Study and career guide 2018 - Ara

Study and career guide 2018 - Ara
STUDY AND
CAREER GUIDE
2018
Study and career guide 2018 - Ara
Kia ora and welcome to
        Ara Institute of Canterbury
        At Ara, your success is our priority. We’re committed to ensuring that your learning
        experience is a positive one and that you graduate work-ready with all the skills, knowledge
        and experience you need to enjoy a successful career, anywhere.
        To achieve this we provide plenty of one-on-one time with your tutors and frequent
        opportunities to work collaboratively with your classmates. We regularly fine tune our
        programmes on the advice of our industry partners to ensure you’re getting the most up-to-
        date, industry-relevant skills. And, wherever possible, we get you off campus to learn in real
        workplaces. Where that’s not possible, you’ll learn in environments that closely resemble the
        real thing.
        Throughout your time at Ara you’ll be encouraged and supported by staff and tutors who
        are committed to your wellbeing and success. You’ll have access to impressive facilities and
        comprehensive student services, and you’ll have unlimited opportunities to participate in
        student life and make lasting friendships with students and tutors from around the world.
        Whatever the path you wish to pursue, we’ll pull out all the stops to help you achieve your
        goal. We look forward to welcoming you into our friendly and vibrant community soon.




        0800 24 24 76 ı info@ara.ac.nz ı www.ara.ac.nz
        PO Box 540, Christchurch 8140

                /AraCanterbury

                @AraCanterbury

               AraCanterbury

        Please note: Every attempt is made to ensure this brochure is correct at time of printing however, information
        is subject to change. Ara reserves the right to amend or withdraw courses.



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Contents
                     6    Study pathways
                     10   He Toki
                          Pasifika Trades Training
                     12   Community study
                     13   Graduate industry-ready
                     14   Skills and interests
                     16   Commerce and Business
                          Commerce, Applied Management and
                          Business Administration
                     18   Computing and ICT
                          Computing and ICT
                     20   Creative
                          Art and Design
                          Broadcasting
                          Music Arts
ARA IS AT THE    4
                          Performing Arts
                     22   Health, Education and Languages
FOREFRONT OF              Health Care

TECHNOLOGY,               Social Services
                          Sports, Fitness, Human Nutrition, Sustainability
CREATIVITY                and Outdoor Education
                          Early Childhood Education
AND EXPERTISE.            Teacher Education
                          English Language
                          Japanese Language
                     26   Hospitality and Service Industries
                          Hospitality, Travel and Tourism
                          Baking and Chef Training
                          Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy
                     28   Science, Architectural Studies and Engineering
                          Agribusiness
                          Animal Science
                          Applied Science
                          Architectural Studies
                          Engineering
                     32   Māori and Pasifika Studies
                     34   Trades – Automotive and Engineering
                          Automotive Industry
                          Engineering Trades
                     36   Trades – Construction and Electrical
                          Construction
                          Electrical
                          Joinery
                          Painting and Decorating
                          Plasterboard
                          Plumbing, Gasfitting and Drainlaying
                     40   Key Information


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Why study at Ara?
    You can study where you like
    You can choose to study at our campuses in Christchurch, Ashburton, Timaru or Oamaru, or online.

    You’ll learn from experts
    Our tutors come from industry; they have years of real-world experience and contacts to share with
    you.

    You’ll be treated as an individual
    You’ll never just be a number or a face in the crowd. You’ll get to know your tutors and they’ll get to
    know you (and your needs).

    You’ll be supported all the way
    Whether you have academic or personal challenges affecting your study, or you need
    accommodation, transport, childcare, healthcare, disability support or career guidance, we have the
    staff and services to help.

    You’ll be part of something special
    At Ara you’ll enjoy a strong sense of belonging within an inclusive, multicultural environment.

    You’ll become work-ready
    We’ll teach you the skills employers want and give you work placement opportunities that prepare
    you for the realities of the job.

    You can really go places
    With an internationally recognised Ara qualification, the world is your oyster.




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Study pathways

At Ara our focus is on flexible study options. That’s why we have created various ways for you to gain
qualifications and advance your training. There are a variety of levels for you to study, depending on where
you want your career to lead you. You might start at an entry level foundation programme, or launch straight
into a degree.




     Level       Masters: 180–240 Credits
       9         Entry criteria: Academic entry
                                 Degree graduates or relevant industry experience


     Level
                 Postgraduate Diplomas and Certificates: 60–120 Credits
       8         Entry criteria: Academic entry
                                 Degree graduates or relevant industry experience

                 Graduate Diplomas and Certificates: 60–120 Credits
     Level
      7          Entry criteria: Academic entry
                                 Degree graduates or relevant industry experience

                 Bachelor Degrees: 360–480 Credits
     Level
       7         Entry criteria: Specified credits from a tertiary qualification at Levels 3-4,
                                  or specified NCEA credits at Levels 1-3, or equivalent


     Level
                 Diplomas: 120–240 Credits
     5-6         Entry criteria: Specified credits from a tertiary qualification at Levels 1-4,
                                 or specified NCEA credits, or equivalent


     Level
                 Certificates: 40–120 Credits
     1-4         Entry criteria: Open entry or specified credits from a tertiary qualification at Levels 1-3,
                                 or specified NCEA credits, or equivalent


     Level
                 Dual Enrolment Programmes
      1-3        Get a feel for tertiary study while you’re still at school. You spend 1-2 days per week at Ara and earn NCEA credits in
                 the subject of your choice.
                 Entry criteria: Open entry for Year 11-13 students.

     Level
                 Foundation/Bridging Programmes
      1-3        For those who need extra tuition in order to meet entry criteria we can tailor programmes to suit you and your aims.

                 Entry criteria: Open entry (no academic entry criteria)



                 Experience Ara
                 Free junior and senior taster days. Short NCEA credit courses (STAR), holiday workshops and information sessions.



  Pathway to
  higher level   Please note some programmes may have different entry requirements.




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n Dual Enrolment

Dual Enrolment programmes                 DE


Get a feel for tertiary study and earn NCEA credits at Ara while staying at school. In a dual enrolment
programme you’re enrolled in both secondary school and Ara at the same time. Usually this means
spending one to two days per week with us for the duration of the school year and earning NCEA credits in
a subject of your choice. These programmes are free if you’re in Year 11-13. See an overview of all our dual
enrolment programmes on the following page.
To find out more, please visit our website or email: liaison@ara.ac.nz
We look forward to seeing you!




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Title                                                                 Level   NZQF Credits            Location

Business and Retail
Introduction to Retail, Business Administration and Technology         2           18            City (Chch), Timaru

New Zealand Certificate in Foundation Skills (Retail)                  2          60                 City (Chch)

New Zealand Certificate in Retail                                      3          60                 City (Chch)

New Zealand Certificate in Business (Administration and Technology)    3          64                 City (Chch)


Computing
Digital Technologies                                                   2          20                 City (Chch)

Digital Technologies                                                   3          20                 City (Chch)


Education and Sustainability
Ka Hao Te Rangatahi                                                   2&3         30         City (Chch), Oamaru, Timaru


Sustainability and Outdoor Education Pathway                           2          22             City (Chch), Oamaru


Sustainability and Outdoor Education Pathway                           3          22             City (Chch), Timaru


Engineering and Architecture
Electrotechnology                                                      2          20                 City (Chch)

Electrotechnology                                                      3           19                City (Chch)


Food and Hospitality
Certificate in Foundation Studies (Hospitality Supported Learning)      1         30                 City (Chch)

Introduction to Food Processing                                        2          28                   Timaru

Introduction to Hospitality                                            2          29                   Timaru

