STAR Programme

STAR and Gateway courses

NorthTec’s STAR courses offer meaningful and real training opportunities for Year 11-13 secondary school students. NorthTec STAR courses provide a pathway to tertiary education and a future career. Students will be able to experience tertiary education as well as gain credits towards their NCEA qualifications.

Courses and programmes may be cancelled, postponed or have their content or configuration changed from time to time (including during the academic year) at the discretion of NorthTec. The fees indicated are for domestic students.


Manufacturing and Technology Sector

Automotive Engineering

Automotive Mobile Workshop
Four Cylinder, Four Sroke Engine
Oxy Acetylene Welding
Mig Welding​
Wheels and Tyres
Distance Learning

Electrical Engineering

Electrical Safety


Construction and Infrastructure Sector

Boatbuilding

Waka-ama Hoe (Paddle making)


Primary Industries Sector

Forestry

Use of Chainsaw
Practical Fire Safety
Hydration and Nutrition
General Requirements

Environmental Science

Perform Electrophoresis


Services Industries Sector

Hospitality

Barista - Level 2 OR Level 3
Food & Beverage Schools 1 (Level 2)
Hot and Cold Desserts
Schools Cookery 2
Schools Cookery 4
Basic Sponges, Cakes and Scones
Basic Meat
Basic Pasta
Basic Pastry

Beauty Therapy

Introduction to the Beauty Industry


Social and Community Services Sector

Health & Safety

Health & Safety

Drivers Training Programme

Learner License Prep
Restricted License Prep