The most important journey is the path you take today

With affordable courses that focus on practical, hands-on learning, Are Hou means to create new beginnings to a brighter future for individuals needing a boost in education, training, and employment–three core components of Ara Hou.

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whai wāhitanga whakapakari (upskilling opportunities)

Creating social and economic value

We offer vocational training, job-specific training, and personal development programmes to equip you with the right tools, resources, and experience that will jumpstart your career.

Transforming the lives of today’s generation and the ones to come

Ara Hou, which signifies new beginnings or new pathways, is fueled by its mission to provide fair prospects for everyone through upskilling opportunities, known as "whai wāhitanga whakapakari." Our fundamental pillars of education, training, and employment accomplish this goal.

Ara Hou is dedicated to the transformative power of education. We offer a range of courses, from vocational training to personal development programs, focused on enhancing essential soft skills like communication, teamwork, and leadership. These courses empower students for success in the workforce, and life in general. Ara Hou aims to make education accessible, breaking down barriers to create opportunities for passionate individuals to shape their futures.

Our tuition includes industry-specific skills training in construction, commerce, and trade, along with life skills like financial literacy. Through job placements and entrepreneurial opportunities, Ara Hou strives to facilitate self-sufficiency, reduce unemployment, and create a brighter future for our students.

Our courses on offer:

  • Construction Safety
  • Class A Asbestos
  • Class B Asbestos
  • Flooring (Tiling)
  • Call Centre
Sustainable and equitable opportunities for all

Get into the programme and begin your journey to thriving in the workforce and securing financial independence.

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