St Kevin's College Trade Training

The College has partnered with Aoraki Polytechnic to deliver specialist trade training courses. These one day a week courses are delivered on Fridays at either the Oamaru or Timaru Campus.  

The trade courses are aimed at senior students who:
  • want to explore a trade to see if they would like to follow the pathway while keeping their options open and gaining NCEA credits.
  • have decided on a particular trade and are looking to gain the pre-trade qualifications and complete their NCEA Level 2 or 3.
General courses offered at Level 2
  • Construction Skills
  • Hospitality Cooking/ Hospitality skills
  • Service Introductory Skills
  • Early Childhood
Specialist courses offered at Level 3:
  • Automotive and Engineering
  • Carpentry 
  • Electrical
  • Cooking - City and Guild
  • Business
  • Administration 
  • Computing (as a tool)
  • Hair and Beauty
Aoraki Polytechnic provides free transport for those taking courses in their specialist facilities in Timaru.