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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.

Work Based Learning (have one of our students work for you while they study)

Our students are always looking for opportunities to apply their skills while they study. If you'd like to have one of our students work in your business give us a call. When you provide work based learning you will be helping someone to create their future.

Beauty Therapy

Your student will:

  • Be committed to spending 2 weeks in your clinic or spa at times suitable to both the student and employer.
  • Be motivated and ready to work.
  • Students are trained in a commercial clinic environment as they work towards being work ready.
  • Have ongoing access to our support team, to tailor the student’s skills to your specific needs

If you'd like to provide a work based learning opportunity to one of our Beauty Therapy students contact Louise.Simpson@wintec.ac.nz or call 07 834 8800 ext. 3164

Hairdressing

Your student will:

  • Be committed to spending up to 80 hours with you in your salon.
  • Have trained part-time for at least 15 weeks
  • Have ongoing access to our support team, to tailor the student’s skills to your specific needs.
  • Be motivated and ready to work.

If you'd like to provide a work based learning opportunity to one of our Hairdressing students contact Angela.garton@wintec.ac.nz or call 027 775 9277

Food and Beverage Service

Your student will:

  • Have the necessary experience required to work within your team as a junior front of house staff.
  • Be committed to spending 4 weeks with you.
  • Be motivated and work ready.
  • Have worked part-time for at least 7 weeks.
  • Have ongoing access to our support team, to tailor the student’s skills to your specific needs.

If you'd like to provide a work based learning opportunity to one of our Food and Beverage Service students contact Marco.Guimaraes@wintec.ac.nz

Cookery

Your student will:

  • Have the necessary experience required to work within your team as a trainee/Commis Chef, the next step in their career path.
  • Be committed to spending 4 weeks with you.
  • Be motivated and work ready.
  • Have ongoing access to our support team, to tailor the student’s skills to your specific needs.

If you'd like to provide a work based learning opportunity to one of our Cookery students contact Marco.Guimaraes@wintec.ac.nz

 

Hire a Graduate

When you take on one of our graduates, you will be getting someone who is ready to hit the ground running.

Beauty Therapy

Our Beauty Therapy graduates have:

  • 160 hours work experience in a professional beauty therapy clinic.
  • Acquired a wide range of practical skills and knowledge in beauty, body and spa treatments as well as customer service, time management and professionalism.
  • Graduated with a Diploma in Beauty, Body and Spa Therapies (Level 5).

If you'd like to hire one of our graduates contact Louise.Simpson@wintec.ac.nz or call 07 834 8800 ext. 3164

Hairdressing

Our Hairdressing graduates have:

  • Trained part-time for 32 weeks in a professional training salon.
  • Graduated with commercial salon experience in Hairdressing (Level 3 and/or Level 4).
  • Learnt in a real salon environment and acquired a wide range of practical skills in hairdressing and salon operation: customer service, team work, time management.

If you'd like to hire one of our Hairdressing graduates contact Angela.Garton@wintec.ac.nz or call 027 775 9277.

Food and Beverage Service

Our Food and Beverage Service graduates have:

  • Worked part-time for 15 weeks.
  • Graduated with either a NZ Certificate in Food and Beverage Services Level 3 (Restaurant and Barista) or Level 4 (Restaurant and Bar Supervisory).
  • Acquired a wide range of practical and soft skills tailored to provide food and beverage services in cafes, restaurants, and function
    centres. Including customer and food services, professional hospitality practices, barista and bar work.

If you'd like to take on one of our Food and Beverage Service graduates contact Marco.Guimaraes@wintec.ac.nz.

Cookery

Our Cookery graduates have:

  • Had 500 hours of practical cooking time, in practical classes and restaurant services at Windows.
  • Graduated with either a NZ Certificate in Cookery Level 4 or a NZ Diploma in Cookery Level 5.
  • Acquired skills ranging from complex to advanced cookery skills, methods and techniques associated with larder, general cookery, patisserie, as well as soft skills such as team work punctuality, personal presentation and communication.

If you'd like to take on one of our Food and Beverage Service graduates contact Marco.Guimaraes@wintec.ac.nz.