Services to the Public

  • Art, Design, Music and Video

    Photoshop

    Photoshop is widely used by photographers and graphic artists to edit and re-touch images.  Learn some of the most practical features of this powerful software.

    Duration: 7 weeks
    Dates:  Thursday evenings 16 May – 27 June
    Time: 6-8.30pm
    Cost: $165
    Venue: EIT Main Campus, Taradale, Art and Design Studios, Room D110

    Contact Adele 06 974 8000 x 5019 adeleis@eit.ac.nz

    Painting and Drawing

    Combine your interests of Drawing and Painting.  Join in practical exercises to help improve your skills in drawing and sketching as well as painting with acrylics and oils.

    Duration: 5 weeks
    Dates:  Tuesdays 21 May – 18 June
    Time: 6-9pm
    Cost: $165
    Venue: EIT Main Campus, Taradale, Art and Design Studios, Room F114

    Contact Adele 06 974 8000 x 5019 adeleis@eit.ac.nz

    Indesign

    A beginners guide to use Adobe InDesign.  Learn about layout text and images, to design your own documents, pamphlets, brochures and books.

    Duration: 7 weeks
    Dates:  Thursdays 1 Aug – 12 Sept
    Time: 6-8.30pm
    Cost: $165
    Venue: EIT Main Campus, Taradale, Room D110

    Contact Adele 06 974 8000 x 5019 adeleis@eit.ac.nz

    Jewellery

    Ever wanted to create your own unique jewellery? This workshop introduces you to a variety of jewellery making techniques including bead wrapping, glass cabochons, textiles and glaze using new and pre-loved materials.

    Duration: 1 weekend
    Dates:  21-22 Sept
    Time: 9am-3pm
    Cost: $165
    Venue: EIT Main Campus, Taradale, Art and Design Studios, Room D113

    Contact Adele 06 974 8000 x 5019 adeleis@eit.ac.nz

    Beginners Guide to Live Sound and Recording

    Get an understanding of basic live sound and recording.  Cover sound, signals, speakers and microphones through to equipment, editing and mixing.

    Duration: 2 days
    Dates:  Saturday 11 and 18 May
    Time: 9am-4pm
    Cost: $165
    Venue: EIT Main Campus, Taradale, music Studios, Room F126

    Contact Adele 06 974 8000 x 5019 adeleis@eit.ac.nz

    Introduction to Screen Production

    Get a taste of working in the Screen Production industry.  Practical lessons in camera and sound recording, editing and sound mixing from experienced professionals at our purpose-built Screen Production studios.

    Duration: 3 days
    Dates:  Tue 8 Oct to Thur 10 Oct
    Time: 9am-3pm
    Cost: $165
    Venue: EIT Main Campus, Taradale, Screen Production Studios, G Block

    Contact Adele 06 974 8000 x 5019 adeleis@eit.ac.nz

    Creative Crafts for the home

    Learn contemporary ways to tell a new story with old textiles using print, cotton and other media.  Update your comfort zone and revamp old objects eg. lampshade/old blankets etc.  This class will inspire you to reinvent and reclaim.

    Duration: 5 weeks
    Dates:  Tuesdays 20 Aug – 17 Sept
    Time: 6-9pm
    Cost: $165
    Venue: EIT Main Campus, Taradale, Fashion Studios

    Contact Adele 06 974 8000 x 5019 adeleis@eit.ac.nz

    Weaving – weekend workshops

    There will be one weekend workshop each month.  You will cover a different topic each month as you progress through different harakeke pieces and yours skillls will grow as the year progresses.

    Duration: One weekend workshop per month
    Dates:  Saturday and Sunday 2-3 March
    – Raranga/Preparation 16-17 March
    – Konae/Waikawa 20-21 April
    – Kupenga/Kai Kete 18-19 May
    – Whariki 15-16 June
    – Green Kete 20-21 July
    – Whakairo Kete 17-18 Aug
    – Putiputi/Potae 21-22 Sept
    – Kete Pikau 19-20 Oct
    – Christmas Gifts 16-17 Nov
    – Exhibition Piece

    Cost
    : $10 per workshop
    Venue: I137-I138 Faculty of Maori Studies

    Contact Apiata 06 974 8000 x 5600 atapine@eit.ac.nz

  • Business

    Workplace Assessor

    Upon completion of this programme successful candidates will be able to design, plan and conduct assessment of people gathering evidence for their own Unit Standards based awards.  Unit Standards include 4098 and 11552.

