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MTA Courses 2017

To request information about any of the Education and Training Programmes offered, please email the

Education and Training Manager - Donna Sandilands on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Most Programmes have no student fees.

  

 

YOUTH GUARANTEE

Forestry - North King Country/South Waikato

Tutor: Roger Haupokia

This programme is designed for new entrants into the forest (silviculture) industry at a starting level

for Forestry Workers and Learner Foresters.  Participants will gain credits toward the NZ Certificate

in Forestry Industry Foundation Skills as well as being prepared for employment.  All training is done in

field conditions with the tutor, who is a Registered Industry Assessor.  Work assignment opportunities

with contractors add to the value of the programme.

 

 

Agriculture - North King Country/South Waikato

Tutor: Daniel Pihama

The training is designed for those wanting to enter the industry at an entry level and provides formal

qualifications for the farming industry.  The programme provides special benefits for Learners in preparing

them for directly employment.  All essential skills will be applied in practical farming situations with one

day a week in classroom sessions to complete written assignments.

 

 

Young Mothers - Te Kuiti

Tutor: Leah Wallace

This programme provides the opportunity for teenage mums to continue their educational pathway during

pregnancy and the early years of motherhood with a supportive group of young mums.  The qualification

is the NZ Certificate in Foundation Skills and provides a good foundation for further study.

 

 

New Horizons - Te Kuiti

Tutor: Nika Wallace

 This programme will provide the opportunity for Learners to gain essential skills and training for employment.

Credits can be gained towards the NZ Certificate in Foundation Skills and an introduction to Te Reo Maori.

Training will include workplace learning, outdoor experiences as well as general communication activities.

 

 

 

Agriculture - Waitomo

Tutor: Beau Edwards

The training is designed for those wanting to enter the industry at the starting level as farm general hands.

Learner fencers, shearers and junior shepherds.  Credits towards the NZ Certificate in Primary Industry Skills can

be gained.  Hands on experience in a real workplace is a major feature of the programme.

 

 

 

Forestry - Taumarunui

Tutor: Graham Gate

This programme is designed for new entrants into the forest (silviculture) industry at a starting level for forestry

workers and Learner foresters.  Participants will gain credits toward the NZ Certificate in Forestry Industry

Foundation Skills as well as being prepared for employment.  All training is done in field conditions with the tutor

who is a Registered Assessor.  Work experience opportunities with contractors add to the value of the programme.

 

 

Agriculture - Taumarunui

Tutor: Shona Katene- Burr

The training is designed for those wanting to enter the industry at the starting level as farm general hands.

Learner fencers, shearers and junior shepherds.  Credits towards the NZ Certificate in Primary Industry Skills can

be gained.  Hands on experience in a real workplace is a major feature of the programme.

 

 

Young Mothers - Taumarunui

Tutor: Ahlene Hemi

This programme provides the opportunity for teenage mums to continue their educational pathway during

pregnancy and the early years of motherhood with a supportive group of young mums.  The qualification

is the NZ Certificate in Foundation Skills and provides a good foundation for further study.