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Vocational & applied learning prepares you for work. Choose a specialised programme for your chosen career, and get hands-on experience.

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Te Pūkenga - NZ Institute of Skills and Technology

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Travel, tourism and hospitality

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Creative arts and design

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Business and administrative studies

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Health and medicine

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