Hei Tikitiki

Pathway Programme

  • Level 2
  • 12 weeks - full-time
  • No fees

Programme overview:

Need some direction to help you decide what to do with your future? Not sure if you should look at studying or just try to find a job? 

Our Hei Tikitiki pathways programme will help you explore your options so you can identify the goals you want to achieve. You’ll learn how to research study and career options, how applying tikanga (Māori principles) will help you get positive outcomes and how to communicate as well as develop your relationships with others.

This micro-credential is designed for rangatahi aged 16 years and older who are no longer enrolled in school.

You'll learn about:

  • developing your personal goals for a career or future study
  • developing relationships
  • expressing your cultural identity
  • self-confidence
  • knowledge of tikanga through exploring Te Whare Tapa Whā*

*Te Whare Tapa Whā is a Māori model that encompasses health and wellbeing: taha wairua (spiritual health), taha hinengaro (mental health), taha tinana (physical health) and taha whānau (family health).

Entry criteria:

To enrol in this programme, a potential student must:

  • be at least 16 years of age
  • be a New Zealand citizen (or citizen of Australia, Tokelau, Niue, Cook Islands) or permanent resident

Delivery and workload:

This is a full-time programme that consists of 36 credits, taught over 12 weeks. Throughout the programme you will be required to attend:

  • 2x noho marae (25 hours each)
  • Classes and activities (19 hours per week)

In addition to these attendance hours, you’ll be expected to complete activities to enhance your learning for approximately:

  • 7 hours per week

Where will this take me?

I want to keep studying

You can enrol in Hei Toki, our Passport to Work programme. We also offer study pathways in areas such as Māori language, trades and vocations, business, social services, education, health and wellness, and the arts.

I want to use my micro-credential

Use your micro-credential to set your pathway for your future success. You could also put your skills to use with cultural activities in the workplace.

Kōnae Ako (Learning Modules)

Kōnae Ako 1 | 12 Credits

Describe ‘Ko wai au’ (‘who am I and what are my future goals?’). Identify future pathways in relation to Te Whare Tapa Whā.

Kōnae Ako 2 | 12 Credits

Explore ngā pūkenga (skills) in relation to future pathways. Apply ngā pūkenga in relation to Te Whare Tapa Whā.

Kōnae Ako 3 | 12 Credits

Demonstrate puāwaitanga (my potential) in relation to Te Whare Tapa Whā. Reflect on, and plan future pathways in relation to Te Whare Tapa Whā.

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