News - Trades and Technology

EIT launches Certificate in Outdoor Experiences
August 5, 2020

From 7 September 2020 EIT’s School of Trades and Technology will offer the new NZ Certificate in Outdoor Experiences (Level 3). This hands-on, 14-week, entry-level programme will teach...

COVID-19 recovery fund boosts enrolments
July 31, 2020

The Targeted Training and Apprenticeship Fund (TTAF) and the Apprenticeship Boost (AB) have raised the demand for eligible EIT programmes, following the national trend. Like EIT, many people,...

EIT Pathway leads to career in NZ Army
July 4, 2020

Seven years working in forestry has been replaced with a career in the New Zealand Army for Gisborne man Tiki Viqasi. He decided to apply for the army while doing the EIT Tairāwhiti Services...

EIT tutor Patrick Doohan sets out for China
December 4, 2019

EIT’s School of Trades is pleased to announce that engineering tutor Paddy Doohan received a 2020 Fellowship of the Winston Churchill China New Zealand Friendship Society.    In...

Taru builds a future for himself and his family
November 21, 2019

Juggling various jobs while studying and making time for a young family, is a tough grind. For Taru Kamo however, this challenging time has paid off. Of Cook Islands and Māori descent, Taru...

Anthony is willing to work his way up
November 20, 2019

Four years ago Anthony Latu migrated with his parents and five younger siblings from Tonga to Hawke’s Bay. Anthony’s father, a marine engineer, is working on ships around the globe for the...

Students proving age is no barrier to robotics
November 7, 2019

The most popular programme at the Tairāwhiti Trades Academy at EIT this year would have to be the Level 3 Trades Academy Computer Technology drone making course, which has achieved the...