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Service Industries Pathway

The Service Industries Vocational Pathway provides a wide range of exciting opportunities for young people with great communication and social skills. You’ll be working with people, and for people, and experience lots of variation; from who you’re dealing with to where you’re working. You might work in hospitality, tourism, hair and beauty, retail or sports and recreation. Please see Youth Guarantee for a comprehensive list of vocational opportunities in this Pathway.


The information below shows your opportunities in the service industries pathway.

Year 10-13 STAR experiences

Try a quick STAR experience to get an idea of what study and work in this industry will be like:

Year 11, 12, and 13 Waikato Trades Academy (WTA)

Year 1 at WTA/Wintec: Commit to spending a whole school year coming to Wintec one day a week as part of your regular school programme.

Year 12 and 13 Waikato Trades Academy (WTA)

Year 2 at WTA/Wintec: Did you loved WTA? Come back for a second year to narrow down your learning to a particular field.

Other experiences

Want to try something else? Come on a campus tour, attend an information session or taster, check out our youth guarantee programmes, do our career choice 'Future You career quiz', or try being a student for a day.

Next steps

You've now finished school, what will you do? Start a job or apprenticeship, or come back to Wintec and learn some more.

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