Courses

Courses are open to all ethnicities and unless otherwise stated conducted in Dunedin, New Zealand.

Effective Connecting and Communicating with Maori.

1 day of training for a new world of practice.
Duration: 1 day
Next course date: 26 September 2017
Entry via Pre-Registration at Kokiri Training Centre, Dunedin.
Fee: $150+GST per participant.
Course Aims and Outline

To enhance relationships between Kaiako (teacher) and Tauira (learner), by teaching Kaiako how to effective apply a basic cultural assessment with their Tauira and how to action their assessment as an aid to ensuring successful outcomes for their Tauira. This course provides the skillset to communicate effectively with Maori in a culturally aware manner with respect and engagement on both sides.

Ara Hau Pukenga- Employment Readiness Course.

Accredited NZQA Level 2 Trade Scheme (37 credits)

Duration: 10 weeks.

Entry via WINZ / MSD Approval.

Funded by WINZ / MSD

Course Aims and Outline

To lift participant’s confidence and self-esteem by developing and supporting healthy lifestyle options and through participation and whanaungatanga helping to re-discover passion and purpose to motivate participants to achieve to their potential.

To connect you with opportunities and work experiences that will be sustainable for you, to nurture participants’ Mauri to grow and flourish to its optimum potential.

 

Ara Marama – Alternative Education Programme.

Accredited NZQA Level 1 NZ Certificate in Foundation Skills (60 credits).

Duration: Short-term up to secondary school year

Entry via Dunedin Secondary Schools Partnership.

 

Course Aims and Outline

The programme will assist young people engaging or re-engaging with learning who may not yet have the basic capabilities needed to successfully pursue education or employment pathways.

The programme aims to assist learners to seek further training opportunities (or possibly employment) with a focus on Maori/Pasifika learners and their whanau. It is designed to support the future development of multi-cultural youth while providing a strong grounding in tikanga that develops a sense of self, of self-confidence, and of belonging.

This programme aims to provide the foundation skills and knowledge to enable graduates to continue on to further study or training in programmes leading to the New Zealand Certificate in Foundation Skills (Level 2)

 

Manaaki Tauira – Employment / Further Education Readiness Course.

Accredited NZQA Level 2 & 3 Maori Tourism & Hospitability Trades Scheme (36 credits)

Duration: 10 weeks (including 4 weekend immersion camps).

Entry via Otago Polytechnic and High School Approval.

Funded by TEC via Otago Polytechnic

 

Course Aims and Outline

Supporting tauira (learners) with success in education through engagement and learning about Whakapapa, Te Reo and Tikanga. Connecting with Marae and kaupapa Maori activities to provide a foundation for employment success in the Tourism and Hospitality industries.

This programme welcomes you and your family into this kaupapa.

 

Coming in 2018 – Mahinga Kai Course.

Expressions of Interest welcome.

Accredited NZQA Level 3 Whakamahi Whenua (60 credits)

Duration: 20 weeks full time or 40 weeks part-time.

Entry tbc.

Funded by TEC (tbc)

 

Course Aims and Outline

Mahinga Kai and Hauora offer a unique blend of opportunity to connect learners with essential skills and strategies, while providing opportunity to engage in traditional maori learning contexts, develop and improve health, confidence, self-awareness, and self-management skills. These kaupapa will provide valuable skills and learning that will lead to employment.

Mahinga Kai- Weekly planning and implementing traditional food gathering, Health and safety awareness, budgeting and productivity will ensure learners acquire essential skills they need to recognise and work on to be effective employees. Food handling, food care, fitness and healthy lifestyle choices will give learners the opportunity to self manage their day to day rituals and routines in order to better support a working lifestyle. Working and planning collaboratively with a team to produce a desired outcome or target.

Coming in 2018 -Whanau Ora Course.

Expressions of Interest welcome.

Accredited NZQA Level 3 NZ Certificate in Whanau Ora (60 credits)

Duration: 20 weeks full time or 40 weeks part-time.

Entry via tbc.

Funded by tbc

 

Course Aims and Outline

The programme is for people who wish to work with Maori and whanau in the development of a whanau-centred approach that supports whanau wellbeing.

The purpose of this programme is to provide graduates with a range of knowledge, skills and processes in matauranga Maori wellbeing approaches that can be applied in whanau ora contexts. Graduates of this qualification will be able to under supervision apply knowledge of Maori philosophies and theories of Maori wellbeing.

 

 

Coming in 2018 – Kaitiakitanga Pu Taiao.

Expressions of Interest welcome.

Accredited NZQA Level 4 NZ Certificate in 90 Credits

Duration: 30 weeks.

Entry via tbc.

Funded by tbc

 

Course Aims and Outline

This programme is intended for whānau, hapū, and others who work or wish to work in the area of resource management, specifically in the protection and management of Māori heritage, including wāhi tapu and wāhi tūpuna; and are seeking a formal qualification to work independently at an intermediate level.

The purpose of the programme is to provide whānau, hapū, iwi, hapori and other entities with graduates who are able to fulfil kaupapa Māori based advocacy roles and activities at an intermediate level. Te iwi Māori and Aotearoa will benefit from having graduates who are able to provide, from an āhuatanga Māori perspective, the skills and knowledge to protect and manage Māori heritage and sites of significance to Māori – cultural and spiritual – for the benefit of current and future generations.

Graduates of this programme will understand the value of Māori heritage and sites of significance, and will be able to use their skills and knowledge based on whanaungatanga, kaitiakitanga, te pono me te tika, tūrangawaewae, pūkengatanga and rangatiratanga to independently apply the tools available for their protection and management.

Coming in 2018 – Rangatiratanga Pū Taiao Level 4

Accredited NZQA Level 4 NZ Certificate in 60 Credits

Duration: 20 weeks.

Entry via tbc.

Funded by tbc

 

Course Aims and Outline

This programme is intended for whānau, hapū, iwi and others with some experience in mātauranga Taiao, or those intending to work in the area of tiaki Taiao, and who are seeking a formal qualification to work independently at an intermediate level.

The purpose of this programme is to provide whānau, hapū, iwi, hapori and other entities with graduates who are able to fulfil kaupapa Māori based environmental roles and associated activities at an intermediate level. Te iwi Māori and Aotearoa will benefit from having graduates who are able to provide,from an āhuatanga Māori perspective, skills grounded in mātauranga Taiao to protect and enhance te Taiao for current and future generations.

Graduates of this programme will understand the value of mātauranga Taiao and will be able to use their skills and knowledge based on whanaungatanga, kaitiakitanga, te pono me te tika, tūrangawaewae, pūkengatanga, and rangatiratanga to work independently to contribute to the future care and development of te Taiao for whānau, hapū, iwi and the community.