Early December 2018, around 200 Aucklanders and their families got the best Christmas present ever – a stepping stone to a brighter future. The Solomon Group end of year graduation ceremony celebrated the milestones of numerous students who had worked
Central Auckland’s Pacific Island Presbyterian Church in Newton (PIPC) is being treated to a facelift thanks to a group of dedicated painting and decorating students from Aspire2 Trades. From today, up to 20 Level 3 painting students will be honing
Yesterday marked the beginning of an exciting new chapter for 73 of Auckland’s freshest tradies – and the first birthday of Wiri-based trades training school, Aspire2 Trades. Aspiring forklift drivers, painters, welders and infrastructure workers packed out the Aspire2 Trades
Career Preparation for Engineering Trades (Level 3) Shayde Burton is made of tough stuff. He comes from a background of gang affiliations, previous convictions and a prison sentence. But this Rotorua dad can no longer be defined by his past.
More than 20 students are giving back to the community while studying by beautifying a pair of south Auckland marae. They are painting the interior of the first building built in the Manurewa marae premises, and the exterior of the
His Wing Chun grandmaster was Bruce Lee's martial arts teacher, he has four university degrees including a Phd, lost his job in the Inland Revenue Department, and now at 61, is learning a whole new skill. He has now taken
The Aspire2 Trades Painting class was lucky enough to be invited to work on a practical exercise to makeover the War Memorial Park Grandstand at Manurewa. With the support of a number of local organisations and businesses, we were able
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Minister of Employment Hon Willie Jackson visited South Auckland trades training school Aspire2 Trades on Monday 14 May, inspiring students to take charge of their futures. Around 80 students, staff and local iwi attended the event, which began with a
A new training programme kicks off in South Auckland later this month to help youth with Dyslexia launch careers in engineering and welding. The Level 2 Foundation Trades course is being offered by Cornerstone Education’s Aspire2 Trades in Wiri and