Orientation 2020

Your Orientation is designed to help prepare you for studying with us. Please make your orientation a priority to attend.

Orientation Schedule

Find your programme orientation below, if your programme is not listed or has already been, please refer to your timetable for your first day of class. 

Please note:

Please make sure to check here regularly for your full orientation schedule, it is subject to change.

Certificate

Programme Date
Certificate in Liaison Interpreting Tuesday, 25 February
Competency Assessment Programme - for Internationally Qualified Nurses
Orientation schedule Please RSVP
Monday, 10 February
Competency Assessment Programme - Return to Nursing
Orientation schedule Please RSVP
Monday, 10 February
Literacy & Learning Monday, 24 February
New Zealand Certificate in Animal Care (Companion Animal) - Part-time
Welcome letter for part-time
Tuesday, 18 February
New Zealand Certificate in Animal Care (Companion Animal) - Distance
Welcome letter for distance (March - August)
Welcome letter for distance (September - February 2021)
 
New Zealand Certificate in Animal Care (Companion Animal) - Full-time
Welcome letter for full-time
Monday, 13 July
New Zealand Certificate in Animal Management (Canine Behaviour and Training)
Orientation schedule
Thursday, 20 February
New Zealand Certificate in Animal Management (Captive Wild Animals)  
New Zealand Certificate in Animal Management (Companion Animals)
Orientation schedule
Thursday, 20 February
New Zealand Certificate in Animal Technology (Veterinary Nursing Assistant) - Distance
Your Academic Programme Manager will contact you in regards to your Orientation information. If you have any question before then please email Laura Harvey
 
New Zealand Certificate in Animal Technology (Veterinary Nursing Assistant) - Onsite
Orientation schedule
Thursday, 20 February
New Zealand Certificate in Automotive Engineering (Level 3)
Please attend you first class scheduled on your timetable
Monday, 24 February
New Zealand Certificate in Automotive Electrical Engineering (Level 4)  
New Zealand Certificate in Carpentry
Please attend your first class scheduled on your timetable 
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New Zealand Certificate in Construction Related Trades (Main Contract Supervision)
Please attend your first class scheduled on your timetable
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New Zealand Certificate in Construction Related Trades (Supervisor)
Please attend your first class scheduled on your timetable
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New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade Skills - Allied Trades
Meet opposite the Ask Me Desk at 8.30am in Building 180 (Te Puna), Mt Albert campus, for the start of your first day
Tools list
Monday, 24 February
New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade Skills - Carpentry
Meet opposite the Ask Me Desk at 8.30am in Building 180 (Te Puna), Mt Albert campus, for the start of your first day
Tools list
Monday, 24 February
New Zealand Certificate in Drainlaying
Please attend your first class scheduled on your timetable 
 
New Zealand Certificate in Electrical Engineering (Level 3)
Orientation schedule
Thursday, 20 February
New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Applied) (Level 3)
Orientation schedule
Tuesday, 25 February
New Zealand Certificate in English Language (General) (Level 3)
Orientation schedule
Tuesday, 25 February
New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Academic) (Level 4)
Orientation schedule
Tuesday, 25 February
New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Academic) (Level 5)
Orientation schedule
Tuesday, 25 February
New Zealand Certificate in Exercise
Orientation schedule
Monday, 24 February
New Zealand Certificate in Gasfitting
Please attend your first class scheduled on your timetable
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New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing - Community Facilitation
Orientation schedule Please RSVP
Monday, 10 February
New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing - Mental Health and Addiction Support
Orientation schedule Please RSVP
Monday, 10 February
New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing - Social Services
Orientation schedule Please RSVP
Monday, 10 February
New Zealand Certificate in Horticulture Services (Landscape Design)
Orientation schedule 
Tuesday, 25 February
New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology (Essentials)
Orientation schedule
Thursday, 20 February
New Zealand Certificate in Light Automotive Engineering (Level 4)
Please attend your first class scheduled on your timetable
Monday, 24 February
New Zealand Certificate in Mechanical Engineering (Level 3)
Please attend your first class scheduled on your timetable
Monday, 24 February
New Zealand Certificate in Plumbing
Please attend your first class scheduled on your timetable
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New Zealand Certificate in Plumbing, Gasfitting and Drainlaying
Please attend your first class scheduled on your timetable
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New Zealand Certificate in Skills for Living and Working
Please attend your first class scheduled on your timetable. Your orientation pōwhiri will be held on Tuesday, 25 February at 1pm.
Monday, 24 February
New Zealand Certificate in Sport and Recreation (Community Development)
Orientation schedule
Monday, 24 February
New Zealand Certificate in Sport Coaching
Orientation schedule
Monday, 24 February
New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 3)
Orientation schedule
Monday, 24 February
New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) - Applied Science
Orientation schedule
Monday, 24 February
New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) - Architecture
Orientation schedule 
Monday, 24 February
New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) - Art and Design
Orientation schedule
Monday, 24 February
New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) - Business and Communications
Orientation schedule
Monday, 24 February
New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) - Engineering
Orientation schedule
Monday, 24 February
New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) - Health
Orientation schedule
Monday, 24 February
New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) - Screen Arts, Acting, and Technical Production
Orientation schedule
Monday, 24 February
New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) - Social Work
Orientation schedule
Monday, 24 February
New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) - Sport, Recreation and Exercise
Orientation schedule
Monday, 24 February

