Te Rito O Araura offers a comprehensive program for school leavers and the local community including Computing, Life Skills, Customer Services and Career Development. Also on offer is a bridging program designed to develop and assist those pursing higher levels of tertiary study e.g. USP, Polytechnic Institutes and online Distant Learning courses.
Te Rito O Araura offers Continuing Education classes which are separate to the above mentioned programs, that are designed for beginners. These courses celebrate the uniqueness and diversity of Cook Island Culture by enhancing ones knowledge, skill base and personal well- being. Te Rito O Araura is responsible for supporting Araura College by providing short block courses.
CLICK ON THE COURSES BELOW TO GET MORE INFORMATION AND HOW TO APPLY
|Course||Course Description||Dates||Entry Requirement||FEES|
|Weaving and basket making||The aim of this course is to weave this basket that is part of Cook Islands culture. It was how everything was transported before the western influence.||TBC||N/A||$10|
|Cook Island dance - Aitutaki||The aim of this course is to learn and perform a simple dance with musical accompaniment.||TBC||N/A||$10|
|Autara Maori for beginners||An intensive formal language course to teach people basic conversational Maori language for everyday use||TBC||N/A||$10|
|Computing for beginners||Aim of this course is to offer basic computing skills to those not familiar with||TBC||N/A||$10|
|CITTI, Te Rito O Araura Diploma in Foundation Tertiary Studies||An entry-level diploma that incorporates GCF Learnfree Certification in compu-ting, career studies and customer service through Alison-on-line Certification, life skills and on- site work placements.||34 Weeks, February 9th-November 13th||16 Years and over||$50|
|CITTI, Te Rito O Araura Bridging and Tertiary Studies||This program is designed to develop the necessary skill sets to allow students to pursue tertiary studies at a higher level. It will provide students with an individualised program of study with links to courses at USP, Polytechnics and On.||34 Weeks, February 9th-November 13th||16 Years and over||$50|