New Zealand Certificate in Hospitality (Cookery and Beverage)          2          40             City (Chch), Oamaru

New Zealand Certificate in Cookery                                     3           61                City (Chch)

Hospitality Career Pathways                                            3          30         City (Chch), Oamaru, Timaru


Tourism, Hair and Beauty
Beauty Therapy and Salon Skills                                        2          25            City (Chch), Oamaru,
                                                                                                 Ashburton, Timaru
Introduction to Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy                        3           31                Ashburton
New Zealand Certificate in Salon Skills (Introductory)                 2           61            City (Chch), Timaru

Trades – Construction
Introduction to Construction Trades                                    2          30          Woolston, Timaru, Oamaru
Construction and Infrastructure Vocational Pathway -                   2          64                  Woolston
Building and Construction
Electrical Engineering                                                 2          45                  Woolston

New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation                3          40                Woolston, SIT
(Trades Pathway - Construction Trades)

Trades – Automotive and Engineering
Introduction to Automotive and Engineering                             2          63                Woolston, SIT

Introduction to Automotive                                             2          30         Woolston, Ashburton, Timaru
Introduction to Agricultural Automotive and Engineering                2          35             Oamaru, Ashburton




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    n Experience Ara
    There are many ways to experience Ara and to find out more about our programmes while getting a
    feel for what tertiary study is like. Get ready now!


    Junior and Senior tasters
    Register for one of our 180+ FREE Junior and Senior Taster Days for Year 9-13 students. Tasters are the
    perfect way to find out more about a subject choice and where it can lead to.


    STAR courses
    If you’re in Years 11, 12 or 13 you can complete short NCEA-credit earning STAR courses at Ara in a
    subject of your choice. Talk to your teacher or careers advisor at school or contact us:
    liaison@ara.ac.nz
    You can also attend a holiday workshop, information session or scholarship workshop to prepare for
    your enrolment. There are around 300 Experience Ara activities are available throughout the year.
    Please register online or email us on liaison@ara.ac.nz

    Open Days
    Come to an Ara open day in January or June to meet tutors, check out the campus and explore your
    study options.


    Campus tours
    Email us at liaison@ara.ac.nz and ask for a free campus tour. We can show you our facilities, tell you
    what’s happening at Student Central, take you to visit specific subject areas and introduce you to
    tutors who can discuss your interests and study options.




          Fees-free
          The government’s new fees-free scheme (starting in 2018) is a great opportunity if you
          haven’t already studied at tertiary level for more than six months. Providing you meet
          the eligibility criteria, your first year of study is fees-free.
          For more information visit www.feesfree.govt.nz.

          Level 1, 2 and 3 – study for FREE
          Are your 18 years old or under? At Ara, all full time courses at Level 1-3 are free for
          students up to 18 years old. To enquire please email us at liaison@ara.ac.nz




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n Workforce Development
The Workforce Development team focuses on developing relationships with industry throughout
Canterbury to facilitate skills development in the workplace.
Through these relationships the team establishes the training needs of industry and provides
information to Ara departments to help inform programme design and planning.
Our representatives comprise: Lana Shields (General Focus), Michelle Manuel (Māori Focus),
Simo Faitaua (Pasifika Focus) and Sefa Faletanoai (General Focus).

Professional development
The Workforce Development team can also arrange tailored courses to meet the professional
development needs of individual companies. These include online courses, workshops, block courses
and qualifications up to degree level.
The team can also discuss work experience, managed apprenticeships and internships for your
company. For a more in-depth discussion, please contact liaison@ara.ac.nz




    Centre for Assessment of Prior Learning (CAPL)
    The Centre for Assessment of Prior Learning (CAPL) at Ara provides assessment and formal
    recognition of learning gained through work or other experiences. It is recognised internationally
    that learning in this way can translate into formal academic qualifications. To achieve your
    qualification CAPL can help with:
    • advice on credit recognition                  • facilitation and support
    • evidence gathering                            • organising the assessment process


    Who is eligible?
    Assessment of Prior Learning is available to anyone that has gained knowledge and learning from
    different sources, including:
    • formal learning • life experience • work experience • voluntary work • workplace training
    CAPL uses Ara staff and resources to assess your experience against academic requirements so
    credits can be awarded for all or part of a qualification. Email: capl@ara.ac.nz



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He Toki
He Toki aims to increase the participation and success of Māori. Te
Reo Māori, whakapapa and haka are core aspects of your training.
Support is available through our Māori and Pasifika student
advisors.

He Toki full time study options:
 Code          Title                                             Level    Location
 NZ2834        New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade      3      City (Chch)
               Skills - Joinery, Plasterboard
 NZ2834        New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade      3      City (Chch),
               Skills - Carpentry                                          Timaru
 NZ2523        New Zealand Certificate in Infrastructure          3      City (Chch)
               Works
 NZ3097        New Zealand Certificate in Automotive              3      City (Chch)
               Engineering
 NZ3008        New Zealand Certificate in Collision Repair        3      City (Chch)

 NZ2715        New Zealand Certificate in Mechanical              3      City (Chch),
               Engineering                                                 Timaru
 NZ2387        New Zealand Certificate in Electrical              3      City (Chch),
               Engineering                                                 Timaru
 NZ2660        New Zealand Certificate in Plumbing, Gasfitting    3      City (Chch)
               and Drainlaying
 NZ2101        New Zealand Certificate in Cookery                 4      City (Chch),
                                                                           Timaru

He Toki is available for all Māori students aged 16-40.


Pasifika Trades Training
Pasifika Trades Training is run jointly with leaders from the Pasifika
community and government agencies. Pasifika church ministers
play a key role in offering you support. During your training,
Pasifika student advisors will also mentor and support you. There
are a range of options available and different pathways to study.

Pasifika Trades Training full time study options:
 Code          Title                                             Level    Location
 NZ2834        New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade       3     City (Chch)
               Skills - Joinery, Plasterboard
 NZ2834        New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade       3     City (Chch),
               Skills - Carpentry                                          Timaru
 NZ2523        New Zealand Certificate in Infrastructure           3     City (Chch)
               Works
 NZ3097        New Zealand Certificate in Automotive               3     City (Chch)
               Engineering
 NZ2715        New Zealand Certificate in Mechanical               3     City (Chch)
               Engineering
 NZ2387        New Zealand Certificate in Electrical               3     City (Chch),
               Engineering                                                 Timaru
 NZ2660        New Zealand Certificate in Plumbing, Gasfitting     3     City (Chch)
               and Drainlaying
 NZ2101        New Zealand Certificate in Cookery                  4     City (Chch)


Pasifika Trades Training is available for all Pasifika students
aged 16-40.

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"They reckon the hardest step is the first
 step. The people at Ara are easy to talk to.
You can just come in and have a yarn. It’s
 just that whakawhanaungatanga that they
 have. They welcome you and they want to
 help you.”
TIHEMA BROWN
ARA PLASTERBOARD STUDENT




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Community study

We can help you take the next
step, with useful courses in
                                   Computing for Free
job hunting and CV writing as      Computing for Free provides self-paced, flexible learning programmes
                                   for anyone who wants to gain a formal qualification for employment,
well as business classes such
                                   learn the fundamentals of computing, or enhance existing skills.
as MYOB® at very affordable
prices. There are several
Ara locations around the           “It was just around the corner. I studied at
Canterbury region, including:      my own pace and now I’m in full time work.”
                                   Lynette Birnie
                                   National Certificate in Computing
Bishopdale
Hornby
Madras Street
New Brighton                       Adult Literacy
Rangiora                           Free adult literacy classes are available to adults wishing to improve
Timaru                             their literacy levels. Improve your reading, writing and spelling skills
Ashburton                          in a friendly and supportive group. We can also help you learn ways to
Oamaru                             tackle dyslexia. Daytime and evening classes are available, giving you
                                   the flexibility you need, and you can enrol throughout the year. To be
                                   eligible for these free classes you must be a fluent speaker of English.
                                   Contact us for more information.




