Achieve your leadership potential with LEAP, our new development programme that connects WelTec students with their local community and industry.


LEAP is your chance to gain leadership experience, enhance your employment prospects and form valuable connections within the local community. You'll get to volunteer and participate in a variety of environments. Plus you’ll have the support of LEAP staff throughout your journey.





Only 50 spots available. Apply for Tri 2 now!

Programme Structure 

Start your journey by attending a half-day welcome event. Meet other LEAP students and staff, complete team activities and talk to inspiring community leaders.

Over the year, complete volunteer activities at WelTec or in the community. Experience leadership, be a team player. Gain valuable work experience and employment skills.

To complete the program you’ll need to contribute at least 20 hours of your time and complete self-reflection exercises to record your learning and development.

You can then celebrate your completion of LEAP at a formal event, amongst friends and whānau.


LEAP is open to all students enrolled in a qualification of at least 34 weeks.

Trimester 1 intake

Applications for trimester 1 are now closed. Remember, the LEAP team induction is held on Friday 31 March. C Block (C305). 2-5pm.

Trimester 2 intake

LEAP remains open for the Trimester 2 intake. Get your application in ASAP.

Visit the Learning Commons to get an application form or email us

Location: Learning Commons, Level 2, The Hub, Petone Campus

Email: leap@weltec.ac.nz