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January 2019

31 Close View Open Day
When
Start/End 31st Jan 2019 2:00pm-5:00pm Duration 3 hours  Location City campus, Woolston campus, Manawa campus, Timaru campus
Pricing

Free

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Discover how to get the skills and knowledge you need for the job you want, at Open Day on Thursday 31 January.

Come along and talk to tutors, attend an information session and check out our range of certificate, diploma, degree and graduate programmes. You can also enrol on the day (remember to bring ID such as a passport or birth certificate).

 
For more information

Phone 0800 24 24 76   

Email info@ara.ac.nz

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February 2019

07 Close View Work Skills - Communicating with Others
When
Start/End 7th Feb 2019 9:00am-12:00pm Duration 3 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

$485

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Learn to communicate in ways that show respect for others and learn behaviours that are socially acceptable including manners, compliments, basic conversation, introductions, responding to questions, personal space, social networks etc. Specifically for students with intellectual or learning disabilities to support a successful transition from secondary school to tertiary education. Students can do all four terms or each term individually.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

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15 Close View Basic MIG Welding
When
Start/End 15th Feb 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Timaru campus
Pricing

Free

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Learn basic MIG welding skills and safe practices, then have a go at a range of practical activities and find out about career and study options in welding.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

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22 Close View Te Reo Beginners
When
Start/End 22nd Feb 2019 9:15am-12:00pm Duration 2 hours and 45 minutes  Location City campus
Pricing

$565

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Get a thorough grounding in Maori culture, language and tradition while developing skills towards higher-level study. This course is a great addition to any curriculum and includes visits to places of significance.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
26 Close View Basic Knife Skills and Food Safety
When
Start/End 26th Feb 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

$175

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Become skilled in an essential area of any commercial kitchen environment. This course will prepare you to be able to work in a kitchen or food business and provides compliance for most food service premises for safe food practices.

This event takes place over two days.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page

March 2019

01 Close View Basic MIG Welding
When
Start/End 1st Mar 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Timaru campus
Pricing

Free

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Learn basic MIG welding skills and safe practices, then have a go at a range of practical activities and find out about career and study options in welding.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
05 Close View Café Barista Level 2
When
Start/End 5th Mar 2019 9:00am-3:30pm Duration 6 hours and 30 minutes  Location Timaru campus, Oamaru available on request
Pricing

$360

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This course offers an excellent introduction to coffee making, commercial equipment and gaining work-related skills in the hospitality industry.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
06 Close View CAD Architectural Drawing 2
When
Start/End 6th Mar 2019 9:00am-4:00pm Duration 7 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

$295

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Learn how to create and edit entities and attributes and create 2D orthographic technical drawings using AutoCAD Software. This course focuses on skills used more commonly in architectural studies.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
06 Close View Food Safety
When
Start/End 6th Mar 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location City Campus
Pricing

$195

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Gain the practical skills and knowledge required to prepare food safely in a commercial kitchen environment. This course covers all basic skills and etiquettes when cooking and handling different types of food, and provides compliance for most food service premises.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
12 Close View Engineer for a Day (Senior Taster)
When
Start/End 12th Mar 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location City campus
Pricing

Free

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Suitable for students interested in Science, Technology and Maths. This event allows students to experience aspects of Engineering Design with project-based activities and find out about possible career and study pathways. Activities will build and use skills such as Computer Aided design, programming robots, soldering electrical circuits and the use of CNC machines.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
13 Close View CAD Product Design 2
When
Start/End 13th Mar 2019 9:00am-4:00pm Duration 7 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

$295

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Learn how to create and edit drawing entities and attributes and how to create 3D models and 2D technical drawings related to the electrical or mechanical industries.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
13 Close View Midwifery information session - Ashburton
When
Start/End 13th Mar 2019 5:00pm-6:30pm Duration 1 hour and 30 minutes  Location Ashburton campus
Pricing

Free

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Learn about what to expect from a career in midwifery and find out about our blended-delivery degree programme which enables you to study and work in your own community.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
13 Close View Midwifery information session - Blenheim
When
Start/End 13th Mar 2019 5:00pm-6:30pm Duration 1 hour and 30 minutes  Location NMIT, Budge Street
Pricing

Free

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Discover how you can study for a Bachelor of Midwifery and shape a career as a registered midwife guiding women through one of life's most meaningful events. The information session outlines the blended delivery model we use, and how this enables you to study and work in your own community. It also gives an overview of the support that is available from midwifery lecturers based in your region.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara for 2019.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
13 Close View Midwifery information session - Christchurch
When
Start/End 13th Mar 2019 5:00pm-6:30pm Duration 1 hour and 30 minutes  Location Christchurch - Manawa campus
Pricing

Free

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Discover how you can study for a Bachelor of Midwifery and shape a career as a registered midwife guiding women through one of life's most meaningful events. The information session outlines the blended delivery model we use, and how this enables you to study and work in your own community. It also gives an overview of the support that is available from midwifery lecturers based in your region.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara for 2019.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
13 Close View Midwifery information session - Greymouth
When
Start/End 13th Mar 2019 5:00pm-6:30pm Duration 1 hour and 30 minutes  Location Tai Poutini Polytechnic
Pricing

Free

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Discover how you can study for a Bachelor of Midwifery and shape a career as a registered midwife guiding women through one of life's most meaningful events. The information session outlines the blended delivery model we use, and how this enables you to study and work in your own community. It also gives an overview of the support that is available from midwifery lecturers based in your region.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara for 2019.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
13 Close View Midwifery information session - Nelson
When
Start/End 13th Mar 2019 5:00pm-6:30pm Duration 1 hour and 30 minutes  Location NMIT
Pricing

Free

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Discover how you can study for a Bachelor of Midwifery and shape a career as a registered midwife guiding women through one of life's most meaningful events. The information session outlines the blended delivery model we use, and how this enables you to study and work in your own community. It also gives an overview of the support that is available from midwifery lecturers based in your region.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara for 2019.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
13 Close View Midwifery information session - Timaru
When
Start/End 13th Mar 2019 5:00pm-6:30pm Duration 1 hour and 30 minutes  Location Timaru campus
Pricing

Free

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Learn about what to expect from a career in midwifery and find out about our blended-delivery degree programme which enables you to study and work in your own community.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
15 Close View Welder for a Day
When
Start/End 15th Mar 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Timaru campus
Pricing

Free

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Try a range of hands-on experience in the welding industry, using Arc, MIG and Gas welding, and see if being a welder is the right career for you.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
22 Close View Welder for a Day
When
Start/End 22nd Mar 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Timaru campus
Pricing

Free

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Try a range of hands-on experience in the welding industry, using Arc, MIG and Gas welding, and see if being a welder is the right career for you.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
26 Close View Café Barista Level 2
When
Start/End 26th Mar 2019 9:00am-3:30pm Duration 6 hours and 30 minutes  Location Timaru campus, Oamaru available on request
Pricing

$360

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This course offers an excellent introduction to coffee making, commercial equipment and gaining work-related skills in the hospitality industry.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
26 Close View Early Childhood Education
When
Start/End 26th Mar 2019 9:00am-3:30pm Duration 6 hours and 30 minutes  Location Timaru campus
Pricing

$565

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Prepare for a rewarding, challenging and diverse career working with children. This Level 2, 12-credit programme combines five days of theory with a 60-hour work placement (arranged through your school).

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
28 Close View Senior Design Taster
When
Start/End 28th Mar 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Ashburton campus
Pricing

Free

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Participate in hands-on design activities and see what happens in our classes on visual communication, photography and animation.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page

April 2019

03 Close View CAD Architectural Drawing 2
When
Start/End 3rd Apr 2019 9:00am-4:00pm Duration 7 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

$295

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Learn how to create and edit entities and attributes and create 2D orthographic technical drawings using AutoCAD Software. This course focuses on skills used more commonly in architectural studies.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
03 Close View Food Safety
When
Start/End 3rd Apr 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Timaru Campus
Pricing

$195

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Gain the practical skills and knowledge required to prepare food safely in a commercial kitchen environment. This course covers all basic skills and etiquettes when cooking and handling different types of food, and provides compliance for most food service premises.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
03 Close View Nursing Information Session
When
Start/End 3rd Apr 2019 5:30pm-7:00pm Duration 1 hour and 30 minutes  Location Christchurch - Manawa campus
Pricing

Free

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Find out about our nursing qualifications and discover why Ara is considered one of the best places in New Zealand to study nursing.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara for 2019.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
03 Close View Pre-Health Study Preparation Information Session
When
Start/End 3rd Apr 2019 7:00pm-7:30pm Duration 30 minutes  Location Christchurch, Manawa campus
Pricing

Free

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If you’d like a career in the health sector, but you don’t meet the entry requirements for a diploma or degree programme, come along to our Pre-health Information Session to learn about our Certificate in Study and Career Preparation. This qualification is designed to equip you with the academic skills and confidence needed for higher-level study in subjects like nursing, midwifery and medical imaging.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you'll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
03 Close View Applied Science Information Session
When
Start/End 3rd Apr 2019 7:30pm-8:00pm Duration 30 minutes  Location Christchurch - Manawa campus
Pricing

Free

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Interested in health or sport? Want to engage with people and have a positive impact on their lifestyle, nutrition or sports performance?