     Foundation Studies                                       Next Step Centre for Women




     Our foundation programmes are the stepping              Our Next Step Centre for Women is dedicated to
     stones to further study or a new career.                offering a wide range of courses in a supportive
     They can provide entry-level qualifications             environment.
     for more advanced study or help you learn               Our courses will assist you to know yourself
     something new – just because you want to.               better, explore your options, update your skills
                                                             and develop confidence in yourself.


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Graduate industry-ready

When you study at Ara you graduate industry ready with the skills employers want. These testimonials from
recent graduates and employers explain some of the benefits of the world-class teaching and resources at
Ara.



“Since I finished my                                  “We throw them in the deep end and
                                                      they cope extremely well … they’re a credit
apprenticeship and training,
                                                      to their tutors.”
I’ve been overseas working on
                                                      NICK COURTNEY
cruise ships and luxury yachts.                       OF COURTNEY ARCHITECTS ON EMPLOYING ARA INTERNS AND
                                                      GRADUATES
The training was especially
good for travelling because it                        “The qualifications you get here are
taught me a range of international                    directly relevant.”
skills and techniques.”                               GEMMA DIXON
                                                      GRADUATE, BACHELOR OF INFORMATION AND
WAYNE SHAW                                            COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES
PROFESSIONAL COOKERY GRADUATE
OWNER OF THE PEDAL PUSHER RESTAURANT, CHRISTCHURCH




  The course content
  was great - above
  and beyond what
  I’ve seen being
  taught in North
  America.”
   TOM RILEY
   GRADUATE, CERTIFICATE IN PROFESSIONAL
   COOKERY
   CHEF DE CUISINE, OLIVER & BONACINI,
   TORONTO




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Skills and Interests
 Read the coloured boxes on these pages to match your skills and interests with our
 study areas and career options.

                                    Career options:               > Marketing Manager          If you think this
                                    >   Accountant                > Office Administrator       sounds like you,
     Commerce &                     >   Business Owner            > Operations Manager         check out our
     Business                       >   Event Manager             > Project Coordinator/       Commerce and
     You are highly motivated       >   Executive Assistant         Manager                    Business brochure.
     and organised, and have a      >   Financial Advisor         > Restaurant Manager
     strong analytical ability.     >   Hotel Manager             > Retail Assistant/Manager
                                    >   HR Manager                > Sales Representative
                                    >   Marketing Executive



                                    Career options:               >    Network Engineer        If you think this
                                    >   App Developer             >    Project Manager         sounds like you,
     Computing & ICT                >   Business Analyst          >    Software Developer      check out our
                                    >   Database Administrator    >    Systems Administrator   Computing and
     You like to stay at the        >   IT Manager                >    Test Analyst            ICT brochure.
     cutting edge of computing      >   IT Support                >    Web Developer
     and web technology and
     work well with systems.




                                    Career options:                >   Fashion Designer        If you think this
                                    >   Actor                      >   Graphic Designer        sounds like you,
     Creative                       >   Animator                   >   Musician                check out our
                                    >   Arranger/Composer          >   Photographer            Creative brochure.
     You’re a creative thinker
                                    >   Artist                     >   Promotions Manager
     with the ability to innovate   >   Broadcast Journalist       >   Radio Announcer
     and solve problems in          >   Camera Operator            >   Singer/Songwriter
     practical, imaginative         >   Dancer                     >   Teacher
     ways.                          >   Director/Producer          >   Videographer




                                    Career options:              > Mental Health Support       If you think this
     Health, Education              > Caregiver                    Worker                      sounds like you,
                                                                 > Midwife
     & Languages                    > Childcare Support Worker
                                                                 > Outdoor Instructor
                                                                                               check out our
                                    > Community Support                                        Health, Education
     You’re interested in             Worker                     > Peer Support Worker         and Languages
     health, well-being and         > Eco Tourism Guide          > Radiographer                brochure.
     personal development of        > Environmental/             > Registered Nurse
     others.                          Sustainability Advisor     > Social Worker
                                    > Enrolled Nurse             > Support Worker
                                    > Health Care Assistant      > Teacher Aide
                                    > Home-based Carer           > Translator
                                    > Iwi Development            > Youth Worker




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Career options:                 >   Hairdresser                 If you think this
Hospitality &              >   Baker                       >   Holiday Park Manager        sounds like you,
Service Industries         >   Barber                      >   Hotel Manager               check out our
                           >   Barista                     >   Nail Technician             Hospitality and
You’re customer-focused
                           >   Beauty Therapist            >   Resort Operations Manager   Service Industries
with a desire to deliver
                           >   Café or Restaurant Owner    >   Spa Manager                 brochure.
great products, services
                           >   Chef                        >   Tour Guide
and experiences.                                           >   Travel Agent
                           >   Cruise Ship Worker
                           >   Food & Beverage Manager     >   Tourism Operator
                           >   Front Office Receptionist


                           Career options:                 > Laboratory Technician         If you think this
Science,                   >   Agribusiness Manager        > Mechanical Engineer           sounds like
Architectural Studies      >   Animal Management           > Midwife                       you, check out
& Engineering              >   Architectural Designer      > Nutritionist                  our Science,
You are interested in      >   Architectural Technician    > Performance Analyst           Architectural
discovering how things     >   CAD Technician              > Quantity Surveyor             Studies and
                           >   Civil Engineer              > Radiographer                  Engineering
work, solving problems
                           >   Construction Manager        > Sports Scientist              brochure.
in a practical, hands-on
                           >   Electrical Engineer         > Strength &
way, and would like                                          Conditioning Coach
                           >   Engineering Technician
to make a positive                                         > Vet Nurse
                           >   Health Promoter
contribution to society.
                           >   Interior Designer




                           Career options:                 >   Presenter                   If you think this
                           >   Announcer                   >   Te Reo Teacher              sounds like you,
Te Puna Wānaka
                           >   Broadcaster                 >   Tour Guide                  check out our
You love everything        >   Interpreter                 >   Translator                  Te Puna Wānaka
about Māori and Pasifika   >   Iwi Development                                             - Māori & Pasifika
culture and language,      >   Māori Business                                              Studies brochure.
enjoy meeting new              Development
people and would thrive
in a whānau environment.


                           Career options:                 >   Linesman                    If you think this
                           > Auto Refinisher               >   Maintenance Engineer        sounds like you,
Trades                     > Builder                       >   Mechanic                    check out our
You are very practical,    > Civil Construction            >   Painter/Plasterer           Trades brochures.
enjoy hands-on work and      Worker                        >   Plumber
can solve problems in a    > Electrician                   >   Panelbeater
logical way.               > Fabricator                    >   Site Supervisor
                           > Fitter & Turner               >   Toolmaker
                           > General engineer              >   Vehicle Mechanic
                           > Joiner                        >   Welder




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Te Tauhokohoko me te ao Pakihi

Commerce and Business
Commerce, Applied Management and Business Administration
The business world is one that suits highly motivated people who thrive in a collaborative environment.
This field calls for strong analytical and communication skills, with a focus on the bottom line. You will be
well-versed in up-to-the-minute software and technologies to help you on the way to a successful career.