Diploma

Programme Date
New Zealand Diploma in Architectural Technology
Orientation schedule
Tuesday, 18 February
New Zealand Diploma in Business - Accounting
Orientation schedule
Thursday, 20 February
New Zealand Diploma in Business - Leadership and Management
Orientation schedule
Thursday, 20 February
New Zealand Diploma in Construction
Orientation schedule
Tuesday, 18 February
New Zealand Diploma in Cybersecurity
Orientation schedule
Thursday, 20 February
New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Civil)
Orientation schedule
Tuesday, 18 February
New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Electrical)
Orientation schedule
Thursday, 20 February
New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Electronic)
Orientation schedule
Thursday, 20 February
New Zealand Diploma in Information Systems (Level 5)
Orientation schedule
Thursday, 20 February
New Zealand Diploma in Interior Design - Commercial
Orientation schedule Materials list
Tuesday, 25 February
New Zealand Diploma in Interior Design - Residential
Orientation schedule Materials list
Tuesday, 25 February
New Zealand Diploma in Landscape (Design)
Orientation schedule
Tuesday, 25 February
New Zealand Diploma in Sport, Recreation and Exercise (Multi-Sector) - Coaching Pathway
Orientation schedule
Monday, 24 February
New Zealand Diploma in Sport, Recreation and Exercise (Multi-Sector) - Community Sport and Recreation Pathway
Orientation schedule
Monday, 24 February
New Zealand Diploma in Sport, Recreation and Exercise (Multi-Sector) - Exercise Pathway
Orientation schedule
Monday, 24 February
New Zealand Diploma in Surveying
Orientation schedule
Tuesday, 18 February
New Zealand Diploma in Veterinary Nursing - Onsite
Orientation schedule
Thursday, 20 February

