Kia Ora, Talofa Lava, Kia Orana, Mālō e Lelei, Ni sa bula vinaka, Fakaalofa lahi atu, Taloha ni.
Ara offers free trades training for Māori and Pasifika.
Māori Trades Training
He Toki ki te Rika (Māori Trades Training) aims to encourage Māori students in trades training programmes. Students can study full time at Ara or through an apprenticeship. Students receive support from staff who mentor throughout the programme. Māori Trades Training programmes are open to anyone of Māori decent.
Find out the study options at Māori Trades Training.
Pacific Trades Training
Pacific Trades Training scholarships are offered at Ara as part of a nation-wide need to offer skills to people to assist with the rebuild of Christchurch. Pacific Trades Training is a collaboration with leaders from the Pacific community, government agencies and Pacific church ministers.
See the range of study options available at Pacific Trades Training.
Pursue a career in trades today!