Kamo High School Mulit Skills course offers a unique opportunity for students to engage in learning that directly links to specific career paths. The Multi Skills course consists of the BCITO (Building Construction Industry Training Organisation) standards and allows students to experience practical and theory based learning at NCEA Level 2, as well as the opportunity for work placements. Students will also gain Numeracy and Literacy at NCEA Level 1, and a variety of other externally provided courses such as Health and Safety, First Aid and Driver Licensing. The course involves a project based learning approach where students will build a variety of projects for community purposes and utilize a range of Trades skills including; building, plastering, concreting, roofing, electrical wiring and installation, roofing and more. This allows students to undertake further training or enter an industry of their choosing.
The Team: Grant Angus: Senior Leadership; Dr Janelle McKenzie: Head of Department, Adrian Moyle: Teacher; Colin O'Gorman: Teacher; Rachel Clothier-Simmonds: Literacy Teacher; Daniel Whitcombe: Numeracy Teacher; Toni Gurney: Teacher aide; Ivan Gurney: Support staff; and Sheryl Riceman: administration.