Student success stories

Investing in the future of youth


Carters on Harris Road passionately supports business interaction with local schools and has had remarkable success in employing school leavers while working with Oceania Career Academy. Alan Westwood, National Operations Manager at Carters, has been with the company since August 2015 and has already made serious headway with the initiative, along with Carters Technical Manager Peter Wilson and John Kotoisuva from Oceania Career Academy, who serves as the conduit between Carters and local schools. They have had great success with their three intakes of students since November last year. Alan was happy to share their experience as he feels [...]

Investing in the future of youth2020-11-29T20:24:16+13:00

OCA receives NZQA Accreditation


New Zealand's first Pacific Trades PTE OCA has achieved NZQA accreditation to become New Zealand’s first Pacific Trades Private Training Establishment (PTE). From early 2016 we will offer a range of vocational training pathways including engineering, building and construction, retail, hospitality and accommodation. OCA’s General Manager Anthony Tu’itahi says achieving NZQA accreditation is a critical step in the set up of NZ’s first Trades PTE owned an led by Pacific people for Pacific people. “Being accredited means OCA can deliver NZQA-approved programmes and our accreditation confirms that NZQA considers us capable of delivering them within our unique programme delivery [...]

OCA receives NZQA Accreditation2020-11-29T20:19:31+13:00
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