Come along to our info session to learn about our degrees in health promotion, nutrition and sport science and their excellent mix of theory, practical and industry work experience.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you'll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
04 Close View Automotive - Introduction to Engines
When
Start/End 4th Apr 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Timaru campus
Pricing

Free

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Try a range of hands-on activities in an automotive workshop and see if this is the right career for you. This one day course will cover the fundamentals of vehicle servicing in a practical workshop environment.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
05 Close View Basic MIG Welding
When
Start/End 5th Apr 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Timaru campus
Pricing

Free

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Learn basic MIG welding skills and safe practices, then have a go at a range of practical activities and find out about career and study options in welding.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
10 Close View CAD Product Design 2
When
Start/End 10th Apr 2019 9:00am-4:00pm Duration 7 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

$295

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Learn how to create and edit drawing entities and attributes and how to create 3D models and 2D technical drawings related to the electrical or mechanical industries.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
10 Close View Nursing Information Session
When
Start/End 10th Apr 2019 5:30pm-7:00pm Duration 1 hour and 30 minutes  Location Timaru Campus
Pricing

Free

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Find out about our nursing qualifications and discover why Ara is considered one of the best places in New Zealand to study nursing.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara for 2019.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
10 Close View Pre-Health Study Preparation Information Session
When
Start/End 10th Apr 2019 7:00pm-7:30pm Duration 30 minutes  Location Timaru campus
Pricing

Free

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If you’d like a career in the health sector, but you don’t meet the entry requirements for a diploma or degree programme, come along to our Pre-health Information Session to learn about our Certificate in Study and Career Preparation. This qualification is designed to equip you with the academic skills and confidence needed for higher-level study in subjects like nursing, midwifery and medical imaging.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you'll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
11 Close View Automotive - Introduction to Vehicle Servicing
When
Start/End 11th Apr 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Timaru campus
Pricing

Free

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Try a range of hands-on activities in an automotive workshop and see if this is the right career for you. This one day course will cover the fundamentals of vehicle servicing in a practical workshop environment.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: liaison@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
11 Close View Automotive - Introduction to Vehicle Servicing
When
Start/End 11th Apr 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Woolston campus
Pricing

Free

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Try a range of hands-on activities in an automotive workshop and see if this is the right career for you. This one day course will cover the fundamentals of vehicle servicing in a practical workshop environment.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
12 Close View Builder for a Day
When
Start/End 12th Apr 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Timaru campus
Pricing

Free

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Try a range of hands-on experience in the construction industry and see if being a builder is the right career for you.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
12 Close View Builder for a Day
When
Start/End 12th Apr 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Woolston campus
Pricing

Free

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Try a range of hands-on experience in the construction industry and see if being a builder is the right career for you.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
12 Close View Joiner for a Day
When
Start/End 12th Apr 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Timaru campus
Pricing

Free

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Try a range of hands-on experience in the construction industry and see if being a joiner is the right career for you.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
12 Close View Joiner for a Day
When
Start/End 12th Apr 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Woolston campus
Pricing

Free

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Try a range of hands-on experience in the construction industry and see if being a joiner is the right career for you.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
15 Close View Beauty Therapy Essentials
When
Start/End 15th Apr 2019 9:00am-4:00pm Duration 7 hours  Location City campus
Pricing

$400

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Learn how to perform facials, tinting, manicures, pedicures and basic beauty massage. Pick up some great skills and find out if beauty therapy is the career for you.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara for 2018.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
15 Close View Hairdressing Essentials
When
Start/End 15th Apr 2019 9:00am-4:00pm Duration 7 hours  Location City Campus
Pricing

$ 400

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Is hairdressing for you? Try out popular hairdressing techniques and pick up some great skills, meet our expert tutors and experience our modern facilities. This course can help you decide whether hairdressing is the career for you.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

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15 Close View IT Girls
When
Start/End 15th Apr 2019 9:00am - 16th Apr 2019 4:00pm Duration 1 day and 7 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

Free

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Get hands-on with IT – including gaming, the internet and robotics, and explore the enormous array of career opportunities available in this fast-evolving industry. Please note, this holiday workshop has been designed for girls only.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you'll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
15 Close View IT Girls
When
Start/End 15th Apr 2019 9:00am - 16th Apr 2019 4:00pm Duration 1 day and 7 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

Free

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Get hands-on with IT – including gaming, the internet and robotics, and explore the enormous array of career opportunities available in this fast-evolving industry. Please note, this holiday workshop has been designed for girls only.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you'll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
16 Close View Flight Engineer
When
Start/End 16th Apr 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location City campus
Pricing

$50 (hardship grants available)

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Combine science and engineering for a range of hands-on, flightrelated projects, while developing analytical skills and solutions to overcome challenges.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
16 Close View Let’s Get Cooking Māori & Pasifika
When
Start/End 16th Apr 2019 9:00am-1:00pm Duration 4 hours  Location Timaru Campus
Pricing

Free

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Discover the career opportunities in the food and hospitality sector with this hands-on event for Pasifika and Maori teenagers and their parents. Includes team cooking activities and a shared lunch. All friends and family welcome to join in for lunch.

  • Class - 9am – 1pm
  • Lunch - 12pm – 1pm, all participants welcome

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
16 Close View Let’s Get Cooking Pasifika
When
Start/End 16th Apr 2019 9:00am-1:00pm Duration 4 hours  Location City campus
Pricing

Free

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Discover the career opportunities in the food and hospitality sector with this hands-on event for Pasifika teenagers and their parents. Includes team cooking activities and a shared lunch. All friends and fanau welcome to join in for lunch.

  • Class - 9am – 1pm
  • Lunch - 12pm – 1pm, all participants welcome

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
18 Close View Let’s Get Cooking Māori
When
Start/End 18th Apr 2019 9:00am-1:00pm Duration 4 hours  Location City campus
Pricing

Free

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Discover the career opportunities in the food and hospitality sector with this hands-on event for Māori teenagers and their parents. Includes team cooking activities and a shared lunch. All friends and whānau welcome to join in for lunch.

  • Class - 9am – 1pm
  • Lunch - 12pm – 1pm, all participants welcome

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page

May 2019

01 Close View Work Skills - Keeping Yourself Safe
When
Start/End 1st May 2019 9:00am-12:00pm Duration 3 hours  Location City campus
Pricing

$485

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Identify ways of keeping personal property safe and identify potentially hazardous situations and appropriate actions to be taken, including looking after personal belongings, emergency procedures, health and safety in the community, road rules, busing/ bus exchange, where to get help etc. Specifically for students with intellectual or learning disabilities to support a successful transition from secondary school to tertiary education. Students can do all four terms or each term individually.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
02 Close View Music Arts For A Day
When
Start/End 2nd May 2019 11:00am-3:00pm Duration 4 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

Free

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Experience what it’s like to study music full-time at Ara Music Arts. Take a tour of the school and meet tutors and students and talk to current students and our passionate tutors.

This offering is for year 11, 12 and 13 students only.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
03 Close View Carpentry Essentials
When
Start/End 3rd May 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Timaru campus
Pricing

$380

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Work through a range of practical activities that will introduce you to carpentry as a trade. This course will help you decide whether being a builder is the right career for you.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
03 Close View Introduction to Welding
When
Start/End 3rd May 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Timaru campus
Pricing

$285 (ex GST)

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Engage in a range of hands-on activities in a welding workshop and get introduced to aspects of this trade to help you decide on possible career and study options.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
07 Close View Café Foods
When
Start/End 7th May 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Timaru campus
Pricing

$620

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Thinking of working in a kitchen or wondering what it would be like to be a chef? This course provides hands-on opportunities to work in a commercial kitchen environment, find out if this is the career for you and learn how to prepare a range of sandwiches and bakery goods that would be served in cafes.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
08 Close View CAD Architectural Drawing 2
When
Start/End 8th May 2019 9:00am-4:00pm Duration 7 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

$295

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Learn how to create and edit entities and attributes and create 2D orthographic technical drawings using AutoCAD Software. This course focuses on skills used more commonly in architectural studies.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
10 Close View Sparky For A Day
When
Start/End 10th May 2019 9:00am-4:00pm Duration 7 hours  Location Woolston campus
Pricing

Free

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Try a range of hands-on experiences in the electrical industry and see if being an electrician is the right career for you.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara for 2019.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
14 Close View Engineer for a Day (Senior Taster)
When
Start/End 14th May 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location City campus
Pricing

Free

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Suitable for students interested in Science, Technology and Maths. This event allows students to experience aspects of Engineering Design with project-based activities and find out about possible career and study pathways. Activities will build and use skills such as Computer Aided design, programming robots, soldering electrical circuits and the use of CNC machines.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
14 Close View Ace of Trades Careers Evening
When
Start/End 14th May 2019 6:00pm-7:30pm Duration 1 hour and 30 minutes  Location Christchurch - Woolston campus
Pricing

Free

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Get an overview of all the Trades at Ara, check out our workshops and see the masters at work. Learn what it takes to be a builder, plumber, welder, panel beater, electrician and much more. Bring your family, whānau and friends. All welcome.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you'll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
15 Close View CAD Architectural Drawing 2
When
Start/End 15th May 2019 9:00am-4:00pm Duration 7 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

$295

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Learn how to create and edit entities and attributes and create 2D orthographic technical drawings using AutoCAD Software. This course focuses on skills used more commonly in architectural studies.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
16 Close View Music Arts For A Day
When
Start/End 16th May 2019 11:00am-3:00pm Duration 4 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

Free

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Experience what it’s like to study music full-time at Ara Music Arts. Take a tour of the school and meet tutors and students and talk to current students and our passionate tutors.