      Qualifications                                    Level          Full          Part       Applications     Start     All Bachelor of Applied
                                                                      time           time          due           date
                                                                                                                           Management students take part
DE Introduction to Retail, Business                        2            –           1 day         All year        Jul
                                                                                                                           in up to 300 hours’ industry
      Administration and Technology                                                per wk
                                                                                                                           internship as part of their studies.
DE New Zealand Certificate in Foundation                   2            –          2 days         All year       Feb
      Skills (Retail) Level 2                                                      per wk
      New Zealand Certificate in Foundation                2         6 mths            –          All year     Feb/Jul
      Skills (Retail) Level 2

DE New Zealand Certificate in Business
      (Administration and Technology) Level 3
                                                           3            –          2 days
                                                                                   per wk
                                                                                                  All year       Feb
                                                                                                                                 "If it wasn’t
                                                                                                                                  for the skills
      New Zealand Certificate in Business                  3         6 mths            –          All year     Feb/Jul
      (Administration and Technology) Level 3

      New Zealand Certificate in Business                  3         6 mths                       All year     Feb, Apr,
      (Introduction to Small Business) Level 3                                                                 Jun, Aug,
                                                                                                                 Oct              and contacts
                                                                                                                                  gained,
      New Zealand Certificate in Business                  3        16 weeks                      All year     All year
      (Introduction to Team Leadership)
      Level 3

DE New Zealand Certificate in Retail Level 3               3            –          2 days
                                                                                   per wk
                                                                                                  All year       Feb
                                                                                                                                  I wouldn’t be
      New Zealand Certificate in Retail Level 3            3         6 mths                       All year     Feb/Jul
                                                                                                                                  doing a job
                                                                                                                                  I love,
      New Zealand Certificate in Retail Level 4            4           1 yr                       All year      Online

      New Zealand Certificate in Business                  4         17 wks                       All year     Feb/Jul


                                                                                                                                  working with
      (Administration and Technology) Level 4
      New Zealand Certificate in Business                  4         6 mths                       All year     Feb, Apr,
      (Introduction to Small Business) Level 4                                                                 Jun, Aug,


                                                                                                                                  great people."
                                                                                                                 Oct
      New Zealand Certificate in Business                  4         Flexible                     All year     All year
      (First Line Management) Level 4
      New Zealand Certificate in Project                   4         Flexible                     All year     All year
      Management                                                                                                                  REBECCA CAMERON
      New Zealand Certificate in                           4         6 mths                       All year*    Feb/Jul            GRADUATE, CERTIFICATE IN
      Study and Career Preparation                                                                                                BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
      New Zealand Diploma in Business                      5           1 yr                       All year     Feb/Jul
      Level 5 (with 5 strands)                                                                                                    INTERN AND NOW FULL TIME
                                                                                                                                  EMPLOYEE AT LAW FIRM, DUNCAN
      Bachelor of Applied Management                       7          3 yrs                       All year     Feb/Jul
      (14 specialisations)**                                                                                                      COTTERILL

      Graduate Diploma                                     7           1 yr                       All year     Feb/Jul
      (15 specialisations)

     * February – part time and full time. July – part time only.
     ** Double majors available - visit www.ara.ac.nz for full details of all specialisations
                                                                                                                           Recommended subjects: English-rich subjects,
                                                                                                                           maths, ICT or relevant industry experience.
     Potential careers:
                                                                                                                           Short courses are available
     Accountant, business owner, event manager, executive assistant,                                                       in commerce and business,
     financial advisor, hotel manager, HR manager, marketing executive,                                                    contact us or view online at:
     office administrator, operations manager, project coordinator/                                                        www.ara.ac.nz/short-courses
     manager, restaurant manager, retail assistant/manager, sales
     representative, sports manager                                                                                        Evening classes available for
                                                                                                                           most business qualifications.


16                                         If you think this sounds like you, contact us to discuss your options | 0800 24 24 76 | info@ara.ac.nz | www.ara.ac.nz
"The quality of the tutors was
 amazing."
ANITA DAZZI
GRADUATE, BACHELOR OF APPLIED MANAGEMENT




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Kā Mahi Rorohiko me Kā Hakarau Tiritiri Kōrero

   Computing and ICT

    Computing and ICT
    Computer technology is embedded in every aspect of our lives. This ever-changing and exciting global
    industry is always looking to employ people with the ability to find new and innovative solutions to
    often complex technical problems. Ara is one of the country’s leading providers of computing and ICT
    qualifications, offering training at a variety of levels.

        Qualifications                           Level       Full       Part       Applications    Start     Potential careers:
                                                            time        time          due          date

DE Digital Technologies                            2         –        1 day per      All year       Feb      Business analyst, computer
                                                                         wk
                                                                                                             programmer, database administrator/
DE Digital Technologies                            3         –       2 half days
                                                                       per wk
                                                                                     All year       Feb      developer, interactive media developer,
                                                                                                             IT support/helpdesk, network
        New Zealand Certificate in                 2       6 mths         –          All year     Feb/Jul
        Foundation Studies – Computing                                                                       infrastructure technician, network
        Skills
                                                                                                             systems/server administrator, software
        New Zealand Certificate in                 3      Flexible                   All year     Various
        Computing (Intermediate User)
                                                                                                             engineer, software tester, web developer.
        New Zealand Certificate in                 4      Flexible                   All year     Various
        Computing (Advanced User)                                                                            Recommended subjects: ICT, digital technologies, maths
                                                                                                             or maths-rich subjects, English or English-rich subjects.
        New Zealand Certificate in                 4       6 mths                    All year     Feb/Jul
        Information Technology Essentials                                                                    Relevant industry experience also considered.

        New Zealand Diploma in Information         5        1 yr                     All year     Feb/Jul
        Technology Technical Support
        New Zealand Diploma in                     5        1 yr                     All year     Feb/Jul
                                                                                                             Short courses are available in
        Web Development and Design                                                                           Computing at our Computing for Free
        New Zealand Certificate in                 6         –         6 mths        All year     Feb/Jul    sites, contact us or view online
        Information Technology Practitioner
        (Information Technology Security)                                                                    at: www.ara.ac.nz/short-courses
        New Zealand Certificate in                 6         –         6 mths        All year     Feb 2018
        Information Technology Practitioner
        (Network Administration)
        New Zealand Certificate in                 6         –         6 mths        All year     Feb/Jul
        Information Technology Practitioner
        (Server Administration)
        New Zealand Diploma in Networking          6        1 yr                     All year     Feb/Jul

        New Zealand Diploma in Systems             6        1 yr                     All year     Feb/Jul
        Administration
        Bachelor of Information and                7        3 yrs                    All year     Feb/Jul
        Communication Technologies
        Graduate Diploma in Information            7        1 yr*                    All year     Feb/Jul
        and Communication Technologies

   * For some students an 18 month study period may be more appropriate.



           Why study computing at Ara?
           •    We have starting points and pathways for everyone (from Level 2 certificates to Level 7 degrees and graduate
                diplomas)
           •    Our academic staff are experts in computing with extensive industry experience and contacts in the IT sector
           •    Our programmes place a strong emphasis on developing your practical capacity for implementing solutions for real-
                world problems
           •    We teach a wide range of programming languages which are important to industry such as JavaScript, Java, C#,
                Python, PHP
           •    If you study our degree or graduate diploma you can undertake a major project which is, in most cases, industry-
                based, similar to an internship
           •    With an Ara qualification on your CV, employers will know that you’re one of the best contenders; work-ready, highly
                skilled and able to contribute effectively from day one



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Mahika Auaha

Creative

Art and Design
People involved in art and design have a unique perspective on the world. At Ara you’ll learn all the skills you
need in this competitive industry to make a strong name for yourself.

