News - Trades and Technology

Unsure if building was the right path…
November 25, 2020

Gisborne woman Chantelle Abraham had left high school when she realised she did need an education to get a career. But the single mum of two started with a literacy and numeracy course to get her...

Training the outdoor adventure guides of the future
November 24, 2020

After 28 years in the Defence Force, Davey Forbes has decided that it’s time for a change. He recently accepted a job offer to teach on EIT’s new NZ Certificate in Outdoor and Adventure...

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...