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Information for Career Advisors
Resources for Career Advisors
We welcome you to join us at Te Whare Wānanga o Wairaka – Unitec! You’re sure to find your thing here - our programmes cover a wide range of subjects at all levels and offer online, face-to-face and hands-on learning that fits around your life.
Events for Career Advisors
As partners with the singular vision of equipping our future students with the best options and as much information as possible, we encourage you to join us at events specifically for Secondary School Career Advisors. If you're interested, make sure you see our events for Careers Advisors.
We have a wide range of strong industry connections and partnerships across a multitude of industries. We are proud that our alumni are very sought-after, and equipped with a range of valuable skills, read some of their success stories here. You can also see all our Career and Employability services.
Assist your student
Browse the list of scholarships and awards on offer for new and returning students. See if there could be one for your student by checking out our Scholarships here.
Your students can attend our free workshops in a number of different study areas. From Acting, dance and film to Quantity surveying, Architectural Fabrication and Early Childhood Education.
They’ll get to upskill and get a feel for tertiary life all in one experience. Workshops are held during the April, July and October School Holidays.
Support and services for students
There are a number of people on campus who offer support, or can point you in the right direction. To see how we can help you, check out our full list of Student Services here.
Start an application now
Our friendly liaisons are here to help guide you through the application process and help answer any questions you have about becoming a student at Unitec.To start your application, make sure to connect with us.
FAQs we get from Careers Advisors
We get a lot of questions from Careers Advisors. Below are a few answers we think might help you. If you would like to ask a different question, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and our friendly team will assist you.
What are the programme updates for 2021?
- New Zealand Certificate in Business (Accounting Support Services) (Level 4)
- New Zealand Certificate in Business (Administration and Technology) (Level 4)
Changes to programmes
- New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology Essentials (Level 4) - Now eligible for TTAF Funding
- New Zealand Diploma in Information Systems (Level 5) - Now eligible for TTAF Funding
- New Zealand Diploma in Cybersecurity (Level 6) - Now eligible for TTAF Funding
- New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Prep (Construction)
- New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Engineering)
- New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade Skills - Allied Trades
- New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Electronics)
My student is eligible for Fees-Free and TTAF funding. What funding is best to go for?
TTAF funding has been put in place until 31 December, 2022. This particular funding and study does not affect a student being able to receive Fees Free funding later on. Check out the Fees-Free website which also states this point.
What happens if a programme of study at Unitec is already full?
There have been a number of programmes that have filled up quickly and are no longer accepting applications for this particular semester of study. Our latest information about each of our programmes is listed on our website. If you are unsure at all then please liase directly with your Secondary School and Community Liaison at Unitec and we will be able to help provide more detail
How do I find out about Unitec Scholarship application outcomes for my students?
Our Scholarships Committee will aim to provide outcomes of student scholarship applications directly to each school concerned. The outcome of a decision takes into account many factors and these need to be carefully considered. As soon as information is available then it will be released.
Are there other ways to verify our student’s documents?
If students aren’t able to get a hold of a JP, your respective liaison will also be able to come in and do this for you and your student.
What is the difference between conditional and unconditional offer?
A conditional offer is an offer pending on either documents that a student still needs to submit to complete their application or criteria such as academic results.
Where can I find more information on programmes?
Liaisons can come in and speak to students on opportunities that are available to them here at Unitec. Just email and book a time with your respective liaison. We also have brochures and website with all the information you need on our programmes.
I would like someone from Unitec to come to my school to talk to students on what courses you offer and help them to apply. Who can I contact?
Our Secondary School and Community team are available to support you and your students. You can contact us here to schedule an appointment. We are available for presentations, career expos, course planning sessions, individual or group appointment and many more.
I would like some resources for my careers room like brochures, prospectus, and posters. How can I order these?
You can order any resources here. One of our Secondary School and Community Liaisons will either drop off your order at school or we will send it to you via courier.