Youth Guarantee Eligibility Criteria

Whitireia New Zealand offers a range of practical, FREE, one-year, full-time courses designed especially for school leavers.  They are fully funded by the government Youth Guarantee scheme, provided you meet the following criteria:

 

  • Electrical Engineeering
  • Carpentry
  • Automotive Engineering
  • Plumbing
  • Gasfitting,Drainlaying and Roofing
  • Must be a school leaver between 16 and 17 years old as at programme start date
  • Can be turning 18 years of age on or after programme start date
  • Must be a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident
  • Must have 8 credits NCEA Level 1 in each of numeracy and literacy units or equivalent

Beauty and Hairdressing

  • Must be a school leaver between 16 and 17 years old as at programme start date
  • Can be turning 18 years of age on or after programme start date
  • Must be a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident
  • NCEA Level 1 or equivalent skills and knowledge
  • Work Skills (Hospitality and Tourism)
  • Work Skills (Retail and Cosmetics)
  • Trade Skills
  • Office Admininistration
  • Must be a school leaver between 16 and 17 years old as at programme start date
  • Can be turning 18 years of age on or after programme start date
  • Must be a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident
  •  Outdoor Adventure
  • Must be a school leaver between 16 and 17 years old as at programme start date
  • Can be turning 18 years of age on or after programme start date
  • Must be a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident
  • Evidence of suitability of Outdoor Adventure programme and relevant outdoor experience based on submitted log and interview

For more information about this course or eligibility criteria, please contact schools-liaison@whitireia.ac.nz or call us on 0800 944 847.

Office Administration and Computing
Retail
Building Trades
Automotive

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