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FREE practical courses for 16-19 year olds. Gain qualifications in a range of exciting industries!

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We have six tertiary campuses across the South Island of New Zealand.

Our Community Colleges...

Youth Service - helping young people get into education, training or work-based learning.

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We nurture and promote values such as respect, honesty and integrity.

Our Values...

Small class sizes mean we see you as an individual not just a number.

It's about your needs...

The outdoors & adventure is incorporated into all of our training programmes.

Your key to success....
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You'll get qualifications, practical skills and confidence to pursue your chosen career.

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Our tutors are passionate about their subject, love to teach and really know their stuff.

Our teaching is rated as excellent...

Why Choose Us?

  • We have an outstanding reputation in the industry with jobs often offered to our students prior to the end of their training
  • We are set on a beautiful 7 ha site with a variety of horses to provide an understanding of individual horses and breeds
  • Our facilities are top class including lunging area, stable complex, loosebox, tack room, exercise track and all weather arena
  • We have a high success rate with our students obtaining jobs in polo, racing, endurance, sport horse and stud farms
  • We have access to one of Canterbury's finest cross country courses and show jumping arenas via the Rangiora Pony Club
  • 65% of the programme is practical and covers all aspects of horse riding, horse management and care
  • Our indoor-outdoor classroom provides a pleasant and practical working environment
  • We provide additional expertise, resources and work placements via local industry professionals