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Waikato Trades Academy Enrolment Resources

To apply for a place at Waikato Trades Academy, please contact your careers advisor or gateway coordinator at one of our partner schools. The following documentation is intended for use by secondary schools.

Waikato Trades Academy Application to Enrol

Thank you for your interest in the Waikato Trades Academy (WTA) - applying for a programme is easy – simply complete this form and submit it. 

To find out more information about WTA, how it works and the programmes we offer at Wintec click here.

Personal details

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Contact details

What is your permanent home address (where you are living)?

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How can we contact you?

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Who is your emergency contact?

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WTA Programme Selection

Please select the programme you are interested in studying at Wintec *
Equipment Agreement I understand if I am successful in securing a place at the Waikato Trades Academy, either in the Manufacturing and Technology or the Construction and Infrastructure programme, I will be issued with the following equipment: 1 pair of safety boots, if applicable 1 pair of WTA overalls, if applicable A BusIt card, if eligible I understand that: I will not be able to enter the classroom or work space (or any other restricted area) without wearing the correct clothing/footwear instructed by the tutor. It is my responsibility to bring my equipment on days that I'm at the Trades Academy. Should you forget to bring your equipment, you are at risk of being sent back to school for the day. Should this happen on a regular basis you may be permanently removed from the programme. You are responsible for taking your own equipment home to be cleaned and stored as instructed by the tutor. Each student has been provided with equipment to be used primarily while at the Trades Academy. Should you lose your equipment it is your responsibility to pay for replacement. The Trades Academy will only provide new clothing/footwear if the student outgrows the original set. If you withdraw or are removed from the programme you will be required to return all issued equipment.
Safety boot size Please select your shoe size. (UK sizing). The safety boot size generally corresponds to your standard shoe size but please remember that you will need to wear thick socks with your safety boots
Equipment Agreement I understand if I am successful in securing a place at the Waikato Trades Academy, either in the Manufacturing and Technology or the Construction and Infrastructure programme, I will be issued with the following equipment: 1 pair of safety boots, if applicable 1 pair of WTA overalls, if applicable A BusIt card, if eligible I understand that: I will not be able to enter the classroom or work space (or any other restricted area) without wearing the correct clothing/footwear instructed by the tutor. It is my responsibility to bring my equipment on days that I'm at the Trades Academy. Should you forget to bring your equipment, you are at risk of being sent back to school for the day. Should this happen on a regular basis you may be permanently removed from the programme. You are responsible for taking your own equipment home to be cleaned and stored as instructed by the tutor. Each student has been provided with equipment to be used primarily while at the Trades Academy. Should you lose your equipment it is your responsibility to pay for replacement. The Trades Academy will only provide new clothing/footwear if the student outgrows the original set. If you withdraw or are removed from the programme you will be required to return all issued equipment.
Safety boot size Please select your shoe size. (UK sizing). The safety boot size generally corresponds to your standard shoe size but please remember that you will need to wear thick socks with your safety boots

Citizenship

We require proof of citizenship and eligibility to study from all new applicants to Wintec. Applicants whose name is different from that which is stated on a birth certificate or passport must also provide evidence of the legal name change. 
Please select your New Zealand citizenship status: *
Please indicate the document you will be supplying as proof of your identification. A certified copy of this should be emailed to wta@wintec.ac.nz to complete your enrolment *

Current Education

This information is required by the Ministry of Education
What will be your year in Secondary School when starting at Waikato Trades Academy? *
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What is the highest NCEA level you have achieved?
Do you have NCEA Level 1 Literacy and Numeracy? *
Are you currently working towards NCEA Level 1 Literacy and Numeracy?

Ethnicity and Language

Please indicate which ethnic group(s) you belong to. You may select up to three options: *
Is English, Māori, or sign language your first language? *

Students with impairments

In order for Wintec to provide the appropriate information and support to students with impairments, students are asked to disclose any impairment which may impact their study.
Do you live with the effects of a significant injury, long term illness or disability that may affect your learning? *
Please indicate if you need the assistance of a (tick all that apply):
If you need the assistance of a teacher aid, will they be accompanying you to WTA?

