Career Guidance Workshop
Are you unsure of your future path or looking for a career change? Our Career Guidance Workshop can help you plan your current or future career journey.
In this course, you will learn the skills and knowledge to:
The Wintec Centre for Business and Enterprise provides a simulated office setting, which means you learn skills and knowledge within an environment that reflects a real-life office setting.
Our highly qualified, industry-experienced tutors will guide you through the latest versions of software such as Microsoft Office as well as introducing you to a range of relevant web-based tools and applications.
As part of the course, you will undertake a work placement in an organisation.
As a general guideline, you may be expected to attend Wintec up to 5-days-per-week (as a full-time student). You can attend any time between 8am and 7pm, Monday through to Friday. The maximum in-class time required is 16-hours-per week. In addition, you are expected to complete some self-directed study and/or work placement hours.
By completing the Business 4 programme will be ready to work in office-related jobs such as a receptionist, office junior, administrator, records officer or data processor.
Candidates can gain entry to this programme by meeting one of the following criteria:
Based on your school achievement (secondary school study)
Based on study completed after school (tertiary study)
Based on discretionary entrance
If you don’t meet any of the above options, and you think you have what it takes to complete this programme, you can apply for discretionary entrance. Your application may be accepted if you can demonstrate a good chance of success. Approval of discretionary entrance applications is decided by the relevant manager. If your application is approved, your acceptance into further programmes relies on you demonstrating success in this programme.
English language requirements
Candidates who have English as a second language are required to have an International English Language Test System (IELTS) score of 5.5, with no individual band score lower than 5; or equivalent.
To check what you need to gain entry to a course, review the entry criteria available on each programme page. These assist you in understanding what qualifications or experience are typically required to gain entry. You can contact our team at firstname.lastname@example.org or 0800 2 Wintec at any time for further guidance.
Are you ready for your first day of class? Check out your start date and where you need to be. You can also find useful information about studying at Wintec on our welcome page.
Please bring a pen and paper with you on your first day. There are no required textbooks, and workbooks will be provided to you during class.
You have the option of bringing your own device (laptop or tablet). We strongly encourage this as you will be able to follow along more closely in some lectures and classes. All students also have access to computer labs and computers in the hub.
Do you have any questions or need help? Please send us an email.
Tēnei te mihi mahana ki a koe e piki nei, e kake nei ki te Kuratini o Waikato.
You are warmly invited to attend the official welcome to Wintec for all new students, staff and whānau (family) at either our marae, Te Kōpū Mānia o Kirikiriroa or Rotokauri campus. The pōwhiri is a welcoming ceremony involving mihimihi (speeches), waiata (singing), and will conclude with kai timotimo (light refreshments). Please gather at the campus hubs, and a staff member will guide you through our pōwhiri.
Click here to find out when the next pōwhiri will be.
Compulsory text for BUAD401: From Pen and Paper to MYOB.
Recommended text BUAD402 and BUAD404: Administrative Assistants and Secretary's Handbook 5th Edition.
If your programme requires you to have access to textbooks, these can be purchased through a range of suppliers listed below:
New Zealand-based suppliers
General book suppliers
The Wintec Prospectus (otherwise known as a course guide) outlines everything you need to know about Wintec. It contains information about the Wintec campuses, student life, and the programmes that are on offer.
Access your copy of the Wintec Prospectus
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