Māori and Pasifika trades training
Government scholarships are available for Māori and Pasifika students looking to learn a trade. Automotive. Construction. Hairdressing. Mechanical Engineering. Study fees free. More details
Keen on cars, trucks and other vehicles? Gain skills that are in high demand.
Enjoy hands-on training in brand new facilities.
Learn essential hairdressing as well as introductory make-up skills. Styling. Colouring. Cutting.
Start learning mechanical engineering skills. Ideal for entering the trade.
You have to meet certain criteria, be passionate and show that you are motivated to succeed.
You must be:
- Of Māori or Pasifika descent
- 16-40 at the start of your study
- A New Zealand citizen or Permanent Resident
- Able to meet specific programme entry requirements
You'll be supported all the way
We have joined forces with iwi, the Pasifika community, industry training organisations and employers right across the Wellington region. You will have every opportunity to succeed, start an apprenticeship and get into your chosen career.
- Learning support and mentoring
- Assistance with goal setting
- Work-readiness preparation - helping you with your CV, providing the opportunity to achieve your driver's licence, and (if you need) Site Safety certification and a First Aid certificate
Complete an application form to apply.