This offering is for year 11, 12 and 13 students only.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
17 Close View Graffiti Art for a Day
When
Start/End 17th May 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Woolston campus
Pricing

Free

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A career as a painter & decorator isn’t all about single colours on bedroom walls. Have a go at something different by getting creative with paint and stencils.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
17 Close View Outdoor Education & Sustainability
When
Start/End 17th May 2019 9:00am-4:00pm Duration 7 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

Free

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Have a day out and participate in an outdoor activity – either rock climbing, abseiling, sea kayaking or bush walking, while observing current students and learning what this career path is all about.

This offering is for year 9 - 13 students only.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you'll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
17 Close View Plumber for a Day
When
Start/End 17th May 2019 9:00am-4:00pm Duration 7 hours  Location Woolston campus
Pricing

Free

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Try a range of hands-on experiences in the plumbing industry and see if being a plumber is the right career for you.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
23 Close View Senior Art Taster
When
Start/End 23rd May 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Timaru campus
Pricing

Free

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Spend a day in our art classes in Timaru, participating in hands-on sessions. Come along and explore your creativity with drawing, acrylic painting or relief printmaking, and receive guidance and careers information from our experienced art tutors.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
24 Close View Mechanical Engineer for a Day
When
Start/End 24th May 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Timaru campus
Pricing

Free

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Introduction to Machine-shop fundamentals. Students try a range of hands-on experiences in the mechanical engineering industry and find out if being a mechanical engineer is the right career for them.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
28 Close View Basic Knife Skills and Food Safety
When
Start/End 28th May 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

$175

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Become skilled in an essential area of any commercial kitchen environment. This course will prepare you to be able to work in a kitchen or food business and provides compliance for most food service premises for safe food practices.

This event takes place over two days.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
30 Close View Senior Design Taster
When
Start/End 30th May 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Timaru campus
Pricing

Free

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Participate in hands-on design activities and see what happens in our classes on visual communication, photography and animation.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
30 Close View Music Arts For A Day
When
Start/End 30th May 2019 11:00am-3:00pm Duration 4 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

Free

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Experience what it’s like to study music full-time at Ara Music Arts. Take a tour of the school and meet tutors and students and talk to current students and our passionate tutors.

This offering is for year 11, 12 and 13 students only.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
31 Close View Introduction to Welding
When
Start/End 31st May 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Timaru campus
Pricing

$285 (ex GST)

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Engage in a range of hands-on activities in a welding workshop and get introduced to aspects of this trade to help you decide on possible career and study options.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
31 Close View Welder for a Day
When
Start/End 31st May 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Woolston campus
Pricing

Free

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Try a range of hands-on experience in the welding industry, using Arc, MIG and Gas welding, and see if being a welder is the right career for you.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page

June 2019

04 Close View LIVE News! Studio Experience
When
Start/End 4th Jun 2019 3:30pm-6:00pm Duration 2 hours and 30 minutes  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

Free

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Interested in journalism or screen & TV production? Watch a real-life news programme being broadcast and take a tour of the New Zealand Broadcasting School at Ara – the best broadcasting school in the country.

This offering is for year 12 and 13 students only.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
05 Close View CAD Product Design 3
When
Start/End 5th Jun 2019 9:00am-4:00pm Duration 7 hours  Location City campus
Pricing

$295

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Extend your knowledge and learn how to create and modify 3D models and produce output from 3D engineering models and 2D technical drawings related to the electrical or mechanical industries. Build on skills gained from the Level 2 CAD experience.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
05 Close View LIVE News! Studio Experience
When
Start/End 5th Jun 2019 3:30pm-6:00pm Duration 2 hours and 30 minutes  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

Free

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Interested in journalism or screen & TV production? Watch a real-life news programme being broadcast and take a tour of the New Zealand Broadcasting School at Ara – the best broadcasting school in the country.

This offering is for year 12 and 13 students only.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
06 Close View Automotive - Introduction to Engines
When
Start/End 6th Jun 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Timaru campus
Pricing

Free

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Try a range of hands-on activities in an automotive workshop and see if this is the right career for you. This one day course will cover the fundamentals of vehicle servicing in a practical workshop environment.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
06 Close View LIVE News! Studio Experience
When
Start/End 6th Jun 2019 3:30pm-6:00pm Duration 2 hours and 30 minutes  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

Free

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Interested in journalism or screen & TV production? Watch a real-life news programme being broadcast and take a tour of the New Zealand Broadcasting School at Ara – the best broadcasting school in the country.

This offering is for year 12 and 13 students only.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
07 Close View Outdoor Education & Sustainability
When
Start/End 7th Jun 2019 9:00am-4:00pm Duration 7 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

Free

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Have a day out and participate in an outdoor activity – either rock climbing, abseiling, sea kayaking or bush walking, while observing current students and learning what this career path is all about.

This offering is for year 9 - 13 students only.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you'll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
07 Close View LIVE News! Studio Experience
When
Start/End 7th Jun 2019 3:30pm-6:00pm Duration 2 hours and 30 minutes  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

Free

Share

Interested in journalism or screen & TV production? Watch a real-life news programme being broadcast and take a tour of the New Zealand Broadcasting School at Ara – the best broadcasting school in the country.

This offering is for year 12 and 13 students only.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
09 Close View Introduction to Medical Imaging
When
Start/End 9th Jun 2019 9:00am-12:00pm Duration 3 hours  Location Christchurch Manawa campus
Pricing

Free

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Experience our safe, world-class simulated medical imaging environment to see if this is the career for you.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
10 Close View The Art of Hospitality - Cookery
When
Start/End 10th Jun 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Timaru campus
Pricing

Free

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Is cookery right for you? Find out here! Learn the culinary skills required to prepare, cook and serve a three-course menu to customers in our real, on-campus restaurant.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
10 Close View The Art of Hospitality - Cookery
When
Start/End 10th Jun 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location City campus
Pricing

Free

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Is cookery right for you? Find out here! Learn the culinary skills required to prepare, cook and serve a three-course menu to customers in our real, on-campus restaurant.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
10 Close View The Art of Hospitality - Restaurant
When
Start/End 10th Jun 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Timaru campus
Pricing

Free

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Is a career in hospitality for you? Find out here! Get hands-on experience in hospitality by learning restaurant skills and help run our real, on-campus restaurant.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
10 Close View The Art of Hospitality - Restaurant
When
Start/End 10th Jun 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location City campus
Pricing

Free

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Is a career in hospitality for you? Find out here! Get hands-on experience in hospitality by learning restaurant skills and help run our real, on-campus restaurant.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

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11 Close View Engineer for a Day (Junior Taster)
When
Start/End 11th Jun 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
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Free

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Experience engineering design through project-based activities using CAD, robots and CNC machines, and find out about possible career and study pathways in engineering.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you'll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

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12 Close View Beauty Therapy Taster
When
Start/End 12th Jun 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Timaru campus
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Free

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Experience beauty therapy as a career. Learn to perform a mini facial, manicure and day makeup on your classmates and then take your turn to be pampered.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
12 Close View Beauty Therapy Taster
When
Start/End 12th Jun 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location City campus
Pricing

Free

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Experience beauty therapy as a career. Learn to perform a mini facial, manicure and day makeup on your classmates and then take your turn to be pampered.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
12 Close View Hairdressing Taster
When
Start/End 12th Jun 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Timaru campus
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Free

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Find out if hairdressing is for you! Learn braiding, foiling and styling techniques using our mannequins then style each other’s hair.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

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12 Close View Undercover Boss
When
Start/End 12th Jun 2019 9:00am-12:00pm Duration 3 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

Free

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Go undercover! Use your many talents to go undercover and provide advice that will improve the operation of a real-life business.

