Teacher in Charge: Mrs K. Langdon
Dual enrolment allows students to complete their studies both at school and at another tertiary provider, sharing the days they attend each institution. Students can choose from one of the 3 options below:
Option 1: Ara gives students the opportunity to gain credits towards NCEA Level 2 using a partnership between the school and Ara.
Study will focus on relevant industry skill-based training leading to employment or further training.
Credits gained at both places count towards NCEA Level 2.
Students take a minimum of 3 subjects at school from Monday to Wednesday and attend Ara Thursday and/or Friday in a course of their choice.
Courses (to be confirmed) for 2020 include: Trades - carpentry, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, general construction. Hospitality - chef training, food and beverage, tourism, sport and health, hairdressing, business administration and computing
Option 2: The National Trade Academy (NTA)gives students the opportunity to gain credits towards NCEA Level 2 using a partnership between the secondary school and the National Trades Academy.
Study will focus on Industry Training Organisation standards designed for land based industries leading to employment or further training.
Students take a minimum of 3 subjects at school Monday to Wednesday and attend NTA Thursday and/or Friday.
Courses (to be confirmed for 2020) include Agriculture - sheep, beef and dairying; Horticulture and Animal Care.
Credits from both school and NTA count towards NCEA level 2.
Option 3: Avon City Ford (ACF) offers students the opportunity to gain both work experience and theoretical knowledge in the automotive industry. Students take a minimum of 3 subjects at school Monday to Wednesday (including Automotive) and attend ACF Thursday and Friday. During the work experience component Avon City Ford will endeavour to match the student to an employer who specialises in their preferred area of interest, eg panel beating, mechanics, etc
The goal is to give students practical experience in the automotive industry with a view to supporting them into an apprenticeship on satisfactory completion of the course.
Travel allowance is available for students that qualify but some transport costs may be incurred.
Entry requirements: Open entry at the discretion of the Dean and Dual Enrolment Coordinator.
Students need to be able to self-managing and motivated to succeed.