Level 3 Trades Academy

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms G. Bundle

Recommended Prior Learning

Trades Student from 2021 but not a prerequisite

NCEA Level Two.

Excellent attendance. 


Being organised, punctual, motivated to do well.

It is important that the student has 90% or over attendance at Trades for completion of the course in 2022. Therefore attendance from 2021 is looked into.

Some Trades course require you to be out of school two days per week. 


You will need to be accepted into the Trades option by the Trades Academy selection group before selecting this option.

NB:  if accepted into Trades in 2022, you do not have to take this option. 

Please indicate to Ms Bundle your interest in doing a Trades course so she can get you an enrolment form. 

 An application is not a guarantee of acceptance. Available from Ms Bundle.

What is available : Please go to FuturesAcademy.nz and click on the green course prospectus after you've had a look around.



Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Bus transport is provided and students do not self drive unless it is to the College to pick up transport. There are pick up points South of Katikati.
Bus departs Katikati College 7.20am sharp and departs the campus 2.30pm if attending Toi Ohomai & EmployNZ.
Other arrangements with the transport provider are organised if going to any Rotorua campus. This leaves before 7am.

Assessment Information Unit Standards. These are awarded towards the end of Term 3 2022. The Trades academy prospectus shows the credits, their value and where the course is based. Most students stay in Tauranga, but we have had students make a real early start in the morning to attend Rotorua.
Pathway Tags

See online prospectus or Ms Bundle

Useful Links Disclaimer

Course selection will depend on the option lines and student numbers. There is no guarantee that the courses you select now will all be available for you in 2022.