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School holiday workshops

  • School Holiday Workshops 2019
  • July School Holiday workshops
  • Acting School Holiday Workshop
  • Dance School Holiday Workshops

We offer a range of workshops for 15 - 19 year olds.

School Holiday Workshops

There are over 100 programmes on offer at Unitec. Imagine if you could upskill in one of these areas during the school holidays.

When you attend a workshop you'll learn from experts, and even go home with a certificate of participation. Best of all, they're free. Instead of payment all we ask is that you give us a koha of canned food. All proceeds go to people in need (including our own Unitec students).

It's all about you and your journey. Adding to your skill set and getting a feel for tertiary life at the same time.

So if there's a workshop you're keen on, book now.

Book now

September/October School Holidays

Architectural Fabrication (28th & 29th Sep, 10am - 3pm)
Grow your knowledge for architectural software, fabrication detailing, and get hands-on experience making actual artifacts on laser cutters and CNC router machines.

Intro to Early Childhood Education (29th Sep, 9.30am - 2.30pm)
You'll gain a perspective for teaching children at the early developmental stages while exploring play through sensory, interactive and creative activities. Our lecturers will also take you through what you need to know to enter the Bachelor of Teaching ECE.

Building, Modelling and Design (1st Oct, 10am - 2pm)
Learn why buildings are the built the way they are, and use new software that will help you sketch, plan and design your own building.

Intro to Quantity Surveying (1st Oct, 10am - 2pm)
Our Unitec students build houses on site and we want you to produce quantities for them. Get real-life experience in the field, and learn how Quantity Surveyors get things done.

Metal and Woodworking (6th Oct, 10am - 2pm)
Come and work with our UPC Lecturers. You'll get an introduction to wrought iron work while using engineering, metal and woodworking hand tools. You'll work on a handcrafted item to take home too.

Cyber Security (7th & 8th Oct, 9.30am - 2.30pm)
Don’t want your computer to be hacked? Do you want to learn how to hide your identity? Come and join us and get started in cyber security.

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July School Holidays

In July there were workshops for aspiring Actors, Dancers, Early childhood practioners, Film makers and Architectural designers.

Here's what some of the participants had to say...

"I learnt so much!! About people, myself, the craft itself, the industry. Honestly very detailed too, as I have completed many workshops before and this one again taught something new and different." - Acting for Stage and Screen

"I enjoyed everything from muscle and bone which was totally new and also learning the traditional mau rakau. It was such an experience." - Takirua Winter Dance Workshop

"It was a fantastic experience. I learnt a lot about the whole subject but also found more about the course here. Very helpful considering I'm interested in the subjects as a career. I liked the fact it was hands on (clay,book etc) I felt I was able to see from childrens perspectives" - Intro to ECE

"[I enjoyed] the overall vibe of the workshop. It has like a 'family' feel to it." - Screen Bites


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