Secondary Tertiary Pathways

Secondary Tertiary Pathways



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. 


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. 


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 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.