Secondary Tertiary Pathways

Secondary Tertiary Pathways

Introduction

Still at School? We have amazing opportunities for Year 11 to 13 students along the Career Highway towards a vocational qualification. Students can remain engaged in education, be assisted in transition from a secondary to tertiary learning environment, and gain credits towards NCEA Level 1-3 and a tertiary qualification. These programmes are an exciting journey that gives every young person the opportunity to start their chosen career path while still at school.

PRACTICAL HANDS-ON LEARNING

You will learn in a practical and hands-on environment using industry standard equipment and technology relevant to your chosen career path. You will also develop the foundation skills you need to progress on to further study opportunities or move directly into employment.

BENEFITS

  • A fees-free tertiary education
  • A head start on a Trades career while still at school and while achieving NCEA
  • Study at WITT for 1-2 days per week
  • More choices for students to include vocational pathways in their range of study options
  • Gain work experience – links with local industry
  • “Work-Ready” young people
  • Enrol into further study after successful completion.

STAR 

WITT offers secondary schools a variety of STAR courses designed for Year 11 students or above. STAR gives students the opportunity to experience a career pathway that can pathway into further studies. Students stay enrolled at school while coming to the WITT campus for 2 - 3 hours per week. 

EE2E 

Engineering Education 2 Employment gives Year 13 students the opportunity to study New Zealand Diploma in Mechnaical Engineering papers for half a day a week within school time. Students from Year 11 on will also be actively encouraged by their school and WITT staff to consider a STAR engineering programme. NEW for 2017!

TRADES ACADEMY 

Taranaki Trades Academy is the exclusive vehicle that will take Year 11 to 13 students along the Career Highway towards a vocational qualification while still at school. Students can remain engaged in education, be assisted in transition from a secondary to tertiary learning environment, and gain credits towards NCEA Level 2 and a tertiary qualification.  

3+2

3+2 is an exciting government initiative designed for Year 13 secondary school students who have completed NCEA Level 2. Students work towards NCEA Level 3 for three days at school and spend the other two days working towards a Level 3 national qualification with a tertiary provider. NEW for 2017!