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Careers and Subject Choice Evening

Wednesday, 8 August.

We encourage all students and whanau to come along and meet Faculty leaders, subject teachers and tertiary and industry providers to discuss learning pathways within the College and beyond.

  • Wednesday, 8 August
  • 4.00pm to 7.00pm
  • In the Gymnasiam
  • Open to all Students

The following organisations have indicated that they will be in attendance 

· Air New Zealand Engineering and Maintenance Division relating to the engineering trades

· PIHMS (Pacific International Hotel Management School) which specialises in hospitality, tourism and hotel management

· New Zealand Institute of Sport which provides tertiary level education and opportunities for people passionate about a career in sport, fitness and the recreation industries

· Truck Repairs promoting automotive trades in the trucking industry

· Masterlink representative Geoff Hooker is available to promote the plumbing industry

· New Zealand Design and Art College working with the creative industries offering tertiary qualifications in Fashion, Makeup and Graphic Design

· ARA Institute of Technology offers flexible study options to gain qualifications and advance student training from certificate level through to a bachelor’s degree. It also works closely with schools through dual enrolment programmes

· Zest is a career management company that specialises in career guidance, advice and counselling for all age groups

· UC is the largest university in the Canterbury Region delivering an extensive range of tertiary qualifications from engineering to sports coaching

· Southern Institute of Technology is the champion of the zero fees scheme through certificate to master’s degree programmes

· Avon City Ford is a dual pathways provider and offers industry- based learning to secondary school students

· GCH Aviation (Garden City Helicopters) specialise in flight training

· Tai Poutini Polytechnic on the West Coast has a wide range of practical programmes, with a focus on vocational education and applied skills like the New Zealand Certificate in Drilling Non-Hydrocarbon

· MAINZ (Music and Audio Institute of New Zealand) has a fine reputation in the delivery of high quality programmes covering all aspects of the music industry from auto engineering through to live sound

· New Zealand Defence Forces provide an extensive range of career opportunities through defence from trade training through to university study

· BCITO is the industry training organisation for building and construction in New Zealand responsible for overseeing all apprenticeships in this sector

· Lincoln University is a land-based institution with unique and specialized qualifications around food supply and production as well as environmental sustainability

· ETCO (Electrical Training Company) is a private provider that supports the electrical trades through assisting and mentoring apprenticeships

· New Zealand Trucking Association providing information about the transport industry with a career focus

· ITC (International Travel College of New Zealand) is a supplier of training courses on airline, airport, travel and tourism industries

· NTA (National Trade Academy) offers primary industry training and Trades Academy Programmes with dual pathways for secondary school students in agriculture, animal care, horticulture and equine