Study while still at school

If you are Year 11 or above, you can get a head start on your career.

What are my options?

learn hairdressing at NMIT
Learn hairdressing at NMIT

Top of the South Trades Academy

If you are keen to work towards a career in the trades you can complete NCEA at school, while at the same time work towards a National Certificate in Trades through the Top of the South Trades Academy (TOTSTA)(external link).

Gateway programme

Get practical experience in a workplace, and complete NCEA at school at the same time.

STAR (Secondary Tertiary Alignment Resource) 

Take short, hands on courses in an area that can lead onto further study or work once you have finished at school.

study a trade at NMIT
Study a trade at NMIT
How do I sign up?

Talk to your school's Careers and Transition Department to find out more about these opportunities.

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