Māori and Pasifika Trades Training Scholarships

Māori and Pasifika Trades Training Scholarships is a government-led training initiative whereby scholarships are granted to members of the Māori and Pacific Island communities.

If you are aged 16-40, of Māori or Pasifika descent, you are invited to apply for a Trades Training Scholarship. Scholarships recipients will receive free tuition for one year at either Whitireia or WelTec.

Application Forms

Māori Trades Training Scholarship Application Form (525KB PDF)
Pasifika Trades Training Scholarship Application Form (502KB PDF)

Programmes on offer at Whitireia

New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade Skills (Level 3) [Carpentry]
Certificate in Commercial Road Transport
Certificate in Plumbing, Drainlaying, Gasfitting and Roofing
New Zealand Certificate in Electrical Engineering Theory (Level 3)*
Certificate in Automotive Engineeering (Advanced)
New Zealand Certificate in Hairdressing (Salon Support) (Level 3)
Certificate in Beauty and Hairdressing

Programmes on offer at WelTec

New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade Skills (Level 3) [Carpentry]
Certificate in Foundation Studies (Painting) (Level 3)
Certificate in Applied Decorating Skills (Level 4)
Certificate in Plumbing, Gasfitting and Drainlaying (Level 3)
New Zealand Certificate in Electrical Engineering Theory (Level 3)*
New Zealand Certificate in Collision Repair and Automotive Refinishing (Level 3)*
New Zealand Certificate in Hairdressing (Emerging Stylist)*
New Zealand Certificate in Automotive Engineering (Level 3)*
New Zealand Certificate in Hairdressing (Salon Support) (Level 3)​*
New Zealand Certificate in Mechanical Engineering (Level 3)*
*Subject to NZQA approval​

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