 Qualifications                           Level       Full      Part    Applications     Start
                                                     time       time       due           date
 Introduction to Creative Industries        2       6 mths        –        All year       Jul       Potential careers:
 New Zealand Certificate in Creativity      4       6 mths                 All year     Feb/Jul
                                                                                                    Ceramicist, editor, educator, fashion
                                                                                                    buyer, fashion designer, illustrator,
 New Zealand Certificate in                 4       6 mths                 All year       Jul
 Digital Media and Design                                                                           film or TV animator, graphic designer,
 New Zealand Certificate in Fashion         4       6 mths        –        All year     Feb/Jul     information designer, jeweller,
 New Zealand Diploma in Arts and            5         1 yr                 All year      Feb
                                                                                                    merchandiser, multimedia designer,
 Design                                                                                             patternmaker, printmaker, product rep,
 New Zealand Diploma in Digital             5         1 yr                 All year      Feb        professional photographer.
 Media and Design
 Bachelor of Design                         7        3 yrs        –        All year      Feb        Recommended subjects: maths, art, design, ICT, technology,
 (Applied Visual Art)                                                                               graphics, English-rich subjects or relevant industry
                                                                                                    experience.
 Bachelor of Design                         7        3 yrs        –        All year      Feb
 (Fashion Technology and Design)
 Bachelor of Design                         7        3 yrs        –        All year      Feb
 (Motion Design)                                                                                    Short courses are available in art and
 Bachelor of Design                         7        3 yrs        –        All year      Feb
                                                                                                    design,contact us or view online at:
 (Photography)                                                                                      www.ara.ac.nz/short-courses
 Bachelor of Design                         7        3 yrs        –        All year      Feb
 (Visual Communication Design)
 Graduate Certificate in Information        7       6 mths                 All year     Feb/Jul
 Design




Broadcasting
The New Zealand Broadcasting School is renowned for training many of the country’s top broadcasters
and media professionals. Students at the School produce highly effective content in a strongly competitive
environment. The School’s studios are equipped with some of the best resources in the country to help you
achieve your career goals.

 Qualifications                           Level       Full      Part    Applications    Start      Potential careers:
                                                     time       time       due          date
 New Zealand Certificate in                 4       6 mths                All year       Feb
                                                                                                   Production manager, camera operator,
 Communications Media                                                                              copy writer, director, journalist, presenter,
 Bachelor of Broadcasting                   7     Up to 3 yrs    –         30 Sep        Feb       editor, producer, production engineer,
 Communications (Journalism)                                                                       promotions manager, radio host,
 Bachelor of Broadcasting                   7     Up to 3 yrs    –         30 Sep        Feb       screenwriter, videographer.
 Communications
 (Screen and Television Production)
 Bachelor of Broadcasting                   7     Up to 3 yrs    –         30 Sep        Feb       Recommended for entry: Relevant university-approved subjects
 Communications (Radio)
                                                                                                   including subjects containing literacy standards at Level 3, or
                                                                                                   relevant industry experience.




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Creative

Performing Arts
The performing arts world is one of passion and dedication. If you dream of treading the boards as an
actor or musician, you can immerse yourself in your chosen field and forge a creative career path with one
of our highly regarded performing arts programmes. As a music arts student you’ll join a collaborative
and supportive community of musicians from all walks of life. If theatre is your passion, our Bachelor of
Performing Arts at NASDA will provide you with a solid foundation of performance skills and a multitude of
opportunities to showcase your talents in the wider community.

Qualifications                      Level       Full      Part    Applications    Start        Potential careers:
                                               time       time       due          date
Certificate in Contemporary Music    4         1 yr        –        All year       Feb         Actor, arranger/composer, dancer,
Performance                                                                                    director/producer, musical director,
Bachelor of Music Arts                7        3 yrs                All year       Feb         musician, presenter, production
Bachelor of Performing Arts           7        3 yrs       –       Early Sep       Feb         manager, singer, songwriter, teacher.
(with optional specialisation in
Music Theatre)
                                                                                               Recommended subjects: drama, music, physical
                                                                                               education, dance, English-rich subjects or relevant
                                                                                               industry experience.




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“You get a really good background
      in anatomy, pathophysiology
      and pharmacology, but more
      importantly, the programme
      teaches you how to communicate
      with people and think critically.”
      SAMANTHA JEFFERSON
      BACHELOR OF NURSING




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Hauora/Mātauraka

Health, Education and Languages
Health Care
Health care is a field that is constantly changing. Combining our diverse range of qualifications and resources
with practical experience in health care agencies, you’ll get the best start possible to your career.
 Qualifications                           Level        Full
                                                      time
                                                                 Part
                                                                 time
                                                                           Applications
                                                                              due
                                                                                            Start
                                                                                            date
                                                                                                      Potential careers:
 New Zealand Certificate in Health and       3       6 mths                  All year     Jan/Apr/    Enrolled nurse, midwife, radiographer,
 Wellbeing Level 3 (Health Assistance
 and Support Work strand)
                                                                                           Jul/Oct    registered nurse.
 New Zealand Certificate in                  3       6 mths                  All year*     Feb/Jul    Recommended subjects: physics, chemistry, biology, maths,
 Study and Career Preparation                                                                         science, health, English-rich or relevant industry experience.
 New Zealand Certificate in                  4       6 mths                  All year*     Feb/Jul
 Study and Career Preparation
 New Zealand Diploma in                      5      18 mths           –      All year       Mar
 Enrolled Nursing
 Competency Assessment                       5       9 wks            –      All year     Jan/Jun/
 Programme – Enrolled Nurse                                                                 Oct
 Competency Assessment                       7       9 wks            –      All year     Jan/Jun/
 Programme – Registered Nurse                                                               Oct
 Bachelor of Nursing                         7        3 yrs           –      30 Apr/       Feb/Jul
                                                                             30 Sep

 Bachelor of Nursing**+ (articulated        7-9       2 yrs                  All year       Feb
 with University of Canterbury
 Masters of Health Sciences
 Professional Practice (Nursing))
 Graduate Certificate in                     7          –                    All year     Various
 Nursing Practice
 Graduate Diploma in Health                  7        1 yr                   All year     Various

 Graduate Diploma in Nursing                 7        1 yr                   All year     Various

 Bachelor of Medical Imaging                 7        3 yrs           –       1 Sep         Feb

 Bachelor of Midwifery                       7        3 yrs           –       1 Sep         Jan

 Postgraduate Certificate in                 8       6 mths                  All year      Feb/Jul
 Health Science
 Postgraduate Diploma in                     8        1 yr                   All year      Feb/Jul
 Health Science
 Master of Health Science                    9          –                    All year      Feb/Jul

 Master of Nursing                           9          –                    All year      Feb/Jul

*Early application advised   **Open to students with a relevant degree
+
 Applications must be placed at UC as well as Ara for this programme


Social Services
Social services is a field which offers rewarding careers for people who are able to support the emotional
needs of others. Our qualifications are highly respected in the community, where you’ll have real-world
experience, working with those who need specialised attention.
 Qualifications                           Level       Full      Part      Applications     Start     Potential careers:
                                                     time       time         due           date
 New Zealand Certificate in                 2       6 mths        –         All year      Feb/Jul    Community support worker, mental health
 Foundation Skills (Career and                                                                       and addiction support worker, social worker,
 Education)
                                                                                                     youth worker.
 Certificate in Foundation Skills           2       6 mths        –         All year      Feb/Jul
 with a focus on Health and Support                                                                  Recommended subjects: English-rich subjects or relevant
 Services Level 2                                                                                    industry experience.
 New Zealand Certificate in                 4        1 yr                   All year      Feb/Jul
 Health and Wellbeing (Social and
 Community Services) Level 4
 Bachelor of Social Work                    7        4 yrs        –          1 Nov         Feb




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Hauora/Mātauraka

     Health, Education and Languages
     Sports Science, Health Promotion, Sustainability and Outdoor Education
     These days it’s vital to take responsibility for personal and environmental health. At Ara we offer a range of
     cutting-edge programmes to help you reach your goals in all fields of physical health and outdoor education.


