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Study Free Youth Course at NZMA

So you struggled at school? So what?!
NZMA’s Youth Guarantee Programme for 16 – 19 year olds could be a life-changer.

You’ll gain your Level 2 or 3 Hospitality qualification plus you'll gain NCEA Level 1 and 2. And it’s FREE! So give it a try – you’ll be surprised how much fun you can have in the classroom!
Quality Assured Certificate in Hospitality (Level 3) is NZQA-Accredited.
Vocational Pathways: Service Industries (Level 2) is awaiting final NZQA approval.

Our Free Youth Course programmes

Sport and Foundation Skills - Level 2

NZMA has partnered with iconic rugby league coach Graham Lowe to offer the FREE Lowie Foundation Programme. If you’ve got a passion for fitness and nutrition, this is the foundation programme for you!

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FREE VOCATIONAL PATHWAY FOR CONSTRUCTION AND INFRASTRUCTURE - LEVEL 2

If you are 16 – 19 years old and want to be part of the building boom, this free course is the perfect starting point. At NZMA you won’t be stuck in a classroom all day – you’ll be learning loads of hands-on skills working on practical projects.

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VOCATIONAL PATHWAYS FOR SERVICE INDUSTRIES - LEVEL 2

This free course for 16 and 19 year olds will help you figure out where you want to go, and how you’re going to get there. You’ll graduate with your Level 2 Hospitality Certificate and your NCEA Level 1 & 2 – and a lot more clarity about where you’re heading career-wise.

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New Zealand Certificate in Foundation Skills - Level 2 (Retail)

If you’d love to work in retail and are looking to gain retail knowledge, this is the perfect course for you. The New Zealand Certificate in Foundation Skills (Retail) will equip you with practical skills and knowledge to work in the retail industry, and you’ll earn 60 Credits toward your NCEA Level 2!

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New Zealand Certificate in Foundation Skills - Level 2 (Hospitality)

If you’re keen to get into hospitality, our Level 2 programme will give you the skills you need. You’ll learn how to prepare café food, make espresso coffees, and all about food safety, personal presentation, health and safety, and more.

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CERTIFICATE IN HOSPITALITY - LEVEL 3

If you’re 16 or 19, this free course will give you all the credits for your NCEA Levels 1 and 2, and a Level 3 Hospitality Certificate. Learn how to make cocktails, coffees and a host of other hospitality skills. This could be the beginning of an awesome new career.

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CERTIFICATE IN HEALTH STUDIES - LEVEL 3

This free course for 16 to 19 year-olds provides you with the ideal foundation to prepare you for further studies in health, or for work as a home-based or community healthcare assistant. You will study the skills and knowledge necessary for further study or work in the healthcare sector.

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Free Certificate in Early Childhood Education - Level 3

If you’re 16-19, the Certificate in Early Childhood Education free course will provide you with introductory skills and knowledge in the education and care of infants, toddlers and young children

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What's Next?

Now that you’re on a roll, with a few qualifications behind you, why not stick with us for Level 4? Choose from any of NZMA’s widely-respected Level 4 programmes, and you’ll be climbing your way up that career ladder before you know it.

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