    Duration: 3 days
    Dates: Wed 1 May to Fri 9 Oct
    Wed 9 Oct to Fri 11 Oct
    Time: 9am – 4.30pm
    Cost: $650
    Venue: EIT Main Campus, Taradale, Room M203

    Contact Ambah 06 974 8000 x 5038 ambahs@eit.ac.nz

    Health and Safety

    Duration: 1 day
    Dates:  TBC
    Time: TBC
    Cost: $350
    Venue: EIT Main Campus, Taradale, Room M203

    Contact Ambah 06 974 8000 x 5038 ambahs@eit.ac.nz

  • Beauty and Hairdressing

    Introduction to Beauty and Hairdressing

    A hands-on introductory course for those who wish to enter into a career in either beauty therapy and /or hairdressing.

    Duration: 4 days
    Date: Mon 1 – Thur 4 July
    Time: 9am – 4pm
    Cost: TBC
    Venue: EIT Main Campus, Taradale, Beauty Clinic and Hair Salon

    Contact Rita 06 974 8000 x 5579 rsmith2@eit.ac.nz

  • English Language

    English for Living Classes

    Will help you use English in daily activities such as:

    • Shopping
    • Visiting the doctor
    • Supporting your child at school
    • Filling out forms
    • Banking
    • Using the telephone

    Level 2 students will improve English skills for employment

    Course Dates for 2013

    Wednesdays (Level 2)10am-12noon

    •   8 May – 10 July
    •   24 July – 25   September
    •   16 October – 11   December
    Thursdays   (Level 1 and 2)6-8pm

    •   9 May – 11 July
    •   25 July – 26   September
    •   17 October – 12   December

     Cost of Study

    $150 for a 10 week course (Term 4: $135 for 9 weeks)
    FREE for Permanent Residents

    Course Location

    3rd Floor, Hetley Building (A Block)
    EIT Main Campus, Gloucester Street, Taradale

    Who to contact

    Vicki Fox                               OR                  Coral Scott
    06 974 8000 ext 6072                              06 974 8000 ext 5108
    vfox@eit.ac.nz                                            cscott@eit.ac.nz

  • Hospitality

    Barista

    With this short course you will learn about the history of coffee, how to operate and maintain espresso machines, get hands-on practical training for all coffee styles and an introduction to customer service skills.  Students must be 16 years or older.

    Duration: Two nights
    Dates: Consecutive Monday & Tuesday evenings starting

    Mon 25 Feb – 6-8, Tues 26 Feb – 6-9
    Mon 4 March – 6-8, Tues 5 March – 6-9
    Mon 18 March – 6-8, Tues 19 March – 6-9
    Mon 8 April – 6-8, Tues 9 April – 6-9
    Mon 15 April – 6-8, Tues 16 April 6-9
    Mon 6 May – 6-8, Tues 7 May – 6-9
    Mon 13 May – 6-8, Tues 14 May – 6-9
    Mon 10 June – 6-8, Tues 11 June – 6-9
    Mon 17 June – 6-8, Tues 18 June – 6-9
    Mon 8 July - 6-8, Tues 9 July -6-9
    Mon 29 July – 6-8, Tues 30 July – 6-9
    Mon 5 Aug – 6-8, Tues 6 Aug – 6-9
    Mon 26 Aug – 6-8, Tues 27 Aug – 6-9
    Mon 2 Sept – 6-8, Tue 3 Sept – 6-9
    Mon 23 Sept – 6-8, Tues 24 Sept – 6-9
    Mon 14 Oct – 6-8, Tues 15 Oct -6-9
    Mon 21 Oct – 6-8, Tues 22 Oct -6-9
    Mon 11 Nov – 6-8, Tues 12 Nov – 6-9

    Time: 6-8pm / 6-9pm as above
    Cost: $120
    Venue: EIT Main Campus, Taradale, Training Kitchen P103

    Contact Treena 06 974 8000 ext 5033 twatkins@eit.ac.nz

    Bartenders’ Certificate *

    Learn the principles and practices of bartending, host responsibility and how to serve beer, wine and spirits.  NB.  Students must be 18 years or over.

    Duration: 3 days
    Dates:
    Monday 15 July – Wed 17 July
    Monday 30 Sept – Wed 2 Oct

    Time: 9am – 4pm
    Cost: $200
    Venue: EIT Main Campus, Taradale, Training Kitchen P114

    Contact Treena 06 974 8000 ext 5033 twatkins@eit.ac.nz

    * This is not the Bar Managers (LCQ) Qualification.  The LCQ is not available at EIT this year.

    Junior Chef

    This course is aimed at students who are 14 years and over and still attending secondary school.  Learn about basic food safety, followed by hands-on instruction in preparing a wide range of items.  Themes to be confirmed.

