Carpentry graduate Jo enjoyed the hands-on nature of her studies, and the support from her tutors and fellow students.
Engineering trades graduate Tyrone Hellyer works at EPL in Christchurch. His studies gave him a 'foot in the door' to gaining an apprenticeship as a fitter and turner.
He Toki - Māori trades and Pasifika trades training
Civil Skills graduate Charity Lerone is a site traffic management supervisor for City Care, Christchurch. She enjoyed her studies at Ara, and the support given by He Toki.
Blair Chamberlain says doing a pre-trade course at Ara helped him get an apprenticeship.