always
                                                 there for me.

          STUDENT ACCOMMODATION
Located in central Wellington this six-level accommodation building
   is designed for students from a variety of tertiary institutes.
                         222willis.co.nz
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                STUDENT SUPPORT

             MAORI &
             PASIFIKA
     MĀORI STUDENT SUPPORT                     PASIFIKA STUDENT SUPPORT
     Nau mai, haere mai.                       Kia ora; Talofa lava; Malo e lelei;
                                               Kia orana; Talofa ni; Faka’alofa         MĀORI AND PASIFIKA
     Our Māori support staff and
                                               atu; Ni sa bula vinaka; Mauri;           TRADES TRAINING
     mentors will support you on
     your learning journey.                    Talofa; Halo Olgeta; greetings           Government scholarships are
                                               and welcome.                             available for Māori and Pasifika
     We are here to support the success                                                 students looking to learn
     and participation of Māori students       We are committed to supporting you       a trade. We’ll also support you
     at WelTec and Whitireia.                  and your academic success.               with mentoring, goal setting
     At WelTec the Tamaiti Whangai             Our Pasifika mentors and learning        and preparing for work such
     mentors provide pastoral, cultural        advisors provide academic, cultural      as getting your driver’s licence
     and academic support. Mentors will        and pastoral support. Whether you        or with site safety and
     also provide advocacy internally and      need learning support or help with an    first aid certificates should
     externally as required.                   issue outside study, our friendly team   you need them.
                                               is here for you.                         Our job broker teams have
     At Whitireia you’ll be supported by our
     Pou Whakamanawa (Māori Success            We have dedicated spaces in Petone       close links with employers and
     Advisor), who will respond to any issue   and Porirua. On our Petone campus        information on available jobs.
     you may have.                             is the Pasifika Centre and there’s the   Options* in Automotive,
                                               Ako Ake Café for Māori and Pasifika      Beauty Therapy, Barbering
     There are dedicated spaces to study,
                                               students at our Porirua campus.          Construction, Hairdressing,
     hang out and korero with mentors. At
     our Petone campus you’ll find Te Whare    We also organise a range of cultural     Hospitality, Mechanical
     Āwhina, and in Porirua there is Ako Ake   and sporting activities throughout       Engineering and Transport.
     Café for Māori and Pasifika students.     the year.                                *See the website for the full 2019
                                                                                        list of programmes.
     Iwi partners – Te Ātiawa at WelTec and
     Ngāti Toa at Whitireia – support our
     students and are regularly on campus.                                              LOOK OUT FOR THE
                                                                                        Māori and Pasifika Trades icon
                                                                                        in the programme section

                                                                                              MĀORI AND
                                                                                              PASIFIKA TRADES
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  IMPORTANT

DATES
              T1.
  Trimester One starts in early
March (though some programmes
 begin earlier) and runs until the
          end of June.

              T2.
    Trimester Two runs from
                                                                          $
   mid-July to mid-November.
                                                              STUDY FEES FREE
                                                                 If you’re new to tertiary
              T3.                                               study or have undertaken
                                                               no more than half a year’s
   Trimester Three runs from                                  tertiary education at Level 3
                                                              or above, you may qualify for
    mid-November to March.
                                                               one year of fees-free study.
                                                                See feesfree.govt.nz for
                                                                       more details.

                            SCHOLARSHIPS                                FEES
                          There are also scholarships to        Go to whitireia.ac.nz or
                          support you during your study,      weltec.ac.nz and check the
                          some offered by Whitireia and    programme sections for fee details.
                          WelTec and others provided by
                                                              If you are intending to pay by
                             employers and industry.
                                                            student loan, apply to StudyLink
                         whitireia.ac.nz/scholarships             at studylink.govt.nz
                          weltec.ac.nz/scholarships
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       MORE FOR

     STUDENTS

      INDUSTRY-leading
        studios, labs and
          technology

      AWARD-WINNING
      industry-experienced
          teaching staff

        NEW OPTIONS
       created in response
       to industry demand
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                                                    ENTRY

                          CRITERIA
We have programmes to suit
different levels. Here’s a general
guide to entry criteria and what
you might be able to study.
For specific entry criteria, check
the programme information at
whitireia.ac.nz or weltec.ac.nz
(whichever institute offers the
programme).

                                                  If you              You could study
                                            are at school             STAR
                      and want to start learning career skills
                                                                  b   Wellington Trades Academy

                                                  are 16-19           Youth Guarantee
                         and have left school or are leaving,
                                                                  b   programmes
                                                                                                YOUTH
                                                                                                GUARANTEE

                        but don’t have qualifications or skills
                                                                      Right Start           RS RIGHT START

                                              are over 20             Level 1 or 2 programmes
                        but don’t have qualifications or skills
                                                                  b
                                                                      Right Start           RS RIGHT START

                                                                      Other options – you may qualify for
                                                                      special admission on programmes

                                     have NCEA Level 1            b   Certificate programmes

                                                                      Certificate, diploma or degree
                             have NCEA Level 2 or 3               b   programmes (depending on
                                                                      programme entry criteria)

                           have a bachelor’s degree               b   Graduate diploma programmes

                     have a postgraduate diploma
                                         in a relevant subject
                                                                  b   Master’s programmes
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                             OPTIONS FOR

                        YOUTH
                  STAR                     WELLINGTON
                                           TRADES ACADEMY
      Sample a range of career-based
       courses while still at school.      Enjoy the benefits of staying at school
      Gain new skills and earn credits     while you learn new skills. Spend three
             towards NCEA.                 days a week at school and two days
       Completing a STAR course            at Trades Academy.
     enables you to progress to more       We partner with local secondary
      advanced options or gives you        schools to provide year-long training
       practical skills to find work.      programmes that allow you to achieve
     To find out more about this option,   NCEA Level 2 and get ready for
     talk to the careers advisor at your   employment or higher-level training.
              school or call us.           Study fees free with subsidised
                                           transport costs.
                                           Options include:
                                           • Animal Care
                                           • Construction Trades
                                           • Cookery
                                           • Creative Technology
                                           • Engineering and Automotive
                                           • Hair and Beauty
                                           • Health Science (one day a week)
                                           • Hospitality
                                           • Sport and Fitness
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YOUTH GUARANTEE
Are you 16-19 years old? Youth
Guarantee enables you to train fees
free for up to two years in a range of
practical programmes.
Complete an introductory programme
at Level 1 or 2 and then choose from
a wider selection of Level 3 options.
Youth Guarantee can help cover your
fees, course-related costs and travel.
This could be ideal if you want to keep
learning, but feel school is no longer    LOOK OUT FOR THE
right for you.                            Youth Guarantee icon in
                                          the programme section
Options include*:
                                                YOUTH
• Automotive                                    GUARANTEE

• Construction Trades
  (Carpentry, Electrical, Painting
  and Decorating, Plumbing, Tiling)
• Cookery
• Hairdressing
• Hospitality
• Mechanical Engineering
• Tourism

*See the website for the full 2019 list
of programmes.
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                               SUPPORTED

                 LEARNING

            ACHIEVING                      New Zealand Certificate in Skills
           YOUR GOALS                      for Living for Supported Learners
      We offer supported learning for      Level             1
     students who have an intellectual
           or learning disability.         Duration          1 year, full-time

