Experience Ara

Experience Ara at one of our Taster days, Master classes and Holiday workshops

Experience Ara is all about giving you a feel for tertiary-level study with hands-on taster days, holiday programmes and workshops in a wide range of subjects. Events are held throughout the school year and most are free. Depending on the activity, you might meet tutors and current students, use our industry-standard facilities to undertake tasks and challenges, or just have a great time learning about a subject you’re really interested in.

Check out what’s happening this year:

Get a feel for tertiary-level study with hands-on junior and Senior Tasters, information sessions, and holiday workshops or earn some extra credits with our assessed STAR courses in a wide range of subjects.

We offer tours at each of our five campuses, by arrangement. Book a tour today using our online request form.

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Café Barista Level 2

  • Duration: 3 days
  • Cost: $360 (ex GST)
  • Type: STAR courses
  • Location: Christchurch; Timaru; Oamaru

Café Barista Level 3

  • Duration: 3 days
  • Cost: $360 (ex GST)
  • Type: STAR courses
  • Location: Christchurch; Timaru; Oamaru

Café Foods

  • Duration: 6 days
  • Cost: $620 (ex GST)
  • Type: STAR courses
  • Location: Christchurch; Timaru

Carpentry Essentials

  • Duration: 4 days
  • Cost: $380 (ex GST)
  • Type: STAR courses
  • Location: Timaru

Create your own web page

  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Cost: Free
  • Type: Junior taster
  • Location: Christchurch

Creative Design Portfolio Workshop

  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Cost: Free
  • Type: Information and preparation
  • Location: Christchurch

Early Childhood Education

  • Duration: 5 days of theory + 60-hour work experience
  • Cost: $565 (ex GST)
  • Type: STAR courses
  • Location: Timaru

Engineer for a Day (Junior Taster)

  • Duration: 1 day
  • Cost: Free
  • Type: Junior taster
  • Location: Christchurch

Engineer for a Day (Senior Taster)

  • Duration: 1 day
  • Cost: Free
  • Type: Senior taster
  • Location: Christchurch

Enrolled Nursing Information Session

  • Duration: 1.5 hours
  • Cost: Free
  • Type: Information and preparation
  • Location: Timaru; Other

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