West Coast Trades Academy

Conservation and Earthcare Year 2

Spend time discovering the extraordinary endemic biodiversity of the West Coast while working with industry experts to plan and take action towards future sustainability problems.

This course focuses on: restoring the endemic biodiversity on land (Whenua Restoration), protecting freshwater and riparian margins (Wai Restoration), and empowering young people to take action and contribute to future sustainability (Kaitiakitanga).

Throughout the course students will work collaboratively to plan, implement and evaluate a range of future sustainability projects, including; Project Predator (pest control), Project Pollination (apiculture/beekeeping) and Project Planting (horticulture).

Manaaki Whenua, Manaaki Tangata, Haere Whakamua. Care for the land, care for the people, go forward.

Key details

Credits:20+ Level 2/3 credits
Duration:One year course
Timetable:9am–3pm Thursday
Starts:February 2022
Ends:November 2022
ProviderPapa Taiao Earthcare and Greymouth High School

What you will learn:

Employment options:

Further study options:

  • Check out the 2022 Programme PDF Guide here!
  • Talk to your school Trades Academy co-ordinator or careers advisor

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