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Located in Dunedin, New Zealand Kokiri offers practical/vocational courses that equip foundation learners with the opportunity to learn employable skills in preparation for higher education or as a gateway into the workforce.

Kokiri Training Centre currently delivers the following educational and training programmes to all members of our community.

  • Alternative Education Programme

Age group 14-16, enrolled in Te Ara Marama NZQA Level 1 Foundation Skills.
Entry via Dunedin Secondary Schools Partnership.

  • Te Ara Hau Pukenga Training Scheme

Age group: 18 and over, enrolled in Ara Hau Pukenga NZQA Level 2 Training Scheme.
Entry via WINZ Benefit Criteria.

  • Manaaki Tauira Training Scheme

Age group: Secondary School Students Year 11, 12, 13, enrolled on Maori Tourism programme,  25 NZQA credits for the Otago Polytechnic Trades Academy up to NZQA Level 3.
Entry via agreement with your Secondary School and enrollment in Otago Polytechnic Trades Academy.

Programmes with NZQA levels

Programme Level Age Group
Te Ara Marama, Foundation skills programme 1 14-16
Te Ara Hau Pukenga, Training Scheme 2 18+
Whakamahi Whenua-Mahinga Kai programme 3 All Ages
NZ Certificate in Whanau Ora 3 All Ages
Environment Māori – Kaitiakitanga Pu Taiao 4 All Ages
Environment Māori – Rangatiratanga Pu Taiao 4 All Ages