STAR Courses

Secondary Tertiary Alignment Resource (STAR) courses are short classes that give students a taste for different study and career options.

NMIT offers a range of short, hands-on courses that students can complete during school terms and holidays.
Some courses offer Level 1 and Level 2 NCEA credits.

Please contact your school’s Career Advisor for more information and to register.

If you are home schooled or no longer at school you can still register(external link).

2022 STAR Courses

Date Course Course Objective Unit Standard NCEA Level Credits
Term 3 & 4
14 - 16 September Barista Learn the basic barista skills you need to make authentic espresso beverages. This is great way for you to get the skills you need to secure a part-time café job while still at school.
(CLASS NOW FULL)
17285 L2 4
27 - 28 September Cookery
Gourmet to Go
Gain the basic cookery and gourmet sandwich preparation skills used in a commercial kitchen. You will learn about combinations, flavours and preparation and presentation techniques. 13282 L3 2
27 - 28 September Welding Intermediate Learn the basics of gas, mig, arc and tig welding through hands-on practical learning. The course focuses on practical welding skills in the workshop and will also introduce students to a range of careers and pathways in the mechanical engineering field, including tertiary and apprenticeship options.      
28 - 30 September  Barista Learn the basic barista skills you need to make authentic espresso beverages. This is great way for you to get the skills you need to secure a part-time café job while still at school.
(CLASS NOW FULL)
17285 L2 4
3 - 5 October Barista

Learn the basic barista skills you need to make authentic espresso beverages. This is great way for you to get the skills you need to secure a part-time café job while still at school.
(CLASS NOW FULL)

17285 L2 4
6 - 7 October Bar Service (Mocktails) Gain the practical skills needed in the hospitality industry. Learn to prepare and serve a range of non-alcoholic drinks and mocktail recipes.
(CLASS NOW FULL)
21057 L1 2
10 - 12 October Café Table Service Learn practical café service skills and then gain experience by practicing these at NMIT’s training restaurant, The Rata Room. 14434 L2 3

18 - 19 October

Welding Intermediate Learn the basics of gas, mig, arc and tig welding through hands-on practical learning. The course focuses on practical welding skills in the workshop and will also introduce students to a range of careers and pathways in the mechanical engineering field, including tertiary study and apprenticeship options.      

20 - 21 October

Joinery Intermediate Complete a joinery project utilising hand and power tools in a joinery workshop environment.   L1  
25 - 26 October VHF Radio Ops This Maritime VHF Operator course covers the general features and functions of a maritime VHF radio including correct distress and urgency procedures. 19491 L3 3
27 - 28 October VHF Radio Ops This Maritime VHF Operator course covers the general features and functions of a maritime VHF radio including correct distress and urgency procedure 19491 L3 3

 

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