Teacher in Charge: Mrs K. LangdonRecommended Prior Learning
Entry requirements: Open entry at the discretion of the Dean and Dual Enrolment Coordinator.
Dual enrolment allows students to complete their studies both at school and with another tertiary provider, sharing the days they attend each institution.
Students can choose from one of the 4 options below:
Option 1: ARA gives students the option to gain credits towards NCEA Level 2 or 3 using a partnership between the secondary school and a tertiary provider.
Study will focus on relevant industry skill-based training leading to employment or further training.
Credits gained at both Ara and school count towards NCEA Level 2 and 3.
Students take a minimum of 3 subjects at school Monday to Wednesday and attend ARA Thursday and/or Friday in a course of their choice.
Courses (to be confirmed) for 2023 include: Trades - carpentry, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, general construction and possibly others. Hospitality - chef training, food and beverage, tourism, sport and health, hairdressing, business administration and computing
Option 2: The National Trade Academy gives students the option to complete NCEA Level 2 and 3 using a partnership the between secondary school and a tertiary course.
Study will focus on Industry Training Organisation standards for land based industries leading to employment or further training.
Students take a minimum of 3 subjects at school from Monday to Wednesday and attend NTA Thursday and/or Friday.
Courses (to be confirmed for 2023) include Agriculture - sheep, beef and dairying; Horticulture and Animal Care
Credits from both school and NTA count towards NCEA.
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 from Monday to Wednesday 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, e.g. panel beating, mechanic 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.
Option 4: Vision College: offers Childcare at Level 3.
Travel allowance is available to students who qualify but some transport costs may be incurred.