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TRAINING ON COAST
FULL & PART TIME OPTIONS AVAILABLE – ON THE WEST COAST
AND MANY MORE!
G = Greymouth W = Westport
D = Distance
Foundation Sound and Music G
Hospitality G W
Jade & Hard Stone Carving G
Pre-Health & Science G
Early Childhood Education W
Hair, Beauty & Grooming G
Outdoor Education G
Non-Hydrocarbon Drilling G
Civil Construction, Quarrying & Mining G
Computing G W
Business G W
AQUACULTURE I ARTS & MEDIA I BUSINESS I INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY I NURSING I SOCIAL WORK I VITICULTURE
ARE YOU A LOCAL SCHOOL LEAVER AND WANT TO GET A DEGREE?
When you do the sums it all adds up! The more you borrow, the longer it will take to pay off. If you take
out a loan of $30,000, with a starting salary of $35,000, it could take you nearly 17 years to pay it off.
This is based on paying around $35 per week with an interest free loan.
SAVE UP TO
with NMIT’s Half a Degree for Free scholarship
0800 422 733
A free opportunity to learn to use computers for
everyday purposes. This is a Computers,
Communica on & Calcula ons course. Tw o days a
week over 10 weeks. (Starts October 15)
Some NZQA units may be available. To apply, call
768 9998 or enrol on-line at www.karoro.co.nz/ace.
(Priority for people with lower literacy/numeracy skills)
Feeling creative? Thinking about
your tertiary study options?
Kick start your career with
The Learning Connexion!
Do you want to learn more
about animation video and
multimedia, computer graphics
design, illustration photography,
jewellery and ceramics, bronze
casting, painting, drawing, stone
carving, printmaking, or even
decorative sword and knife
The Learning Connexion
offers much more besides.
We also offer study from
home options, flexible start
dates throughout the entire year,
a friendly inclusive campus,
part-time or full-time study, an
on-site materials shop, the only
campus in Wellington with a
bronze foundry, regular student
exhibitions, and NZQA approved
The Learning Connexion
offers exciting, hands-on practical
art and creativity programmes for
all ability levels.
The ‘open entry’ certificate
programme is a structured
introduction to a range of art
and creativity skills. The diploma
programmes are student-driven
where students select major and
minor course subject choices in
conjunction with tutors.
The programmes are special
because they are based on
“learning by doing”. The practice
is the theory. We “draw out”
rather than “stuff in”.
All programmes are approved
for Study Link funding. Check if
you are eligible.
Studying with The Learning
Connexion could lead to a
career in: jewellery design
and manufacture, advertising,
graphic design, photography,
art project management and
administration, illustration, film
or television production, interior
and landscape design, floristry,
tattoo art, theatre production and
You can enrol now. The
Learning Connexion – School of
Creativity and Art, 0800 278 769
(ART POWER), 182 Eastern Hutt
Road, Taita, Lower Hutt, info@tlc.
ac.nz, www.tlc.ac.nz .
Many choices with The
Call: 0800 927 327
for more information
Computer class in Greymouth
has moved to 6 Mackay Street
(Above the Regent Theatre) On Tuesday during School Terms
Classes start at 9.00am and 12.00 noon
Also in Hokitika, on Monday and Thursday
Every week of the School Term
Nelson College for Girls
03 548 3104
elson College for Girls offers
women in a very supportive
Our Boarding Hostel, Clarice
Johnstone House, is an important part of
this. It offers excellent accommodation
for up to 150 New Zealand and overseas
students - quality at a competitive price.
For many of our boarders, there are
and cultural activities that would not
otherwise be available to them.
Our boarding students are part of a
very large family, proactively supported
by our senior students through a wide
variety of student led activities.
Nelson College for Girls has a
strong house system and all of our
boarders are members of the same
house, Whangamoa. They are passionate
participants in all house activities in the
school and revel in the ‘purple’ house
Our Year 9 - 12 students live in
Clarice Johnstone House where they
enjoy considerable facilities for study
Our Year 13 students have the
privilege of living in the Levels
This modern accommodation,
which opened in 2011,
provides students a more
independent living experience
while ensuring seniors still
play a pivotal role in creating
the family atmosphere of the
academic success, make lifelong
friendships and enjoy strong
connections within the school and its
Many of our boarders join in
activities such as sporting clubs, choirs,
jazz bands and some take part in
drama productions in the strong local
theatre companies. These are wonderful
opportunities for them.
Nelson College for Girls has an
outstanding reputation for academic
excellence. This is demonstrated strongly
by our NCEA and Scholarship results for
An example in NCEA is at Level 1,
where over 30% of our year 11 students
gained a Level 1 Certificate endorsed
At the end of 2013 in the Scholarship
examinations, a total of 25 Nelson
College for Girls students were awarded
Our boarders are well represented in
Enrolments are now being accepted
for 2015. Join our happy family.
For more information contact Jo
Purcell on 03 548 1332.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or visit
our website: www.ncg.school.nz/boarding
Do you want to learn the secrets of a perfectly light brioche?
Or impress your dinner guests with dessert of chilled souffle?
can hone their kitchen skills
at a series of culinary short
courses hosted by Tai Poutini
Polytechnic this year.
Television shows like My
Kitchen Rules and Masterchef
have created a trend for home
entertaining and weekend chefs
around the country are now
vying to be the next Nigella or
Tai Poutini Polytechnic’s
new Culinary Arts lead tutor
John Lawry is offering a series of weekend specialty courses
to help you learn the basics and some tricks of the trade,
which are certain to make your next dinner party one to
John says the 2014 short courses are the beginning of
what is to be an ongoing programme of home entertainment
training at Tai Poutini Polytechnic from 2015.
The courses are open to the public but places are limited
to 12 for each day session and are filling up fast.
Enrol now to secure your spot and get cooking.
The day courses will run over a series of Saturdays
begining in mid-October.
Each course will run from 8am to 4.30pm and cover:
* October 18, Desserts.- Barvarian cream, chilled souffle,
pavlova roulade, sticky date pudding, baked cheesecake,
tuille paste and more.
* November 1, Biscuits and Slices.-
chocolate and raspberry brownie, apple shortcake and more.
“We expect these sessions to be extremely popular and
we already have more home entertainment courses planned
for next year,” says John.
This includes additional short courses and the Diploma
in Culinary Arts - a two-year course consisting of level 3,
4 and 5 units - and an internationally recognised City and
Guilds qualification embedded in the programme.
“Also next year, we plan to offer specialist pastry courses,
including sugar craft aimed at advanced trade, which we
expect will attract participants from around the country.”
For information or to enrol please call Tai Poutini
Polytechnic on 03 769 9400 - or stop in at the Tainui Street
office reception for an enrolment form.
Culinary Short Courses 2014
180 Tainui Street, Greymouth
Phone: 03 768 9998
Starts: 26 January 2015
Entry Requirements: Aged 16-19 and without a Level 2
qualification and fit & well enough to undertake practical
Qualifications on offer include:
• NCEA Level 1 (for those without it)
• NCEA Level 2 (Primary Industries Pathway)
• NC Agriculture Level 2 (General Skills)
This is a very practical ‘hands-on’ course with very good
qualification & job prospects. (75% of 2014 graduates
commenced employment in Primary Industries within
one month of completing their course with us.)
AgStart NO FEES
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