Careers and Work Experience

Preparing students for the future.

Our programme provides careers education, information, advice and guidance, and supports the Tutor Mentoring programme.

Located at the far end of the Conference Centre.

Careers Advisor:
Mrs Amanda Muir, ext. #243

Work Experience, Gateway Coordinator:
Mrs Leila El-Yassir, ext. #242


Monday – Friday Interval and Lunchtime

+After school
(for general enquiries and perusing resources)

If a Career Interview is required,

Please email or come to the Careers Centre to arrange a suitable time.


Students have at least 4 sessions of Career Education prior to option selection.

Years 12 and 13 students participate in a variety of Experience Days, Workchoice Day, Tertiary Open Days and Student for a Day.

  • Māori students are targeted through KATTI, Whakapiki Ake, and OCE
  • Pasifika students are targeted through PILOT and Pacific OCE
  • Years 12 and 13 Career Pathway classes


  • Regular notices on Student/Parent Web portal and Careers Centre noticeboard
  • Careers Expo
  • Careers assemblies
  • Lunchtime tertiary series in Term 2 for university and polytechnic overviews
  • Scholarship sessions
  • Prospectuses and pamphlets available in the Careers Centre

Advice and Guidance

  • Available to every student through the Careers Education Programme
  • Year 13 initial individual careers interviews
  • Course Planning by tertiary providers for Year 13
  • Interviews for all students if requested
  • Teacher (Guidance, Gateway work experience, Whānau Leader, Tutor and Class Teacher) referrals
  • Parental requests
  • Student Led Conferences

Gateway Work Experience Programme

Offered to Years 12 and 13 students as an opportunity to work a minimum of 30-40 hours in a work place environment with the addition of gaining Unit Standards.

Students thinking about further study after they leave school have a lot of decisions to make.

We encourage students and parents to check out A great website to help you work out if study is right for you and how you’ll support yourself.


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