Taranaki Trades Academy

  • February intake
  • Level 2
  • 1 year part-time (taught 1 day per week)
  • FREE

Qualification overview

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.  

Please Note: Programmes are conditional to sufficient student numbers. 


Entry requirements

  • Be enrolled in a Taranaki secondary school; and be in Year 11, 12 or 13
  • Working towards or have completed at least 60 credits at NCEA Level 1
  • Have a genuine interest in one of the above career areas
  • Gain approval from school and parents/guardians
  • Attend an interview and create a personal education plan
  • Be motivated to succeed!

If you want to apply for Trades Academy, please visit your school's Careers Advisor. You can also contact our Secondary Tertiary Pathways email secondarypathways@witt.ac.nz


Further study options

Study at higher level.