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
Gain an insight into panel refinishing.
Try out different construction trades.
An introduction to what a career as a hairdresser could be like. Classes are every Friday, over a five week period.
Gain introductory skills and knowledge in bakery, cookery, barista and restaurant service.
Gain practical learning experience in the retail environment.
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.
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.