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School Leaver Updates - Courses, Supports and Jobs

Careers —

Mrs Wilson, Careers Adviser, is available to meet with students and whānau to discuss pathways, options and choices as well as helping with enrolment or CV's. You can make an appointment by emailing awilson@tgc.school.nz. Here’s the link to book an appointment with Jade Chiam at Victoria University https://calendly.com/vuw-jade-chiam

2021 Training Available

  • New to Tauranga is the Electrical Trades Foundation Course. Entry is Level 1 NCEA Maths, English and Science. It is delivered by ETCO (The Electrical Training Company). For more information you can visit the website www.etco.co.nz or contact Steve Gardner at steveg@etco.co.nz

  • Distribution Cadetship for school leavers - a 12 Month Journey
    Six weeks in class written & practical sessions on Health & Safety, achieving a Forklift OSH Certificate & General Introductory to Distribution papers.

After six weeks the student goes out to industry paid employment, with Toi Ohomai working alongside getting students back in at one week intervals to upskill throughout the year. For further information or to register your interest contact Peter West, Toi Ohomai Transport & Logistics peter.west@toiohomai.ac.nz

Support in next steps

  • SENZ Tupu Aotearoa is an organisation which helps Pacific young people find employment, complete further training or study. Please contact raniora.waru@senz.org.nz

  • Ara Rau is a one-stop shop where people of all cultures, ages and stages can go to obtain all the information they need regarding employment, training and upskilling. The aim is to provide a meaningful and authentic connection to our communities; a safe, inclusive place for job and career seekers to grow and connect with local employers and service providers. Ara Rau is located at the rear of Priority One and Rydal House, 29 Grey Street, Tauranga CBD. Follow them on Facebook: Ara Rau – Pathways to Work, or drop in to the Hub once official operating hours have been announced on the page. It will be in the near future.

Holiday Jobs and Full Time Employment

  • A Dental Practice in Greerton wants to employ a Dental Assistant in the New Year, with training in December. The role would initially be part time but will lead to a full time job as Dental Assistant (Certificate earned) and Receptionist. Applicants would need to be able to work in a team environment, be reliable and have spelling and writing skills. Contact Mrs Wilson for details and contacts.

  • OneStaff have both holiday jobs and opportunities to join the workforce available. Contact them on 0800 1 STAFFor visit www.onestaff.co.nz

  • Dog washers and Groomers a recently opened business is wanting to hire for the busy Christmas period and beyond. These are full time positions. Details available through Mrs Wilson.
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