     There is an emphasis on achieving     Location          Petone, Porirua
      students’ goals for employment
                                               WelTec
     or progressing to further training.
        Options available in Petone        Gain skills to be independent, improve
               and Porirua.                communication and plan for the future.
                                           Students will receive one-on-one
                                           support where required. Learn life skills with
                                           this programme that brings students together,
                                           yet focuses on individual development.
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                                         ENGLISH

                  LANGUAGE
     New Zealand Certificate
     in English Language

     Level           2-5

     Duration        17 weeks, full-time
                     1 year, part-time
                                                     IMPROVE
     Location        Porirua, Auckland
                                                    YOUR SKILLS
         WelTec       Whitireia
                                                     For speakers of other
     Improve your English and develop              languages. Gain English
     language skills for study or work. These      skills for study or work.
     certificates prepare you to communicate
     and participate in social, academic and
     workplace environments. Four certificates
     for learners of English as an additional
     language.
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  TE REO MĀORI

PROGRAMMES

          TE REO MĀORI                                           TE HIRINGA
                                                                  O TE REO
       Learn te reo Māori. Try the
      free, self-directed Te Hiringa                                   Whitireia
      o Te Reo, do an introductory
         certificate (full-time or                         Learn te reo Māori at your
        through night classes) or                           own pace using CDs and
       further your knowledge on                          an explanatory workbook in
       the full-time New Zealand                          this beginner’s programme.
            Diploma in Te Reo.                                 Start anytime from
                                                               January onwards.

  New Zealand Certificate in Te Reo               New Zealand Diploma in Te Reo

  Level            1-4                            Level            5

  Duration         Level 1-2:                     Duration         1 year, full-time
                   1 night class a week
                   Level 3-4:                     Location         Porirua
                   18 weeks full-time
                   (part-time options)               Whitireia

  Location         Porirua                        Extend your understanding and ability in
                                                  te reo Māori me ngā tikanga to perform
     Whitireia
                                                  with confidence in formal and informal
                                                  Māori cultural settings.
  Gain basic language skills to use te reo
  Maori in everyday situations. Ideal for
  beginners and if you want skills and
  knowledge to support your role in the public
  or private sector. With options at level 1 to
  level 4, you can progress to higher-level
  programmes to explore te reo further.
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       START YOUR                                           FIND A
      CAREER TODAY
       Whether you are leaving
     school, upskilling or starting
     something completely new,
       we can help you achieve
         your career goals.
                                      PROGRAMME
                                          Business                   25
                                          Hospitality
                                          Tourism

                                          Construction               33
                                          Engineering
                                          Information Technology

                                          Creative                   47

                                          Health                     57
                                          Social Services

                                          What I’m learning
                                      is practical and relevant
                                            for my career.
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                                   New Zealand Certificate
                                   in Construction Trade Skills
                                   (Carpentry)

                 NZQA Level        Level               3

       How long it goes for        Duration            1 year, full-time

      Where you can study          Location            Porirua, Petone

Who offers the programme              Whitireia            WelTec
  Check the relevant website for
            detailed information   There’s high demand for carpenters. Gain
                                   core skills from setting out and levelling
                                   to framing and roofing. Learn in the
                                   workshop and on the building site where
                                   you’ll construct a house that will become           FOR MORE
                                   a family’s home. Learn to apply safe work         INFORMATION
                                   practices and build a solid CV for entering
                                   an industry apprenticeship.                   Contact us to find out about any
                                                                                 of our programmes, in particular
          Look out for icons               MĀORI AND                YOUTH
                                           PASIFIKA TRADES          GUARANTEE
                                                                                    entry requirements, fees or
                                                                                  start dates. You will find all this
                                                                                 information on our websites too.

                                                                                         WHITIREIA
                                                                                       www.whitireia.ac.nz
                                                                                          0800 944 847
                                                                                       info@whitireia.ac.nz

                                                                                           WELTEC
                                                                                        www.weltec.ac.nz
                                                                                          0800 935 832
                                                                                        info@weltec.ac.nz
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                          I worked at The Fat
                        Duck, which is Heston
                       Blumenthal’s restaurant.

                           MAXINE, COOKING AND
                           PATISSERIE GRADUATE
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BUSINESS,
HOSPITALITY
AND TOURISM
Business                          26

Business Administration           27

Hospitality                       28

Food and Beverage Service         29

Hospitality Management            30

Tourism                           31
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                                         Business
BUSINESS, HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM

                                         New Zealand Diploma                                                 Bachelor of Applied                           Graduate Diploma in
                                         in Business                                                         Management                                    Applied Management

                                         Level                  5                                            Level                  7                      Level            7

                                         Duration               1 year, full-time                            Duration               3 years, full-time     Duration         1 year, full-time
                                                                (part-time options)                                                 (part-time options)                     (part-time options)

                                         Location               Petone                                       Location               Petone                 Location         Petone, Porirua

                                              WelTec                                                              WelTec                                       WelTec

                                         Learn key skills in business operations,                            Develop problem-solving skills and work       For those with a bachelor’s degree
                                         management and business planning then                               with real businesses. You’ll spend half       or industry experience. Advance your
                                         focus on Accounting or Leadership and                               of your final year working on an industry     knowledge of business practices. Gain
                                         Management. Apply what you learn on                                 project. Build core knowledge then            insight into how managers operate and
                                         real-world projects. Gain an understanding                          specialise: Accounting, Event Management,     develop specialist skills. Specialisations
                                         of how managers operate in New Zealand                              Hospitality Management, Sales and             are the same as for the Bachelor of
                                         and overseas. Achieve a nationally-                                 Marketing, Strategic Management. You can      Applied Management.
                                         recognised qualification.                                           also do a double major.

                                         Graduate Diploma in                                                 Postgraduate Certificate                      Postgraduate Diploma
                                         Applied Business Studies                                            in Management                                 in Management

                                         Level                  7                                            Level                  8                      Level            8

                                         Duration               1 year, full-time                            Duration               17 weeks, full-time    Duration         1 year, full-time
                                                                (part-time options)                                                 (part-time options)                     (part-time options)

                                         Location               Porirua                                      Location               Wellington             Location         Wellington

                                             Whitireia                                                           Whitireia                                    Whitireia

                                         Gain specialist business skills in marketing                        Gain advanced professional skills in          Advance and deepen your knowledge of
                                         and finance. Broaden your career options.                           business and deepen your knowledge of         management. Extend your professional
                                         Explore topics such as organisational                               management. Specialise in finance or          and managerial skills. You can choose to
                                         leadership, change management and                                   marketing. You can do additional study        specialise in finance or marketing.
                                         corporate finance. For those with a                                 to achieve the Postgraduate Diploma in
                                         bachelor's degree or industry experience.                           Management.

