"Pathway, Transitions and Bridges to Tertiary Education"

Eastern Bay of Plenty Trades Academy

Host Institution / Organisation / Lead Provider
Lead organisation: Trident High School, Whakatane
Tertiary provider: Waiariki Institute of Technology, Whakatane Campus

Partner schools
Opotiki College
Edgecumbe College
Kawerau College
Te Whanau a Apanui Area School
Te Wharekura o Ruatoki
Whakatane High School

Qualifications Awarded
Agriculture and Farm Maintenance (Level 3)
Entry to Automotive Trades (Level 2)
Office Skills (Level 2) and Business Administration (Level 3)
Construction Skills (Level 2)
Electrical and Related Trades (Level 2)
Forestry Fundementals (Level 3)
Hospitality and Professional Cookery (Level 4)

General Programme Description
The Eastern Bay of Plenty Trades Academy - EBOPTA focuses on students in Year 12 and 13. First year classes are 1 day per week and second year classes are for two days per week; this includes work experience. The balance of the time is spent at school following a normal school programme.

Further Information / Contact

Peter Tootell
Trident High School
Arawa Rd

P: 64 7 308 8159
E: principal@trident.school.nz
W: www.trident.school.nz

Rosemary Johnson
Regional Development Manager
Whakatane Campus
Waiariki Institute of Technology

P: 64 7 306 0050
E: rosemary.johnson@waiariki.ac.nz
W: www.waiariki.ac.nz