Year 10 Taster Days are an excellent opportunity for students to learn new skills and test different career possibilities.  Come in for a fun day of learning. 

 

Te Auaha campus

Musical Theatre

Learn how to be a versatile performer – Singing, Dancing and Acting.

Hairdressing & Beauty Services

Explore a career as a Hairdresser or Beauty Therapist.  Gain insight into current fashion trends.  Develop an understanding of styling long hair and applying makeup.

Barbering

Learn about Barbering as a possible career choice.  You will spend the day in our custom-built Barbering facilities with our qualified Barbers. 


 

 

Cuba Street campus

Hospitality – Barista & Mocktails

Learn the art of making quality coffees, hot chocolates and mocktails in our café facility.  

Hospitality – Baking & Cooking

Gain an insight into the baking and cooking industry.  You will be in a commercial kitchen and will get to eat or take home your creations. 


 

 

Petone campus

Engineering

A fantastic hands-on opportunity to explore Vex Robotics, Cad, Thermodynamics, and Surveying.

IT Servicing

The day commences with a hardware class – learn how to dismantle a PC, identify components removed, and rebuild the PC.  The day ends with discovering basic programming.

Trades

This day is designed to give a hands-on taste in various trades that may include Carpentry, Electrical, Plumbing.


 

 

Contact and booking details:

Carol Holcroft
Secondary School Liaison Officer

Email:  carol.holcroft@whitireia.ac.nz

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