                                         Programmes and details may change | Please check the relevant website or contact us for the latest information.
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Business Administration
New Zealand Certificate                     New Zealand Certificate                                         New Zealand Certificate
in Foundation Skills                        in Business (Administration                                     in Business (Administration
                                            and Technology) (Level 3)                                       and Technology) (Level 4)
Level            2
                                            Level              3                                            Level                   4
Duration         17 weeks, full-time
                                            Duration           17 weeks, full-time                          Duration                17 weeks, full-time
Location         Petone, Porirua
                                            Location           Petone, Porirua                              Location                Petone, Porirua
   Whitireia         WelTec
                                               Whitireia           WelTec                                        Whitireia              WelTec
Learn word processing, internet and email
for the office. Gain an understanding of    Gain intermediate skills in writing,                            Learn Microsoft Word, Excel and Access
financial documents and the confidence      computing and communication. Learn                              to an advanced level as well as accounting
to provide great customer service. Get      to use Microsoft Office programs                                and payroll software such as MYOB and
prepared for entry-level office admin       such as Word, Outlook, Excel and                                Ace Payroll. Build advanced skills in
positions or progress to higher level       Access. Understand and produce                                  communication, report writing and minute-
programmes to boost your CV.                financial documentation. Build skills in                        taking, and diary management. For those
                                            administration, reception and customer                          already working in an administration role,
                                            service, and how to work effectively                            flexible distance study is available.
                                            in teams.

        They said one of the                                                                                         I landed a job at the
        great things about my                                                                                        New Zealand Police in
        interview was that I                                                                                         HR admin before I even
        had the qualification.                                                                                       finished the course.”
        Also, my tutor gave me
        a rave review.”

        HAYLEY – Business                                                                                            KIM – Business
        Administration graduate                                                                                      Administration graduate

                                                           Programmes and details may change | Please check the relevant website or contact us for the latest information.
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                                         Hospitality
BUSINESS, HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM

                                         New Zealand Certificate in                                          New Zealand Certificate                                 New Zealand Certificate
                                         Foundation Skills – Hospitality                                     in Hospitality (Level 2)                                in Baking (Level 3)
                                         and Tourism
                                                                                                             Level                  2                                Level               3
                                         Level                   2
                                                                                                             Duration               12 weeks, full-time              Duration            17 weeks, full-time
                                         Duration                17 weeks, full-time
                                                                                                             Location               Petone, Porirua                  Location            Petone, Porirua
                                         Location                Porirua
                                                                                                                 Whitireia              WelTec                          Whitireia            WelTec
                                             Whitireia
                                                                                                             Start a career in hospitality. The Whitireia            Whether you’re passionate about sweet
                                         For Youth Guarantee students. Learn                                 programme covers coffee making, food                    treats, bread baking or delicate pastries,
                                         about tourism and its importance to New                             service and practical experience in our                 you’ll gain a solid foundation in baking skills.
                                         Zealand. Gain hands-on experience of how                            training café. The programme at WelTec                  Our experienced dessert chefs will teach
                                         to run a café including baking and running                          covers cookery and food and beverage                    you to create and present beautiful bakery
                                         café days. Develop skills in customer                               service; you’ll learn basic techniques from             items. Work as a trainee baker or progress
                                         service. Prepare for entry-level positions in                       experienced hospitality professionals.                  to further training.
                                         hospitality or tourism or progress to higher-
                                                                                                                     YOUTH                                                   MĀORI AND
                                         level programmes.                                                           GUARANTEE                                               PASIFIKA TRADES

                                                 YOUTH
                                                 GUARANTEE

                                         New Zealand Certificate                                             New Zealand Certificate
                                         in Baking (Level 4) (Generalist)                                    in Cookery (Level 3)

                                         Level                   4                                           Level                  3

                                         Duration                1 year, full-time                           Duration               17 weeks, full-time
                                                                                                                                                                                     Approved Centre
                                         Location                Wellington                                  Location               Petone, Porirua
                                                                                                                                                                                We incorporate City and
                                               WelTec                                                            Whitireia              WelTec
                                                                                                                                                                              Guilds qualifications, so your
                                                                                                                                                                                skills will be recognised
                                         Gain advanced baking and patisserie skills                          Produce the basic dishes required in a                                around the world.
                                         that are in hot demand. Produce breads,                             commercial kitchen. Gain the skills to work
                                         cakes, biscuits and patisserie items.                               at an entry-level in a commercial kitchen.
                                         Grow your capability to work as part of                             Practise preparing, cooking and presenting
                                         a commercial bakery team, in an artisan                             dishes. Learn about nutrition, health and
                                         bakery or as a pastry chef.                                         safety, and commercial kitchen procedures.

                                         C&G     CITY & GUILDS
                                                                                                                     YOUTH                         MĀORI AND
                                                                                                                     GUARANTEE                     PASIFIKA TRADES

                                         Programmes and details may change | Please check the relevant website or contact us for the latest information.
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Hospitality
New Zealand Certificate                               New Zealand Diploma
in Cookery (Level 4)                                  in Cookery (Advanced)

Level                   4                             Level                   5

Duration                1 year, full-time             Duration                1 year, full-time                                  It’s been incredible
                                                                                                                                 to compete on the
Location                Wellington, Porirua           Location                Wellington
                                                                                                                                 world stage while
      WelTec                                                WelTec                                                               still a student.”

Train as a chef. Develop your cooking                 Learn advanced cooking techniques,
techniques and explore different cuisines.            à la carte menu planning and costing,
Learn about food preparation, food                    as well as kitchen management and
safety and nutrition. Plan and cost a                 supervisory skills. Gain hands-on
menu. Practise your skills in our training            experience with an industry work
restaurant, cooking for paying customers.             placement in a commercial kitchen.
Learn and benefit from tutors who have
worked internationally.                               C&G     CITY & GUILDS

C&G     CITY & GUILDS

                                                                                                                             ZANE – Cookery student and
                                                                                                                             Young Chef Olympiad 2018

Food and Beverage Service
New Zealand Certificate in Food                       New Zealand Certificate in Food
and Beverage Service (Level 3)                        and Beverage Service (Level 4)
(Restaurant Services and Barista)                     (Restaurant Services)

Level                   3                             Level                   4                                                  I want to do lots of
Duration                17 weeks, full-time           Duration                17 weeks, full-time                                travel and it’s a really
                                                                                                                                 good qualification
Location                Wellington, Porirua           Location                Wellington
                                                                                                                                 that’s recognised
   Whitireia                WelTec                          WelTec                                                               overseas.”

Learn professional table service, barista             Experience the rush of supervising
skills, cash handling and front-of-house.             waitstaff in our restaurant during a busy
Start to build your knowledge of menus                service. Enhance your knowledge of wine
and beverages. Wear a professional                    and beverages, master the art of coffee
uniform and get experience working in our             creation and learn about billing procedures.
training restaurant and serving customers             Apply your knowledge on a two-week work
in our café.                                          experience placement.

