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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
WHITIREIA AND WELTEC 3 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
4 PROSPECTUS 2019 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.
WHITIREIA AND WELTEC 5 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.
7 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.
8 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
10 PROSPECTUS 2019 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.
WHITIREIA AND WELTEC 11 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
12 PROSPECTUS 2019 - 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
WHITIREIA AND WELTEC 13 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
14 MORE FOR STUDENTS INDUSTRY-leading studios, labs and technology AWARD-WINNING industry-experienced teaching staff NEW OPTIONS created in response to industry demand
WHITIREIA AND WELTEC 15 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
16 PROSPECTUS 2019 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
WHITIREIA AND WELTEC 17 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.
18 PROSPECTUS 2019 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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20 PROSPECTUS 2019 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.
WHITIREIA AND WELTEC 21 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.
22 PROSPECTUS 2019 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.
WHITIREIA AND WELTEC 23 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 email@example.com WELTEC www.weltec.ac.nz 0800 935 832 firstname.lastname@example.org
24 PROSPECTUS 2019 I worked at The Fat Duck, which is Heston Blumenthal’s restaurant. MAXINE, COOKING AND PATISSERIE GRADUATE
WHITIREIA AND WELTEC 25 BUSINESS, HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM Business 26 Business Administration 27 Hospitality 28 Food and Beverage Service 29 Hospitality Management 30 Tourism 31
26 PROSPECTUS 2019 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.
WHITIREIA AND WELTEC 27 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.
28 PROSPECTUS 2019 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.
WHITIREIA AND WELTEC 29 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.
WHITIREIA AND WELTEC 31 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.
WHITIREIA AND WELTEC 35 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.
WHITIREIA AND WELTEC 37 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.
WHITIREIA AND WELTEC 39 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.
WHITIREIA AND WELTEC 43 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.
WHITIREIA AND WELTEC 49 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 Programmes and details may change | Please check the relevant website or contact us for the latest information.
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