This offering is for year 11-13 students only.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
13 Close View Senior Design Taster
When
Start/End 13th Jun 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Oamaru campus
Pricing

Free

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Participate in hands-on design activities and see what happens in our classes on visual communication, photography and animation.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
14 Close View Passion for Patisserie
When
Start/End 14th Jun 2019 8:30am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours and 30 minutes  Location City campus
Pricing

$675

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Get a taste for the patisserie and bakery industries and turn your love for baking into a deliciously creative career. Discover the art of creating delectable pastries and baked goods by learning classic and contemporary trends and techniques from our expert patisserie tutors. If you’ve always loved baking and want to learn ‘the right way’ to do things in the kitchen, and find out whether this is a career for you, then this is the course for you.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
17 Close View Web Design for Mobile Devices & Intro to JavaScript
When
Start/End 17th Jun 2019 10:00am-4:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

Free

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Expand your knowledge of IT and find out about careers paths in this ever-changing field. Redesign a web page to work on mobile screens and implement your design with HTML and CCS. Then, learn about being a front-end developer using woof.js – the next step from using Scratch.

This offering is for year 11-13 students only.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you'll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
18 Close View Café Barista Level 2
When
Start/End 18th Jun 2019 9:00am-3:30pm Duration 6 hours and 30 minutes  Location Timaru campus, Oamaru available on request
Pricing

$360

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This course offers an excellent introduction to coffee making, commercial equipment and gaining work-related skills in the hospitality industry.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
18 Close View How to be Successful in IT & VOIP/ IP Networking
When
Start/End 18th Jun 2019 9:00am-4:00pm Duration 7 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

Free

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Expand your knowledge of IT and find out about careers paths in this ever-changing field. Learn about the skills and attributes required for IT roles such as business analyst, IT consultant, project manager and more, then explore how to build a network, make telephone calls between and across networks and how the internet supports voice-over Internet Protocol (VOIP).

This offering is for year 11-13 students only.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you'll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
19 Close View Art & Design for a Day
When
Start/End 19th Jun 2019 9:00am-2:00pm Duration 5 hours  Location City campus
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Participate in hands-on activities and see what happens in our classes in two subjects of your choice. Select from art, visual communication, photography, motion design or fashion.

Note: After registration, please send an email with your name and event date to engagement@ara.ac.nz clarifying which two subjects you have selected from the above options.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
19 Close View How to be successful in IT & Diving into Data
When
Start/End 19th Jun 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

Free

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Expand your knowledge of IT and find out about careers paths in this ever-changing field. Learn about the skills and attributes required for IT roles such as business analyst, IT data consultant, project manager and more, then explore how to manage big data, how databases work and how to create one.

This offering is for year 11-13 students only.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you'll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
20 Close View Automotive – Car Club
When
Start/End 20th Jun 2019 3:30pm-5:30pm Duration 2 hours  Location Woolston campus
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Free

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Passionate about cars? Learn the basics of the automotive trade through hands-on experiences in an automotive workshop and see if it is the right career for you.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
21 Close View Basic MIG Welding
When
Start/End 21st Jun 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Woolston campus
Pricing

Free

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Learn basic MIG welding skills and safe practices, then have a go at a range of practical activities and find out about career and study options in welding.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
21 Close View Welder for a Day
When
Start/End 21st Jun 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Timaru campus
Pricing

Free

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Try a range of hands-on experience in the welding industry, using Arc, MIG and Gas welding, and see if being a welder is the right career for you.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
24 Close View Introduction to Animal Science
When
Start/End 24th Jun 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location City campus
Pricing

Free

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Find out what it takes to work with animals or as a vet nurse, tour our facilities and meet some of our furry friends.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
24 Close View Introduction to Nursing
When
Start/End 24th Jun 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Christchurch Manawa campus
Pricing

Free

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Gain an introduction to essential nursing skills like taking medical observations and washing your hands so they’re REALLY clean.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
26 Close View CAD Product Design 3
When
Start/End 26th Jun 2019 9:00am-4:00pm Duration 7 hours  Location City campus
Pricing

$295

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Extend your knowledge and learn how to create and modify 3D models and produce output from 3D engineering models and 2D technical drawings related to the electrical or mechanical industries. Build on skills gained from the Level 2 CAD experience.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
27 Close View Photoshop for Photography
When
Start/End 27th Jun 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Timaru campus
Pricing

Free

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Learn from our expert tutors how to enhance and manipulate photos you’ve taken using Photoshop. We’ll cover ‘Photoshop 101’ and advanced features suited to individual interests. This free, hands-on day is a great way to find out what’s possible with this software and where it can take you in the industry.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
28 Close View Welder for a Day
When
Start/End 28th Jun 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Timaru campus
Pricing

Free

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Try a range of hands-on experience in the welding industry, using Arc, MIG and Gas welding, and see if being a welder is the right career for you.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page

July 2019

01 Close View Introduction to Hospitality
When
Start/End 1st Jul 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

Free

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Get a taste of the hospitality environment! Try your hand at making your own version of a delicious burger in our commercial kitchen and create mocktails in our training bar. And of course you get to eat and drink your creations too.

This offering is for year 9-11 students only.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you'll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
01 Close View Introduction to Hospitality
When
Start/End 1st Jul 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Timaru campus
Pricing

Free

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Get a taste of the hospitality environment! Try your hand at making your own version of a delicious burger in our commercial kitchen and create mocktails in our training bar. You even get to eat and drink your creations.

This offering is for year 9 -11 students only.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you'll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
01 Close View Science and our Environment - Junior taster
When
Start/End 1st Jul 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location City campus
Pricing

Free

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Find out all about study and career options in science while checking out our facilities, then test aspects of our environment using professional laboratory techniques and equipment.

This offering is for year 9 and 110 students only.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
01 Close View Science and our Environment
When
Start/End 1st Jul 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location City campus
Pricing

Free

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Find out all about study and career options in science while checking out our facilities, then test aspects of our environment using professional laboratory techniques and equipment.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
05 Close View Builder for a Day
When
Start/End 5th Jul 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Timaru campus
Pricing

Free

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Try a range of hands-on experience in the construction industry and see if being a builder is the right career for you.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
05 Close View Builder for a Day
When
Start/End 5th Jul 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Woolston campus
Pricing

Free

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Try a range of hands-on experience in the construction industry and see if being a builder is the right career for you.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
05 Close View Joiner for a Day
When
Start/End 5th Jul 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Timaru campus
Pricing

Free

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Try a range of hands-on experience in the construction industry and see if being a joiner is the right career for you.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
05 Close View Joiner for a Day
When
Start/End 5th Jul 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Woolston campus
Pricing

Free

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Try a range of hands-on experience in the construction industry and see if being a joiner is the right career for you.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
08 Close View Beauty Therapy Essentials
When
Start/End 8th Jul 2019 9:00am-4:00pm Duration 7 hours  Location Timaru campus
Pricing

$400

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Learn how to perform facials, tinting, manicures, pedicures and basic beauty massage. Pick up some great skills and find out if beauty therapy is the career for you.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara for 2018.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
08 Close View Beauty Therapy Essentials
When
Start/End 8th Jul 2019 9:00am-4:00pm Duration 7 hours  Location City campus
Pricing

$400

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Learn how to perform facials, tinting, manicures, pedicures and basic beauty massage. Pick up some great skills and find out if beauty therapy is the career for you.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara for 2018.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
08 Close View Essential Skills for Tourism & Hospitality
When
Start/End 8th Jul 2019 9:00am-4:00pm Duration 7 hours  Location City campus
Pricing

$ 280

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Gain an understanding of the essential skills needed to work in the local tourism and hospitality sector, talk to our expert tutors and explore our modern facilities.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
08 Close View Hairdressing Essentials
When
Start/End 8th Jul 2019 9:00am-4:00pm Duration 7 hours  Location Timaru campus
Pricing

$ 400

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Is hairdressing for you? Try out popular hairdressing techniques and pick up some great skills, meet our expert tutors and experience our modern facilities. This course can help you decide whether hairdressing is the career for you.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
08 Close View Hairdressing Essentials
When
Start/End 8th Jul 2019 9:00am-4:00pm Duration 7 hours  Location City Campus
Pricing

$ 400

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Is hairdressing for you? Try out popular hairdressing techniques and pick up some great skills, meet our expert tutors and experience our modern facilities. This course can help you decide whether hairdressing is the career for you.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
08 Close View Introduction to Patternmaking
When
Start/End 8th Jul 2019 9:00am-4:00pm Duration 7 hours  Location City campus
Pricing

$340

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Learn how to make pattern blocks for clothing using drafting and measuring equipment, plus basic flat patternmaking techniques and how to apply them to make patterns for a variety of outerwear.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
08 Close View NZBS On Air Workshop
When
Start/End 8th Jul 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

$500 (ex GST)

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Get hands-on experience at the New Zealand Broadcasting School and give yourself a head start when applying to study with us. See if this is the career for you by working in genuine radio and television production setting. Try a range of roles like floor managing, directing and announcing, make a real radio broadcast and have a go at operating cameras, sound and lighting.