        YOUTH                   C&G                   C&G
                                      CITY & GUILDS           CITY & GUILDS
        GUARANTEE

                                                                                                                                 ROSE – Food and
                                                                                                                                 Beverage graduate

                                                                       Programmes and details may change | Please check the relevant website or contact us for the latest information.
30      PROSPECTUS 2019

                                         Hospitality Management
BUSINESS, HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM

                                         New Zealand Diploma                                                 Bachelor of Applied                           Graduate Diploma in Applied
                                         in Hospitality Management                                           Management – Hospitality                      Management – Hospitality
                                                                                                             management                                    Management
                                         Level                  5
                                                                                                             Level                  7                      Level            7
                                         Duration               1 year, full-time
                                                                                                             Duration               3 years, full-time     Duration         1 year, full-time
                                         Location               Wellington
                                                                                                                                    (part-time options)                     (part-time options)
                                              WelTec                                                         Location               Wellington, Petone     Location         Wellington, Petone

                                         Focus on the business and management                                     WelTec                                       WelTec
                                         aspects of the hospitality industry. Enhance
                                         your knowledge of food and beverage                                 Complete a business degree and major          Designed for those with a bachelor’s
                                         and accommodation management. Cover                                 in hospitality management. Learn what         degree or industry experience, this
                                         business operations, gain supervisory skills                        it takes to be a successful manager           one-year graduate diploma will advance
                                         and work with a team to plan and execute                            and owner, from marketing and staff           your knowledge of business practices
                                         an event.                                                           supervision to food costs and hotel           in hospitality. Learn to manage hotels,
                                                                                                             operations. Learn food and beverage,          restaurants, tourist attractions and cruise
                                                                                                             accommodation and facilities management.      ships. Gain skills you can apply in New
                                                                                                                                                           Zealand or overseas.

                                         Programmes and details may change | Please check the relevant website or contact us for the latest information.
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Tourism
New Zealand Certificate                         New Zealand Certificate
in Tourism (Tourism and Travel)                 in Tourism (Operations
                                                Endorsement)
Level               3
                                                Level                   4                                                  My tutor told me about
Duration            17 weeks, full-time
                                                Duration                17 weeks, full-time                                the role at Quest. I
Location            Wellington
                                                                                                                           sent through my CV,
                                                Location                Wellington
    WelTec                                                                                                                 got an interview and
                                                      WelTec                                                               they said I could start
Experience the tourism industry through                                                                                    straightaway.”
a field trip to Rotorua and visits to many      Focus on the business side of tourism. Take
local visitor attractions. Discover the best    part in a class field trip to Te Anau and
entry role for you. Build customer service      Queenstown and learn about their tourism
skills and knowledge of New Zealand’s           development. Visit local attractions.
great destinations. Learn to use the            Increase your knowledge of business
reservations software Amadeus that is           operations including accounting systems
used in the industry.                           and gain skills in staff management.
        YOUTH
        GUARANTEE                               C&G     CITY & GUILDS

                                                                                                                           ISAAC – Tourism graduate

New Zealand Diploma
in Tourism and Travel (Level 5)

Level               5

Duration            1 year, full-time                                                                                      The course really
                    (part-time options)                                                                                    helped me to learn not
Location            Wellington                                                                                             only about the local
                                                                                                                           industry, but also the
    WelTec                                                                                                                 culture here”

Learn about current business practice,
event planning and team leadership. Travel
to a regional destination to learn first-hand
from local tourism providers. Study the
industry, business systems and business
development. Benefit from small classes.
Learn from experienced tutors.

                                                                                                                           HELEN – Tourism graduate

                                                                 Programmes and details may change | Please check the relevant website or contact us for the latest information.
32      PROSPECTUS 2019

      Our tutor likes us to be
     hands-on. We do a whole
       lot of practical work.

          JADE, PLUMBING
WHITIREIA AND WELTEC   33

CONSTRUCTION,
ENGINEERING AND
INFORMATION
TECHNOLOGY
Construction                           34

Construction Management                36

Quantity Surveying                     36

Architectural Technology               36

Engineering Technology                 37

Mechanical Engineering                 39

Automotive                            40

Transport                             40

Information Technology                 41

Wellington ICT Graduate School         44
34      PROSPECTUS 2019

                                                            Construction
CONSTRUCTION, ENGINEERING AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

                                                            Right Start – Construction                                          New Zealand Certificate                                 New Zealand Certificate
                                                                                                                                in Construction Trade Skills                            in Carpentry
                                                            Level                  2
                                                                                                                                (Carpentry)
                                                                                                                                                                                        Level            4
                                                            Duration               17 weeks, full-time
                                                                                                                                Level                  3
                                                                                                                                                                                        Duration         Based on individual
                                                            Location               Petone, Porirua
                                                                                                                                Duration               1 year, full-time                                 learning plan, part-time
                                                                Whitireia              WelTec                                                                                           Location         Petone (night classes)
                                                                                                                                Location               Petone, Porirua

                                                            Gain NCEA Level 2. Sample a range of                                    Whitireia              WelTec                           WelTec
                                                            trades: carpentry, landscaping, painting,
                                                            plumbing and electrical. Gain the skills                                                                                    Designed for those working as a carpentry
                                                                                                                                There’s high demand for carpenters. Gain
                                                            to start work on a construction site and                                                                                    apprentice. Progress towards becoming a
                                                                                                                                core skills from setting out and levelling
                                                            progress to higher-level programmes.                                                                                        qualified carpenter. You will learn through
                                                                                                                                to framing and roofing. Learn in the
                                                            Learn how to safely use and maintain tools,                                                                                 practical tutorials, evening classes,
                                                                                                                                workshop and on the building site where
                                                            make building calculations and choose                                                                                       workshop instruction, plus regular on-site
                                                                                                                                you’ll construct a house that will become
                                                            materials. Work on real projects.                                                                                           assessment at your work by our tutors.
                                                                                                                                a family’s home. Learn to apply safe work
                                                                                                                                practices and build a solid CV for entering an          Learn alongside other apprentices.
                                                                    YOUTH
                                                                                            RS RIGHT START
                                                                    GUARANTEE                                                   industry apprenticeship.

                                                                                                                                        YOUTH                         MĀORI AND
                                                                                                                                        GUARANTEE                     PASIFIKA TRADES

                                                            New Zealand Certificate
                                                            in Electrical Engineering Theory

                                                            Level                  3

                                                            Duration               1 year, full-time                                                                                            I’ve been building
                                                                                                                                                                                                switchboards just
                                                            Location               Petone, Porirua
                                                                                                                                                                                                over three months
                                                                Whitireia              WelTec                                                                                                   and the company’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                now given me an
                                                            Designed to prepare you for an                                                                                                      apprenticeship.”
                                                            apprenticeship. Learn basic electrical
                                                            theory and regulations. Build practical skills
                                                            such as circuit wiring and how to use power
                                                            instruments. Train in our workshops where
                                                            you’ll diagnose and fix electrical faults.

                                                                    YOUTH                         MĀORI AND
                                                                    GUARANTEE                     PASIFIKA TRADES

                                                                                                                                                                                                BEN – Electrical
                                                                                                                                                                                                Engineering graduate

                                                            Programmes and details may change | Please check the relevant website or contact us for the latest information.
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Construction
                                                New Zealand Certificate                                        New Zealand Certificate
                                                in Construction Trade Skills                                   in Construction Trade Skills
                                                (Painting and Decorating)                                      (Tiling)

         I’m doing framing,                     Level               3                                          Level                   3
         doors, cladding, you                   Duration            17 weeks, full-time                        Duration                17 weeks, full-time
         name it. In my new
                                                Location            Petone                                     Location                Petone
         job, I’m already on
         my seventh house.”                         WelTec                                                           WelTec

                                                Learn to professionally prepare surfaces and                   Develop skills to go straight into work in the
                                                paint interiors and exteriors. Develop your                    industry. Learn about tiling techniques and
                                                decorating skills by learning wallpapering                     design for indoor and outdoor installations.
                                                and spray painting. Gain safe worksite skills                  Use different materials like ceramics,
                                                so you’re ready to work in industry. Get the                   stone, glass and terracotta. Train in our
                                                opportunity to practise your skills in the                     workshops. Gain safe worksite skills so
                                                workshop and on real projects.                                 you’re ready for industry.

