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Programme Orientation

This is the compulsory introduction to your programme, and to WelTec. Use it to be study ready and get off to a good start.
Find your full programme orientation schedule for February here:

Wednesday 4 February

Wellington Trades Academy

Tuesday 12 February

Maori students' orientation day
Waiwhetu Marae

Wednesday 18 February

Pasifika students' orientation day
Petone campus

Thursday 19 February

Auckland campus
(10:00 am start)

- Health & Social Services
- Addiction Studies
- Counselling
- Youth Development

Friday 20 February

School of Engineering
Petone Campus

- Automotive Technology
- Architectural Technology
- Construction Management
- Quantity Surveying
- Engineering
- Motor Body Trades

Monday 23 February

School of Health & Social Services
Petone & Church St Campuses

- Foundation
- Animal Care
- Health & Social Services
- Addiction Studies
- Counselling
- Youth Development

Tuesday 24 February

School of Hospitality
Petone, Church St & Cuba St campuses

- Cookery, Food & Beverage
- Hospitality Management
- Tourism

Wednesday 25 February

School of Business
& IT

Petone & Church St Campuses

Thursday 26 February

School of Creative Industries
Petone & Church St Campuses

- Hair, Beauty & Make-up
- Exercise Science
- Creative Technologies

Friday 27 February

School of Construction
Petone Campus

Whitireia Campus


International Orientation - Thursday 26 and Friday 27 February

WelTec International welcomes all international students to a special two-day Orientation programme. You will participate in workshops and social activities to support you in making a successful transition to living and studying in New Zealand. International Orientation is 8:30am - 5:00pm on Thursday 26 and Friday 27 February. Click here for the International Orientation timetable.

Gala Day - Friday 27 February (Petone)

From 12:00 - 2.30pm there will be a gala event to finish off the Orientation weeks! All new students are welcome to come along and join in this fun event, with music, BBQ, a cricket match (the WelTec World Cricket Cup!) and other exciting activities. Good news for our Wellington based students - we are running a free bus into Petone. Book your place by emailing orientation@weltec.ac.nz or register at reception at Church or Cuba Street campuses.

Take a selfie - win a voucher!

We're also running a selfie-competition. Get an awesome shot of you at WelTec and you could win vouchers. Check our Facebook page for more info.

Win an iPad!

Complete your Orientation Passport and go in the draw to win an iPad!

4 easy tasks. Download the Orientation Passport entry form to see how you can enter the prizedraw.

Workshops and Activities

Click here for a timetable of Workshop and Activities. This includes workshops from StudyLink.

If you have any questions regarding Orientation please call 0800 WelTec (935 832) or email orientation@weltec.ac.nz