Trades Academy

  • Students interested in a Future Pathway in the trades will be able to join the Bay of Plenty Future Pathway Academy.
  • Students who chose a Trades Pathway will become an institute of Technology student for one or two full days a week for Terms 1, 2 and 3.
  • Students will study both the practical and theoretical aspects of their chosen trade. The practical component is structed in such a way that the students gain ‘real life working experience’.
  • There are limited spaces so early enrolment is essential.
  • Course are offered by the following providers
  1. Axiom
  2. Te Wananga o Aoteraroa
  3. Queenstown Resort College
  4. Employ NZ
  5. Yoobee College
  6. Toi Ohomai

Some of the courses on offer in 2021

  • Driver Training
  • Hospitality
  • Game AA and Development
  • Animation and Digital Illustration
  • Hauoa/Fitness
  • Māori Tourism
  • Māori Performing Arts
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Construction
  • Boat Building
  • Farming
  • Wood Manufacturing
  • Outdoor Experiences
  • Hair/Beauty/Retail
  • Pest Operations
  • Culinary Arts
  • Tourism