                                                        YOUTH                    MĀORI AND                             YOUTH                         MĀORI AND
                                                        GUARANTEE                PASIFIKA TRADES                       GUARANTEE                     PASIFIKA TRADES

        MALACHI – Carpentry graduate

New Zealand Certificate
in Plumbing, Gasfitting and
Drainlaying

Level               3                                                                                                   When I finish I might
Duration            22 weeks, full-time                                                                                 go into gasfitting
                                                                                                                        because I quite like
Location            Petone
                                                                                                                        welding and working
    WelTec                                                                                                              with metal.”

Designed to prepare you for an
apprenticeship. Train in our workshops
and drainlaying pit. Learn how to use and
maintain tools. Develop skills in brazing,
welding and soldering. You’ll identify
methods for weatherproofing and safely
install plumbing systems, drains and
gas pipes.

        YOUTH                 MĀORI AND
        GUARANTEE             PASIFIKA TRADES

                                                                                                                        JADE – Plumbing, Gasfitting
                                                                                                                        and Drainlaying student

                                                              Programmes and details may change | Please check the relevant website or contact us for the latest information.
36      PROSPECTUS 2019

                                                            Construction Management
CONSTRUCTION, ENGINEERING AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

                                                            New Zealand Certificate                                             New Zealand Diploma
                                                            in Construction Related Trades                                      in Construction (Construction
                                                            (Supervisor)                                                        Management)

                                                            Level                  4                                            Level                  6                       I’ve learned about
                                                            Duration               1 year, part-time                            Duration               2 years, full-time      crucial areas such
                                                                                                                                                       (part-time options)     as contracts.”
                                                            Location               Petone
                                                                                                                                Location               Petone
                                                                 WelTec
                                                                                                                                     WelTec
                                                            Work as a supervisor on construction
                                                            projects. Gain knowledge of current                                 Lead the team on a building site. Develop an
                                                            building and construction practice for                              understanding of construction planning and
                                                            medium buildings. Supervise workers                                 project management. Learn construction
                                                            through effective communication,                                    site procedures, quality assurance and
                                                            professionalism and planning. Work to                               site management. Coordinate people
                                                            required safety, technical, quality and                             and resources to make sure projects are
                                                            productivity standards.                                             completed on time and to budget.

                                                                                                                                                                               SAM – Construction
                                                                                                                                                                               Management graduate

                                                            Quantity Surveying Architectural Technology
                                                            New Zealand Diploma in                                              New Zealand Diploma in
                                                            Construction (Quantity Surveying)                                   Architectural Technology

                                                            Level                  6                                            Level                  6

                                                            Duration               2 years, full-time                           Duration               2 years, full-time      I like coming up
                                                                                   (part-time options)                                                 (part-time options)     with really good
                                                            Location               Petone                                       Location               Petone                  design and seeing
                                                                                                                                                                               it come to life.”
                                                                 WelTec                                                              WelTec

                                                            Gain skills that are in high demand. Learn                          Start your career as an architectural
                                                            about quantifying projects, estimating                              designer or technician. Develop your
                                                            building costs and materials, and tendering                         technical drawing skills using computer-
                                                            and administering contracts. Many of our                            aided design (CAD) software. Understand
                                                            students get part-time work in the industry                         architecture, building methods and
                                                            in their second year.                                               materials, and building code requirements.
                                                                                                                                Build a portfolio. Create architectural
                                                                                                                                drawings and documentation for buildings
                                                                                                                                across New Zealand.

                                                                                                                                                                               NICKY – Architectural
                                                                                                                                                                               Technology graduate

                                                            Programmes and details may change | Please check the relevant website or contact us for the latest information.
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Engineering Technology
Foundation Engineering                          New Zealand Diploma                                            Bachelor of Engineering
                                                in Engineering                                                 Technology
Level             3 and 4
                                                Level             6                                            Level                   7
Duration          17 weeks each, full-time
                                                Duration          2 years, full-time                           Duration                3 years, full-time
Location          Petone
                                                                  (part-time options)                                                  (part-time options)
    WelTec                                      Location          Petone                                       Location                Petone

For those wanting to pursue engineering,            WelTec                                                           WelTec
but needing to build foundation skills.
Gain knowledge of mathematics, physics          Become an engineering technician.                              Get an engineering degree. Combine
and engineering principles relevant to          Put engineering theory into practice                           theory with a strong applied, practical
civil, mechanical or electrical engineering.    and perform technical operations to                            component. Develop your problem-solving
Complete individually-tailored courses:         professional standards. Specialise in civil,                   and critical thinking skills. Gain experience
mathematics, physics, algebra, calculus,        electrical or mechanical engineering.                          with an industry project in your third year.
study skills and a discipline-specific topic.   The diploma is accredited nationally                           Specialise in Civil, Electrical or Mechanical
                                                and internationally.                                           Engineering. The degree is accredited
                                                                                                               nationally and internationally.

Graduate Diploma
in Engineering – Mechatronics

Level             7

Duration          1 year, full-time                                                                                      Lots of things I’ve
                  (part-time options)                                                                                    learnt go straight into
Location          Petone                                                                                                 what I do at work.”

    WelTec

Work on an engineering project to solve
a real industry problem. Learn to design
and implement a mechatronic system
and work with technologies such as
robotics. Understand control and
automation systems.

                                                                                                                        MICHAEL – Engineering
                                                                                                                        Technology student

                                                              Programmes and details may change | Please check the relevant website or contact us for the latest information.
38      PROSPECTUS 2019

                                                            Engineering Technology
CONSTRUCTION, ENGINEERING AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

                                                            Graduate Diploma                                                    Graduate Diploma
                                                            in Engineering – Building Services                                  in Engineering – Structures

                                                            Level                  7                                            Level                  7

                                                            Duration               1 year, full-time                            Duration               1 year, full-time       We do theoretical and
                                                                                   (part-time options)                                                 (part-time options)     practical work as part
                                                            Location               Petone                                       Location               Petone                  of the programmes.”

                                                                 WelTec                                                              WelTec

                                                            Building services engineers are in high                             Structural engineers are responsible for
                                                            demand. Develop skills in HVAC (heating,                            the design and build of a range of projects.
                                                            ventilation and air conditioning) design,                           Explore theories and conceptual design to
                                                            project management and operational                                  design structures using timber, masonry,
                                                            management. Increase your knowledge of                              steel and concrete. You will build a strong
                                                            sustainability and energy efficiency. Visit                         understanding of New Zealand structural
                                                            construction sites and finished buildings                           design codes. Work on an industry project.
                                                            to examine current practice. Complete an
                                                            industry project.

