West Coast Trades Academy

Conservation and Earthcare Level 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.

New for 2021 – 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

Duration:This is a 2 year programme (Students can enrol in one or two years of the course.)
Timetable:9am to 3pm Fridays
Starts:February 2021
Ends:November 2021
ProviderPapa Taiao Earthcare and Greymouth High School

What you learn:

Employment options:

Further study options:

  • Check out the 2021 Programme PDF Guide here!
  • Talk to your school Trades Academy co-ordinator or careers advisor

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