    Duration: 3 days
    Dates: Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
    15 – 17 July
    30 Sept – 2 Oct

    Time: 9am-3pm
    Cost: $160
    Venue: EIT Main Campus, Taradale, Training Kitchen Room P128

    Contact Treena 06 974 8000 ext 5033 twatkins@eit.ac.nz

    Sylvia Gee’s Thai Cooking

    Sylvia Gee delivers dynamic, stylish and comprehensive cookery classes specialising in Thai cuisine. Gain the confidence to create a range of classic Thai dishes from everyday dining through to food entertaining.  Students will be required to purchase their own ingredients for each class.  Students must be 18 years or over.

    Duration: 8 weeks
    Dates:
    Thur 9 May to 27 June
    Thur 17 Oct to 5 Dec
    Time: 7-10pm
    Cost: $225
    Venue: EIT Main Campus, Taradale, Training Kitchen P128

    Contact Treena 06 974 8000 ext 5033 twatkins@eit.ac.nz

    Sylvia Gee’s Asian Cooking – Advanced Asian Cuisine

    This advanced Asian inspired course by Sylvia Gee will impress your family and people you love to cook for. With a fresh twist on traditional Asian flavours this course is a real taste sensation. Every dish is a delight to the senses.

    Duration: 8 weeks
    Dates:  Thur 1 Aug to 19 Sept
    Time: 7-10pm
    Cost: $225
    Venue: EIT Main Campus, Taradale, Training Kitchen P128

    Contact Treena 06 974 8000 ext 5033 twatkins@eit.ac.nz

    Korey Field Patisserie Master Classes

    Take some time out from your routine to learn how to make authentic handmade breads, pastries and sweets.  Meet Korey Field, Patissier, in a professional kitchen where you’ll discover the secrets behind making these delights.  Catering to the professional chef and home enthusiast alike, this small-group experience is limited to 18 people per class so you’ll learn how to make special treats with personalised attention from your host. Students must be 18 years or older.

    Duration: 1 day
    Date:
    Artisan breadmaking Mon 22 April
    Enriched breakmaking Tues 23 April
    French macaroons Wed 24 April
    Sugar works (candy and confections) Wed 1 May
    Santa’s little helpers Mon 2 to Fri 6 Dec (one day classes)
    Time: 10am-4pm
    Cost: $180
    Venue: EIT Hastings Learning Centre, Training Kitchen P128

    Contact Treena 06 974 8000 ext 5033 twatkins@eit.ac.nz

    Certificate in Food Safety

    This course meets the Napier City Council Food Hygiene Training bylaw and the Hastings District Council Food Safety bylaw (Level 1 and 2).

    Duration: 2 half days
    Date: Register your interest
    Time: 9-1am
    Cost: $299
    Venue: EIT Main Campus, Taradale, R Block

    Contact Elayne 06 974 8000 x 6043 eversteeg@eit.ac.nz

  • Maori

    Weaving – weekend workshops

    There will be one weekend workshop each month.  You will cover a different topic each month as you progress through different harakeke pieces and yours skillls will grow as the year progresses.

    Duration: One weekend workshop per month
    Dates:  Saturday and Sunday
    2-3 Feb – Raranga/Preparation
    16-17 March – Konae/Waikawa
    20-21 April - Kupenga/Kai Kete
    18-19 May – Whariki
    15-16 June – Green Kete
    20-21 July – Whakairo Kete
    17-18 Aug – Putiputi/Potae
    21-22 Sept – Kete Pikau
    19-20 Oct – Christmas Gifts
    16-17 Nov – Exhibition Piece
    Cost: $10 per workshop
    Venue: I137-I138 Faculty of Maori Studies

    Contact Apiata 06 974 8000 x 5600 atapine@eit.ac.nz

    Mahi Pounamu – Greenstone carving

    A series of “hands-on” workshops exploring the working of pounamu “NZ Greenstone” with traditional tools (no machinery).   Cost is only $10.  Please send your payment with your enrolment form.  You cannot be enrolled unless the fee is enclosed.  Will run based on demand.

    Duration: 10 weeks

    Dates
    :  Thur 7 March to Mon 23 May
    Venue: Flaxmere (EIT Centre, Flaxmere Village, Swansea Road)
    Time: 6-9pm

    Dates: Wed 6 March to Wed 22 May
    Venue: Taradale (Room I138 in Te Manga Maori Faculty)
    Time:
    6-9pm

    Dates: Thur 7 March to  Thur 23 May
    Venue: Maraenui (EIT Centre, Maraenui)
    Time 9am-12pm

    Cost: $10

    Contact Apiata 06 974 8000 x 5600 atapine@eit.ac.nz

    Maori Language, Customs & Practices: Beginners

    The strengthening of identity, culture and te reo Māori. This course introduces students to te reo Māori and teaches them basic sentence structures for a range of uses.  Students will be able to use basic greetings, introduce themselves and Identify physical features of the surrounding area and the immediate environment and use language in formal/informal situations.  Will run based on demand.