                                                                                                                                                                               NAJIF – Engineering
                                                                                                                                                                               Technology tutor

                                                            Graduate Diploma
                                                            in Engineering – Water and Waste

                                                            Level                  7

                                                            Duration               1 year, full-time                                                                           I’m interested in the
                                                                                   (part-time options)                                                                         changing uses of
                                                                                                                                                                               water and looking at
                                                            Location               Petone
                                                                                                                                                                               water as a resource.”
                                                                 WelTec

                                                            Focus on a development project to apply
                                                            your learning. You will learn ways to
                                                            improve and protect water quality, a global
                                                            issue. Explore theories and conceptual
                                                            design of systems in water treatment for
                                                            drinking water, industrial wastewater and
                                                            stormwater. Graduate work ready.

                                                                                                                                                                               AMY – Engineering
                                                                                                                                                                               Technology student

                                                            Programmes and details may change | Please check the relevant website or contact us for the latest information.
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Mechanical Engineering
Right Start – Mechanical
and Automotive

Level               2

Duration            17 weeks, full-time                                                                                    I liked the course
                                                                                                                           because you try a little
Location            Petone
                                                                                                                           bit of everything from
    WelTec                                                                                                                 CAD to fabrication,
                                                                                                                           machining to welding.”
Gain NCEA Level 2. Develop beginner skills
in automotive and mechanical engineering.
Learn about engines, panel and paint,
machining, metal work and welding. Train in
our engineering and automotive workshops.
Go on to further training to build your skills.

        YOUTH
        GUARANTEE         RS RIGHT START

                                                                                                                          RYAN – Mechanical
                                                                                                                          Engineering student

New Zealand Certificate                           New Zealand Certificate                                        New Zealand Certificate
in Mechanical Engineering                         in Allied Trades Skills (Welding)                              in Engineering Fabrication
                                                                                                                 (Managed Apprenticeship)
Level               3                             Level             3
                                                                                                                 Level                   4
Duration            1 year, full-time             Duration          17 weeks, full-time
                                                                                                                 Duration                3-4 years, part-time
Location            Petone                        Location          Petone
                                                                                                                                         (night classes, block
                                                                                                                                         courses)
    WelTec                                            WelTec
                                                                                                                 Location                Petone
Gain skills to build, maintain and operate        Develop your welding skills and gain
mechanical engineering equipment and              industry-recognised welding standards.                               WelTec
plant. Learn maintenance fitting, welding,        The demand for structural welding skills is
fitting and turning, sheet metal work and         growing, which could lead to better paid jobs.                 For apprentices in mechanical workshops or
fabrication. Use the machinery that is used       Most of your time will be spent in workshops                   those who have completed the New Zealand
in the industry. Work on your own projects        and engaged in practical projects.                             Certificate in Mechanical Engineering (Level
to develop your skills further.                                                                                  3). You’ll attend night classes and block
                                                                                                                 courses. Use welding and fabrication skills
        YOUTH                  MĀORI AND
        GUARANTEE              PASIFIKA TRADES                                                                   to make, install and repair metal products.
                                                                                                                 Specialise in welding and fabrication.

                                                                Programmes and details may change | Please check the relevant website or contact us for the latest information.
40      PROSPECTUS 2019

                                                            Automotive
CONSTRUCTION, ENGINEERING AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

                                                            Right Start – Mechanical                                            New Zealand Certificate
                                                            and Automotive                                                      in Collision Repair and
                                                                                                                                Automotive Refinishing
                                                            Level                  2
                                                                                                                                Level                  3                                         I really wanted to
                                                            Duration               17 weeks, full-time
                                                                                                                                Duration               1 year, full-time                         work with cars and
                                                            Location               Petone
                                                                                                                                                                                                 technology. I enjoy
                                                                                                                                Location               Petone
                                                                 WelTec                                                                                                                          the more technical
                                                                                                                                     WelTec                                                      side of things.”
                                                            Gain NCEA Level 2. Develop beginner skills
                                                            in automotive and mechanical engineering.                           Gain foundation spray-painting and collision
                                                            Learn about engines, panel and paint,                               repair skills, ready to build skills in your
                                                            machining, metal work and welding. Train in                         specialisation. Learn in our professionally
                                                            our engineering and automotive workshops.                           fitted workshops. Our industry partners
                                                            Go on to further training to build your skills.                     have helped us develop the perfect facilities
                                                                                                                                for panel and refinishing training.
                                                                    YOUTH
                                                                    GUARANTEE               RS RIGHT START
                                                                                                                                        YOUTH                         MĀORI AND
                                                                                                                                        GUARANTEE                     PASIFIKA TRADES

                                                                                                                                                                                                 AARON – Automotive
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Technology graduate

                                                                                                                                                                                        Transport
                                                            New Zealand Certificate                                             New Zealand Certificate in                              New Zealand Certificate in
                                                            in Automotive Engineering                                           Light Automotive Engineering                            Commercial Road Transport
                                                                                                                                (Managed Apprenticeship)                                (Heavy Vehicle Operator)
                                                            Level                  3
                                                                                                                                Level                  4                                Level               3
                                                            Duration               1 year, full-time
                                                                                                                                Duration               3-4 years, part-time             Duration            26 weeks, full-time
                                                            Location               Petone, Porirua
                                                                                                                                                       (night classes, block
                                                                                                                                                       courses)                         Location            Porirua
                                                                Whitireia              WelTec
                                                                                                                                Location               Petone                              Whitireia
                                                            Develop foundation skills in engine repair
                                                            and performance, servicing, electrics                                    WelTec
                                                                                                                                                                                        Learn to drive Class 2 and 4 trucks, operate
                                                            as well as basic engineering tasks and                                                                                      forklifts and gain the necessary licences
                                                            welding. Work on light and diesel vehicles.                         Complete your light automotive engineering              and endorsements such as for dangerous
                                                            Apply your skills with work experience.                             apprenticeship through WelTec. Enjoy                    goods. Do practical driving tests. Practise
                                                            Progress to the New Zealand Certificate                             access to expert advice and practical                   loading and unloading. If you already hold
                                                            in Automotive Engineering (Managed                                  tutorials from our tutors while you work.               a Class 2 licence, there’s the additional
                                                            Apprenticeship).                                                    You’ll do block courses and study part-time             opportunity to obtain a Class 5 licence.
                                                                                                                                in the evenings with other apprentices.
                                                                    YOUTH                         MĀORI AND
                                                                    GUARANTEE                     PASIFIKA TRADES               Specialise in light automotive engineering.                     MĀORI AND
                                                                                                                                                                                                PASIFIKA TRADES

                                                            Programmes and details may change | Please check the relevant website or contact us for the latest information.
WHITIREIA AND WELTEC                         41

Information Technology
New Zealand Certificate in                   New Zealand Certificate
Computing (User Fundamentals)                in Information Technology
                                             Essentials
Level              2
                                             Level            4                                                      The course was quite
Duration           12 weeks, full-time
                                             Duration         17 weeks, full-time                                    short, covered all the
Location           Porirua
                                                                                                                     basics and gave me
                                             Location         Petone
   Whitireia                                                                                                         the chance to see if
                                                 WelTec                                                              I’d like it.”
Get an introduction to information
technology. You will learn about hardware    Introductory 17-week programme. Learn
and operating systems, programming,          basic PC maintenance such as how to
creating websites and working with Android   install, configure and maintain office
apps, including writing programs. You can    network computers. Build knowledge of
go on to study the New Zealand Certificate   computer hardware and operating systems.
in Information Technology.                   Develop your understanding of the internet
                                             and foundation knowledge of automated
                                             office applications.

