Services Industries

Services Industries page banner Services Industries account for around two thirds of New Zealand’s GDP with sectors such as transport, tourism, communications, screen, trade, hospitality contributing, to name a few. There are growing demands for more educated and skilled young people who can enter and remain in the industries.

Beauty Therapy Programmes

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Beauty and spa therapy is one of the fastest growing industries and our graduates are highly sought after. There are many career opportunities and if you want one where you could work locally, internationally, or on cruise ships, then study with us and learn from the best.
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Business Administration Programmes

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Are you a natural people person and a born organiser? Can you juggle multiple tasks and keep a cool head under pressure? Quality business administrators are vital to the efficient running of most businesses and as the reliance on technology continues to expand, the role has evolved to take on more responsibilities such as training and orientation for new staff, conduct research on the internet, and operate and troubleshoot new office technologies in addition to the core responsibilities of storing, retrieving and integrating information for distribution to staff and clients.
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Computing Programmes

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Do you want to be part of an industry that supports many aspects of our daily lives? Computing and computer technology are part of just about everything we do every day, from the cars we drive to the movies we watch to the ways we interact with people and businesses. Whether you have an interest in hardware, software, media, internet, or gaming and animation, studying computing will provide you with valuable knowledge and skills which will lead to a variety of careers.
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Electrical Programmes

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If you like working with your hands and seeing your efforts come to fruition, a career in carpentry or the electrical fields can be hugely rewarding and demand for these trades is predicted to increase as the building and construction industry picks up, particularly in Christchurch.
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Engineering And Welding Programmes

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An engineering education will exercise your brain, developing your ability to think logically and to solve problems. Welders help make cars, metal appliances, buildings, bridges and planes. Their skills are invaluable and provide people with many modern conveniences.
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Hairdressing And Beauty Therapy Programmes

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Do you enjoy helping people look and feel their best? Clients may come to you to for a new look for a special event. Or they may be looking to pamper themselves and feel great. If you are creative, love working with people and have lots of ambition, a career in hairdressing or beauty therapy could become your pathway to travel and success. and Beauty and spa therapy is one of the fastest growing industries and our graduates are highly sought after. There are many career opportunities and if you want one where you could work locally, internationally, or on cruise ships, then study with us and learn from the best.
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Health Studies Programmes

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If you have an interest in other dimensions of wellness, healthcare and fitness, our health studies qualifications include areas of education for nurses and non-nurses alike. This could include infection prevention and control, health and rehabilitation, and health education. Our new applied sport certificate and diploma have already proven very popular for those interested in a career in sport management and coaching.
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Hospitality Programmes

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Hospitality is the art of making people feel welcome and comfortable where ever they are. Whether you can see yourself managing a café or five star hotel or cruising around the Mediterranean, a hospitality qualification can open these doors.
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Nursing Programmes

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Nursing is one of the fundamental professions in healthcare throughout the world. It can be a rewarding career both personally and professionally as it makes a difference in people’s lives. Registered nurses with experience are able to progress to senior nurse or nurse manager positions and specialise in areas such as aged care, community health, emergency care, perioperative, and more.
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Professional Cookery And Patisserie And Cafe Operations Programmes

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Professional Cookery and Patisserie and Cafe Operations
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Retail Programmes

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Who doesn't love shopping? Learn to be a retail sales star and depending on your area of interest you'll have the opportunity to cover fashion and apparel, and garden centre sales.
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Sports Programmes

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Understanding of structural anatomy, physiology, nutrition and sports psychology and their application in a sport and exercise setting.
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Tourism Management Programmes

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In an industry which recognises talent, progression to a position of responsibility can be rapid. Seek employment in a diverse range of organisations including hotels, tourist attractions, airlines, consulting companies, regional tourism organisations, educational institutions and government.
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Tourism Operations Programmes

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Show off New Zealand’s unique culture, landscapes and historic sites. Live up to our reputation of being the ‘adventure capital of the world’ through bungy jumping to skydiving, white-water rafting to jet boating. If you’ve got adrenalin pumping or just want to tell everyone about it, a career in tourism could be for you.
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Page last updated: 02 May 2017