AWVA Courses

Automotive
Vocational Pathway – Manufacturing and Technology Sector
Qualification - National Certificate in Motor Industry (Entry Skills) Level 2
Credits - 84AWVA Courses 2015
Description – To develop skills within the Automotive industry. Students will build a mini motorbike and gain experience working on the school race car.
Time - Taught two periods per day over two years
Associated with MIT – Part of this course will be taught on the Otara  MIT Campus
 
Business and Computing
Business Administration and Computing Academy Level 2
Vocational Pathway – Service Industries Sector
Qualification - National Certificate in Business Administration and Computing Level 2
Credits - 80 credits
Description - To promote knowledge and understanding of a range of business administration, communication, computing and core generic skills (Level Two) and apply them in a range of business contexts.
Time - Taught two periods per day over one year
Associated with MIT – Part of this course will be taught on the Manakau MIT Campus
 
Business Administration and Computing Academy Level 3
Vocational Pathway – Service Industries Sector
Qualification - National Certificate in Business Administration and Computing Level 3
Credits - 80 credits
Description - To promote knowledge and understanding of a range of business administration, communication, computing and core generic skills (Level Three) and apply them in a range of business contexts.
Time – Taught two periods per day over one year
Associated with MIT - Part of this course will be taught on the Manakau MIT Campus
 
Carpentry
Vocational Pathway – Construction and Infrastructure Sector
Qualification - National Certificate in ­­Building, Construction and Allied Trades Level 2
Credits – 98
Description – To promote good work ethic. To develop both theory and practical based skills within the Construction Sector. Students also work on building a house.
Time – Taught full time over one year
Associated with Unitec
 
Early Childhood Education
Vocational Pathway – Social and Community Services Sector
Qualification - National Certificate in Early Childhood Education and Care Level 3
Credits – 63
Description - Understanding the theory and practical aspects of caring for children and a beginning to a career involving children.
Time - Taught one (year one) then two periods per day over two years
Associated with Plunket/CAG/Unitec
 
Electrotechnology
Vocational Pathway – Construction and Infrastructure Sector
Qualification - National Certificate in Electrical Engineering
Level 2
Credits - 45      
Description - This is an introductory certificate for students wishing to pursue training in electrical industries. It is the first: stage of training that can lead to a qualification as an electrician and related trades.             
Time - Taught one period per day over one year
Associated with UNITEC - Part of this course will be taught on the Albany UNITEC Campus
 
Engineering
Vocational Pathway – Manufacturing and Technology Sector
Qualification - National Certificate in Mechanical Engineering L1
Credits – 40
Description – Students learn safety procedures. They will study materials and processes using the the workshop and complete construction of projects using hard materials (steel, aluminium, brass copper and other related materials).         
Time – Taught one period per day over one Year
Associated with Competenz (ITO) and MIT
 
Fashion and Beauty
Vocational Pathway – Creative Industries Sector
Qualification - National Certificate in­ Clothing Manufacture (Elementary Sewing skills) Level 2
Credits - 80 minimum
Description - The course is very much practical based and provides students with the skills and confidence to progress onto further tertiary education or the fashion industry.
Time - Taught two periods per day over two year
Associated with Sewtec Fashion Academy (DAS) – Part of this course will be taught on the New Lynn Sewtec Campus
 
Hospitality After Hours  
Vocational Pathway – Service Industries Sector
Qualification - National Certificate in Hospitality (Café) Level 3
Credits – 46
Description – This course provides students with valuable pre-employment training within the hospitality industry. They will gain skills in food hygiene, barista training and customer services.
Time – Taught over one year, After hours (2-6pm two days per week plus work experience)
Associated with Service IQ
 
Hospitality
Vocational Pathway – Service Industries Sector
Qualification - ­­National Certificate in Hospitality (Entry Skills) Level  2
Credits - 60
Description - To prepare students for the hospitality industry by tapping into their primary interest with the hospitality industry and providing work experience to help continue into further tertiary study or paid employment
Time - Taught one (year one) then two periods per day over two years
Associated with Service IQ (ITO)
 
Hospitality and Tourism
Vocational Pathway – Service Industries Sector
Qualification - National Certificate in Tourism (Introductory Skills) and National Certificate in Hospitality (Entry Skills) Level 2.
Credits – 57 (year one)
Description – This academy provides students with interests in both the tourism and hospitality industries with basic skills in these areas. Skills gained include customer services, food hygiene and workplace health and safety.
Time – Taught two periods per day over two years
Associated with Service IQ (ITO) and International Travel College