                                                                                                                    TASHA – Information
                                                                                                                    Technology student

        Free introductory
        computing courses

           Computing Made Easy
        Learn computing essentials for free at
        WelTec. The course provides an easy
        introduction to email, the internet and
        popular software programs.

               •       Learn at your own pace
               •       Classes run at different times
               •       Open entry to all skill levels
               •       Flexible start dates

               weltec.ac.nz/cme

                                                          Programmes and details may change | Please check the relevant website or contact us for the latest information.
42      PROSPECTUS 2019

                                                            Information Technology
CONSTRUCTION, ENGINEERING AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

                                                            New Zealand Diploma                                                 New Zealand Certificate
                                                            in Information Technology                                           in Information Technology
                                                            (Technical Support)
                                                                                                                                Level                  5
                                                            Level                  5                                                                                                   I did one trimester
                                                                                                                                Duration               17 weeks, full-time
                                                            Duration               1 year, full-time                                                   (part-time options)             of computer science
                                                                                   (part-time options)
                                                                                                                                Location               Porirua                         at university before I
                                                            Location               Petone                                                                                              came here for a more
                                                                                                                                    Whitireia                                          hands-on experience.”
                                                                 WelTec
                                                                                                                                Build your skills to create programs,
                                                            Get the skills to work on a help desk, in                           websites, animated graphics, computers
                                                            computer servicing and technical support.                           and small networks. Study programming,
                                                            Learn how to deliver great customer                                 digital media, internet communications and
                                                            service. Understand PC essentials by taking                         hardware fundamentals. Progress to the
                                                            a computer completely apart and putting it                          Diploma in Information Systems (Level 5)
                                                            back together. Work on hard drive recovery,                         or the Bachelor of Information Technology.
                                                            basic software development, game design
                                                            and databases.

                                                                                                                                                                                       ABI – Information
                                                                                                                                                                                       Technology student

                                                            New Zealand Diploma                                                 Bachelor of Information                        Graduate Diploma
                                                            in Information Systems                                              Technology                                     in Information Technology

                                                            Level                  5                                            Level                  7                       Level            7

                                                            Duration               1 year, full-time                            Duration               3 years, full-time      Duration         1 year, full-time
                                                                                   (part-time options)                                                 (part-time options)                      (part-time options)

                                                            Location               Porirua                                      Location               Petone, Porirua         Location         Petone, Porirua

                                                                Whitireia                                                           Whitireia              WelTec                 Whitireia         WelTec

                                                            Develop your skills in creating programs,                           Join the booming IT industry. Our students     Apply a range of techniques and technology
                                                            web pages, networks and databases. Learn                            learn by building real software, apps and      to solve a workplace or industry problem.
                                                            the fundamentals of software design                                 products. Develop your problem-solving         Develop your knowledge with a selection
                                                            and development. Build knowledge of                                 skills. Work on an industry project in         of courses. Options in software and
                                                            the IT industry. Around 60 percent of the                           your final year. Specialise in an area of      app development, systems design,
                                                            programme is practical – you’ll learn by                            your choice: applied data science, cyber       testing, security, databases, networking,
                                                            working on real problems.                                           security, interaction design, networking and   programming and information assurance.
                                                                                                                                infrastructure or software development.        Gain recognition for your skills.

                                                            Programmes and details may change | Please check the relevant website or contact us for the latest information.
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Information Technology
Graduate Diploma in Information                Postgraduate Certificate
Assurance and Security                         in Information Technology

Level            7                             Level              8

Duration         1 year, full-time             Duration           17 weeks, full-time                                    What I learnt in
                 (part-time options)                                                                                     applications security
                                               Location           Wellington
Location         Petone                                                                                                  and vulnerability
                                                  Whitireia           WelTec                                             management is very
    WelTec                                                                                                               relevant to what I do
                                               Update and enhance your skills in a                                       in my job.”
Gain a comprehensive understanding of          specialist area of information technology.
information security and maintenance.          Work on an in-depth project in your field.
Learn how to integrate security policy,        Choose from a range of options. You’ll also
practices and technologies into operational    investigate the impact of IT on society and
structures. Design secure systems and          consider different perspectives.
assess cyber threats. Explore the principles
of survivability and information assurance.

                                                                                                                        DINESH – Information
                                                                                                                        Technology graduate

Postgraduate Diploma in
Information Technology

Level            8

Duration         1 year, full-time                                                                                       I love teaching
                                                                                                                         students new skills
Location         Wellington
                                                                                                                         they can apply in
   Whitireia         WelTec                                                                                              the workforce.”

Research the latest developments in
an area of interest to you. Update and
extend your knowledge through in-depth
study of the latest technology in your
area of speciality. Enhance your project
management skills. Engage in intellectual
analysis, critique and problem-solving.

                                                                                                                        CHALINOR – Information
                                                                                                                        Technology tutor

                                                              Programmes and details may change | Please check the relevant website or contact us for the latest information.
44      PROSPECTUS 2019
CONSTRUCTION, ENGINEERING AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

                                                             There is high demand for ICT                                       Postgraduate Certificate in ICT               Postgraduate Diploma in ICT
                                                             graduates in the Wellington region
                                                             and our programmes are designed                                    Level                  8                      Level            8
                                                             to supply industry-ready talent.
                                                                                                                                Duration               17 weeks, full-time    Duration         1 year, full-time
                                                             The Wellington ICT Graduate
                                                             School opened in 2016 and is                                       Location               Wellington             Location         Wellington
                                                             a partnership between Victoria                                         Whitireia              WelTec                Whitireia         WelTec
                                                             University of Wellington, Whitireia
                                                             and WelTec. It offers a range of                                   Boost your career at the Wellington ICT       Gain an edge for your career at the
                                                             Master’s programmes developed                                      Graduate School. This 17-week programme       Wellington ICT Graduate School. Develop
                                                             in partnership with industry:                                      has been designed to meet needs identified    advanced knowledge in specialist areas
                                                                                                                                by local industry. It’s an applied research   from data mining to mobile devices, cloud
                                                             • Master of Information Technology                                 programme where you will gain an              computing to cryptography. Research the
                                                             • Master of Design Technology                                      introduction to research in ICT, plan and     latest developments in an area of interest
                                                                                                                                conduct your own projects and do a work       to you. Work effectively in teams and
                                                             • Master of Professional                                           placement.                                    enhance your project management skills.
                                                               Business Analysis
                                                             • Master of Software Development                                    ICT ICT GRAD SCHOOL                           ICT ICT GRAD SCHOOL

                                                             • Master of User Experience Design
                                                             • Master of Engineering Practice

                                                             You’ll study alongside industry
                                                             professionals on work-relevant,
                                                             business-focused skills that will
                                                             give you the specialised knowledge                                 Master of Information Technology
                                                             you need to succeed in the booming
                                                             technology industry.                                               Level                  9

                                                             Students will work on real projects                                Duration               18 months, full-time
                                                             for start-ups, banks, consulting                                                          (part-time options)            I’m regularly
                                                             firms, film companies, multi-national                                                                                    exploring different
                                                                                                                                Location               Wellington
                                                             corporations, SMEs and some of the                                                                                       teaching strategies
                                                             fastest-growing tech companies in                                      Whitireia              WelTec                     to keep things fresh
                                                             New Zealand. Students will also
                                                                                                                                                                                      and get the best out
                                                             develop entrepreneurial, leadership,                               Choose hands-on research relevant
                                                                                                                                                                                      of my students.”
                                                             and business networking and                                        to your career from a range of options
                                                             interview skills.                                                  including data mining, cloud computing,
                                                                                                                                business analysis, business intelligence,
                                                             You can enrol through either                                       ICT infrastructure, information
                                                             Whitireia or WelTec.                                               management, mobile devices, network
                                                                                                                                design and management, security and
                                                                                                                                forensics, quality assurance, and systems
                                                                                                                                architecture.

