MIT Trades Academy and Youth Guarantee

What is the difference between the MIT Trades Academy and Youth Guarantees?

MIT Trades Academy

Youth Guarantees

School Enrolment

You must be enrolled at secondary school

You must have left school

Age limits

Be aged 18 or under at the start of the calendar year (or 20 or under if ORS funded)

16 to 19 years old

Qualification Objective

NCEA Level 2; National Trades Qualifications

Complete a full year of study from the standard MIT programmes

Class Make-up

Students will be in dedicated MIT Trades Academy classes

Students will be integrated into mainstream MIT courses

Entry Criteria

On recommendation by your School.   (As part of NCEA 2 studies, will normally have 60 credits at Level 1, including Literacy and Numeracy requirements).

Programme Specific


Free Fees

Free Fees