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SIT Gore Campus

SIT’s Gore campus is situated in beautiful grounds and is here to serve the education and training needs of the greater Eastern Southland area. The campus offers a variety of courses designed to provide wider employment opportunities, prepare you for further study or allow you to train while you work.

It offers a range of part time or full time study options designed to ensure they fit with your lifestyle, with flexible learning times and modern facilities. Courses are based on local demand and include a range of programmes from hospitality to computing, Building and construction and art for leisure.

With small classes, tutor attention and class interaction, SIT brings together all the elements that will set you on the pathway to success.  The committed staff prides themselves on fostering a friendly and helpful environment with well qualified and committed staff.

With its rich heritage and picture perfect landscape Eastern Southland has a wide range of recreational and cultural activities, including renowned brown trout fishing, mountain biking, vintage aircrafts, the Eastern Southland Gallery and the Hokonui Moonshine museum. Gore's multisport complex is one of the best hosting an ice skating rink, aquatic centre and stadium.  

Subjects & Qualifications Offered at Gore Campus

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Masters Postgraduate Dip/Cert Graduate Dip/Cert Degree Diploma Certificate Short Course STAR / Gateway*

Agriculture, Horticulture & Floristry

*Certificate47Gore

Art, Design & Photography

*Short Course33Gore

Business & Commerce

*Certificate3Gore

Computing & IT

*Certificate32Gore
*Short Course32Gore

Education

*Certificate27Gore

Hospitality

*Short Course10Gore

Māori Language & Arts

*Certificate41Gore

Massage Therapy

*Short Course37Gore
Masters Postgraduate Dip/Cert Graduate Dip/Cert Degree Diploma Certificate Short Course STAR / Gateway*

* STAR/Gateway programmes are only offered to NZ Secondary Schools

Gore

Vocational Pathways Primary Industries - Agriculture

30 July - 25 January 2019

24 weeks full-time

  • It will provide learners with relevant skills and work ready attributes to prepare them to enter a range of industries in entry level positions, or progress to further study.
  • It will provide new ways for learners to achieve NCEA Level 2 and develop pathways that progress to further study, training and employment.
Areas studied include:
  • Health and Safety both on the farm and personal
  • Health and Nutrition (Personal)
  • Literacy and Numeracry for farming 
  • Two wheelers and quads
  • Animal handling and welfare
  • Livestock feed requirements 

Course Details

Absolute Beginners Art

4 September to 25 September 2018

Four weeks

Tuesday 10am - 1pm

This is an Adult Community Education programme which endeavours to make art accessible and enjoyable to everyone.

By attending this course, you will learn and develop painting techniques using different mediums, as well as meet new people in a relaxed and social atmosphere.

Course Details

Art for Leisure

Semester 1 2019

Wednesday 24 July 2019 to 4 December 2019

Thursday 25 July 2019 to 5 December 2019

Friday 26 July 2019 to 6 December 2019

Part time

Learn to develop painting techniques and meet people in a relaxed and social atmosphere. Artists of all stages can learn the techniques involved in painting using watercolour, oil or acrylic paints. This is an Adult Community Education programme which endeavours to make art accessible and enjoyable for everyone, young and old.

Course Details

New Zealand Certificate in Business (Administration and Technology)

2020 Semester 1: 24 February to 03 July

2020 Semester 2: 20 July to 03 December

18 weeks full-time

Graduates of this qualification will learn:
  • Computing basics through to intermediate level - using Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Desktop Publishing and Microsoft Access Database.
  • Communication and customer service skills, and have knowledge of the Acts relating to communicating with customers.
  • Administration and office skills
  • Time management; plan and prioritising tasks, diary management
  • Managing files
  • Team work
  • Meetings
  • Problem solving and decision making
  • Create a CV and a cover letter for a job application

Business Technologies including Business Skype, Instant Messaging, Dropbox etc.

Course Details

Computing short courses at SIT Gore campus

See under Course Content.

Various

Computing short courses at SIT Gore campus - Word Processing, Spreadsheets, and Power Point

Course Details

New Zealand Certificate in Computing (User Fundamentals)

2020 Semester 1: 25 February to 05 June

2020 Semester 2: 11 August to 20 November

13 weeks full-time

The computing learning starts at the very beginning, so no computer experience is necessary to enrol in this course.  You will learn the use of new technology that is used in many workplaces to efficiently assist in the running of a business, and this includes Word Processing, Excel Spreadsheets, PowerPoint Presentations and Access Database.

Course Details

Certificate in Options for Supported Learners

February

One year full time

The programme is designed to enhance the individual educational, social and employment potential of each student and to assist each student to identify suitable pathways to further training. It is intended to meet the needs of the community for people with disabilities.