Transport

Eligibility for funded Ministry of Education transport is dependent on the distance travelled to attend WTA and will be assessed on the information you provide below.  We are also obligated to find the most economically viable transport routes possible.
What means of transport will you be taking to WTA? (Reminder course starts at 8.30am therefore normal school transport will not be an option. Campuses include Wintec City, Wintec Rotokauri, Wintec Thames, Kopu Workshop) *

Transport agreement

I understand that if I am eligible I will be issued with a BusIt card. The BusIt card will be preloaded with $45 and should be topped up as required at the WTA student centre. The exact amount required to cover your bus rides to the WTA for your programme throughout the year has been calculated and allocated to you. Please do not use your card for other bus rides or you will run out. If you lose your card please see the WTA office immediately so that we can cancel the card and save the remaining credit. If you lose a second card please be aware that it will cost you $5 for your second replacement. *

Student code of conduct

Please find below the WTA Student Code of Conduct. The Waikato Trades Academy expects all enrolled students and their schools to commit to the following. Please select “agree” to confirm your agreement.
Principle One: Responsibilities of the Student * Comply with all statutes, policies, regulations and procedures of the provider and their secondary school * Exercise responsible and safe use of school and the provider resources * Accept consequences of non-compliance *
Principle Two: Respect the Rights of Others *Refrain from all forms of discrimination, intimidation and harassment of fellow students, staff and the wider community * Respect the privacy of individuals at all times * Avoid behaviour which might cause disruption to the school or the provider community *
Principle Three: Behaviour *Follow the employer’s and tutor’s reasonable instructions * Use all tools, equipment, safety equipment and clothing issued to the student in a safe and responsible manner * Behave in such a way that neither the student nor other people are put at risk by the student’s actions, and that conduct mirrors industry standards for health and safety in the workplace *
General Guidelines: * I intend to remain enrolled in secondary school and in a Trade Academy Programme for the rest of the year * I will attend every class at both school and the WTA unless permission is provided by my parent/caregiver/whānau and/or my school for a planned absence * I will arrive on time to class at both school and the WTA and after break times * I will attempt and try hard to complete all projects and book work both in school and at the WTA * I will communicate openly with teaching staff if I need assistance with my learning * I will bring a positive attitude to class each day, whether I am in the practical workshop or in the classroom * I will behave in compliance with the Student Code of Conduct * I will take personal responsibility for myself during breaks whether on-site or off *

Student self-declaration

I will make myself familiar and comply with provisions of the providers Policies and Regulations obtainable on the Wintec website, www.wintec.ac.nz, including Academic Regulations, Workplace Health & Safety, Regalia (Graduation), Smokefree, Student Complaints, Student Computer Use and Programme Regulations. I authorise disclosure on the understanding that the providers will observe the general conditions governing the release of information, as set out in the Privacy Act 1993. You may see any information held about you and amend any errors in that information, to do so contact the Student Enrolment and Information Centre. I declare that the information I have supplied in this form and any supporting documents I provide is true and complete and I acknowledge that the providers may suspend my enrolment if false information has been supplied or required information is not supplied by the due date. I understand that the providers may contact me via telephone, post, email and/or text message regarding my enrolment or the providers services, news or events. Please note that your name, date of birth and residency as entered on this enrolment will be included in the National Student Index, and will be used in an Authorised Information Matching programme with the New Zealand Birth Register. For further information please see http://www.nsi.govt.nz/ima. I understand that the provider may use photographs for news or events that include me during my enrolment. *
By submitting this application you accept and acknowledge you have read and understood the information included in this form. You agree to abide by the statements you have agreed to in this application, including the student code of conduct and you wish to be considered for enrolment into the Waikato Trades Academy.

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