Learn a 21st Century Trade
Gain Tertiary Trades related experience, and qualifications, while in the supportive environment of high school. And you can earn credits for both NCEA levels 1,2,3 and a tertiary qualification, for FREE.
The BoP Futures Academy offers you an opportunity to learn valuable work skills, confidence, and training that our local employers value.
Labourer, carpenter, scaffolder, roofer, painter, plasterer, crane
operator, earth mover, manager.
Graphic designer, animator, gaming designer, performer, lighting or sound technician, choreographer, prod manager
Manufacturing & Technology
Auto groomer, builder, repair technician, mechanical engineer, machinist, IT technician, programmer.
Logger, planter, forest manager, farm assistant, dairy farmer, farm manager, aquaculture farmer.
Customer service, food & beverage, hotel management, tour guide, coordinator, hair stylist, beauty therapist.
Social & Community Services
Personal trainer, sports team trainer, premier coach, social worker, caregiver, support worker.
our Student Achievements
Mosgiel Apprenticeship of the year
Prime Ministers Vocational Excellence Award
Mitai Maori Village
Move Forward Today
Explore your Future
Learn a trade that leads to future employment.
Our courses are linked to skills shortages and regional growth needs across the Bay of Plenty. We encourage you to remain in school, complete your NCEA level 2 qualification and gain trades skills and knowledge that will lead you successfully into the job market.
Courses offered meet our changing workforce needs across the Bay of Plenty region, and range from “Typical Trades” (courses in Construction, Engineering and Hospitality) to “21st century trades courses” that are infused with technology (like Game Art, IT Support, Web and Graphic Design).
In the Bay, we are also fortunate to have booming farming and agricultural sectors. Also with the investment of Provincial Growth Funded projects in Aquaculture, Marine Services, Domestic Tourism, and Getting goods to the market (logistics and distribution and the Kawerau container mill) that will provide for local jobs opportunities for years to come!