    Duration: Wednesdays 13 March to 19 June (includes 2 week break)
    Time: 6-8pm
    Cost: Fee free
    Venue: EIT Main Campus, Taradale, I Block I150

    Contact Apiata 06 974 8000 x 5600 atapine@eit.ac.nz

    Maori Language, Customs & Practices: Intermediate

    Will run based on demand.

    Duration: 13 weeks (includes 2 week break)
    Date: Thursdays 13 March – 19 June 
    Time: 6-8pm
    Cost: TBC
    Venue: EIT Main Campus, Taradale

    Contact Apiata 06 974 8000 x 5600 atapine@eit.ac.nz

  • Nursing

    Cervical Screening

    The aim of this programme is to prepare registered nurses, midwives and enrolled nurses to be certified as “Approved Smear Takers”.  This programme is only appropriate for those nurses working in situations where they have access to taking smears.

    Duration: 3 days
    Dates:  Mon 10 to Wed 12 June
    Time: 9am – 4pm
    Cost: TBC
    Venue: EIT Main Campus, Taradale

    Contact Rita 06 974 8000 x 5579 rsmith2@eit.ac.nz

    Preceptor Workshop Day 1

    Improve your preceptoring skills. This course is for Registered Nurses who preceptor RN’s and student nurses.

    Duration: 1 day
    Date: Tue 12 November
    Time: 8.30am – 4pm
    Cost: TBC
    Venue: EIT Main Campus, Taradale, L Block, Room L319

    Contact Rita 06 974 8000 x 5579 rsmith2@eit.ac.nz  

    Preceptor Workshop Day 2

    Prerequisite: Preceptor Workshop Day 1.  This workshop builds on the skills explored on Day One.

    Duration: 1 day
    Date: Wed 13 November
    Time: 8.30am – 4pm
    Cost: TBC
    Venue: EIT Main Campus, Taradale, L Block, Room L319

    Contact Rita 06 974 8000 x 5579 rsmith2@eit.ac.nz

    Handle with Care

    This one day workshop is designed to refresh your techniques and update your skills for best practice in the health, disability and aged care sector.

    Duration: 1 day
    Date: Fri 21 June
    Time: 9am – 3pm
    Cost: TBC
    Venue: EIT Main Campus, Taradale, L Block, Room N319

    Contact Rita 06 974 8000 x 5579 rsmith2@eit.ac.nz

  • Industry Training

    EIT also offers various industry training opportunities in a wide range of subject areas. We can tailor training for your workplace and employees. Training can be done at your business or at EIT.

    Check out the range of options available.

  • Trades and Technology

    Introduction to AutoCAD

    A 12 week programme using AutoCAD at an introductory level.

    Duration: 12 weeks
    Date: Semester 1 only – register your interest
    Time: 6-9pm
    Cost: $360 (approx)
    Venue: EIT Main Campus, Taradale, C Block, Room C211

    Contact Lynne 06 974 8000 x 5294 lturnbull@eit.ac.nz

    EST – Electrical Service Technician

    If you would like an electrical service qualification but cannot commit to full-time study then the Electrical Service Technician course is for you. It provides all the theory and practical components of the qualification. After completion of the on-job training and the national exam, you’ll be legally qualified to work on a range of electrical appliances. You’ll also be endorsed to disconnect and reconnect fixed-wired appliances.

    Duration: 21 weeks
    Dates: February and July – register your interest
    Time: 6-8pm
    Cost: $860 (approx)
    Venue: EIT Main Campus, Taradale

    Contact Lynne 06 974 8000 x 5294 lturnbull@eit.ac.nz

    Introduction to Solidworks

    An introduction to using Solidworks.

    Duration: 12 weeks – Semester 2 only
    Date: TBA - register your interest
    Time: 6-9pm
    Cost: $360 (approx)
    Venue: EIT Main Campus, Taradale, C Block, Room C211

    Contact Lynne 06 974 8000 x 5294 lturnbull@eit.ac.nz

    Advanced Gas, Arc and MIG Welding

    This short course will provide an opportunity to do a qualified welding procedure. 

    Rgister your interest for the advanced welding courses.

    Duration: 8 weeks (2 nights per week)
    Date: August – register your interest
    Time: 6pm – 8.30pm
    Cost: TBC
    Venue: EIT Main Campus, Taradale, T Block

    Contact Gillian 06 974 8000 x 5845 glawrie@eit.ac.nz