      Qualifications                              Level         Full
                                                               time
                                                                            Part
                                                                            time
                                                                                     Applications
                                                                                        due
                                                                                                     Start
                                                                                                     date
                                                                                                              Potential careers:
      New Zealand Certificate in Foundation         2         6 mths                   All year       Jul     Adventure tourism guide, community
      Skills Level 2 - Toa Sports
                                                                                                              recreation officer, conservation,
      New Zealand Certificate in Foundation         2            –           1 day     All year      Feb
                                                                                                              environmental educator, fitness
DE    Studies Level 2 - Sustainability &                                    per wk
      Outdoor Education Pathway                                                                               instructor, health consultant, lifestyle
DE
      New Zealand Certificate in Foundation         3            –           1 day     All year      Feb      consultant, outdoor adventure instructor,
      Studies Level 3 - Sustainability &                                    per wk
      Outdoor Education Pathway                                                                               nutritionist, outdoor education teacher,
      New Zealand Certificate in                    3         6 mths                   All year     Feb/Jul   personal trainer, professional coach, sea
      Study and Career Preparation (Sports                                                                    kayak guide, sports scientist.
      Nutrition and Health Promotion)
      - Toa Sports
                                                                                                              Recommended subjects: physics, maths, ICT, technology/
      New Zealand Certificate in                    3         6 mths                   All year*    Feb/Jul
      Study and Career Preparation                                                                            electronics, English literacy or relevant industry experience,
                                                                                                              physical education, outdoor education, geography.
      New Zealand Certificate in                    4         6 mths                   All year*    Feb/Jul
      Study and Career Preparation
      Certificate in Outdoor Recreation             4          1 yr           –        All year      Feb

      Certificate in Fitness                        5         6 mths                   All year     Feb/Jul

      Diploma in Environmental and
      Outdoor Leadership
                                                    5          1 yr                    All year     Feb/Jul        Our sports
      Diploma in Outdoor Instruction and
      Management
                                                    5          1 yr                    All year      Feb
                                                                                                                   science degree
                                                                                                                   students spend
      Bachelor of Applied Science                   7          3 yrs                   All year      Feb
      (Human Nutrition)+
      Bachelor of Applied Science (Physical         7          3 yrs                   All year      Feb


                                                                                                                   300 hours on a
      Activity and Health
      Promotion)+
      Bachelor of Applied Science                   7          3 yrs                   All year      Feb
      (Sport and Exercise Science)+
      Bachelor of Sustainability and
      Outdoor Education
                                                    7          3 yrs                   All year     Feb/Jul        project of their
      Graduate Certificate in Environmental
      and
      Outdoor Leadership
                                                    7         6 mths                   All year      Feb
                                                                                                                   choice.
      Graduate Diploma in                           7          1 yr                    All year      Feb
      Human Nutrition+
      Graduate Diploma in                           7          1 yr                    All year      Feb
      Physical Activity, Health
      and Wellness+
      Graduate Diploma in                           7          1 yr                    All year      Feb
      Sport and Exercise Science+
      Graduate Diploma in Sustainability            7          1 yr                    All year     Feb/Jul
      and Outdoor Education


     * Early application advised       +July intake may also be available




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Health, Education and Languages
Early Childhood Education
Prepare for a rewarding, challenging and diverse career working with children.
 Qualifications                           Level          Full
                                                        time
                                                                  Part
                                                                  time
                                                                          Applications
                                                                             due
                                                                                          Start
                                                                                          date
                                                                                                     Potential careers:
 New Zealand Certificate in Early
 Childhood Education and Care
                                            3           6 mths     –        All year       Feb
                                                                                                     Childcare support worker, health promotion
                                                                                                     educator, home-based carer, nanny,
 New Zealand Certificate in Early           4           6 mths     –        All year       Jul
 Childhood Education and Care                                                                        pregnancy and parenting educator, teacher
                                                                                                     aide

Teacher Education
A great teacher is able to inspire learners. With our range of the latest e-resources, as well as an array of
industry connections, we support you on your path to becoming an adult education professional.
 Qualifications                              Level         Full    Part    Applications    Start     Potential careers:
                                                          time     time       due          date
 Workplace Assessment                            5        8 wks              All year     All year   Corporate trainer, curriculum planner,
 CELTA (Certificate in Teaching English          5         min               All year     All year
                                                                                                     teacher of adult learners, tutor, teacher of
 to Speakers of Other Languages)                          4 wks                                      English as a second language, workplace
 New Zealand Certificate in Adult and            5          –                All year     All year   assessor.
 Tertiary Teaching
 New Zealand Certificate in Adult                5          –                All year     All year
 Literacy and Numeracy Education
 (Vocational/Workplace)
 Graduate Diploma in Tertiary Learning           7          –                All year     All year
 and Teaching



English Language
In addition to the high-quality tuition from our friendly, professional tutors, English language students enjoy
the campus lifestyle and the opportunity to develop their skills by mixing with native speakers on a daily
basis.
 Qualifications                             Level          Full   Part     Applications    Start     Potential careers:
                                                          time    time        due          date
 NZ Certificate in English Language             1-2      6 mths              All year     Feb/Jul    English language skills will increase your
 (with specialisation)
                                                                                                     opportunities for successful employment
 NZ Certificate in English Language
 (with specialisation)
                                                3-5      6 mths              All year       Feb      in New Zealand and internationally.
 Certificate in English as an                   4          min               All year     All year   Short courses are available in
 Additional Language                                      4 wks                                      English Language, contact us or view
                                                                                                     online at: www.ara.ac.nz/short-courses

Japanese Language
Career opportunities for fluent speakers of other languages are diverse, ranging from business and
tourism to diplomacy and education and New Zealanders have many reasons to become fluent in
another language.
 Qualifications                             Level          Full   Part     Applications    Start     Potential careers:
                                                          time    time        due          date
 Certificate in Japanese                        3        6 mths     –        All year      Feb       Bilingual advisor, events coordinator, flight
 (Foundation)
                                                                                                     attendant, government & community
 Certificate in Japanese                        4          1 yr     –        All year      Feb
                                                                                                     worker, immigration officer, interpreter,
 Bachelor of Language (Japanese)                7         3 yrs     –        All year      Feb       journalist, presenter, proof reader, teacher,
Also check out Māori and Pasifika Studies on page 33.                                                tour guide, translator, travel advisor
                                                                                                     Recommended subjects: Japanese language, English Literacy
                                                                                                     or relevant industry experience.



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Te Hoe Manaaki

   Hospitality and Service Industries
    Hospitality and Travel
    If you’re a people-person with an excellent sense of customer service, you’ll thrive in the fast-paced
    hospitality or travel industry. Whether you want to be a barista, chef, baker, travel consultant or even a
    manager, our tutors will guide you with their expertise and industry connections.