This is a 4 day workshop - Monday July 8 to Thursday July 11. This offering is for year 12 and 13 students only.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
09 Close View Let’s Get Cooking Pasifika
When
Start/End 9th Jul 2019 9:00am-1:00pm Duration 4 hours  Location City campus
Pricing

Free

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Discover the career opportunities in the food and hospitality sector with this hands-on event for Pasifika teenagers and their parents. Includes team cooking activities and a shared lunch. All friends and fanau welcome to join in for lunch.

  • Class - 9am – 1pm
  • Lunch - 12pm – 1pm, all participants welcome

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
11 Close View Let’s Get Cooking Māori
When
Start/End 11th Jul 2019 9:00am-1:00pm Duration 4 hours  Location City campus
Pricing

Free

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Discover the career opportunities in the food and hospitality sector with this hands-on event for Māori teenagers and their parents. Includes team cooking activities and a shared lunch. All friends and whānau welcome to join in for lunch.

  • Class - 9am – 1pm
  • Lunch - 12pm – 1pm, all participants welcome

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
11 Close View Install your own Network Server
When
Start/End 11th Jul 2019 1:00pm-5:00pm Duration 4 hours  Location Timaru Campus
Pricing

Free

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Extend your knowledge of IT and find out about IT careers paths at the same time. Install and configure a virtualized MS Windows server for home with mirrored drives.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
11 Close View Broadcasting Information Session & Tour
When
Start/End 11th Jul 2019 5:00pm-6:30pm Duration 1 hour and 30 minutes  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

Free

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Find out all about the different programmes offered at the New Zealand Broadcasting School, meet tutors, talk to current students and get all the information you need to pursue a career in media.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
15 Close View Introduction to JavaScript
When
Start/End 15th Jul 2019 1:00pm-4:00pm Duration 3 hours  Location Timaru campus
Pricing

Free

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Extend your knowledge of IT and find out about IT careers paths at the same time. Learn about being a front-end developer in this introduction to JavaScript using woof.js – the next step from using Scratch.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara for 2019.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

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16 Close View Let’s Get Cooking Māori & Pasifika
When
Start/End 16th Jul 2019 9:00am-1:00pm Duration 4 hours  Location Timaru Campus
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Free

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Discover the career opportunities in the food and hospitality sector with this hands-on event for Pasifika and Maori teenagers and their parents. Includes team cooking activities and a shared lunch. All friends and family welcome to join in for lunch.

  • Class - 9am – 1pm
  • Lunch - 12pm – 1pm, all participants welcome

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

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16 Close View SportSmart
When
Start/End 16th Jul 2019 9:00am-4:00pm Duration 7 hours  Location City campus
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Free

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Designed for students with an interest in fitness, nutrition and wellbeing. Discover the science behind nutrition and peak sports performance, and how this science is applied when working with elite athletes. SportSmart takes place at The Zone, a purposedesigned facility with world-class high performance sport analysis equipment. Lunch and morning tea are provided. An interactive one day workshop.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

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17 Close View Re: Structure Portfolio Workshop
When
Start/End 17th Jul 2019 9:00am-12:00pm Duration 3 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
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Free

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Get tips from our tutors and current students about what makes a successful architectural design portfolio and get advice on how to best showcase your work.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you'll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

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24 Close View Work Skills - Emotions and Life Issues
When
Start/End 24th Jul 2019 9:00am-12:00pm Duration 3 hours  Location City campus
Pricing

$485

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Learn how to recognise feelings of grief, anger and stress; describe emotionally unsafe situations and identify appropriate responses to unsafe situations. This includes dealing with bullying and abuse, using social media safely and strategies and problem solving in social situations. Specifically for students with intellectual or learning disabilities to support a successful transition from secondary school to tertiary education. Students can do all four terms or each term individually.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

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25 Close View Māori Science & Maths
When
Start/End 25th Jul 2019 4:00pm-6:00pm Duration 2 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

Free

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These free, weekly tuition sessions are open to Māori students wanting expert mentoring to help them achieve NCEA in physics and algebra in Year 11-13 and who have a special interest in engineering related careers. Students will benefit from the specialist equipment and software available in our Engineering department and will be able to relate their work and projects to real-world situations. Students do not have to attend all sessions.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you'll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

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26 Close View Carpentry Essentials
When
Start/End 26th Jul 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Timaru campus
Pricing

$380

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Work through a range of practical activities that will introduce you to carpentry as a trade. This course will help you decide whether being a builder is the right career for you.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

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28 Close View How to Smash the (NASDA) Audition
When
Start/End 28th Jul 2019 10:00am-1:00pm Duration 3 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

Free

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Gain the tools you need to present well at an audition, and in particular at your audition to study at our National Academy of Singing and Dramatic Art (NASDA). Includes tips from the panel on what they’re looking for.

This offering is for year 12 and 13 students only.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

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29 Close View LIVE Chat Show! Studio Experience
When
Start/End 29th Jul 2019 5:00pm-6:30pm Duration 1 hour and 30 minutes  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

Free

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Interested in journalism or screen and TV production? Join the studio audience as our students produce a live Facebook ‘chat show’ to showcase the New Zealand Broadcasting School. See the action in front of and behind the camera, then take a tour of the school and talk to our tutors.

This offering is for year 12 and 13 students only.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

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30 Close View Basic Knife Skills and Food Safety
When
Start/End 30th Jul 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

$175

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Become skilled in an essential area of any commercial kitchen environment. This course will prepare you to be able to work in a kitchen or food business and provides compliance for most food service premises for safe food practices.

This event takes place over two days.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

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31 Close View Food Safety
When
Start/End 31st Jul 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location City Campus
Pricing

$195

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Gain the practical skills and knowledge required to prepare food safely in a commercial kitchen environment. This course covers all basic skills and etiquettes when cooking and handling different types of food, and provides compliance for most food service premises.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

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August 2019

01 Close View Café Foods
When
Start/End 1st Aug 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location City campus
Pricing

$620

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Thinking of working in a kitchen or wondering what it would be like to be a chef? This course provides hands-on opportunities to work in a commercial kitchen environment, find out if this is the career for you and learn how to prepare a range of sandwiches and bakery goods that would be served in cafes.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

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01 Close View Music Arts For A Day
When
Start/End 1st Aug 2019 11:00am-3:00pm Duration 4 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

Free

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Experience what it’s like to study music full-time at Ara Music Arts. Take a tour of the school and meet tutors and students and talk to current students and our passionate tutors.

This offering is for year 11, 12 and 13 students only.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
01 Close View Māori Science & Maths
When
Start/End 1st Aug 2019 4:00pm-6:00pm Duration 2 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

Free

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These free, weekly tuition sessions are open to Māori students wanting expert mentoring to help them achieve NCEA in physics and algebra in Year 11-13 and who have a special interest in engineering related careers. Students will benefit from the specialist equipment and software available in our Engineering department and will be able to relate their work and projects to real-world situations. Students do not have to attend all sessions.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you'll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
02 Close View Sparky For A Day
When
Start/End 2nd Aug 2019 9:00am-4:00pm Duration 7 hours  Location Woolston campus
Pricing

Free

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Try a range of hands-on experiences in the electrical industry and see if being an electrician is the right career for you.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara for 2019.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
07 Close View Beauty Therapy Taster
When
Start/End 7th Aug 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Timaru campus
Pricing

Free

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Experience beauty therapy as a career. Learn to perform a mini facial, manicure and day makeup on your classmates and then take your turn to be pampered.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
07 Close View Beauty Therapy Taster
When
Start/End 7th Aug 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location City campus
Pricing

Free

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Experience beauty therapy as a career. Learn to perform a mini facial, manicure and day makeup on your classmates and then take your turn to be pampered.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
07 Close View Hairdressing Taster
When
Start/End 7th Aug 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Timaru campus
Pricing

Free

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Find out if hairdressing is for you! Learn braiding, foiling and styling techniques using our mannequins then style each other’s hair.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
07 Close View Undercover Boss
When
Start/End 7th Aug 2019 9:00am-12:00pm Duration 3 hours  Location Timaru Campus
Pricing

Free

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Go undercover! Use your many talents to go undercover and provide advice that will improve the operation of a real-life business.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
08 Close View Junior Art Taster
When
Start/End 8th Aug 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Timaru campus
Pricing

Free

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Spend a day in our art classes in Timaru, participating in hands-on sessions. Come along and explore your creativity with drawing, acrylic painting or relief printmaking, and receive guidance and careers information from our experienced art tutors.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
08 Close View Māori Science & Maths
When
Start/End 8th Aug 2019 4:00pm-6:00pm Duration 2 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

Free

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These free, weekly tuition sessions are open to Māori students wanting expert mentoring to help them achieve NCEA in physics and algebra in Year 11-13 and who have a special interest in engineering related careers. Students will benefit from the specialist equipment and software available in our Engineering department and will be able to relate their work and projects to real-world situations. Students do not have to attend all sessions.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you'll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
09 Close View Mechanical Engineer for a Day
When
Start/End 9th Aug 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Woolston campus
Pricing

Free

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Introduction to Machine-shop fundamentals. Students try a range of hands-on experiences in the mechanical engineering industry and find out if being a mechanical engineer is the right career for them.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
09 Close View Plumber for a Day
When
Start/End 9th Aug 2019 9:00am-4:00pm Duration 7 hours  Location Woolston campus
Pricing

Free

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Try a range of hands-on experiences in the plumbing industry and see if being a plumber is the right career for you.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
13 Close View Year 10 Junior Taster
When
Start/End 13th Aug 2019 9:00am-12:30pm Duration 3 hours and 30 minutes  Location Woolston campus
Pricing

Free

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Check out the wide range of trades careers available, as you work in teams to complete an interactive project. Bring together elements of engineering and construction skills to compete against other teams.

