West Coast Trades Academy


The West Coast Trades Academy Training Scholarship is sponsored by Tai Poutini Polytechnic. The scholarship will provide two fee-free places for West Coast Trades Academy students to attend Tai Poutini Polytechnic in 2018.

Scholarships will be awarded to students who have:

Tai Poutini Polytechnic tutors, school representatives and the West Coast Trades Academy will be responsible for selecting successful scholarship candidates.

Scholarship Application

The scholarship application must be completed online by Friday 13th October 2017.

Scholarship Application Form

Scholarships will be awarded at the end of year prize giving to be held on Thursday 3rd November.


  1. Applications must be received by 13th October 2017.
  2. Students must commence their study in 2018.
  3. Training must be undertaken on the West Coast at Tai Poutini Polytechnic.
  4. Successful candidates will allow their names and photos to be published by the West Coast Trades Academy and local media.
  • Check out the 2018 Programme PDF Guide here!
  • Talk to your school Trades Academy co-ordinator or careers advisor
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