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Deciding what you want to be or do after school can be scary. At Wintec, we talk to students every day who are dealing with this challenge, and we have developed a range of resources and programmes below to help you make the big decisions.

Explore the options below to discover our resources. 

Experiences

Use our Future You tool to discover what job or career could be right for you, and which programmes of study can take you there.

Experience what a job or programme could be like at one of our STAR taster courses.

Study trades and gain qualifications at Wintec while you are still at high school.

Spend a day being a student at Wintec.

Find out if hospitality or cookery could be a career for you.

For those 16-19 ready to leave school, you may be eligible to study one of our foundation courses for free.

Take a tour of our campus and facilities.

We have regular information sessions, taster days and other events. Check out what's available and book in.

Choosing your school subjects

So it is time to choose your subjects, and like many people across the country, the endless options can give you a headache. Do not stress; you are not alone and have plenty of options. If you are a few years off finishing school, try keeping your subjects as broad as possible. If you can, we recommend studying maths, English and science to keep your options open as you move closer towards study after high school.

If you realise in your final year of school that you have not taken all the subjects you need to get into the course you want to do, do not panic. Talk to the Careers Advisor at school, or contact our Wintec recruitment team to discuss what your options are.

Do you have a question?

Please get in touch - we are happy to help.

General enquiries

Contact the team

STAR enquiries

Natalie Freeman

Waikato Trades Academy

Bevan Morgan

Upcoming Events

Open Day 2020 - Postponed

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Note: Due to the evolving COVID-19 situation, some Wintec events have been postponed and/or cancelled. For the latest information on the situation, please click here.


Our annual Wintec Open Day hosts people from around the Waikato region and beyond across our three main campuses. Attendees are welcome to drop by any time to get a first-hand experience of what Wintec has to offer.

This is an opportunity to check out the facilities and take a tour of the campuses, speak with tutors about Wintec programmes, witness students in their study environment, and even enrol to study on the day!

Come and check out the Wintec FUTURE YOU online tool, take the quiz and speak with our academic staff about your results. This tool provides course and career solutions best suited to you and your personality from providers around the country.

Date:
To be confirmed
Time: To be confirmed
Where: City and Rotokauri campuses

We will have activities across both the City and Rotokauri campuses, and staff joining us from the Hamilton Gardens campus.
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