Otago Secondary Tertiary College: trades

Otago Polytechnic offers a limited number of places each year to students in our region at its Cromwell campus. Students travel to Cromwell each Friday for the whole year.

Currently the Trade Academy offers courses in Level 2 Building and Construction, Level 2 Hospitality, Level 2 & Level 3 Automotive, Level 3 Cookery, Level 2 Hospitality, Level 2 Salon Skills and Level 2 & Level 3 Beauty.

In most courses, there are around 20 credits offered, mainly at Curriculum Level 2 and students can earn credits towards the National Certificate in Motor Industry, Building Construction and Hospitality. The Level 3 Cookery course will offer 70 credits and it will be run over two days at the Cromwell campus. There are no costs to the students.