Are you looking for an aquatic career pathway?WAI Gateway 2016

The Gateway Aquatics [Industry Training] Programme…

  • Offers structured workplace learning to senior students through formalised learning arrangements in the workplace.
  • Helps develop the relationships between students, aquatic industry organisations, and potential employers.
  • Enables students to make significant progress toward qualifications in their chosen careers while still at school.

  • Offers students a pathway towards either the Pool Lifeguard Practicing Certificate (PLPC) or the Swim Teacher Award.
  • Offers the First Training ‘First Aid’ certification.
  • Provides hands-on skills and knowledge essential to the aquatics industry, assessed to industry and educational Unit or Achievement Standards.

  • Provides aquatic providers with qualified employees who will be able to fit comfortably in to the workplace setting and begin working with pool operators, staff and patrons.

Gateway Aquatics 2017 starts Term 2. 

The programme is a collaboration with Gateway Tertiary Education Commission, Skills Active Aotearoa, Swimming New Zealand, Quality Swim Schools and Coastguard Boating Education. To find out more contact Nicky Howes. P 021 242 9023 E nicky.howes@watersafe.org.nz