Whitireia in Kāpiti

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A range of programmes are offered from our Kāpiti Campus including professional cookery, outdoor adventure, foundation education, beauty & hairdressing, office administration and computing, photography and Youth Guarantee study.

  • Certificate in Beauty and Hairdressing

    Learn about make-up, cosmetics, beauty products and hairdressing. Graduates can enter the beauty industry, gain a hairdressing apprenticeship or go on to further study. LEVEL 3

  • Diploma in Outdoor Adventure

    Gain the skills to work as a multi-activity instructor in tramping, bush craft, kayaking, rock climbing, abseiling, high and low rope courses and adventure-based learning in New Zealand's great outdoors. Includes work experience. LEVEL 5.

  • Certificate in Office Administration and Computing (Introductory)

    Gain computing and office reception skills, learn how to email and use Microsoft Office efficiently. Gain practical office administration skills in our simulated office environment. LEVEL 2

  • New Zealand Certificate in Business (Administration and Technology) Level 3

    Learn to use Microsoft Office efficiently and to a level where you are ready for work. Improve your communication and administration skills in our simulated office environment. LEVEL 3

  • Certificate in Outdoor Adventure

    Gain skills and learn how to kayak, rock climb, abseil, camp, tramp and survive. Head into the wild places of New Zealand and confidently use your knowledge. LEVEL 3

  • New Zealand Certificate in Hospitality (Level 2)

    Gain skills to work in the food and beverage industry. This programme covers coffee and tea making, food service and practical experience in our on-site training cafe. You will gain the New Zealand Certificate in Hospitality (Level 2)

  • Certificate in Foundation Education (Health Science)

    Develop some skills and practices to help you move into further study within the health science area. LEVEL 4

  • New Zealand Certificate in Cookery (Level 4)

    Covers all aspects of working in a professional kitchen. Students will have the opportunity to gain an internationally recognised City & Guilds qualification. LEVEL 4

  • New Zealand Diploma in Photography (Level 5)

    Develop knowledge and skills for a career in photography. Gain a good understanding of the techniques of image production in a range of genres, and develop your creativity. [Offered in partnership with The Photo School]. LEVEL 5

Youth Programmes
Kāpiti Campus
Hospitality and Professional Cookery
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