Bachelor

Programme Date
Bachelor of Applied Science (Animal Management and Welfare)
Orientation schedule
Thursday, 20 February
Bachelor of Applied Science (Biodiversity Management)
Orientation schedule
Thursday, 20 February
Bachelor of Applied Technology - Automotive Engineering
Please attend your first class scheduled on your timetable
Monday, 24 February
Bachelor of Applied Technology - Transport Management
Please attend your first class scheduled on your timetable
Monday, 24 February
Bachelor of Applied Technology - Electrotechnology
Orientation schedule
Thursday, 20 February
Bachelor of Architectural Studies
Orientation schedule Materials list
Tuesday, 25 February
Bachelor of Business - Accountancy
Orientation schedule
Thursday, 20 February
Bachelor of Business - Finance
Orientation schedule
Thursday, 20 February
Bachelor of Business - Management
Orientation schedule
Thursday, 20 February
Bachelor of Business - Marketing
Orientation schedule
Thursday, 20 February
Bachelor of Computing Systems
Orientation schedule
Thursday, 20 February
Bachelor of Construction - Construction Economics
Orientation schedule
Tuesday, 18 February
Bachelor of Construction - Construction Management
Orientation schedule
Tuesday, 18 February
Bachelor of Construction - Property Development
Orientation schedule
Tuesday, 18 February
Bachelor of Creative Enterprise
Orientation schedule
Monday, 24 February
Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Civil)
Orientation schedule
Tuesday, 18 February
Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Electrical)
Orientation schedule
Thursday, 20 February
Bachelor of Landscape Architecture
Orientation schedule Course related costs Materials list
Tuesday, 25 February
Bachelor of Nursing
Orientation schedule Please RSVP
Monday, 10 February
Bachelor of Performing and Screen Arts (Acting for Screen and Theatre)
Orientation schedule includes Year 2 & 3
Monday, 24 February
Bachelor of Performing and Screen Arts (Contemporary Dance)
Orientation schedule includes Year 2 & 3
Monday, 24 February
Bachelor of Performing and Screen Arts (Production Design and Mangement)
Orientaiton schedule includes Year 2 & 3
Monday, 24 February
Bachelor of Performing and Screen Arts (Screen Arts)
Orientation schedule includes Year 2 & 3
Monday, 24 February
Bachelor of Social Practice
Orientation schedule Please RSVP
Monday, 10 February
Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education)
Please meet at 9am in Building 112 Room 3009 for the start of your Orientation
Monday, 24 February
Bachelor of Veterinary Nursing
Orientation schedule Year 1
Orientation schedule Year 2
Orientation schedule Year 3
Thursday, 20 February

Graduate Certificate & Diploma, Postgraduate, and Master

Programme Date
Graduate Certificate in Professional Accountancy
Orientation schedule
Thursday, 20 February
Graduate Diploma in Business - Human Resource Management
Orientation schedule
Thursday, 20 February
Gaduate Diploma in Business - Marketing
Orientation schedule
Thursday, 20 February
Graduate Diploma in Business - Operations Management
Orientation schedule
Thursday, 20 February
Graduate Diploma in Computing
Orientation schedule
Thursday, 20 February
Graduate Diploma in Construction Project Management
Orientation schedule
Tuesday, 18 February
Graduate Diploma in Professional Accountancy
Orientation schedule
Thursday, 20 February
Master of Applied Practice (Professional Accounting)
Orientation schedule
Thursday, 20 February
Master of Applied Practice (Social Practice)
Orientation schedule Please RSVP
Monday, 10 February
Master of Architecture (Professional)
Orientation schedule
Tuesday, 25 February
Master of Business
Orientation schedule
Thursday, 20 February
Master of Computing
Orientation schedule
Thursday, 20 February
Master of Creative Practice
Orientation schedule
Monday, 24 February
Master of Landscape Architecture
Orientation schedule
Tuesday, 25 February
Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Practice (Social Practice) Monday, 10 February
Postgraduate Diploma in Creative Practice
Orientation schedule
Monday, 24 February
Postgraduate Diploma in Business
Orientation schedule
Thursday, 20 February
Postgraduate Diploma in Computing
Orientation schedule
Thursday, 20 February

Orientation Pōwhiri

Part of your Orientation includes an official welcome, pōwhiri, and a campus tour which will start at our beautiful Te Noho Kotahitanga Marae. To help you understand the protocols of our pōwhiri, and enjoy this very special experience, watch our step-by-step guide.

Pōwhiri schedule for schools & areas

School Date Time
Healthcare & Social Practice Monday, 10 February 10am
Building Construction Tuesday, 18 February 10am
Applied Business Thursday, 20 February 10am
Environmental & Animal Sciences Thursday, 20 February 10am
Computing & Information Technology Thursday, 20 February 1pm
Bridgepoint Monday, 24 February 10am
Supported Learning (Part-time) Monday, 24 February 10am
Creative Industries Monday, 24 February 1pm
Community Studies Tuesday, 25 February 10am
Architecture Tuesday, 25 February 10am
English Language Tuesday, 25 February 1pm
Supported Learning (Ful-time) Tuesday, 25 February 1pm
Trades & Services Wednesday, 26 February 8.30am

Your first class finding your timetable

Make sure you check your timetable, via your Student Portal (Myportal), to find out when your first class is. To find out how to do this, visit our How to Find Your Timetable page.

Go to How to Find Your Timetable page

Go to Student Portal (MyPortal)