News - Trades and Technology

Students Learn About Police Role
August 22, 2017

As the Eastern Police District gears up to take on an additional 68 police officers over the next four years, EIT is offering a course for locals interested in being included in the new...

Placement to apprenticeship
August 22, 2017

EIT student O’Shea Mead-Cadore has a lot on his plate but is well on his way to becoming a qualified builder.Having completed the level 3 Certificate in Carpentry last year, O’Shea is...

Trade Graduates Loving Opportunities
October 12, 2016

ABC Designer Ltd owner Sam Gavin expects a lot from his apprentices.“All of my apprentices have been from EIT. They get good background knowledge and then it comes down to individuals and...

Wairoa Woman Aiming High
September 22, 2016

Kamaea Thompson-Paku is flying high, training as an avionics technician after gaining her electrical trades certificate at EIT. Born and raised in Wairoa, the 20-year-old is Te...

Automotive Graduate profile – EIT Tairāwhiti
July 27, 2016

Study at EIT gave Wiremu Raihania the knowledge to start his career as a diesel mechanic and being keen did the rest, says Williams & Wilshier service supervisor Hanan Stevens.“Wiremu has...

Engineering profile – EIT Tairāwhiti
July 27, 2016

As a young person who loved working with his hands, Jonathan Wilkie got off to a flying start at Universal Engineering.He got a taste for engineering at Universal as part of Gisborne Boys High...

Carpentry Graduate profile – EIT Tairāwhiti
July 27, 2016

“It gives me a good feeling”: Malachi Lewis (right) found the way in to a career in building things through a Level 2 and 3 Certificate in Carpentry at EIT then a great job with Sam Gavin...

Knowledge is a power tool
May 12, 2016

  Tereora Tapaitau has secured a building services cadetship with the Gisborne District Council after studying carpentry at EIT.“I wasn’t good at maths but I stuck with it,” he...

Knowledge is a Power Tool
January 20, 2016

After completing the Certificate in Introductory Trade Skills (Carpentry) at EIT Ruatoria, followed by the Certificate of Carpentry (Level 3) through EIT Tairāwhiti, Tereora Tapaitau landed...

Students Assist Vanuatu’s Cyclone Recovery
November 9, 2015

EIT students who helped rebuild cyclone-lashed medical centres in Vanuatu have returned to Hawke’s Bay with improved trades skills and a greater appreciation of the comforts of...