This offering is for year 10 students only.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you'll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
14 Close View Midwifery information session - Ashburton
When
Start/End 14th Aug 2019 5:00pm-6:30pm Duration 1 hour and 30 minutes  Location Ashburton campus
Pricing

Free

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Learn about what to expect from a career in midwifery and find out about our blended-delivery degree programme which enables you to study and work in your own community.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
14 Close View Midwifery information session - Blenheim
When
Start/End 14th Aug 2019 5:00pm-6:30pm Duration 1 hour and 30 minutes  Location NMIT, Budge Street
Pricing

Free

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Discover how you can study for a Bachelor of Midwifery and shape a career as a registered midwife guiding women through one of life's most meaningful events. The information session outlines the blended delivery model we use, and how this enables you to study and work in your own community. It also gives an overview of the support that is available from midwifery lecturers based in your region.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara for 2019.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
14 Close View Midwifery information session - Christchurch
When
Start/End 14th Aug 2019 5:00pm-6:30pm Duration 1 hour and 30 minutes  Location Christchurch - Manawa campus
Pricing

Free

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Discover how you can study for a Bachelor of Midwifery and shape a career as a registered midwife guiding women through one of life's most meaningful events. The information session outlines the blended delivery model we use, and how this enables you to study and work in your own community. It also gives an overview of the support that is available from midwifery lecturers based in your region.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara for 2019.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
14 Close View Midwifery information session - Greymouth
When
Start/End 14th Aug 2019 5:00pm-6:30pm Duration 1 hour and 30 minutes  Location Tai Poutini Polytechnic
Pricing

Free

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Discover how you can study for a Bachelor of Midwifery and shape a career as a registered midwife guiding women through one of life's most meaningful events. The information session outlines the blended delivery model we use, and how this enables you to study and work in your own community. It also gives an overview of the support that is available from midwifery lecturers based in your region.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara for 2019.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
14 Close View Midwifery information session - Nelson
When
Start/End 14th Aug 2019 5:00pm-6:30pm Duration 1 hour and 30 minutes  Location NMIT
Pricing

Free

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Discover how you can study for a Bachelor of Midwifery and shape a career as a registered midwife guiding women through one of life's most meaningful events. The information session outlines the blended delivery model we use, and how this enables you to study and work in your own community. It also gives an overview of the support that is available from midwifery lecturers based in your region.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara for 2019.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
14 Close View Midwifery information session - Timaru
When
Start/End 14th Aug 2019 5:00pm-6:30pm Duration 1 hour and 30 minutes  Location Timaru campus
Pricing

Free

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Learn about what to expect from a career in midwifery and find out about our blended-delivery degree programme which enables you to study and work in your own community.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
14 Close View Nursing Information Session
When
Start/End 14th Aug 2019 5:30pm-7:00pm Duration 1 hour and 30 minutes  Location Timaru Campus
Pricing

Free

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Find out about our nursing qualifications and discover why Ara is considered one of the best places in New Zealand to study nursing.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara for 2019.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
14 Close View Pre-Health Study Preparation Information Session
When
Start/End 14th Aug 2019 7:00pm-7:30pm Duration 30 minutes  Location Timaru campus
Pricing

Free

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If you’d like a career in the health sector, but you don’t meet the entry requirements for a diploma or degree programme, come along to our Pre-health Information Session to learn about our Certificate in Study and Career Preparation. This qualification is designed to equip you with the academic skills and confidence needed for higher-level study in subjects like nursing, midwifery and medical imaging.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you'll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
15 Close View Junior Design Taster
When
Start/End 15th Aug 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Timaru campus
Pricing

Free

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Participate in hands-on design activities and see what happens in our classes on visual communication, photography, motion design, and animation.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
15 Close View Music Arts For A Day
When
Start/End 15th Aug 2019 11:00am-3:00pm Duration 4 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

Free

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Experience what it’s like to study music full-time at Ara Music Arts. Take a tour of the school and meet tutors and students and talk to current students and our passionate tutors.

This offering is for year 11, 12 and 13 students only.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
15 Close View Māori Science & Maths
When
Start/End 15th Aug 2019 4:00pm-6:00pm Duration 2 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

Free

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These free, weekly tuition sessions are open to Māori students wanting expert mentoring to help them achieve NCEA in physics and algebra in Year 11-13 and who have a special interest in engineering related careers. Students will benefit from the specialist equipment and software available in our Engineering department and will be able to relate their work and projects to real-world situations. Students do not have to attend all sessions.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you'll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
16 Close View Graffiti Art for a Day
When
Start/End 16th Aug 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Woolston campus
Pricing

Free

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A career as a painter & decorator isn’t all about single colours on bedroom walls. Have a go at something different by getting creative with paint and stencils.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
19 Close View Introduction to Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy
When
Start/End 19th Aug 2019 9:00am - 20th Aug 2019 3:00pm Duration 1 day and 6 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

Free

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Get a taste of the hairdressing and beauty therapy industries as a possible career! Receive your “look” brief then create the hair and make-up to suit.

This offering is for year 9 and 10 students only.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you'll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
19 Close View Introduction to Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy
When
Start/End 19th Aug 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Timaru Campus
Pricing

Free

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Get a taste of the hairdressing and beauty therapy industries as a possible career! Receive your “look” brief then create the hair and make-up to suit.

This offering is for year 9 and 10 students only.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you'll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
19 Close View Introduction to Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy
When
Start/End 19th Aug 2019 9:00am - 20th Aug 2019 3:00pm Duration 1 day and 6 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

Free

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Get a taste of the hairdressing and beauty therapy industries as a possible career! Receive your “look” brief then create the hair and make-up to suit.

This offering is for year 9 and 10 students only.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you'll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
20 Close View Engineer for a Day (Senior Taster)
When
Start/End 20th Aug 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location City campus
Pricing

Free

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Suitable for students interested in Science, Technology and Maths. This event allows students to experience aspects of Engineering Design with project-based activities and find out about possible career and study pathways. Activities will build and use skills such as Computer Aided design, programming robots, soldering electrical circuits and the use of CNC machines.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
20 Close View LIVE Facebook! Broadcast
When
Start/End 20th Aug 2019 5:00pm-6:30pm Duration 1 hour and 30 minutes  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

Free

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Participate in a live Facebook broadcast from the New Zealand Broadcasting School studio, where you can meet tutors, current students, and ask questions. Watch live on facebook.com/nzbroadcastingschool.

This offering is for year 12 and 13 students only.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
21 Close View Art & Design for a Day
When
Start/End 21st Aug 2019 9:00am-2:00pm Duration 5 hours  Location City campus
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Participate in hands-on activities and see what happens in our classes in two subjects of your choice. Select from art, visual communication, photography, motion design or fashion.

Note: After registration, please send an email with your name and event date to engagement@ara.ac.nz clarifying which two subjects you have selected from the above options.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
21 Close View Food Safety
When
Start/End 21st Aug 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Timaru Campus
Pricing

$195

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Gain the practical skills and knowledge required to prepare food safely in a commercial kitchen environment. This course covers all basic skills and etiquettes when cooking and handling different types of food, and provides compliance for most food service premises.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
21 Close View Nursing Information Session
When
Start/End 21st Aug 2019 5:30pm-7:00pm Duration 1 hour and 30 minutes  Location Christchurch - Manawa campus
Pricing

Free

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Find out about our nursing qualifications and discover why Ara is considered one of the best places in New Zealand to study nursing.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara for 2019.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
21 Close View Pre-Health Study Preparation Information Session
When
Start/End 21st Aug 2019 7:00pm-7:30pm Duration 30 minutes  Location Christchurch, Manawa campus
Pricing

Free

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If you’d like a career in the health sector, but you don’t meet the entry requirements for a diploma or degree programme, come along to our Pre-health Information Session to learn about our Certificate in Study and Career Preparation. This qualification is designed to equip you with the academic skills and confidence needed for higher-level study in subjects like nursing, midwifery and medical imaging.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you'll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
21 Close View Applied Science Information Session
When
Start/End 21st Aug 2019 7:30pm-8:00pm Duration 30 minutes  Location Christchurch - Manawa campus
Pricing

Free

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Interested in health or sport? Want to engage with people and have a positive impact on their lifestyle, nutrition or sports performance?

