Total Credits Available: 3 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 3 credits.
Construction & Infrastructure
Study focused on the Construction and Infrastructure pathway could lead to the following types of roles.
Labouring, building, demolition, electrical, excavation, concreting, landscape architect, interior designer, carpentry, plastering, painting, decorating, joinery, flooring, scaffolding, roofing, tiling, glazing, glass processing, brick-laying, plumbing, gas fitting, drain laying, drafting plans, quantity surveying, engineering, installing heating, ventilation, and air conditioning, providing products or services to the industry.
Laying pipes, laying drains, road building and repair, building dams, wharves, airport runways, building and maintaining telecommunication and electricity networks.
Manufacturing & Technology
Find out what type of work you could do, and what roles you could end up in if you took the Manufacturing and Technology pathway.
Assembler, appliance servicing, butcher, baker, designer, electrician, electrotechnology, engineer, supporting the engineering industry, industrial measurement or control, fixing machines, fabrication, fitter, inventory, logistics, machine operator, making, erecting, and rigging steel, meat inspection, packing, processing, production planner, production manager, purchaser, quality control, shipping and receiving, testing, warehouse stock controller.
Biotechnologist, designer, food technologist, telecommunications technician, production technologist, medical technologist.
What industries could I work in?
Growing and production:
Agriculture, horticulture, forestry, seafood, seed industry. Processing: Meat, dairy, and food processing, solid wood processing, wood product manufacturing, pulp and paper, furniture making, seafood processing.
Primary industry servicing:
Agent/advisory/consultancy, animal care, customer services, environmental services, equine (horses and racing) government, machinery and equipment, research and science, sports turf management, supply chain and export, veterinary services.
Courses that are aimed towards this Industry may lead to the follow types or careers:
Bartender, barista, chef, cook, housekeeper, kitchen hand, laundry, maintenance, hotel/motel manager, resort manager, receptionist, waiter/waitress, maître d’, event or conference manager.
Travel and tourism:
Travel agent, tour bus operator, tour guide, ski instructor, administrator, marketer, salesperson, flight attendant, receptionist, customer services/customer relations, customs and border control officer.
Hair and beauty:
Beautician, spa or massage therapist, hairdresser, barber, nail technician.
Retail assistant, supermarket assistant, retail store manager, window dresser.
Sport and recreation:
Gym manager, personal trainer, fitness instructor.
Other service industries:
Event organiser, writer, journalist, news producer, member of the armed forces (air force, army, navy), advertising copy writer, customer representative, funeral director, printer, film making support, financial services support, legal services support, data entry operator/transcriptionist.
Social & Community Services
Are you a helping type of person, then maybe these might for your profile;
Careers adviser, community worker, counsellor, psychologist (clinical, criminal justice, educational), funeral director/embalmer, home aide, life coach, early childhood educator, social worker, teacher, support worker, therapist (art, music, occupational therapy, psychotherapy).
Combat/warfare specialist, communications operator, driver, engineering officer, fire-fighter, gunner/ rifleman, medic, mapmaker, pilot, steward, technician/specialist (aircraft, avionics, electronics, hydrographic, ICT, logistics, supply and others).
Emergency services and protection:
Ambulance officer/paramedic, animal control officer, border protection/bio-security officer, corrections officer, criminologist, customs officer, conservation worker/manager, emergency management officer, environmental health officer, fire-fighter, fisheries officer, health and safety inspector, immigration officer, loss prevention officer, parking warden, personal protection officer, police officer/detective, private investigator, probation officer.
Health and health care services:
Nurse (community, district, hospital, mental health, plunket, practice, public health), nurse aide, midwife, health and safety officer, health care assistant, health promoter/educator, caregiver, rest home manager.
In the Creative Industries, some employment is available through arts organisations that develop and provide regular or one-off events, seasons of work, tours, and festivals.
You may be self employed with several jobs on the go at the same time. Along with your own creative activities, these make up your income. On the other hand, you could be working in a small business as an employee, or on a short term contract.
Examples of jobs include:
actor, musician, singer, dancer, film maker, photographer, technician ,writer, composer, editor, stylist ,curator, exhibition manager ,designer, including graphic, animation, and CGI, computer gaming, architecture, costume, stage and set, lighting and sound, advertising and branding, industrial, interior, and fashion ,technician, including sound, lighting, props, stage and set, makeup ,visual artist, sculptor ,ngā toi and pasifika practitioner, kaiako, kaiāwhina ,director, producer, content manager, publisher, event co-ordinator, arts business manager (kaiwhakahaere), arts leader, cultural advisor, organiser.