Allan Holcroft

Certificate in Drilling

After 15 years working as a baker, I decided I wanted a career change...

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Allan Holcroft

Daniel Nesbit

Certificate in Civil Construction, Quarrying and Mining

I was a builder for 8 years and wanted a change in occupation and...

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Daniel Nesbit

Danny Passi

Certificate in Civil Plant Operation (Introductory)

After 25 years in the RNZAF I was ready for a change. Civil construction...

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Danny Passi

Frances Halligan

Certificate in Civil Construction, Quarrying and Mining

After 20 years as a massage therapist, I was ready for a change. Several...

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Frances Halligan

Jensa Chapman

Certificate in Civil Construction, Quarrying and Mining

I knew I wanted to work outdoors, but it took a while for me...

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Jensa Chapman

Jim Halligan

Certificate in Civil Construction, Quarrying and Mining

I went to have a look at TPP with my wife, Frances, and was...

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Jim Halligan

Nick Moore

Certificate in Drilling – Non-Hydrocarbon (Driller’s Assistant)

The Certificate in Drilling programme covers the range of skills needed to work as...

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Nick Moore

Mark Reid

Certificate in Civil Construction, Quarrying and Mining I was a butcher by trade before I...

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Mark Reid

Dirk Hermsen

I had been a dairy farmer most of my life before deciding to make...

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Dirk Hermsen

Danny Passi

After 25 years in the RNZAF I was ready for a change. Civil construction...

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Danny Passi

Jessica Waugh

Tauranga mother-of-three Jessica Waugh says the skills she has learned through Tai Poutini Polytechnic’s...

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Jessica Waugh

Mike Smith

“It’s pretty good when you wake up in the morning and really want to...

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Mike Smith

Toakz Whiri

I went into the course a kid, but I’ve come out an adult. Now...

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Toakz Whiri

Rochelle Sutton

The Digger School has made me see my life with much more success and...

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Rochelle Sutton

Nick Moore

The Certificate in Drilling programme covers the range of skills needed to work as...

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Nick Moore

Dean Eades

I knew a little about drilling, but didn’t really know the extent of opportunities...

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Dean Eades

AJ Hartley

The whole set-up of the Land Blasting course impressed me.  I wanted to get...

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AJ Hartley

Sim Gower

attended the Land Blasting Course in 2012.  I am a self-employed earthmover and being...

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Sim Gower

Damien Amopiu

My name is Damien Alexander Amopiu and I am of Tainui/Raukawa descent.  I am...

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Damien Amopiu

Daniel Pink

After I finished training I applied for an earthworks job and was offered the...

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Daniel Pink

Sean Johnston-Clarke

Doing the course was a no-brainer: once you have learned those skills, they open...

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Sean Johnston-Clarke