News - Trades and Technology

Qualification is a dream come true
2 days ago

To say that Matt Roberts’ life was a tumultuous rollercoaster ride would be an understatement. The recent EIT graduate left school at 14, leading to troubled and rebellious teenage years. He...

EIT hosts Info and Enrolment Day
January 26, 2021

EIT’s Info day will help future students to find a programme which is best suited for them. People who are looking to change careers, advance their existing skills, or learn something new are...

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...