     Qualifications                                          Level    Full    Part     Applications      Start
                                                                     time     time        due            date       Potential careers:
DE Hospitality Supported Learning Level 1                      1       –      2 days     All year        Feb
                                                                              per wk                                Baker, barista, bartender, café
     Hospitality Supported Learning Level 2                   2      7 mths     –        All year        Feb        chef, caterer, chef de partie,
     Food and Beverage Service Level 2                        2      6 mths     –        All year         Jul
                                                                                                                    commis chef, concierge, food and
                                                                                                                    beverage manager, front office
DE New Zealand Certificate in Hospitality Level 2             2        –      2 days     All year        Feb
                                                                              per wk                                receptionist, housekeeper, pastry
DE Introduction to Hospitality                                2        –       1 day     All year        Feb        chef, porter, supervisor/manager,
                                                                              per wk
                                                                                                                    waiter.
DE Introduction to Food Processing                            2        –       1 day     All year        Feb
                                                                              per wk                                 Recommended subjects: English-rich subjects,
                                                                                                                     maths or relevant industry experience.
DE Hospitality Career Pathway                                 3        –       1 day     All year        Feb
                                                                              per wk
     New Zealand Certificate in Food and Beverage Service
     Level 3 with Barista and Café Service strands
                                                              3      6 mths     –        All year       Feb/Jul
                                                                                                          Jul
                                                                                                                    Short courses are available in
                                                                                                                    Hospitality and Hair and Beauty,
     New Zealand Certificate in Food and Beverage             3      18 wks     –        All year     Feb/Apr/Jul
     Service Level 3 with Barista and Café Service strands                                                          contact us or view online at:
     (Workplace)
                                                                                                                    www.ara.ac.nz/short-courses
DE New Zealand Certificate in Cookery Level 3                 3        –      2 days     All year        Feb
                                                                              per wk
     New Zealand Certificate in Cookery Level 3               3      6 mths     –        All year       Feb/Jul

     New Zealand Certificate in Tourism Level 3               3      6 mths     –        All year       Feb/Jul

     New Zealand Certificates in Tourism and Travel           3-4     1 yr      –        All year       Feb/Jul

     New Zealand Certificate in Food and Beverage Service     3-4     1 yr      –        All year        Feb
     Level 3 and 4
     New Zealand Certificate in Food and Beverage Service     4      6 mths     –        All year       Feb/Jul
     Level 4 with Restaurant Services strand
     New Zealand Certificate in Baking (Generalist)           4       1 yr      –        All year        Feb
     Level 4 – Career Baker
     New Zealand Certificate in Cookery Level 4               4       1 yr      –        All year       Feb/Jul

     New Zealand Diploma in Cookery (Advanced) Level 5        5       1 yr      –        All year       Feb/Jul
     Cookery Strand
     New Zealand Diploma in Cookery (Advanced) Level 5        5       1 yr      –        All year        Feb
     Patisserie Strand
     New Zealand Diploma in Hospitality Management            5       1 yr      –        All year       Feb/Jul

     New Zealand Diploma in Hospitality Management            6       1 yr      –        All year         Jul

     Bachelor of International Tourism and Hospitality        7      3 yrs               All year         Jul
     Management
     Graduate Diploma in Hospitality Management               7       1 yr               All year       Feb/Jul




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Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy
     Express your creativity, interact with clients and be the one to make people look and feel their best through
     a career in hairdressing or beauty. These careers offer endless potential across many industries and can take
     you around the world.

     Qualifications                                    Level    Full     Part     Applications    Start      Potential careers:
                                                               time      time        due          date

DE   New Zealand Certificate in Salon Skills            2        –       1 day      All year      Feb        Barber, beauty therapist,
     (Introductory)                                                     per wk
                                                                                                             cosmetics consultant, electrolysis
     New Zealand Certificate in Salon Skills            2      6 mths      –        All year     Feb/Jul
     (Introductory)                                                                                          technician, hairdresser, hair
     Introduction to Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy    3        –       1 day      All year      Feb        colourist, hair stylist, image
DE                                                                      per wk                               consultant, make-up artist,
     New Zealand Certificate in Hairdressing            3      6 mths      –        All year      Feb        nail technician, salon manager,
     (Salon Support) Level 3                                                                                 skincare consultant,
     New Zealand Certificate in Hairdressing            4      34 wks      –        All year      Feb        spa manager.
     (Emerging Stylist)


DE   Beauty Therapy and Salon Skills                    2        –       1 day      All year      Feb        Recommended subjects: English-rich subjects,
                                                                        per wk                               maths or relevant industry experience.
     Certificate in Beauty Therapy                      4      34 wks      –        All year      Feb

     Diploma in Beauty Therapies and Epilation          5      34 wks      –        All year      Feb




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Pūtaiao/Raweke Mīhini

Science, Architectural Studies
and Engineering
Agribusiness
While agriculture offers the opportunity to be outside doing physical work, it’s no longer just about growing
crops and animal husbandry. In the modern world, agriculture involves many facets such as business,
geography, sociology and conservation, and it can lead to a variety of career paths.

 Qualifications                                      Level          Full      Part        Applications    Start     Potential careers:
                                                                   time       time           due          date
 New Zealand Diploma in Agribusiness Management           5          –                      All year     Feb/Jul    Farm assistant, primary industry
                                                                                                                    production manager.
                                                                                                                    Recommended subjects: English-rich subjects,
                                                                                                                    maths or relevant industry experience, biology


                                                                                                                    Short courses are available in
                                                                                                                    primary industries, contact us or
                                                                                                                    view online at: www.ara.ac.nz/
                                                                                                                    short-courses




 Animal Science
 If you have a compassionate attitude, and can relate to people who love animals, you’ll thrive in our animal
 science programmes. We have top-of-the-line facilities, giving you the best practical experience, as well as
 industry experience from the many relationships our tutors have fostered.


  Qualifications                       Level       Full       Part         Applications      Start       Potential careers:
                                                  time        time            due            date
  New Zealand Certificate in            4         1 yr         –             30 Oct           Feb        Veterinary nurse, animal breeder, animal
  Animal Management Level 4 with
  Companion Animal Strand
                                                                                                         nutritionist, kennel or cattery manager,
  New Zealand Certificate in Animal     5         1 yr         –             30 Oct           Feb
                                                                                                         research technician, zoo or wildlife park
  Technology Level 5 with Veterinary                                                                     worker.
  Nursing Assistant Strand
  New Zealand Diploma in                6         1 yr                       30 Oct           Feb        Recommended subjects: biology, maths and English-rich
  Veterinary Nursing                                                                                     subjects or relevant industry experience.




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Pūtaiao/Raweke Mīhini

   Science, Architectural Studies
   and Engineering
   Applied Science
   The science industry is constantly developing and expanding. Get ready for an exciting career in all fields of
   applied science, from laboratory technology to medical imaging.