                                                                                                                                 ICT ICT GRAD SCHOOL

                                                                                                                                                                                      REZA – Information
                                                                                                                                                                                      Technology tutor

                                                            Programmes and details may change | Please check the relevant website or contact us for the latest information.
WHITIREIA AND WELTEC     45

         ANZ’S
       TOP FEMALE IT
         STUDENT
  Roxy achieves success with banking
      and technology giant – ANZ
 Roxy started her IT journey at WelTec with the Level 4
  Certificate in IT. Now she’s undertaking her Master’s
    degree whilst completing an IT internship at ANZ.
                                                                     I’m working in risk and
The greatest skill Roxy has gained at WelTec is her ability          security, then switching
to interact with people at a technical level. As a teaching
                                                                      to ANZ’s applications
assistant, she plans to share her knowledge with the next
                                                                          support team.
            generation of female IT learners.

                                                                         ROXY, ANZ WINNER

                                      ANZ’S IT AWARD
                                        The top female student
                                     award is part of the combined
                                      efforts of WelTec and ANZ
                                      to address the shortage of
                                      females in the IT industry.
46     PROSPECTUS 2019

     My tutors referred me
       to jobs which meant
     I had work experience
        before I graduated.

       KUMI, DIGITAL MEDIA
WHITIREIA AND WELTEC   47

CREATIVE
Performing Arts                           48

Music                                     49

Film                                      50

Creative Writing                          50

Publishing                                51

Radio Broadcasting                        51

Visual Arts and Digital Media             52

Photography                               53

Ngā Toi | Māori Art                       53

Hairdressing and Barbering                54

Makeup Artistry and Beauty Therapy        55
48      PROSPECTUS 2019

                Performing Arts
CREATIVE

                New Zealand Diploma                                                 New Zealand Diploma                             New Zealand Diploma
                in Performing Arts –                                                in Dance – Commercial Dance                     in Drama
                Māori and Pacific Dance
                                                                                    Level                  6                        Level            6
                Level                  6
                                                                                    Duration               2 years, full-time       Duration         2 years, full-time
                Duration               2 years, full-time
                                                                                    Location               Wellington               Location         Wellington
                Location               Wellington
                                                                                        Whitireia                                      Whitireia
                    Whitireia
                                                                                    Get prepared for the commercial dance           Learn everything from stagecraft and
                Learn Māori, Samoa, Cook Islands and New                            sector. Develop your skills in jazz, ballet,    improvisation to mime and stage combat.
                Zealand contemporary dance. Through                                 tap, hip hop, and lyrical dance. Train in our   You’ll have the opportunity to perform
                this fusion develop the future of dance in                          studios and perform in productions. Learn       at professional theatres and in Te Auaha
                Aotearoa. Build strengths in technique,                             to market yourself, make a show reel            productions. Work with our film students.
                performance and choreography. Students                              and develop industry-standard audition          Audition for well-known theatre directors.
                have worked with internationally-acclaimed                          techniques.                                     Our tutors include actors Carmel McGlone,
                dance company Black Grace and performed                                                                             Ricky Dey and Tess Jamieson-Karaha.
                in a range of productions.

                New Zealand Diploma                                                 Bachelor of Creativity
                in Performing Arts –                                                (Performing Arts)                                  Gain a degree
                Musical Theatre
                                                                                    Level                  7                           If you’ve completed a two-year
                                                                                                                                       Performing Arts diploma, you can
                Level                  6
                                                                                    Duration               3 years, full-time          gain the Bachelor of Creativity
                Duration               2 years, full-time                                                                              (Performing Arts) degree with a
                                                                                    Location               Wellington                  further one year’s study. You’ll
                Location               Wellington                                                                                      develop a body of work in your
                                                                                        Whitireia                                      specialisation. Learn more about
                    Whitireia                                                                                                          creative collaboration and building
                                                                                    You can either go straight into the 3-year         a career in the creative industries.
                Sing, act, dance. Be a ’triple threat’ as                           degree and focus on Māori, Samoan, Cook            Specialise in Māori and Pacific Dance,
                a versatile performer. Every year you’ll                            Island and New Zealand contemporary                Commercial Dance, Drama or
                perform in a major show such as our recent                          dance, or enter into the 3rd year after            Musical Theatre.
                productions of The Addams Family and Little                         completing one of the 2-year diplomas
                Shop of Horrors. Work with musical directors                        on this page (Māori and Pacific Dance,
                and choreographers who are in demand.                               Commercial Dance, Drama or Musical
                                                                                    Theatre).

                Programmes and details may change | Please check the relevant website or contact us for the latest information.
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                                           Music
                                           New Zealand Certificate                                         New Zealand Certificate
                                           in Performing Arts –                                            in Music
                                           Foundation Music
                                                                                                           Level                   4

        We worked with                     Level              3
                                                                                                           Duration                1 year, full-time
        music legend Annie                 Duration           17 weeks, full-time
                                                                                                           Location                Wellington
        Crummer on the show
                                           Location           Wellington
        she was directing here                                                                                  Whitireia
        at Te Auaha.”                         Whitireia
                                                                                                           Develop your musical skills and
                                           Designed to prepare students for further                        understanding of the industry. You’ll cover
                                           study in music or DJ music. Focus on                            theory, composition, music production,
                                           performance skills, playing in a band,                          instrument and professional studies, as
                                           professional studies and music theory.                          well as performing in a band. Learn from
                                           Make music in a warm, supportive and                            musicians including bass player Johnny
                                           industry-focused environment. Build                             Lawrence, session and solo vocalist Lisa
                                           foundation skills in music.                                     Tomlins and drummer Rick Cranson.

        PETESA – Māori and
        Pacific Dance student

New Zealand Certificate in DJ              Bachelor of Creativity (Music)
and Electronic Music Production
                                           Level              7
Level             4
                                           Duration           3 years, full-time
Duration          1 year, full-time                                                                                 You’ll be surrounded
                                           Location           Wellington
                                                                                                                    by musicians in
Location          Wellington
                                              Whitireia                                                             a warm, whānau
   Whitireia                                                                                                        environment.”
                                           Develop your instrument and musicianship
Boost your skills training under DJ Raw,   skills to a high level through studying
Alphabethead, DJ Spell and DJ Shan. Plus   arranging, improvisation and recording/
you’ll learn from industry speakers who    production skills. Work together on
are club owners, performers and world-     composing songs, releasing albums or
class DJs. Focus on DJ performance,        putting on a show. Perform at Te Auaha
turntable skills, the art of mixing, the   and play gigs at music venues around
history of DJing, music production and     Wellington.
industry studies.

                                                                                                                    LISA – Music tutor

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