Grow Your Potential
This qualification is intended for whānau, hapū, iwi and others with some experience in mātauranga Te Taiao, or those intending to work in the
area of Tiaki Te Taiao, and who are seeking a formal qualification to work independently at an intermediate level.
Te iwi Māori and Aotearoa will benefit from having graduates who are able to provide, from an āhuatanga Māori perspective, skills grounded in
mātauranga Taiao to protect and enhance Te Taiao for current and future generations.
As a graduate of this qualification you will understand the value of mātauranga Taiao and will be able to use your skills and knowledge based on whanaungatanga, kaitiakitanga, te pono me te tika, tūrangawaewae, pūkengatanga, and rangatiratanga to work independently to contribute to the future care and development of te Taiao for whānau, hapū, iwi and the community.
The purpose of this qualification is to provide whānau, hapū, iwi, hapori and other entities with graduates who are able to fulfil kaupapa Māori based environmental roles and associated activities at an intermediate level.
Te iwi Māori and Aotearoa will benefit from having graduates who are able to provide, from an āhuatanga Māori perspective, skills grounded in mātauranga Taiao to protect and enhance te Taiao for current and future generations.
There is one entry date per year:
Literacy and Numeracy Skills
Career Opportunities and Outcomes
As a graduate of this certificate you will have the transferable skills and knowledge to contribute to future Taiao development of whānau, hapū, iwi and
community and to act effectively across a range of roles including the following:
- Hapū and Iwi environmental/conservation roles
- Department of Conservation/parks/reserves rangers
- Nga Whenua Rahui workers
- Nature guides, conservation/environmental educational roles
Academic Learning Services
Academic Learning Services is here to assist you on your journey towards the successful completion of your studies at EIT. Our aim is for you to become confident, competent and independent learners.
We have dedicated advisors who can assist with your learning.
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EIT offers a variety of scholarships across various subjects and programme levels. Some scholarships are based on your age, some are specific to the subject you want to study. Not all scholarships are based on your academic ability and anyone wanting to study should investigate what scholarships are available to them.
You can find a list of EIT scholarships here however there are many more scholarships offered nationally. Information about these is on an database called “givME”. givME is accessible at EIT or at some public libraries. If you would like to come to EIT to look through the giveME database don’t hesitate to contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call in for a chat.