Service Industry

Cruise ships, exotic locations, glamour, adventure, in these industries the world’s your oyster.

You’ll be qualified to work anywhere, for yourself or for someone else, new places, new clients, everyday will be different.

All you need is the right start and at Wintec, that’s exactly what you get. The latest technology at your fingertips, industry respected tutors by your side, and an internationally recognised qualification to set you on your way.

"... the service sector is a large and important part of our economy, fostering significant wealth and job opportunities ... the sector is estimated to need more than 200,000 extra workers by 2020 as people leave and new jobs are created." - At Your Service Aotearoa.


Chef for a Night

Ever thought about being a chef? Can you imagine yourself in a commercial kitchen? The inspiration and creativity? The skills? The people and the pace?

Find out for yourself as a CHEF FOR A NIGHT!


Waiter for a Night

Ever wanted to know what it is like to work in a fun, cool, fast paced, interesting and dynamic industry ... Well now is your chance.

Find out for yourself as a WAITER FOR A NIGHT

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Beauty Technician for a Night

Have you always dreamed of becoming a beautician? Your world? You beautify it! Getting ready for a night out, helping your friends put their best face forward, and pampering yourself? Those are the things that excite you. 

At Beauty Technician for a night you'll get to watch and assist students as they provide customers with facials, manicures, pedicures, waxing, and eyebrows shaping.


Our Services

Treat yourself with some of the services offered by our students.

Make a reservation at Windows Restaurant for a yummy lunch or dinner; pamper yourself with a beauty treatment at Urban Beauty; or get yourself styled at Urban Hair. 

Work Based Learning

Work Based Learning and Graduate Employment

If you're looking for staff in Hairdressing, Hospitality, Cookery or Beauty Therapy we can help! You could take on one of our students via our work based learning programme, or even hire a graduate. Get in contact with us today and we'll help you find the right person for your business.

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Upcoming Events


  • Nursing dream comes true thanks to a new sport scholarship

    Ngahuia Muru’s dream to become a nurse will become a reality next year, thanks to a new Wintec scholarship. The young Māori female achiever from Whakatane will study a Bachelor of Nursing as the first recipient of the Wintec Midlands Hockey Scholarship.

  • Wintec takes on the Internet of Things

    The Internet of Things or IoT and its potential for influencing change has inspired Wintec to launch IoTWaikato, to explore ways in which this hot-button technology of the moment can empower everyday lives and the region’s economy.