If you are a secondary school student, you can start learning skills for a career. We offer short courses that give you a taste of what your future career may be like. Stay in school and gain career skills. Earn NCEA credits. Fees free. More details

You can:

  • Gain NCEA credits
  • Stay in school but gain career skills
  • Study fees free
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More about STAR

We work with secondary schools, to provide courses that sit outside of typical studies. Explore a career pathway before leaving school. You can try different courses to make sure you choose the right career. There are a range of funded programmes available. 

STAR programmes

Our STAR programmes provide an introduction into possible career options. These short courses will give you an overall understanding and ‘taster’ of what a particular career path involves.