West Coast Trades Academy

Computer Programming & Web Design

How do you solve the problem of getting young people out of school who are digitally trained and into a career that involves technology when they haven’t had any work experience? We’ve cracked it!

This innovative programme from Te Pūkenga NMIT and Kiwi IT company Fusion, co-creating digital learning to prepare you for the 21st century digital workforce.

Once a week you will attend your computer programming and web design course, plus you are invited to attend a planned work experience programme when you reach year 2 and 3 of the programme.

This joint delivery of our programme is intended to provide you with engaging and tactile and practical training with a real pathway to employment.

Students that excel in the 3 year course will be invited to apply for the full Fusion Intern Pathway, becoming employed by Fusion part-time whilst they continue onto approved tertiary training in Technology Diplomas aligned with Fusion. You will be mentored and personally trained by the Fusion team, gaining invaluable practical experience improving their ability to gain future employment with Fusion or into the wider technology industry.

Key details

Credits:Up to 50 credits
Duration:34 weeks per year, this is a 3 year programme (plus work experience during terms 2 and 3)
Timetable:9am–3pm Fridays: Year 1, 2 & 3
Starts:February 2024
Ends:November 2025
ProviderTai Poutini Polytechnic

What you will learn:

Employment Options:

Further Study Options:

  • Check out the 2024 Programme PDF Guide here!
  • Talk to your school Trades Academy co-ordinator or careers advisor

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