Come along to our info session to learn about our degrees in health promotion, nutrition and sport science and their excellent mix of theory, practical and industry work experience.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you'll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
22 Close View Year 10 Junior Taster
When
Start/End 22nd Aug 2019 9:00am-12:30pm Duration 3 hours and 30 minutes  Location Timaru campus
Pricing

Free

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Check out the wide range of trades careers available, as you work in teams to complete an interactive project. Bring together elements of engineering and construction skills to compete against other teams.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

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22 Close View Māori Science & Maths
When
Start/End 22nd Aug 2019 4:00pm-6:00pm Duration 2 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

Free

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These free, weekly tuition sessions are open to Māori students wanting expert mentoring to help them achieve NCEA in physics and algebra in Year 11-13 and who have a special interest in engineering related careers. Students will benefit from the specialist equipment and software available in our Engineering department and will be able to relate their work and projects to real-world situations. Students do not have to attend all sessions.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you'll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
23 Close View Introduction to Mechanical Engineering
When
Start/End 23rd Aug 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Timaru campus
Pricing

$285 (ex GST)

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Engage in a range of practical activities aimed at enabling you to demonstrate knowledge of and apply safe work practises in an engineering workshop environment.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
23 Close View Introduction to Nutrition and Health Promotion
When
Start/End 23rd Aug 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location City campus
Pricing

Free

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Discover the science behind healthy nutrition, healthier lifestyles and how science is applied when working with the general population and athletes.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
23 Close View Introduction to Welding
When
Start/End 23rd Aug 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Woolston campus
Pricing

$285 (ex GST)

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Engage in a range of hands-on activities in a welding workshop and get introduced to aspects of this trade to help you decide on possible career and study options.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
29 Close View Automotive - Introduction to Vehicle Servicing
When
Start/End 29th Aug 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Timaru campus
Pricing

Free

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Try a range of hands-on activities in an automotive workshop and see if this is the right career for you. This one day course will cover the fundamentals of vehicle servicing in a practical workshop environment.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
29 Close View Automotive - Introduction to Vehicle Servicing
When
Start/End 29th Aug 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Woolston campus
Pricing

Free

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Try a range of hands-on activities in an automotive workshop and see if this is the right career for you. This one day course will cover the fundamentals of vehicle servicing in a practical workshop environment.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
29 Close View Music Arts For A Day
When
Start/End 29th Aug 2019 11:00am-3:00pm Duration 4 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

Free

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Experience what it’s like to study music full-time at Ara Music Arts. Take a tour of the school and meet tutors and students and talk to current students and our passionate tutors.

This offering is for year 11, 12 and 13 students only.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
29 Close View Māori Science & Maths
When
Start/End 29th Aug 2019 4:00pm-6:00pm Duration 2 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

Free

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These free, weekly tuition sessions are open to Māori students wanting expert mentoring to help them achieve NCEA in physics and algebra in Year 11-13 and who have a special interest in engineering related careers. Students will benefit from the specialist equipment and software available in our Engineering department and will be able to relate their work and projects to real-world situations. Students do not have to attend all sessions.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you'll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page

September 2019

05 Close View Junior Art Taster
When
Start/End 5th Sep 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Timaru campus
Pricing

Free

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Spend a day in our art classes in Timaru, participating in hands-on sessions. Come along and explore your creativity with drawing, acrylic painting or relief printmaking, and receive guidance and careers information from our experienced art tutors.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
05 Close View Māori Science & Maths
When
Start/End 5th Sep 2019 4:00pm-6:00pm Duration 2 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

Free

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These free, weekly tuition sessions are open to Māori students wanting expert mentoring to help them achieve NCEA in physics and algebra in Year 11-13 and who have a special interest in engineering related careers. Students will benefit from the specialist equipment and software available in our Engineering department and will be able to relate their work and projects to real-world situations. Students do not have to attend all sessions.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you'll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
05 Close View Social Work & Human Services Information Session
When
Start/End 5th Sep 2019 4:00pm-6:00pm Duration 2 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

Free

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Do you like the idea of being able to help individuals and families overcome challenging situations in their lives? If so, come and learn about our Bachelor of Social Work and the opportunities of a career in this rewarding profession.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you'll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
06 Close View Japanese 4U!
When
Start/End 6th Sep 2019 9:00am-12:00pm Duration 3 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

Free

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Are you in Year 9 or 10 and not sure whether to take Japanese next year? Spend half a day with our Japanese tutors, enjoy some fun language and cultural activities and get excited about the career opportunities that Japanese will offer you in the future. Teachers, arrange a date with us and bring you whole class!

This offering is for year 9 and 10 students only.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you'll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
09 Close View Introduction to Hospitality
When
Start/End 9th Sep 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

Free

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Get a taste of the hospitality environment! Try your hand at making your own version of a delicious burger in our commercial kitchen and create mocktails in our training bar. And of course you get to eat and drink your creations too.

This offering is for year 9 - 11 students only.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you'll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
10 Close View Café Barista Level 3
When
Start/End 10th Sep 2019 9:00am-3:30pm Duration 6 hours and 30 minutes  Location Timaru campus, Oamaru available on request
Pricing

$360

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Become competent in the operation of a commercial espresso machine and learn how to produce a range of beverages to give you experience in the hospitality industries and/ or prepare you for work.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
10 Close View Engineer for a Day (Junior Taster)
When
Start/End 10th Sep 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

Free

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Experience engineering design through project-based activities using CAD, robots and CNC machines, and find out about possible career and study pathways in engineering.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you'll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
10 Close View Ace of Trades Careers Evening
When
Start/End 10th Sep 2019 6:00pm-7:30pm Duration 1 hour and 30 minutes  Location Christchurch - Woolston campus
Pricing

Free

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Get an overview of all the Trades at Ara, check out our workshops and see the masters at work. Learn what it takes to be a builder, plumber, welder, panel beater, electrician and much more. Bring your family, whānau and friends. All welcome.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you'll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
11 Close View Business Escape Room
When
Start/End 11th Sep 2019 9:00am-12:00pm Duration 3 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

Free

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Work as a team to problem solve your way out of a tricky business situation… the clock is ticking! Students develop their thinking around business strategies and teamwork in an office environment and find out about business-related career options.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara for 2019.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
12 Close View Senior Art Taster
When
Start/End 12th Sep 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Timaru campus
Pricing

Free

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Spend a day in our art classes in Timaru, participating in hands-on sessions. Come along and explore your creativity with drawing, acrylic painting or relief printmaking, and receive guidance and careers information from our experienced art tutors.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
12 Close View Music Arts For A Day
When
Start/End 12th Sep 2019 11:00am-3:00pm Duration 4 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

Free

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Experience what it’s like to study music full-time at Ara Music Arts. Take a tour of the school and meet tutors and students and talk to current students and our passionate tutors.

This offering is for year 11, 12 and 13 students only.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
12 Close View Māori Science & Maths
When
Start/End 12th Sep 2019 4:00pm-6:00pm Duration 2 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

Free

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These free, weekly tuition sessions are open to Māori students wanting expert mentoring to help them achieve NCEA in physics and algebra in Year 11-13 and who have a special interest in engineering related careers. Students will benefit from the specialist equipment and software available in our Engineering department and will be able to relate their work and projects to real-world situations. Students do not have to attend all sessions.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you'll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
13 Close View Introduction to Welding
When
Start/End 13th Sep 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Timaru campus
Pricing

$285 (ex GST)

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Engage in a range of hands-on activities in a welding workshop and get introduced to aspects of this trade to help you decide on possible career and study options.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
13 Close View Welder for a Day
When
Start/End 13th Sep 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Woolston campus
Pricing

Free

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Try a range of hands-on experience in the welding industry, using Arc, MIG and Gas welding, and see if being a welder is the right career for you.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
16 Close View Fashion, Photography, Hair and Beauty
When
Start/End 16th Sep 2019 9:00am - 17th Sep 2019 3:00pm Duration 1 day and 6 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

Free

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Explore the worlds of hair, beauty, photography and fashion. Check out our studio spaces, salon and workshop, and find out about careers in these dynamic industries.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you'll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
16 Close View Fashion, Photography, Hair and Beauty
When
Start/End 16th Sep 2019 9:00am - 17th Sep 2019 3:00pm Duration 1 day and 6 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