Course Details

Barista Training (One day course)

27 May 2019

5 August 2019

23 September 2019

18 November 2019

2020

17 February 2020

6 April 2020

18 May 2020

3 August 2020 

21 September 2020

16 November 2020

Monday 9am-3pm

 

It's a delightful experience to go into a well-run café and enjoy a beautiful coffee
A quality cup of espresso coffee is 50% barista skills, 25% well maintained espresso equipment and 25% roast and blend. A confident barista has the power to get customers into your café, and return custom is what everyone’s goal for a successful business venture should be.

This is a one day training session on how to achieve "The Perfect Cup"

 

Course Details

Food Safety

Three day course

Monday 10, Wednesday 12 and Monday 17 June 2019

Monday 14, Wednesday 16 and Monday 21 October 2019

Part time - Three day course

9am - 2pm

This programme aims to provide a basic understanding of practises that result in safe food handling. It is for all people working, or preparing to work, in a food business.

Course Details

Liquor Licence Controller Qualification

2019

10 & 13 June 2019
12 & 15 August 2019
14 & 17 October 2019
09 & 12 December 2019

2020

10 & 18 February 2020
6 & 9 April 2020
10 & 13 August 2020
21 & 24 September 2020
16 & 19 November 2020

2 days, 9.00am-5.00pm

This two day programme covers the unit standards required to gain the Licence Controller Qualification.  It is compulsory to hold this qualification if applying for the General Managers Certificate, and is important for people working or intending to work in a supervisory role in a licenced premises. 

Course Details

New Zealand Certificate in Te Ara Reo Maori (He Pi Ka Pao) Level 2

2020 Semester 1: 13 January to 11 May

One year full-time

Te Ara Reo Māori (He Pi Ka Pao) is primarily a Māori language programme that provides access to a safe and exciting learning environment underpinned by Māori values and philosophies. This beginner’s level Māori language programme will introduce the learner to basic tikanga Māori and introductory conversational Māori language. Te Ara Reo Māori is unique in its preferred delivery methodology of Ako Whakatere (accelerated learning) techniques. This programme aims to increase the number of speakers in conversational Te Reo Māori across all generations and cultures. The learner will examine aspects of tikanga Māori through activities specially designed to encourage communication in Māori. These will include a combination of formal and informal situations such as hui, powhiri and noho marae. Te Wananga o Aotearoa sees the Te Ara Reo Māori programme as an opportunity to develop communities within New Zealand that celebrate and share each other's cultures, languages and experiences.

 

 

Course Details

New Zealand Certificate In Te Reo Māori (He Pī Ka Pao) Level 1

12 August (Night classes once a week)

36 weeks full-time (18 weeks Level 1 and 18 weeks Level 2)

You must complete both Level 1 and Level 2 to receive the NZ Cerificate in Te Reo Maori (He Pi Ka Rere) Level 1 and 2 qualification.

You will automatically be enrolled into Level 2 once you enrol into this course.

Te Ara Reo Māori (He Pi Ka Pao) is primarily a Māori language programme that provides access to a safe and exciting learning environment underpinned by Māori values and philosophies. This beginner’s level Māori language programme will introduce the learner to basic tikanga Māori and introductory conversational Māori language. Te Ara Reo Māori is unique in its preferred delivery methodology of Ako Whakatere (accelerated learning) techniques. This programme aims to increase the number of speakers in conversational Te Reo Māori across all generations and cultures. The learner will examine aspects of tikanga Māori through activities specially designed to encourage communication in Māori. These will include a combination of formal and informal situations such as hui, powhiri and noho marae. Te Wananga o Aotearoa sees the Te Ara Reo Māori programme as an opportunity to develop communities within New Zealand that celebrate and share each other's cultures, languages and experiences.

Course Details

Introduction to Relaxation and Sports Massage for friends and family

3 September to 22 October 2019

2020

5 May to 23 June 2020

4 September to 20 October 2020

8 weeks, Tuesday evenings 6-9pm

If you're thinking about massage therapy as a career or just want to give your friends and family a treat, then this short 8 week course is for you. This course is hands-on (the practical application of massage therapy).

Course Details

Campus Location

70 Kakapo Street


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Contact SIT Gore Campus

Southern Institute of Technology
Freepost 62686
PO Box 232
70 Kakapo Street
Gore 9710

Tel +64 3 208 9833
Fax +64 3 208 9876
Freephone within NZ 0800 4 0 FEES (0800 4 0 3337)

Email gore@sit.ac.nz

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