All of these courses can lead to tertiary study at university or polytechnic, and the department has great success in placing students into apprenticeship programmes. We are well-respected by local industry for providing good quality candidates for apprenticeship.
Achievement Standard Courses
Design and Visual Comunications
We provide the foundation for a wide range of graphics and design skills using Photoshop, SketchUp and Pro Engineer. This enables our students to pursue an appropriate vocational/tertiary area of study.
We provide students with design and technology skills using computers. And teach them to extend their own ideas when developing solutions to design tasks, improving upon their skillset for future careers.
Unit Standard Courses
Our students receive the practical and theory skills of the carpentry industry; providing a clear path into the workforce with courses that are Industry based pre-apprenticeship Unit Standards.
Our students acquire a broad knowledge of Automotive Technology and the skills to identify potential safety and maintenance issues with vehicles. We provide theory based and practical guidence, preparing them for a career in the Automotive Industry.