     Qualifications                                     Level       Full   Part     Applications    Start        Potential careers:
                                                                   time    time        due          date
     New Zealand Certificate in Foundation                2          –      1 day     All year      Feb
                                                                                                                 Environmental scientist, fitness
DE Studies Level 2 - Sustainability & Outdoor                              per wk                                instructor, food technologist, health
     Education Pathway
                                                                                                                 consultant, laboratory technician,
     New Zealand Certificate in Foundation                3          –      1 day     All year      Feb
DE Studies Level 3 - Sustainability & Outdoor                              per wk                                nutritionist, personal trainer,
     Education Pathway                                                                                           professional coach, radiographer,
     New Zealand Certificate in                           3       6 mths              All year*    Feb/Jul       researcher, sports scientist.
     Study and Career Preparation
     New Zealand Certificate in                           4       6 mths              All year*    Feb/Jul
                                                                                                                 Recommended subjects: science, biology, chemistry,
     Study and Career Preparation                                                                                physics, maths, health and English-rich subjects or
                                                                                                                 relevant industry experience.
     New Zealand Diploma in Applied Science               5         1 yr              All year     Feb/Jul
     Level 5
                                                                                                                 Also check out Health, Education
     New Zealand Diploma in Applied Science               6         1 yr              All year     Feb/Jul
     Level 6                                                                                                     and Languages on pages 23-25.
     Bachelor of Applied Science                          7        3 yrs              All year      Feb+
     (Human Nutrition)
     Bachelor of Applied Science                          7        3 yrs              All year      Feb+
     (Physical Activity and Health Promotion)
     Bachelor of Applied Science                          7        3 yrs              All year      Feb+
     (Sport and Exercise Science)
     Bachelor of Medical Imaging                          7        3 yrs     –         1 Sep        Feb

     Graduate Diploma in Human Nutrition                  7         1 yr              All year      Feb+

     Graduate Diploma in                                  7         1 yr              All year      Feb+
     Physical Activity, Health and Wellness
     Graduate Diploma in                                  7         1 yr              All year      Feb+
     Sport and Exercise Science
     Graduate Diploma in                                  7         1 yr              All year     Feb/Jul
     Laboratory Technology

    * Early applications advised    + July intake may also be available




                                                                                                            “I’m really
                                                                                                             enjoying my job,
                                                                                                             contributing to
                                                                                                             something that
                                                                                                             means a lot to
                                                                                                             people.”
                                                                                                             RICHARD HOLMES
                                                                                                             GRADUATE, BACHELOR OF APPLIED SCIENCE
                                                                                                             (SPORT & EXERCISE SCIENCE)




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Pūtaiao/Raweke Mīhini

      Science, Architectural Studies
      and Engineering
     Architectural Studies
     Architecture calls for a unique blend of creativity and practical application. You’ll have a natural ability to find
     creative solutions to problems. You’ll also work to develop your skills in design and architectural technology.

      Qualifications                          Level       Full      Part      Applications    Start    Potential careers:
                                                         time       time         due          date
      Diploma in Interior                       5         1 yr                  All year      Feb      Architectural/CAD technician, architectural
      Design (Residential)
                                                                                                       designer, consultant, furniture designer,
      New Zealand Diploma in                    6        2 yrs                  All year      Feb
      Architectural Technology
                                                                                                       interior designer, 3D architectural modeller,
      Bachelor of Architectural Studies         7        3 yrs        –         All year      Feb
                                                                                                       quantity surveyor, estimator, construction
      (Architectural Technology)                                                                       manager.
      New Zealand Diploma in                    6        2 yrs                  All year     Feb/Jul
      Construction with strands in                                                                     Recommended subjects: maths, art, design, ICT, technology,
      Construction Management and                                                                      graphics, English-rich subjects or relevant industry experience.
      Quantity Surveying
      Bachelor of Construction                  7        3 yrs                  All year     Feb/Jul
      with strands in Construction
      Management and Quantity
      Surveying
      Graduate Diploma in Construction          7         1 yr                  All year      Feb
      Management
      Graduate Diploma in Quantity              7         1 yr                  All year      Feb
      Surveying




     Engineering
     As an engineer working in a global industry you can apply your problem-solving skills to a diverse range
     of areas including manufacturing, design, structural engineering, power infrastructure, component design,
     project management and engineering documentation.

      Qualifications                          Level       Full      Part      Applications    Start    Potential careers:
                                                         time       time         due          date

DE Electrotechnology                            2          –        1 day       All year      Feb      CAD manager or designer, computer
                                                                   per wk
                                                                                                       engineering technician, electrical technician,
      Electrotechnology                         3          –        1 day       All year      Feb
DE                                                                 per wk                              engineering technologist, mechanical
      New Zealand Certificate in                4       6 mths                  All year*    Feb/Jul   engineering technician, mechanical
      Study and Career Preparation                                                                     engineering technologist, structural design
      Diploma in Computer Aided Design          6         1 yr                  All year     Feb/Jul   technician, transportation infrastructure
      NZ Diploma in Engineering (Civil)         6        2 yrs                  All year     Feb/Jul   design technician, water and wastewater
      NZ Diploma in Engineering                 6        2 yrs                  All year      Feb      systems technician.
      (Electrical)
                                                                                                       Recommended subjects: physics, maths, calculus, ICT, graphics,
      NZ Diploma in Engineering                 6        2 yrs                  All year     Feb/Jul
                                                                                                       technology/electronics, English-rich subjects or relevant industry
      (Mechanical)
                                                                                                       experience.
      Bachelor of Engineering                   7        3 yrs                  All year     Feb/Jul
      Technology (Civil)                                                                               Short courses are available in Engineering,
      Bachelor of Engineering                   7        3 yrs                  All year      Feb      contact us or view online at: www.ara.ac.nz/
      Technology (Electrical)
                                                                                                       short-courses
      Bachelor of Engineering                   7        3 yrs                  All year     Feb/Jul
      Technology (Mechanical)
      Graduate Diploma in                       7         1 yr                  All year     Feb/Jul
      Computer Aided Design


     * Early application advised
     Also check out Engineering Trades on page 35 and Electrical Trades on page 37




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Mā kā huruhuru te manu e rere
           Adorn the bird with feathers so
           it can fly enabling success.


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Te Puna Wānaka

   Māori and Pasifika Studies

   Te Puna Wānaka, our place of learning, is a unique environment for learning aspects of Māori studies,
   including language, culture and sports training in a cultural context.

    Qualifications                           Level    Full    Part     Applications    Start       Potential careers:
                                                     time     time        due          date

DE Ka Hao Te Rangatahi                       2&3       –       1 day     All year       Feb        Te Reo Māori is a language unique to
                                                              per wk                               New Zealand as one of our official
    New Zealand Certificate in
    Foundation Skills Level 2 - Toa Sports
                                              2      6 mths              All year       Jul        languages and also as a heritage
                                                                                                   language. Study of the language provides
    New Zealand Certificate in Study and      3       1 yr               All year     Feb/Jul
    Career Preparation (Sports, Nutrition                                                          rewards for the learner in both heritage
    and Health Promotion) - Toa Sports
                                                                                                   and career aspirations.
    Certificate in Pasifika Foundation        3      6 mths     –        All year       Feb
    Studies
                                                                                                   Te Reo can be seen as an advantage in
    Certificate in Māori Foundation
    Studies - Te Haeata
                                              3      6 mths     –        All year       Feb        career fields inclusive of but not limited to:
    Certificate in Samoan Language            5        –      6 mths     All year     Feb/Jul/
                                                                                                   broadcasting and journalism, consultancy
    (Gagana Sāmoa)                                                                      Oct        work, education, iwi and government
    Ākona Te Reo -                            5        –       1 yr      All year     Feb/Jul      services, performing arts and drama.
    Certificate in Māori Language
    Te Hāpara -                               5       1 yr               All year     Feb/Jul      Recommended subjects: Te Reo Māori, English, physical
    Diploma in Māori Studies                                                                       education, outdoor education, drama.
    Te Ohoka -                                7      3 yrs      –        All year     Feb/Jul
    Bachelor of Māori Language and                                                                 Short courses are available in Māori and
    Indigenous Culture                                                                             Pasifika, contact us or view online at:
                                                                                                   www.ara.ac.nz/short-courses




                                                                                           “I want to learn more
                                                                                            about my heritage.”
                                                                                               NIGEL MAGUIGAN
                                                                                               BACHELOR OF LANGUAGE (MĀORI)




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“Due to the significant events in
       Christchurch’s recent history we are
       seeing demand in the automotive
       industry that will lead to successful
       life-long careers in our trade.”
      PETER SAUER
      TUTOR, AUTOMOTIVE AND AUTOBODY




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