Vocational Training & Trades


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Vocational training is training that emphasizes the skills and knowledge required for a particular job or trade.  This training can happen:

  • on the job (e.g: a plumbing apprenticeship)
  • at Private Training Organisations¬† (e.g: pilots licence at Nelson Aviation School)
  • in Polytechnics (e.g: Adventure Tourism at Tai Poutini)

Vocations have been grouped together into common sectors.

These are:

  • Manufacturing and technology
  • Construction and infrastructure
  • Creative Industries
  • Primary Industries
  • Social and community services
  • Service industries

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