Free

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Explore the worlds of hair, beauty, photography and fashion. Check out our studio spaces, salon and workshop, and find out about careers in these dynamic industries.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you'll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
17 Close View Ace of Trades Careers Evening
When
Start/End 17th Sep 2019 6:00pm-7:30pm Duration 1 hour and 30 minutes  Location Timaru campus
Pricing

Free

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Get an overview of all the Trades at Ara, check out our workshops and see the masters at work. Learn what it takes to be a builder, plumber, welder, panel beater, electrician and much more. Bring your family, whānau and friends. All welcome.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you'll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
18 Close View Business Escape Room
When
Start/End 18th Sep 2019 9:00am-12:00pm Duration 3 hours  Location Timaru campus
Pricing

Free

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Work as a team to problem solve your way out of a tricky business situation… the clock is ticking! Students develop their thinking around business strategies and teamwork in an office environment and find out about business-related career options.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara for 2019.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
18 Close View Media for a Day
When
Start/End 18th Sep 2019 10:00am-4:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location City campus
Pricing

Free

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Spend a day with our current Communications & Media students and tutors, and find out how to prepare for the best broadcasting school in the country.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
19 Close View Senior Design Taster
When
Start/End 19th Sep 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Timaru campus
Pricing

Free

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Participate in hands-on design activities and see what happens in our classes on visual communication, photography and animation.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
19 Close View Māori Science & Maths
When
Start/End 19th Sep 2019 4:00pm-6:00pm Duration 2 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

Free

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These free, weekly tuition sessions are open to Māori students wanting expert mentoring to help them achieve NCEA in physics and algebra in Year 11-13 and who have a special interest in engineering related careers. Students will benefit from the specialist equipment and software available in our Engineering department and will be able to relate their work and projects to real-world situations. Students do not have to attend all sessions.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you'll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
19 Close View Annual Year 11 Chemistry Competition
When
Start/End 19th Sep 2019 6:45pm-9:00pm Duration 2 hours and 15 minutes  Location City campus
Pricing

Free

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Enter your team of three students into our annual competition and be in to win the $500 grand prize for your school’s chemistry department! You’ll be challenged to identify chemical compounds and explore other related topics to test your skills. Dinner is provided.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

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23 Close View Introduction to Animal Science
When
Start/End 23rd Sep 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location City campus
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Free

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Find out what it takes to work with animals or as a vet nurse, tour our facilities and meet some of our furry friends.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

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26 Close View Fish n Chips n Science
When
Start/End 26th Sep 2019 9:00am-12:00pm Duration 3 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

Free

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Ever wondered how much fat is in your fish n chips? Analyse different foods and learn how businesses use these techniques to create their products and what career options exist in this area.

This offering is for year 9 and 10 students only.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you'll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

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26 Close View Junior Design Taster
When
Start/End 26th Sep 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Timaru campus
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Free

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Participate in hands-on design activities and see what happens in our classes on visual communication, photography, motion design, and animation.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

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26 Close View Māori Science & Maths
When
Start/End 26th Sep 2019 4:00pm-6:00pm Duration 2 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

Free

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These free, weekly tuition sessions are open to Māori students wanting expert mentoring to help them achieve NCEA in physics and algebra in Year 11-13 and who have a special interest in engineering related careers. Students will benefit from the specialist equipment and software available in our Engineering department and will be able to relate their work and projects to real-world situations. Students do not have to attend all sessions.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you'll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

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27 Close View Builder for a Day
When
Start/End 27th Sep 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Timaru campus
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Free

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Try a range of hands-on experience in the construction industry and see if being a builder is the right career for you.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

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27 Close View Builder for a Day
When
Start/End 27th Sep 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Woolston campus
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Free

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Try a range of hands-on experience in the construction industry and see if being a builder is the right career for you.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

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27 Close View Joiner for a Day
When
Start/End 27th Sep 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Timaru campus
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Free

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Try a range of hands-on experience in the construction industry and see if being a joiner is the right career for you.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

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27 Close View Joiner for a Day
When
Start/End 27th Sep 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Woolston campus
Pricing

Free

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Try a range of hands-on experience in the construction industry and see if being a joiner is the right career for you.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

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October 2019

01 Close View Essential Skills for Tourism & Hospitality
When
Start/End 1st Oct 2019 9:00am-4:00pm Duration 7 hours  Location Timaru Campus
Pricing

$ 280

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Gain an understanding of the essential skills needed to work in the local tourism and hospitality sector, talk to our expert tutors and explore our modern facilities.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

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01 Close View Let’s Get Cooking Pasifika
When
Start/End 1st Oct 2019 9:00am-1:00pm Duration 4 hours  Location City campus
Pricing

Free

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Discover the career opportunities in the food and hospitality sector with this hands-on event for Pasifika teenagers and their parents. Includes team cooking activities and a shared lunch. All friends and fanau welcome to join in for lunch.

  • Class - 9am – 1pm
  • Lunch - 12pm – 1pm, all participants welcome

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
01 Close View Mission to Antarctica
When
Start/End 1st Oct 2019 9:00am - 2nd Oct 2019 3:00pm Duration 1 day and 6 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

$50 (Hardship grants available)

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Design and create solutions to the challenges humans face from Antarctica’s extremely cold conditions and develop environmental monitoring skills using science and engineering techniques.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you'll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
01 Close View Mission to Antarctica
When
Start/End 1st Oct 2019 9:00am - 2nd Oct 2019 3:00pm Duration 1 day and 6 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

$50 (Hardship grants available)

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Design and create solutions to the challenges humans face from Antarctica’s extremely cold conditions and develop environmental monitoring skills using science and engineering techniques.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you'll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

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03 Close View Let’s Get Cooking Māori
When
Start/End 3rd Oct 2019 9:00am-1:00pm Duration 4 hours  Location City campus
Pricing

Free

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Discover the career opportunities in the food and hospitality sector with this hands-on event for Māori teenagers and their parents. Includes team cooking activities and a shared lunch. All friends and whānau welcome to join in for lunch.

  • Class - 9am – 1pm
  • Lunch - 12pm – 1pm, all participants welcome

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
08 Close View Let’s Get Cooking Māori & Pasifika
When
Start/End 8th Oct 2019 9:00am-1:00pm Duration 4 hours  Location Timaru Campus
Pricing

Free

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Discover the career opportunities in the food and hospitality sector with this hands-on event for Pasifika and Maori teenagers and their parents. Includes team cooking activities and a shared lunch. All friends and family welcome to join in for lunch.

  • Class - 9am – 1pm
  • Lunch - 12pm – 1pm, all participants welcome

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
09 Close View Re: Structure Portfolio Workshop
When
Start/End 9th Oct 2019 9:00am-12:00pm Duration 3 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

Free

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Get tips from our tutors and current students about what makes a successful architectural design portfolio and get advice on how to best showcase your work.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you'll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
09 Close View Creative Design Portfolio Workshop
When
Start/End 9th Oct 2019 10:00am-1:00pm Duration 3 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

Free

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Spend time with our tutors as they show you exactly what it takes to put together an impressive design portfolio. See past examples of great portfolios and get tips on how best to show off your talents.

This offering is for year 13 students only.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you'll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

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16 Close View Work Skills - Preparing for Independence
When
Start/End 16th Oct 2019 9:00am-12:00pm Duration 3 hours  Location City campus
Pricing

$485

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Learn how to describe good health and personal hygiene habits, identify responsibilities leading to greater independence and identify your next steps after leaving this course. This includes making healthy choices, personal hygiene and presentation, making requests, asking for help, expressing wants and needs, future study options etc. Specifically for students with intellectual or learning disabilities to support a successful transition from secondary school to tertiary education. Students can do all four terms or each term individually.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

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17 Close View Junior Art Taster
When
Start/End 17th Oct 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Oamaru campus
Pricing

Free

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Spend a day in our art classes in Oamaru, participating in hands-on sessions. Come along and explore your creativity with drawing, acrylic painting or relief printmaking, and receive guidance and careers information from our experienced art tutors.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

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24 Close View Junior Art Taster
When
Start/End 24th Oct 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Ashburton campus
Pricing

Free

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Spend a day in our art classes in Ashburton, participating in hands-on sessions. Come along and explore your creativity with drawing, acrylic painting or relief printmaking, and receive guidance and careers information from our experienced art tutors.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page

November 2019

05 Close View Engineer for a Day (Junior Taster)
When
Start/End 5th Nov 2019 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

Free

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Experience engineering design through project-based activities using CAD, robots and CNC machines, and find out about possible career and study pathways in engineering.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you'll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
18 Close View Create your Own Web Page
When
Start/End 18th Nov 2019 1:00pm-4:00pm Duration 3 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

Free

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Get some expert advice on how create your own web page and get creative with HTML! Expand your knowledge of IT and find out about careers paths in this ever-changing field.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you'll 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. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page