Info for Schools

Are you a Secondary School student?

We offer Trades Academy courses here in the Art dept, read more about Trades Academy here.

For students aged 16 to 19 years old, you can study free for 1 year on certain courses. This is called the Youth Guarantee programme. Places are limited so phone the Youth Guarantee Coordinator on 0800 948 896 to book your place. Read more about Youth Guarantee study options here.

Are you a Secondary School Art, Design or Technology Teacher? Read on…

Here at WITT Art, Design and Media we are committed to engaging and working with local Taranaki Secondary Schools. Each year we work with a range of Secondary Schools to provide custom support, training and experiences to both school students and their teachers. If you are interested in working with us please get in touch. These services are booked on a case-by-case basis and are only possible if applicable tutors have time available.

Here are some of the things we offer:

  • Workshops, either at our campus or yours
  • Access to skills and equipment that you may not have at school
  • Advanced tutorial/mentorship to classes
  • Assistance to students in planning their tertiary art studies
  • Art Dept Open Days, Careers Expo, and WITT Open Days
  • Hosting the Top NCEA Art Boards
  • An open door to high school students who are seeking further guidance in their art or design work
  • Portfolio assistance
  • Class visits to our campus, tours, meet our students etc
  • Up-skilling and workshops for teachers
  • Support and advice on-tap for teachers

WITT also provides art-related topics through these programmes:

We would love to hear from you with your ideas about how WITT Art can work with your class.

Contact our administrator: Rebecca.Martin@witt.ac.nz (06)757 3100 ex. 8780